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Record No: Res 31768    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 9/12/2017
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION relating to funding for construction and long-term operations and management of public spaces on the Central Waterfront; reaffirming the overall funding plan for the Central Waterfront Improvements and the principles that will guide implementation of these improvements; outlining the process for formation of a Local Improvement District and completion of a fundraising plan for philanthropy; and identifying a framework for an agreement with the non-profit Friends of Waterfront Seattle to operate and manage public spaces on the Central Waterfront.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Attachment A – Timeline for LID Formation and Assessment Roll Confirmation
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note v2, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note v1, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Resolution 31768, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION relating to funding for construction and long-term operations and management of public spaces on the Central Waterfront; reaffirming the overall funding plan for the Central Waterfront Improvements and the principles that will guide implementation of these improvements; outlining the process for formation of a Local Improvement District and completion of a fundraising plan for philanthropy; and identifying a framework for an agreement with the non-profit Friends of Waterfront Seattle to operate and manage public spaces on the Central Waterfront.
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WHEREAS, in January 2011, the Seattle City Council (Council) adopted Resolution 31264, creating the Central Waterfront Committee (CWC) to oversee development of the waterfront conceptual design and framework plan, ensuring robust and innovative public engagement, identifying public and private funding sources, and establishing the foundation for a lasting civic partnership; and
WHEREAS, in August 2012, the Council adopted Resolution 31399, which stated the City's support of the Central Waterfront Concept Design and Framework Plan based on broad and inclusive public engagement over two years; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 31399 endorsed a Central Waterfront Strategic Plan (Strategic Plan), which established a funding plan and set of action steps to implement improvements to Seattle's Central Waterfront, including endorsement of a funding strategy which called for leveraging a mix of public, private, and philanthropic sources to achieve the public's vision for the Central Waterfront; and
WHEREAS, through Resolution 31399 Council recognized that other cities had successfully established relationships with non-profit organizations to provide consistent, strong leadership to realize visionary plans for complex signature public spaces; and
WHEREAS, the Strategic Plan recommended that the City develop long-term relationships with third-party, non-profit entities t...

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