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Record No: CB 119616    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119616
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/9/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125914
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 1902 NE 98th Street; authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - Map of Thornton Creek- NE 98th St Acquisition, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 125914, 5. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 1902 NE 98th Street; authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

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WHEREAS, the City Council passed Ordinance 124468 in 2014, authorizing an interlocal agreement between The City of Seattle (“City”) and the Seattle Park District, which included the Seattle Park District Financial Plan: 2015-2020; and

WHEREAS, the Seattle Park District Financial Plan: 2015-2020 includes the Park Land Acquisition and Leverage Fund, which is to be used to acquire park lands, including acquisition of greenspace properties; and

WHEREAS, Seattle Parks and Recreation has determined that the Thornton Creek property provides significant open space benefits, including wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities, and the area is therefore a priority area for additional acquisitions for parks and open space; and

WHEREAS, funding for the acquisition is available from the Park Land Acquisition and Leverage Fund and has been appropriated by Ordinance 125475; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Superintendent of Parks and Recreation (“Superintendent”), or the Superintendent’s designee, is authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to acquire the following described real property, situated in the City of Seattle, County of King, State of Washington, and commonly known as the property at 1902 NE 98th Street (“Property”), together will all rights, privileges, and other property pertaining thereto, for open space, park, and recreation purposes:

LOTS 1 THROUGH 5 AND LOTS 17 THROUGH 22, ALL IN BLOCK 2, HEUSTIS ADDITION TO THE MAPLE LEAF ADDITION TO GREEN LAKE CIRCLE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 8 OF PLATS, PAGE 53, IN KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON.

Section 2. The Superintendent, or the Superintendent’s designee, is authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to execute such documents, as deemed necessary or desirable to acquire the Property for a purchase price of $800,000.

Section 3. The Superintendent, or the Superintendent’s designee, is authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to accept a deed for the Property for open space, park, and recreation purposes by attaching to the deed the Superintendent’s written acceptance thereof and recording the same.

Section 4. Any act consistent with the authority of this ordinance taken after its passage and prior to its effective date is ratified and confirmed.

 

Section 5. 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 10 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)