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Record No: CB 118964    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118964
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/8/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125309
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a five-year lease agreement with the United States for the City of Seattle to use and occupy space at the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center located adjacent to Discovery Park in the Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle, Washington; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Tim Burgess
Attachments: 1. Ex A - Legal Description, 2. Ex B - Map, 3. Ex C - Property Inventory, 4. Ex D - Environmental Protection Provisions, 5. Ex E - Joint Inspection of Environmental Condition, 6. Ex F - Joint Inspection of Physical Condition
Supporting documents: 1. Att 1 - Department of the Army Lease No. DACA67-1-17-27, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note, 3. Summary Att 1 – Summary of Lease Terms, 4. Summary Att 2 - Site Map, 5. Memo, 6. Presentation, 7. Signed Ord_125309, 8. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a five-year lease agreement with the United States for the City of Seattle to use and occupy space at the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center located adjacent to Discovery Park in the Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle, Washington; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

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WHEREAS, in 2005, the United State Congress authorized the closure of the Fort Lawton United States Army Reserve Center, which is located in the Magnolia neighborhood and is adjacent to Discovery Park; and

WHEREAS, the United States Army has determined the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center is surplus to the United States needs in accordance with the Defense Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Act; and

WHEREAS, since 2008, The City of Seattle (City) has worked with the Department of Defense, United States Army and federal Department of Housing and Urban Development to consider options for the redevelopment/reuse of the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center; and

WHEREAS, the United States Army has agreed to lease the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center to the City for use as offices, and for storage, training, and maintenance space while the City continues to explore options for the redevelopment/reuse of the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center; and

WHEREAS, in consideration of the lease, the United States Army only requires that the City assume caretaker costs associated with the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center during the lease term and as further described in the lease; and

WHEREAS, it is in the City’s interest to enter a long-term lease of the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center; and 

WHEREAS, the City Council authorization is required because the square footage leased in one calendar year exceeds the limitations under Seattle Municipal Code Section 3.127.020; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Director of Finance and Administrative Services (Director), or the Director’s designee, is hereby authorized to execute, for and on behalf of the City of Seattle (City), a lease agreement with the Secretary of the United States Army, substantially in the form attached as Attachment 1 to this ordinance and identified as “Department of the Army Lease No. DACA67-1-17-27 under Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Fort Lawton Army Reserve Complex, King County, Washington,” providing for the City’s tenancy and occupancy of the real property located adjacent to Discovery Park in the Magnolia neighborhood in Seattle, Washington and legally described in Attachment 1.

Section 2.  The caretaking and maintenance costs required by the terms of the lease agreement authorized in Section 1 of this ordinance shall be charged to the appropriate allowance or allowances in the budget of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services and shall be reimbursed to that Department by the Departments that are utilizing the leased space.

Section 3. Any act consistent with the authority of this ordinance taken after its passage and prior to its effective date is ratified and confirmed.

 

 

Section 4. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2017, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2017.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Edward B. Murray, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - Department of the Army Lease No. DACA67-1-17-27 under Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Fort Lawton Army Reserve Complex, King County, Washington

                     Ex A - Legal Description

                     Ex B - Map

                     Ex C - Property Inventory

                     Ex D - Environmental Protection Provisions

                     Ex E - Joint Inspection of Environmental Condition

                     Ex F - Joint Inspection of Physical Condition