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Record No: CB 119229    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119229
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 4/9/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125563
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority ("Sound Transit"); authorizing execution of a project administration agreement between Sound Transit and The City of Seattle for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions Project; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Project Administration Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - Task Order One, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 125563, 5. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (“Sound Transit”); authorizing execution of a project administration agreement between Sound Transit and The City of Seattle for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions Project; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

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WHEREAS, in November 2016, the voters of the three-county Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (“Sound Transit”) approved Sound Transit 3 (“ST3”), a 25-year high-capacity system expansion plan which includes expansions of Link Light Rail to West Seattle, downtown Seattle, and Ballard, jointly referred to as the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions (WSBLE) project; and

WHEREAS, on May 23, 2016, in Resolution 31668, the Council and Mayor resolved, upon voter approval, to work with Sound Transit to accelerate delivery of ST3 projects in Seattle; and

WHEREAS, as affirmed by the City Council in Resolution 31788, the City and Sound Transit executed the Partnering Agreement between the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (“Sound Transit”) and The City of Seattle for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions Project (“Partnering Agreement”) on January 5, 2018; and

WHEREAS, the Partnering Agreement provided that a companion funding agreement would be developed to provide reimbursement for certain City services in support of expedited project development; and

WHEREAS, Sound Transit has requested City support for certain management, advanced engineering, and advanced permitting services for the WSBLE project, which has entered the Alternatives Development phase, and Sound Transit has agreed to reimburse the City for its expenses incurred in connection with such work; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Mayor or the Mayor’s designee is hereby authorized to execute, for and on behalf of The City of Seattle, the Project Administration Agreement between the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (“Sound Transit”) and The City of Seattle for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions Project (“Project Administration Agreement”), substantially in the form of Attachment 1 to this ordinance, providing a framework for Sound Transit reimbursement for certain City services provided in support of the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions light rail project.

Section 2. Any act consistent with the authority of this ordinance taken after its passage and prior to its effective date is ratified and confirmed.

 

Section 3. 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 _________________________, 2018, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2018.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2018.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2018.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

 

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - Project Administration Agreement between the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (“Sound Transit”) and The City of Seattle for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions Project