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Record No: CB 119163    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119163
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Returned to Clerk
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 12/15/2017
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; accepting statutory warranty deeds to the Citipoint Church, GKI Properties, LLC, the Martin, Nelson, Taylor, and Voegtlin-Anderson properties in Skagit County, Washington, the Crawley and Wright properties in Snohomish County, Washington, and a treasurer's deed for a Skagit County property in Skagit County, all for salmonid habitat protection purposes; declaring certain real property rights surplus and no longer required for providing public utility service or other municipal purposes; ratifying the grants of Deeds of Right to the State of Washington on the Crawley, GKI Properties, LLC, and Voegtlin-Anderson properties for salmon recovery and conservation purposes; placing said lands under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Kshama Sawant
Attachments: 1. Att A - Statutory Warranty Deed Citipoint Church Grantor, 2. Att B - Statutory Warranty Deed GKI Properties LLC Grantor, 3. Att C - Deed of Right to Use Parcel 18889 Skagit County, 4. Att D - Martin Statutory Warranty Deed, 5. Att E - Nelson Statutory Warranty Deed, 6. Att F - Olson Skagit County Treasurer Tax Deed P51977, 7. Att G - Taylor Statutory Warranty Deed, 8. Att H - Voegtlin-Anderson Statutory Warranty Deed, 9. Att I - Voegtlin-Anderson Deed of Right, 10. Att J - Crawley Statutory Warranty Deed, 11. Att K - Crawley Deed of Right, 12. Att L - Wright Statutory Warranty Deed
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - SCL 2017 ESA Lands Deed Acceptance Skagit

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; accepting statutory warranty deeds to the Citipoint Church, GKI Properties, LLC, the Martin, Nelson, Taylor, and Voegtlin-Anderson properties in Skagit County, Washington, the Crawley and Wright properties in Snohomish County, Washington, and a treasurer’s deed for a Skagit County property in Skagit County, all for salmonid habitat protection purposes; declaring certain real property rights surplus and no longer required for providing public utility service or other municipal purposes; ratifying the grants of Deeds of Right to the State of Washington on the Crawley, GKI Properties, LLC, and Voegtlin-Anderson properties for salmon recovery and conservation purposes; placing said lands under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

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WHEREAS, Ordinance 121114 authorized the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of Seattle City Light, within and subject to appropriation authority and based on appraised market value, to negotiate for and purchase parcels of land in the Skagit River and the Tolt/Snoqualmie River watersheds in furtherance of The City of Seattle’s Early Action Program, which was approved by Resolution 29905; and

WHEREAS, under authority of Ordinance 121114, the City Light Department (“City Light”) acquired the Citipoint Church, Crawley, GKI Properties, LLC, Martin, Nelson, Skagit County, Taylor, Wright, and Voegtlin-Anderson properties in the Skagit River watershed; and

WHEREAS, RCW 35.94.040 requires a public hearing before lands and property originally purchased by a city for utility purposes can be conveyed; and

WHEREAS, City Light’s purchase of the Voegtlin-Anderson property in the Skagit River watershed was counted as a match towards the Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) grants used for purchases under the Early Action Program in 2016; and

WHEREAS, the SRFB grants to The City of Seattle require City Light to convey Deeds of Right to the State of Washington, which includes conditions for purposes of salmon recovery and conservation under which properties purchased with grant funds may be used or sold; however, the conditions contained in the Deeds of Right are consistent with the purpose of The City of Seattle’s Early Action Program; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Statutory Warranty Deed executed by Citipoint Church North Cascade, Michael A. Acker, President, on May 26, 2012, as Grantor, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201605270174, a copy of which is included as Attachment A to this ordinance, conveying approximately 0.5 acres located along the Skagit River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department.

