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Record No: CB 119043    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119043
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Submitted for Mayor's Signature
Current Controlling Legislative Body Mayor
Final Action:
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Project Partnership Agreement with the Seattle District United States Army Corps of Engineers for purposes of executing the Alki Coastal Erosion Control Project; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Project Partnership Agreement v2, 2. Att 1 - Project Partnership Agreement v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note v2, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note v1, 3. Summary Att 1 - Coastal Storm Damage Reduction v2, 4. Summary Att 1 - Coastal Storm Damage Reduction v1, 5. Summary Att 2 - Project Management Plan, 6. Presentation
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to enter into a Project Partnership Agreement with the Seattle District United States Army Corps of Engineers for purposes of executing the Alki Coastal Erosion Control Project; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) owns and maintains the Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook Park, located at 4503 Beach Drive SW; and
WHEREAS, the park contains a seawall built circa 1927, approximately 400 feet long, comprised of 10-foot-tall concrete slabs embedded in large concrete footings, and held in position by a series of recycled streetcar rails; and
WHEREAS, the existing seawall provides vital protection for a 54-inch diameter King County Metro sewer line, which is embedded about 2 feet behind the seawall, as well as Beach Drive SW and other City-owned infrastructure, from tidal and storm damage; and
WHEREAS, the existing seawall is badly deteriorated and in danger of collapse in the event of severe storm or tidal activity; and
WHEREAS, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Seattle District, has partnered with DPR to design and implement a coastal storm damage reduction project under Section 103 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1962, as amended; and
WHEREAS, USACE has assessed the seawall's condition and proposed its replacement in its Alki Coastal Erosion Control Project Detailed Project Report/Environmental Assessment, which was approved by USACE's Northwestern Division on August 26, 2016; and
WHEREAS, USACE has projected a total cost of $2,841,000 to design and build a replacement seawall; and
WHEREAS, USACE now proposes a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with The City of Seattle that would entail a cost-sharing agreement of 65 percent federal (USACE), 35 percent non-federal sponsor (DPR) for implem...

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