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Record No: CB 119515    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119515
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Returned to Clerk
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/20/2019
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; amending Ordinance 125475, which adopted the 2018 Budget, lifting the proviso in Section 8 regarding expenditure of funds appropriated in the Combined Sewer Overflow Budget Control Level for construction of the Ship Canal Water Quality Project Storage Tunnel, as Seattle Public Utilities has completed 100% project design and has met the requirement for reporting to the City Council Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development & Arts Committee.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation, 3. Central Staff Memo, 4. 2018 4th Quarter CIP Watchlist Monitoring Report - Ship Canal Water Quality Project.
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; amending Ordinance 125475, which adopted the 2018 Budget, lifting the proviso in Section 8 regarding expenditure of funds appropriated in the Combined Sewer Overflow Budget Control Level for construction of the Ship Canal Water Quality Project Storage Tunnel, as Seattle Public Utilities has completed 100% project design and has met the requirement for reporting to the City Council Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development & Arts Committee.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle owns and operates a combined sewer system that in some locations overflows during heavy rain events; and
WHEREAS, the combined sewer system overflows (CSOs) are governed by the State of Washington under the terms of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle is required by federal Consent Decree, as authorized by Ordinance 123908 and amended by Ordinance 124129, to construct control measures to limit untreated combined sewer overflows in accordance with State of Washington requirements by December 31, 2025; and
WHEREAS, in 2015 the City Council pursuant to Ordinance 124966 authorized Seattle Public Utilities to enter into a Joint Project Agreement with King County to design, construct, operate, and maintain the Ship Canal Water Quality Project to reduce combined sewer overflows; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle's 2018 Adopted Budget under Ordinance 125475 included a proviso on the expenditure of funds for construction of the storage tunnel portion of the Ship Canal Water Quality Project ("Storage Tunnel") (C315503) requiring 100% design completion and reporting to the City Council Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development & Arts Committee; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Public Utilities has completed 100% design of the Storage Tunnel and has satisfied its reporting obligation to the Civil Rights, Utilities, E...

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