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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 technologies, attached to this ordinance as Attachments 3 and 4.

 

Section 2. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2019, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2019.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2019.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2019.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - Surveillance Impact Report: License Plate Readers

Attachment 2 - Surveillance Impact Report: Closed Circuit Television “Traffic 

                          Cameras”

Attachment 3 - 2019 Condensed Surveillance Impact Report: License Plate Readers

Attachment 4 - 2019 Condensed Surveillance Impact Report: Closed Circuit Television “Traffic 

                          Cameras”