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Record No: CB 119456    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119456
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/4/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125771
Title: AN ORDINANCE granting National Railroad Passenger Corporation permission to construct, maintain, and operate below-grade utility lines under and across South Holgate Street, east of Occidental Avenue South and west of 3rd Avenue South; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; and providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – Amtrak Utility Lines, 3. Summary Att B – Amtrak Utility Lines Fee Assessment, 4. Presentation, 5. Signed Ordinance 125771, 6. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE granting National Railroad Passenger Corporation permission to construct, maintain, and operate below-grade utility lines under and across South Holgate Street, east of Occidental Avenue South and west of 3rd Avenue South; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; and providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions.
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WHEREAS, National Railroad Passenger Corporation has applied for permission to construct below-grade utility lines under and across South Holgate Street, east of Occidental Avenue South and west of 3rd Avenue South; and
WHEREAS, the below-grade utility lines will separate waste systems from the existing combined storm and sewage waste systems; direct industrial waste water generated by locomotive maintenance activities in the new locomotive shop to an existing waste water treatment plant; and provide 480 volts of shore power to idle trains during layovers, reducing idling, diesel pollution, and fuel consumption; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle City Council conceptually approved utility lines under Resolution 31835; and
WHEREAS, adopting this ordinance is the culmination of the approval process for the utility lines to legally occupy a portion of the public right-of-way; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Permission. Subject to the terms and conditions of this ordinance, The City of Seattle ("City") grants permission (also referred to in this ordinance as a permit) to National Railroad Passenger Corporation, and its parent, affiliates, and successors ("Amtrak"), and assigns as approved by the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation ("Director") according to Section 14 of this ordinance (Amtrak and each such approved successor and assign is referred to as the "Permittee"), to construct, maintain, and operate below-grade utility lines (collectively the "Utility Lines"),...

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