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Record No: CB 119454    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119454
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/19/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125777
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to The City of Seattle's Myrtle reservoir radio-transmitter facility; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a lease with King County for its use of part of the radio-transmitter facility for the new, regional Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network; declaring the part of the facility leased for King County's use to be surplus to the City's utility needs; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - FAS Ground Lease Agreement [for PSERN Myrtle]
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - Transmitter Approximate Location, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 125777, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to The City of Seattle's Myrtle reservoir radio-transmitter facility; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a lease with King County for its use of part of the radio-transmitter facility for the new, regional Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network; declaring the part of the facility leased for King County's use to be surplus to the City's utility needs; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, Seattle Information Technology operates a radio-transmitter facility at 6900 36th Avenue Southwest, adjacent to Seattle Public Utilities' Myrtle Reservoir (hereinafter, the "Myrtle Transmitter"); and
WHEREAS, in 2015, voters approved a ballot measure authorizing the funding of a new, upgraded, regional public safety emergency radio network, now commonly referred to as the Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network (PSERN); and
WHEREAS, PSERN is being implemented through the Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network Implementation Period Interlocal Cooperation Agreement ("PSERN Agreement"), by and among King County ("County"), The City of Seattle ("City"), and other King County cities; and
WHEREAS, as authorized by Ordinance 124687, the City is a signatory to the PSERN Agreement; and
WHEREAS, as provided for in the PSERN Agreement, the County is acting as the lead agency for the financing, procurement, contracting, and implementation of PSERN, and after the completion of the build-out of PSERN, the parties to the PSERN Agreement intend to establish a jointly governed entity to own and manage PSERN; and
WHEREAS, under the PSERN Agreement, the City agreed to make available for PSERN use certain City-owned sites, including the Myrtle Transmitter, deemed by the County's contractor to be both necessary and suitable for the installation and operation of PSERN equipment; and
WHEREAS, the entire Myrtle Transmitter is located on real pro...

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