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Record No: CB 118872    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118872
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/12/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 125223
Title: AN ORDINANCE vacating the alley in Block 14, Heirs of Sarah A. Bell's Addition, bounded by Westlake Avenue, Virginia Street, 6th Avenue, Lenora Street, and 7th Avenue, on the petition of Acorn Development LLC (Clerk File 312260).
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Attachments: 1. Ex 1 - Property Use and Development Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - Block 14 Vacation Area Map, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ord 125223, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE vacating the alley in Block 14, Heirs of Sarah A. Bell's Addition, bounded by Westlake Avenue, Virginia Street, 6th Avenue, Lenora Street, and 7th Avenue, on the petition of Acorn Development LLC (Clerk File 312260).

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WHEREAS, Clise Properties, Inc. on behalf of Acorn Development LLC ("Petitioner") filed a petition under Clerk File 312260 to vacate the alley bounded by Westlake Avenue, Virginia Street, 6th Avenue, Lenora Street, and 7th Avenue; and
WHEREAS, Acorn Development LLC is the successor in interest and the current Petitioner; and
WHEREAS, following a September 25, 2012 public hearing on the petition, the Seattle City Council ("City Council") conditionally granted the petition; and
WHEREAS, a Property Use and Development Agreement recorded with the King County Recorder's Office under Recording No. 20160712001124 commits the Petitioner and their successors to fulfill ongoing public-benefit obligations required as part of the vacation; and
WHEREAS, as provided for in Section 35.79.030 RCW and Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 15.62, the Petitioner has paid the City a vacation fee of $5,181,000 on January 8, 2015, that is the full appraised value of the property; and
WHEREAS, Acorn Development LLC have met all conditions imposed by the City Council in connection with the vacation petition; and
WHEREAS, vacating the alley in Block 14, Addition to the Town of Seattle, as laid off by the Heirs of Sarah A. Bell, Deceased (Commonly known as Heirs of Sarah A. Bell's Addition to the City of Seattle), according to the plat thereof, recorded in Vol. 1 of Plats, Page 103 bounded by Westlake Avenue, Virginia Street, 6th Avenue, Lenora Street, and 7th Avenue in the South Lake Union Neighborhood of Seattle is in the best interests of the public; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The alley bounded by Westlake Avenue, Virginia ...

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