Section 2. The Statutory Warranty Deed executed by GKI Properties, LLC, Donald C. Tillman, managing member, and Anna M. Tillman, member, on April 29, 2016, as Grantors, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201605020140, a copy of which is included as Attachment B to this ordinance, conveying approximately 40 acres located along the Sauk River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department, and pursuant to RCW 35.94.040 and after public hearing, the Deed of Right for said property executed by the City Light Department on May 2, 2016, as Grantor and State of Washington as Grantee, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201605050081, a copy of which is included as Attachment C to this ordinance, is hereby ratified in fulfillment of SRFB Grant, Project Number 11-1536A and SRFB Grant, Project Number 13-1576A.

Section 3. The Statutory Warranty Deed executed by Shirley B. Martin on April 22, 2016, as Grantor, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201604290078, a copy of which is included as Attachment D to this ordinance, conveying approximately 0.5 acres located along the Skagit River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department.

Section 4. The Statutory Warranty Deed executed by Keith A. Nelson and Judith M. Nelson on January 21, 2016, as Grantors, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201601260116, a copy of which is included as Attachment E to this ordinance, conveying approximately 2.7 acres located along the Skagit River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department.

Section 5. The Treasurer’s Deed executed by Katie Jungquist, Skagit County Treasurer, on December 2, 2016, as Grantor, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201612050110, a copy of which is included as Attachment F to this ordinance, conveying approximately 11.6 acres located along the Skagit River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department.

Section 6. The Statutory Warranty Deed executed by Robert A. Taylor and Karen L. Taylor on May 18, 2016, as Grantors, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201606060149, a copy of which is included as Attachment G to this ordinance, conveying approximately 4.6 acres located along the Skagit River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department.

Section 7. The Statutory Warranty Deed executed by Mary Voegtlin-Anderson and William H. Voegtlin on August 18, 2016, as Grantors, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201608190054, a copy of which is included as Attachment H to this ordinance, conveying approximately 2.3 acres located along the Skagit River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department, and pursuant to RCW 35.94.040 and after public hearing, the Deed of Right for said property executed by the City Light Department on August 12, 2016, as Grantor and State of Washington as Grantee, recorded under Skagit County Auditor’s File Number 201608190055, a copy of which is included as Attachment I to this ordinance, is hereby ratified in fulfillment of SRFB Grant, Project Number 13-1576A.

Section 8. The Statutory Warranty Deed executed by Charles T. Crawley on February 2, 2016, as Grantor, recorded under Snohomish County Auditor’s File Number 201602040299, a copy of which is included as Attachment J to this ordinance, conveying approximately 10 acres located along the Sauk River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department, and pursuant to RCW 35.94.040 and after public hearing, the Deed of Right for said property executed by the City Light Department on January 4, 2015, as Grantor and State of Washington as Grantee, recorded under Snohomish County Auditor’s File Number 201603210265, a copy of which is included as Attachment K to this ordinance, is hereby ratified in fulfillment of SRFB Grant, Project Number 11-1536A.

Section 9. The Statutory Warranty Deed executed by Joseph E. Wright on May 26, 2016, as Grantor, recorded under Snohomish County Auditor’s File Number 201606100863, a copy of which is included as Attachment L to this ordinance, conveying approximately 3.49 acres located along the Sauk River to The City of Seattle, is hereby accepted; and the real property conveyed therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department.

Section 10. Any act pursuant to the authority and prior to the effective date of this ordinance is hereby ratified and confirmed.

Section 11. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

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

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 201__.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 201__.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

 

 

Attachments:

Att A - Statutory Warranty Deed Citipoint Church Grantor

Att B - Statutory Warranty Deed GKI Properties LLC Grantor

Att C - Deed of Right to Use Parcel 18889 Skagit County

Att D - Martin Statutory Warranty Deed

Att E - Nelson Statutory Warranty Deed

Att F - Olson Skagit County Treasurer Tax Deed P51977

Att G - Taylor Statutory Warranty Deed

Att H - Voegtlin-Anderson Statutory Warranty Deed

Att I - Voegtlin-Anderson Deed of Right

Att J - Crawley Statutory Warranty Deed

Att K - Crawley Deed of Right

Att L - Wright Statutory Warranty Deed