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Record No: CB 119233    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119233
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 4/16/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125566
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the remediation of the South Park Landfill; authorizing the recording of environmental covenants or the equivalent on certain City-owned or controlled property; and authorizing the General Manager of Seattle Public Utilities to execute a legal agreement with other Potentially Liable Persons.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Seattle Public Utilities Environmental Covenant, 2. Att 2 - Seattle Department of Transportation Environmental Covenant, 3. Att 3 - South Park Landfill PLP Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex 1 - Map, 3. Summary Ex 2 - SDOT and SPU Agreement, 4. Presentation, 5. Signed Ordinance 125566, 6. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the remediation of the South Park Landfill; authorizing the recording of environmental covenants or the equivalent on certain City-owned or controlled property; and authorizing the General Manager of Seattle Public Utilities to execute a legal agreement with other Potentially Liable Persons.
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WHEREAS, the South Park Landfill ("Landfill") is generally located in the area of 8100 and 8200 Second Avenue South, in Seattle's South Park neighborhood; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle ("City") was a historic operator of the Landfill and is a current owner of part of the Landfill property; and
WHEREAS, along with other Potentially Liable Persons, Seattle Public Utilities completed environmental studies and a cleanup plan under Agreed Order 6706, as authorized by Ordinance 123911; and
WHEREAS, the public has been able to review and comment on the environmental studies and cleanup plan; and
WHEREAS, the Washington Department of Ecology approved the studies, cleanup plan, and associated environmental covenants for properties within the South Park Landfill, taking into consideration public comments received during the public comment period; and
WHEREAS, the City and other Potentially Liable Persons are invited to execute a Consent Decree with the Washington Department of Ecology that requires implementation of the approved cleanup plan, including recording environmental covenants or their equivalent for properties within the South Park Landfill and adjacent rights-of-way, including property owned by Seattle Public Utilities and rights-of-way owned or controlled by Seattle Department of Transportation; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Public Utilities and other Potentially Liable Persons negotiated a legal agreement among themselves, to facilitate cleanup work; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The City of Seattle is authorize...

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