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Record No: CB 119535    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119535
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 6/10/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125841
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Fort Lawton Redevelopment Plan Application; authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement setting forth the terms of collaboration between The City of Seattle and Seattle School District No. 1 in the redevelopment of the former Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center.
Sponsors: Teresa Mosqueda
Attachments: 1. Att A - MOA Regarding Fort Lawton Redevelopment Plan between Seattle School District No. 1 and City of Seattle
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - Site Plan, 3. Mayor's Letter, 4. Council Central Staff Memo
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Fort Lawton Redevelopment Plan Application; authorizing a Memorandum of Agreement setting forth the terms of collaboration between The City of Seattle and Seattle School District No. 1 in the redevelopment of the former Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center.
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WHEREAS, in 2005, the United States Congress authorized the closure of the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center ("Fort Lawton"), and the U.S. Army published notices that the property will be available for non-military uses and ownership; and
WHEREAS, the U.S. Army determined that Fort Lawton is surplus to the United States' needs in accordance with the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, Public Law 101-510, as amended, and the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission Report, as approved; and
WHEREAS, the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act authorizes the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Army to make final decisions regarding the disposition of base property and facilities, and the DoD requested The City of Seattle ("City") submit the application for Fort Lawton, including the redevelopment plan and homeless assistance submission, to the DoD and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and
WHEREAS, the City, acting as the Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA), solicited and received Notices of Interest for property from homeless assistance providers and other eligible recipients of public benefit conveyances of federally owned property; and
WHEREAS, the City, acting as the LRA, prepared an application in accordance with the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, Public Law 101-510, as amended, and the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission Report, as approved; and
WHEREAS, the application prepared by the City ("2008 Plan"), which included a redevelopment plan providing for mixed-income housing and parks space, was approved by the City Council in 200...

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