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Record No: Res 31812    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/21/2018
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Title: A RESOLUTION declaring the intention of the City Council of The City of Seattle to order the construction of the Seattle Central Waterfront Improvement Program, and to create a local improvement district to assess a part of the cost and expense of both carrying out certain of those improvements against the properties specially benefited thereby; notifying all persons who desire to object to such improvements to appear and present their objections; and establishing July 13, 2018, as the date the Council's consideration of the Waterfront Local Improvement District becomes a pending quasi-judicial proceeding.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Ex A - Central Waterfront Program Map, 2. Ex B – Map of Local Improvement District Area, 3. Ex C – Description of LID Improvements
Supporting documents: 1. Mayor's Letter, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note, 3. Summary Att 1 - Waterfront Area Map, 4. Summary Att 2 - Waterfront Funding Chart, 5. Summary Att 3 - Waterfront LID Schedule, 6. Presentation (5/2/18), 7. Presentation (5/16/18), 8. Central Staff Memo, 9. Attachment A Substitute Resolution 31812, 10. Signed Resolution 31812, 11. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
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A RESOLUTION declaring the intention of the City Council of The City of Seattle to order the construction of the Seattle Central Waterfront Improvement Program, and to create a local improvement district to assess a part of the cost and expense of both carrying out certain of those improvements against the properties specially benefited thereby; notifying all persons who desire to object to such improvements to appear and present their objections; and establishing July 13, 2018, as the date the Council's consideration of the Waterfront Local Improvement District becomes a pending quasi-judicial proceeding.
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WHEREAS, in January 2011, the Seattle City Council ("Council") adopted Resolution 31264, creating the Central Waterfront Committee (CWC) to oversee development of the waterfront conceptual design and framework plan, to ensure robust and innovative public engagement, to identify public and private funding sources, and to establish the foundation for a lasting civic partnership for the implementation of improvements to Seattle's Central Waterfront with the removal of the Alaskan Way Viaduct; and
WHEREAS, in August 2012, the Council adopted Resolution 31399, which stated support by The City of Seattle ("City") for the Central Waterfront Concept Design and Framework Plan, which was based on broad and inclusive public engagement over two years by the City and the Central Waterfront Committee; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 31399 also endorsed a Central Waterfront Strategic Plan ("Strategic Plan"), which established a funding plan and set of action steps to implement improvements to Seattle's Central Waterfront, including endorsement of a funding strategy which called for leveraging a mix of public, private, and philanthropic sources, including a Waterfront Local Improvement District (LID), to achieve the public's vision for the Central Waterfront; and
WHEREAS, subsequent to endorsement of the Concept Design, Framewo...

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