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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:
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