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Record No: Res 31785    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Voted out of Commitee
Current Controlling Legislative Body Sustainability and Transportation Committee
On agenda: 12/18/2018
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION granting conceptual approval to HT Seattle Owner, LLC to construct, install, and maintain two pedestrian tunnels under and across the alley west of 9th Avenue, south of Stewart Street.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – 9th & Stewart Pedestrian Tunnels Map, 3. Presentation (added 1/17/2018), 4. Presentation (12/18/18)

CITY OF SEATTLE

RESOLUTION __________________

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A RESOLUTION granting conceptual approval to HT Seattle Owner, LLC to construct, install, and maintain two pedestrian tunnels under and across the alley west of 9th Avenue, south of Stewart Street.

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WHEREAS, HT Seattle Owner, LLC has applied for permission to construct, install, and maintain two pedestrian tunnels, under and across the alley west of 9th Avenue, south of Stewart Street, as part of the Seattle Hyatt Regency Hotel project located at 808 Howell Street (Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections Master Use Permit 3016917) and 824 Howell Street (Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections Master Use Permit 3022135); and

WHEREAS, in making a recommendation, the Director of Transportation considered the submitted plans and application materials for constructing, installing, and maintaining the two pedestrian tunnels and recommends that conceptual approval be granted; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

Section 1. The City Council finds that the HT Seattle Owner, LLC pedestrian tunnels (the Project) are in the public interest.

Section 2.  As conditions for obtaining permission to construct, install, and maintain the Project, HT Seattle Owner, LLC shall:

(1) Provide engineering plans for additional review and permitting by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), which the Director of Transportation (Director) will circulate to other City departments and any public and private utilities affected by the installation of the proposed Project;

(2) Provide (i) a surety bond, (ii) covenant agreement, and (iii) public liability insurance naming the City as an additional insured or self-insurance, as approved by the City’s Risk Manager;

(3) Pay all City permit fees;

(4) Obtain all necessary land use or building permits;

(5) Maintain and inspect the Project; and

(6) Remove the Project and restore the public right-of-way to its original condition upon expiration of the term permit or at the direction of the Director or City Council in accordance with the provisions of the term permit ordinance.

Section 3.  After this resolution is adopted, SDOT will present to the City Council a draft term permit ordinance identifying the conditions under which permission may be granted for the use of the right-of-way. Permission to use the right-of-way is subject to the Council’s decision to approve, deny, or modify the draft term permit ordinance presented by the Director.   

Section 4. As recommended by the Director and the Mayor, conceptual approval for construction, installation, and maintenance of the Project is GRANTED.

 

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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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2017.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)