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Record No: CB 119079    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119079
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 10/5/2017
Ordinance No: Ord 125431
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City of Seattle's Maple Leaf radio-transmitter facility; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a license agreement with King County for its use of the radio-transmitter site at Maple Leaf reservoir for the new regional Puget Sound emergency radio network; and declaring a portion of property licensed for King County's use in the same location to be surplus to the City's utility needs.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Facility License Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – Transmitter Approximate Location, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 125431, 5. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the City of Seattle's Maple Leaf radio-transmitter facility; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a license agreement with King County for its use of the radio-transmitter site at Maple Leaf reservoir for the new regional Puget Sound emergency radio network; and declaring a portion of property licensed for King County's use in the same location to be surplus to the City's utility needs.
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WHEREAS, Seattle Information Technology operates a radio-transmitter facility at 8526 - 8600 Roosevelt Way NE, adjacent to Seattle Public Utilities' Maple Leaf Reservoir (hereinafter, the "Maple Leaf Transmitter");
WHEREAS, in 2015, voters approved a ballot measure authorizing the funding of a new, upgraded, regional public safety emergency radio network, now commonly referred to as the Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network (PSERN);
WHEREAS, PSERN is being implemented through the Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network Implementation Period Interlocal Cooperation Agreement, by and amongst King County, The City of Seattle ("City"), and other King County cities ("PSERN Agreement");
WHEREAS, as authorized by Ordinance 124687, The City of Seattle is a signatory to the PSERN Agreement;
WHEREAS, as provided for in the PSERN Agreement, King County is acting as the lead agency for the financing, procurement, contracting and implementation of PSERN, and after the completion of the build-out of PSERN, the parties to the PSERN Agreement intend to establish a jointly governed entity to own and manage PSERN;
WHEREAS, under the PSERN Agreement, the City agreed to make available for PSERN use City-owned sites, including the Maple Leaf Transmitter site, deemed by the County's contractor to be both necessary and suitable for the installation and operation of PSERN equipment;
WHEREAS, PSERN's contractor, Motorola Solutions, Inc., has identified the Mapl...

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