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Record No: CB 119195    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119195
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/20/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125533
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to City-owned real property located at 1933 Minor Avenue; authorizing the sale of the property for fair market value through a negotiated sale; authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services to execute all necessary documents to accomplish such property sale; and designating how proceeds from the sale shall be distributed.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Attachments: 1. Att A – Real Property Purchase and Sale Agreement v2, 2. Att A – Real Property Purchase and Sale Agreement v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note v3 (updated; 2/20/18), 2. Summary and Fiscal Note v2f, 3. Summary Ex A - Map Depicting Surrounding Property Uses, 4. Proposed Amendment A, 5. Signed Ordinance 125533, 6. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to City-owned real property located at 1933 Minor Avenue; authorizing the sale of the property for fair market value through a negotiated sale; authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services to execute all necessary documents to accomplish such property sale; and designating how proceeds from the sale shall be distributed.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle (City) acquired the real property located at 1933 Minor Avenue (Property) in 1903 by Ordinance Number 22938 for use as Fire Station 15; the original Fire Station 15 was demolished in 1950 and replaced with the current structure in 1951; and the Seattle Fire Department ceased the use of the Property in 1972; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle Information Technology Department's Communication Shop began using the Property in 1973; however, the site has become increasingly difficult for City employees to access due to construction in the Denny Triangle; and
WHEREAS, the City's current use of the one-story Property is not the highest and best use of the Property, which is located in a dense urban environment that is rapidly growing;
WHEREAS, by Resolution 30862, the City adopted amended Procedures for the Evaluation of the Reuse and Disposal of the City's Real Property, which established a uniform evaluation process for the reuse or disposal of real property the City owns in fee simple, including certain public notice and involvement procedures for decisions classified as complex; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 30862 allows the City Council to establish a Reuse or Disposal process for a specific property or type of property that differs from the procedures included in such Resolution and is doing so with this proposed ordinance; and
WHEREAS, the public comments received by the Department of Finance and Administrative Services through its public notification and comment solicitation process ge...

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