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Record No: CB 119466    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119466
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 3/11/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125787
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acceptance of a gift of a timber pavilion structure from the Seattle Parks Foundation to be installed in Occidental Square Park for public use.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att A - Letter from Seattle Parks Foundatoin
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – Vicinity and Occidental Park Pavilion Maps, 3. Summary Att B – Rendering of Timber Pavilion, 4. Presentation, 5. Signed Ordinance 125787, 6. 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 acceptance of a gift of a timber pavilion structure from the Seattle Parks Foundation to be installed in Occidental Square Park for public use.
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WHEREAS, the Seattle Parks Foundation, a non-profit organization created in 1999 to provide funds, project support, and advocacy to improve and expand Seattle's parks and greenspaces, and the Alliance for Pioneer Square, created to lead the implementation of the most recent neighborhood plan, "Pioneer Square 2015," have offered to construct a timber pavilion in Occidental Square Park, located at 117 S Washington Street, beginning in 2019, and when construction is complete, to gift it to The City of Seattle ("City"); and
WHEREAS, the pavilion will consist of an approximately 13- by 17-foot wood structure that uses and reflects the latest timber technologies and will replace the current kiosk building. The pavilion will function as an information and concierge station for park and Pioneer Square visitors. A large glass roof will sit gracefully above the structure and extend into the park, providing opportunities for play, performance, and classes in a beautiful covered space. The new pavilion will provide for enhanced park activation and will replace a smaller existing kiosk building in need of repairs; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle Parks Foundation is the fiscal sponsor and lead on the project, working in partnership with the Alliance for Pioneer Square; and
WHEREAS, the pavilion will receive all necessary permits including a Certificate of Approval from the Pioneer Square Preservation Board; and
WHEREAS, the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation has given preliminary approval of the proposal; and
WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Department of Parks and Recreation, the Alliance for Pioneer Square, and the Seattle Parks Foundation for the City to take full o...

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