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Record No: CB 119210    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119210
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 3/19/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125547
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; declaring certain real property rights relating to water facility easements within the City of Seattle as being surplus to City utility needs; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to relinquish such easement rights and to accept new easements for City-owned water facilities; placing the real property rights and interests conveyed by the easements under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Descriptions of Relinquished Easements, 2. Att 2 – Descriptions of Acquired Easements
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Signed Ordinance 125547, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; declaring certain real property rights relating to water facility easements within the City of Seattle as being surplus to City utility needs; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to relinquish such easement rights and to accept new easements for City-owned water facilities; placing the real property rights and interests conveyed by the easements under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, certain property improvements were built or have been planned to be built by various property owners and customers of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) within the easements originally granted to The City of Seattle (City) for water purposes; and
WHEREAS, the City, acting by and through SPU, has determined that all or portions of the water lines and facilities may be relocated to accommodate property improvement construction of its customers; and
WHEREAS, the City has also determined the following existing water facility easements are surplus to the City's needs:
The water service easement that was not accepted by the City pursuant to an ordinance and is recorded under Recording Number 20150922000678; and
The easement agreement that was accepted by the City pursuant to Ordinance 120493 and is recorded under Recording Number 9710080327.
WHEREAS, easements are required from customers that benefit the City to allow for the installation, maintenance and operation of replacement or affected existing water service facilities; and


WHEREAS, SPU has determined that the interests of the City, the Utility, and its customers are best served by relinquishing the existing water facility easements and accepting new easements to accommodate the relocated or affected existing water facilities; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
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