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Record No: CB 119034    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119034
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 8/2/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125372
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; declaring the City's 8th and Roy Street property as surplus to the City's needs and no longer required for providing public utility service or other municipal purpose; authorizing the sale of this property for fair market value through a brokered sale; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the City Light Department to execute all necessary documents to accomplish such property sale; and authorizing the deposit of the proceeds of the sale in the City Light Fund and allocation of part of the proceeds to the Rate Stabilization Account.
Sponsors: Kshama Sawant
Attachments: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note
Supporting documents: 1. Summary Ex 1 – Map of 8th and Roy Street Property, 2. 8th and Roy Disposition Presentation, 3. 8th and Roy Report Appendix, 4. 8th and Roy Disposition Project Report, 5. Signed Ordinance 125372, 6. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; declaring the City's 8th and Roy Street property as surplus to the City's needs and no longer required for providing public utility service or other municipal purpose; authorizing the sale of this property for fair market value through a brokered sale; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the City Light Department to execute all necessary documents to accomplish such property sale; and authorizing the deposit of the proceeds of the sale in the City Light Fund and allocation of part of the proceeds to the Rate Stabilization Account.
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WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. 121248 in 2003, jurisdiction over the City's 8th and Roy Street property was transferred from the Department of Parks and Recreation ("Parks") back to the City Light Department ("City Light"), which had jurisdiction over the property from 1951 through 1992, since Parks no longer needed the property when it acquired its Westbridge property for shop and maintenance purposes; and
WHEREAS, City Light notified other City departments and external agencies about the availability of the 8th and Roy Street property for purchase and none of the notified departments or agencies indicated an interest in purchasing the property; and
WHEREAS, City Light, in compliance with Resolution 31424, has conducted a robust community outreach to solicit public input on disposition of the 8th and Roy Street property, including but not limited to: (1) conferring with community groups as recommended by the Department of Neighborhoods; (2) offering to attend any other community group meetings; (3) hosting its own community information meeting accompanied by the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Department of Construction and Inspections, the Seattle Department of Transportation, and the Office of Housing; (4) maintaining a record of all public testimony, writt...

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