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Record No: CB 119052    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119052
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 8/18/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125390
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of The City of Seattle both temporary and permanent property rights from owners of property located along the alignment of the planned combined sewage conveyance and storage tunnel between 24th Avenue NW and Shilshole Avenue NW in Ballard and Interlake Avenue North and North 35th Street in Wallingford and property abutting the 24th Avenue NW pier in Ballard, that are necessary or convenient to construct, operate, and maintain the Ship Canal Water Quality Project and 3rd Avenue West Water Main Replacement Project, through negotiation or eminent domain (condemnation); placing the real property rights acquired under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities and designating the property rights acquired for utility and general municipal purposes; authorizing payment of all other costs associated with acquisition; and ratifying and con...
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – List of Affected Properties, 2. Att 2 - Maps of Affected Properties
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Signed Ordinance 125390, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of The City of Seattle both temporary and permanent property rights from owners of property located along the alignment of the planned combined sewage conveyance and storage tunnel between 24th Avenue NW and Shilshole Avenue NW in Ballard and Interlake Avenue North and North 35th Street in Wallingford and property abutting the 24th Avenue NW pier in Ballard, that are necessary or convenient to construct, operate, and maintain the Ship Canal Water Quality Project and 3rd Avenue West Water Main Replacement Project, through negotiation or eminent domain (condemnation); placing the real property rights acquired under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities and designating the property rights acquired for utility and general municipal purposes; authorizing payment of all other costs associated with acquisition; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle owns and operates a combined sewer system that in some locations overflows during heavy rain events; and
WHEREAS, the combined sewer system overflows (CSOs) are governed by the State of Washington under the terms of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit; and
WHEREAS, the terms of the NPDES permit mandate The City of Seattle limit untreated overflows at each CSO outfall to an average of no more than one per year; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle is required by federal Consent Decree, as authorized by Ordinance 123908 and amended by Ordinance 124129, to construct control measures to limit untreated combined sewer overflows in accordance with State of Washington requirements by December 31, 2025; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Public Utilities and King County have been working together to evaluate possible joint projects to r...

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