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Record No: CB 119519    Version: Council Bill No: CB 119519
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/23/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125936
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to surveillance technology implementation; authorizing approval of uses and accepting the 2018 surveillance impact reports for the Seattle Department of Transportation's use of closed-circuit television traffic cameras and license plate readers.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Surveillance Impact Report: License Plate Readers v2, 2. Att 2 – Surveillance Impact Report: Closed Circuit Television “Traffic Cameras" v2, 3. Att 3 - 2019 Condensed Surveillance Impact Report: License Plate Readers, 4. Att 4 - 2019 Condensed Surveillance Impact Report: Closed Circuit Television Traffic Cameras, 5. Att 1 - Traffic Cameras SIR, 6. Att 2 - License Plate Readers SIR
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Memo Att 1 - Redlined CSIR for LPR, 4. Memo Att 2 - Redlined CSIR for CCTV, 5. Memo Att 3 - Clean CSIR for LPR, 6. Memo Att 4 - Clean CSIR for CCTV, 7. Memo Att 5 - Working Group Impact Assessments of LPR, 8. Memo Att 6 - working Group Impact Assessments of CCTV, 9. Memo Att 7 - Amendment 1, 10. Proposed Amendment 2 (added; 9/18/19), 11. Proposed Amendment 3 (added; 9/18/19), 12. Proposed Amendment 4 (added; 9/18/19), 13. Proposed Amendment 5 (added; 9/24/19), 14. Proposed Amendment 6 (added; 9/24/19), 15. Proposed Amendment 7 (added; 9/24/19), 16. Proposed Amendment 8 (added; 9/24/19), 17. Proposed Amendment 11 (added; 9/24/19), 18. Signed Ordinance 125936, 19. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to surveillance technology implementation; authorizing approval of uses and accepting the 2018 surveillance impact reports for the Seattle Department of Transportation's use of closed-circuit television traffic cameras and license plate readers.
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WHEREAS, Ordinance 125376 requires Council approval of surveillance impact reports (SIRs) related to approval of uses for certain technology, with existing/retroactive technology to be placed on a Master Technology List; and
WHEREAS, Section 3 of Ordinance 125376, as amended by Ordinance 125679, requires SIRs for "all identified retroactive technologies on the Master Technology List [to] be submitted to Council by March 1, 2020"; and
WHEREAS, the ordinance provisions apply to the closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic cameras and license plate readers (LPRs) in use by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT); and
WHEREAS, SDOT conducted policy rule review and community review as part of the development of the SIRs; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Municipal Code Section 14.18.080, enacted by Ordinance 125679, also requires review of the SIRs by a Community Surveillance Working Group composed of relevant stakeholders and a statement from the Chief Technology Officer in response to the Working Group's recommendations; and
WHEREAS, development of the SIRs and review by the Working Group has been completed; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Pursuant to Ordinances 125376 and 125679, the City Council approves use of the Seattle Department of Transportation's closed-circuit television (CCTV) traffic cameras and license plate readers (LPRs) and accepts the September 23, 2019 Surveillance Impact Reports (SIRs), for those technologies, attached to this ordinance as Attachments 1 and 2, and the September 17, 2019 Condensed Surveillance Impact Reports (CSIRs), for those technolog...

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