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Record No: CB 119426    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119426
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/10/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125733
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; granting conditional approval of the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan; and amending Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) at pages 61, 62, 63, 77, 78, 79, 80, and 81 of the Official Land Use Map.
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Attachments: 1. Mayor's Letter on Returning Bill Unsigned, 2. Att 1 – Conditions of Approval for the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan v2, 3. Att 2 – Amendments to the Official Land Use Map, Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code v2, 4. Att 3 – Seattle City Council Findings of Fact Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan v2, 5. Att 4 - Seattle City Council Conclusions Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan v2, 6. Att 1 – Conditions of Approval for the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan v1, 7. Att 2 – Amendments to the Official Land Use Map, Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code v1, 8. Att 3 – Seattle City Council Findings of Fact Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan v1, 9. Att 4 - Seattle City Council Conclusions Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo (12/5/18), 3. Signed Ordinance 125733, 4. Affidavit of Publication
Related files: CF 314346, CB 119453

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; granting conditional approval of the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan; and amending Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) at pages 61, 62, 63, 77, 78, 79, 80, and 81 of the Official Land Use Map.

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WHEREAS, in 1998 The City of Seattle and the University of Washington (UW) entered into an agreement regarding planning for the Seattle campus of the University of Washington, called the “City-University Agreement” (CUA); and

WHEREAS, the CUA was last amended by Ordinance 121688 in 2005; and

WHEREAS, in 2002, the City granted conditional approval of a ten-year Campus Master Plan (CMP), allowing for the development of up to 3,000,000 square feet of space on the University of Washington Seattle Campus; and

WHEREAS, on April 21, 2016, the UW filed a notice of intent to prepare a new CMP pursuant to the CUA; and

WHEREAS, the UW developed a draft CMP, held public meetings, and prepared an Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed CMP before submitting a final CMP to the City on July 5, 2017; and

WHEREAS, the CMP has been reviewed by the City/University Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC), the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections, and the Seattle Hearing Examiner, who recommended approval of the CMP with conditions; and

WHEREAS, the City Council received petitions for further consideration of the Seattle Hearing Examiner’s decision and held a public hearing on the CMP to receive testimony from parties of record; and

WHEREAS, the CUA requires that the City Council prepare a preliminary decision on the CMP; and

WHEREAS, on September 24, 2018, the City Council adopted Resolution 31839, containing the Council’s preliminary decision on the CMP; and

WHEREAS, the CUA provides that the University of Washington’s Board of Regents, the City-University-Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC), and any petitioning persons may respond to the Council’s preliminary decision by providing specific objections, the basis of the objections, and reasonable alternatives to the preliminary decision; and

WHEREAS, the City Council has considered the responses to Resolution 31839; and

WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes the University’s intent to increase access to child care by adding space for up to 366 additional children on campus in the next eight years; and

WHEREAS, the City Council encourages the University and the City of Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning to explore opportunities to support access to high quality preschool and child care for University students, staff and faculty workers; and

WHEREAS, the Seattle City Council encourages the University of Washington to use a priority hire program to support the hiring of residents of underserved communities to work on construction projects; and

WHEREAS, the City Council encourages the University of Washington to explore innovative ways to support local economic development and the integration of woman and minority-owned local businesses into the Campus, such as the Port of Seattle’s retail leasing program at Sea-Tac airport; and

WHEREAS, the City Council encourages the University of Washington to consider amendments to the CUA to bring the agreement up-to-date and respond to changes to the regulatory environment, including changes to the Growth Management Act, the Seattle Comprehensive Plan, and the City Council’s quasi-judicial rules;

WHEREAS, the City encourages the University of Washington to (1) consult with employees as it develops plans for the affordable housing it has committed to build, (2) consider the needs of a range of household types in planning for a mix of housing sizes, and (3) work with non-profit developers or other public agencies to keep rents affordable in perpetuity;

WHEREAS, the City encourages the University of Washington to incorporate child care facilities in projects that include family-size housing units;

WHEREAS, the City encourages the University of Washington to prepare a bicycle parking plan to ensure that adequate bicycle parking is provided on campus;

WHEREAS, the Council encourages the University of Washington to work with its employees to develop an employer/employee child care voucher program;

WHEREAS, the City requests that the University of Washington include information in its annual reports on the Campus Master Plan describing University actions taken to increase access to preschool and childcare, plan for and develop affordable housing, incorporate child care into housing projects, develop and implement a bicycle parking plan, implement a priority hire program, support local economic development, to integrate minority and women-owned business into the campus, and to update and revise the City-University Agreement; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan, dated July 2017, contained in Clerk File 314346, is conditionally approved as modified by the provisions in Attachment 1 of this ordinance. When the amendments to the proposed 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan are made as required by the conditions of approval attached to this ordinance, the Master Plan will supersede the 2002 Master Plan approved by Ordinance 121041.

Section 2. The Official Land Use Map, Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code, is amended to rezone properties identified on pages 61, 62, 63, 77, 78, 79, 80, and 81 of the Official Land Use Map as shown in Attachment 2 to this ordinance.

Section 3. The City Council adopts findings of fact regarding the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan, Clerk File 314346, as shown in Attachment 3 to this ordinance.

Section 4. The City Council adopts conclusions regarding the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan, Clerk File 314346, as shown in Attachment 4 to this ordinance.

Section 5. 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 - Conditions of Approval for the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan

Attachment 2 - Amendments to the Official Land Use Map, Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code

Attachment 3 - Seattle City Council Findings of Fact Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan

Attachment 4 - Seattle City Council Conclusions Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan