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Record No: Res 31763    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 8/18/2017
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION adopting Seattle Parks and Recreation 2017 Parks Development Plan (hereafter referred to as the 2017 Parks and Open Space Plan); and authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to submit the plan to the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - 2017 Parks and Open Space Plan
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Comparison Chart (Updated: 7.26.pdf, 3. Community Center Service Areas 2011, 4. Community Center Service Areas 2017, 5. Swimming Pools Service Areas 2011, 6. Swimming Service Areas 2017, 7. Signed Resn_31763, 8. Affidavit of Publication
Related files: Inf 880

CITY OF SEATTLE

RESOLUTION __________________

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A RESOLUTION adopting Seattle Parks and Recreation 2017 Parks Development Plan (hereafter referred to as the 2017 Parks and Open Space Plan); and authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to submit the plan to the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office.

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WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) was authorized by Ordinance 114009 in 1988 to initiate the development of a Comprehensive Park and Recreation Plan which would address the future direction of The City of Seattle’s (City) open space, parks, and recreation services for the next ten to 20 years; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 28382 (1991), Seattle City Council (Council) adopted a review process and schedule to complete Seattle Park and Recreation’s Comprehensive Plan (COMPLAN); and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 28763 (1993), Council adopted the COMPLAN and directed DPR to implement or make substantial progress in meeting stated objectives by the year 2000; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 30181 (2000), Council adopted Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Plan 2000 (Plan 2000), an update to the COMPLAN, to provide for a new six-year action plan; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 30868 (2006), Council adopted Seattle Parks and Recreation’s 2006 Development Plan to update the six-year action plan; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 31336 (2011), Council adopted Seattle Parks and Recreation’s 2011 Development Plan to update the six-year action plan; and

WHEREAS, much of the work outlined in the original COMPLAN, Plan 2000, 2006, and 2011 Development Plan has been accomplished; and DPR has developed an updated plan which incorporates a new six-year action plan in the form of Seattle Parks and Recreation 2017 Parks and Open Space Plan (2017 Plan) that reflects the accomplishments and changing priorities of the City; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with RCW 35.61.040, formation of the Seattle Park District became effective and its boundaries established as of August 19, 2014, upon certification of results of the August 5, 2014 election; and

WHEREAS, The City entered into an interlocal agreement with the Seattle Park District through Ordinance 124468 which specified a six-year spending plan for park district funds; and

WHEREAS, The City adopted a 2017 budget through Ordinance 125207, including a Capital Improvement Program (CIP); and

WHEREAS, the City’s 2017-2022 CIP, in conjunction with the Capital Facilities, Utilities, and Transportation Elements of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, is in accordance with the State Growth Management Act;

WHEREAS, the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) requires that the new plan be developed for parks and recreation, trails, and open space in order for the City to remain eligible for grants-in-aid, and requires that such a plan be submitted to the State of Washington by November 17, 2017; and

WHEREAS, the proposed 2017 Plan has been prepared to meet the requirements of the RCO with an updated inventory of parks and recreation resources, a reaffirmation of goals and policies for park development, and the incorporation by reference of the 2017-2022 CIP, previously adopted by Ordinance 125207, and to conduct a thorough public outreach effort; and 

WHEREAS, as part of the Council review of the CIP, a public process was incorporated into the review process which led to the Council adopting the 2017-2022 CIP and the 2017 Annual Budget; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE, THE MAYOR CONCURRING, THAT:

Section 1.  The Seattle Parks and Recreation 2017 Parks and Open Space Plan (“2017 Plan”), Attachment 1 to this resolution, is hereby adopted.  The Department of Parks and Recreation is authorized to submit the adopted 2017 Plan to the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office and is requested to do so no later than November 1, 2017.  The 2017 Plan replaces Seattle Parks and Recreation’s 2011 Development Plan.

 

 

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

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President ____________ of the City Council

The Mayor concurred the ________ 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 - 2017 Parks and Open Space Plan