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Record No: CB 119315    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119315
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/6/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125644
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 920 Randolph Avenue; authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - Map of Madrona Ravine Acquisition, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 125644, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 920 Randolph Avenue; authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the City Council passed Ordinance 124468 in 2014, authorizing an interlocal agreement between The City of Seattle ("City") and the Seattle Park District, which included the Seattle Park District Financial Plan: 2015-2020; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle Park District Financial Plan: 2015-2020 includes the Park Land Acquisition and Leverage Fund, which is to be used to acquire park lands, including acquisition of properties to fill gaps in existing public ownership and preserve continuity within the City's greenspaces; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation has determined that the Madrona Ravine provides significant open space benefits, including wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities, and the area is, therefore, a priority area for additional acquisitions for parks and open space; and
WHEREAS, funding for the acquisition is available from the Park Land Acquisition and Leverage Fund and has been appropriated by Ordinance 124927; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Superintendent of Parks and Recreation ("Superintendent"), or the Superintendent's designee, is authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to acquire the following described real property, situated in the City of Seattle, County of King, State of Washington, and commonly known as the property at 920 Randolph Avenue ("Property"), together with all rights, privileges, and other property pertaining thereto, for open space, park, and recreation purposes:
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