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Record No: Res 31888    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Full Council Agenda Ready
Current Controlling Legislative Body Select Committee on Civic Arenas
On agenda: 5/28/2019
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION amending Resolution 31857 providing conceptual approval of a Significant Structure Term Permit to Seattle Arena Company, LLC to include the construction of permanent tensioned tie-backs in portions of Thomas Street, east of 1st Avenue North and west of 2nd Avenue North, and the long-term occupation of these permanent tensioned tie-backs in the right-of-way to enable the renovation of KeyArena at the Seattle Center.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell, Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Ex A - KeyArena Tie-Backs Area v2, 2. Ex A - KeyArena Tie-Backs Area v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Term Permit Resolution Amendment Presentation, 3. Proposed Substitute - Exhibit A
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION amending Resolution 31857 providing conceptual approval of a Significant Structure Term Permit to Seattle Arena Company, LLC to include the construction of permanent tensioned tie-backs in portions of Thomas Street, east of 1st Avenue North and west of 2nd Avenue North, and the long-term occupation of these permanent tensioned tie-backs in the right-of-way to enable the renovation of KeyArena at the Seattle Center.
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WHEREAS, the Seattle City Council passed Resolution 31857 granting conceptual approval of a Significant Structure Term Permit to Seattle Arena Company, LLC to construct, maintain, and operate a tunnel under and across Thomas Street, east of 1st Avenue North and west of Warren Avenue North; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Arena Company, LLC has revised the construction plans related to KeyArena renovation to include permanent tensioned tie-backs appurtenant to and necessary for the functioning of the arena at Seattle Center that will remain in portions of Thomas Street; and
WHEREAS, the Director of SDOT ("Director") reviewed Seattle Arena Company, LLC's revised submitted plans and application materials for constructing the permanent tensioned tie-backs and the vehicle access tunnel, considered the factors listed in SMC 15.65.040.C., and all relevant environmental documents and recommends that the Seattle City Council grant conceptual approval of the amended term permit; and
WHEREAS, the City Council has considered the factors listed in SMC 15.65.040.C and the revised recommendation of the Director;
NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE, THE MAYOR CONCURRING, THAT:
Section 1. The City Council finds that the proposed tunnel that would occupy area under Thomas Street and the permanent tensioned tie-backs that would occupy areas below-grade in Thomas Street (east of 1st Avenue North and west of 2nd Avenue North), as proposed by Seattle Arena Company, LL...

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