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Record No: CB 119253    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119253
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/29/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125584
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of The City of Seattle both temporary and permanent property rights from owners of property located along the alignment of a planned, combined sewage conveyance pipe and a sewage storage facility near the east side of I-5 between South Dawson Street and South Lucile Street, which are necessary or convenient to construct, operate, and maintain structures related to the Pearl Street Drainage & Wastewater (DWW) Improvement Project, through negotiation or eminent domain (condemnation); placing the real property rights acquired under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities and designating the property rights acquired for utility and general municipal purposes; authorizing payment of all other costs associated with acquisition; and authorizing construction within the City right-of-way.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – List of Affected Properties, 2. Att 2 – Map of Affected Properties
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Affidavit of Mailing and Publication, 4. Signed Ordinance 125584, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the General Manager/CEO of Seattle Public Utilities to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of The City of Seattle both temporary and permanent property rights from owners of property located along the alignment of a planned, combined sewage conveyance pipe and a sewage storage facility near the east side of I-5 between South Dawson Street and South Lucile Street, which are necessary or convenient to construct, operate, and maintain structures related to the Pearl Street Drainage & Wastewater (DWW) Improvement Project, through negotiation or eminent domain (condemnation); placing the real property rights acquired under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities and designating the property rights acquired for utility and general municipal purposes; authorizing payment of all other costs associated with acquisition; and authorizing construction within the City right-of-way.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle owns and operates a combined sewer system throughout much of the City and within the west Beacon Hill area; and
WHEREAS, sewer overflows have occurred out of the public sewer system within the right-of-way and on private properties in this west Beacon Hill neighborhood; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle is required to limit sewer overflows per the Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) wastewater collection system's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency; and
WHEREAS, the City's Capacity, Management, Operations and Maintenance (CMOM) Performance Program goal, incorporated in the Consent Decree authorized by Ordinance 123908 and amended by Ordinance 124129, is eliminating all sanitary sewer overflows (SSOs); and
WHEREAS, SPU's mission is to provide efficient and forward-looking utility services that keep Seattle the best place to li...

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