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Record No: CB 119644    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119644
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Filed with City Clerk
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/9/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 126018
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Finance and Administrative Services; declaring 5-foot wide properties that lie between the northwesterly line of Clarmar Crags, recorded Vol. 37 page 47 in King County, and the southeasterly line of Alki Beach, an unrecorded plat; being a portion of the Undesignated Tract of Plat of West Seattle Park, recorded Vol. 3 page 177 in King County, as surplus to the City's needs; authorizing the sale of said properties to the owners of the adjoining properties; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute all documents for the sale and transfer of the properties at fair market value; and directing how proceeds from the sale shall be distributed.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Attachments: 1. Affidavit of Publication
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - West Seattle Snippets, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 126018
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Finance and Administrative Services; declaring 5-foot wide properties that lie between the northwesterly line of Clarmar Crags, recorded Vol. 37 page 47 in King County, and the southeasterly line of Alki Beach, an unrecorded plat; being a portion of the Undesignated Tract of Plat of West Seattle Park, recorded Vol. 3 page 177 in King County, as surplus to the City's needs; authorizing the sale of said properties to the owners of the adjoining properties; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute all documents for the sale and transfer of the properties at fair market value; and directing how proceeds from the sale shall be distributed.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle (City) was authorized by Ordinance 88399 to acquire certain tax title property for general municipal purposes to establish greenbelt areas; and
WHEREAS, in 1960 the King County Treasurer, by Treasurer's Deed #37665, conveyed numerous parcels of real property to the City, which conveyance included a strip of land approximately 5 feet wide by 600 feet long; and
WHEREAS, this strip of land bisects several private property ownerships, leaving several parcels landlocked; and
WHEREAS, other portions of the 5-foot wide properties were sold to adjacent property owners; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) has determined that the properties do not serve an essential City function; and
WHEREAS, Resolution 29799, adopted in 1998, as amended by Resolution 30862 in 2006, as amended by Resolution 31770 in 2017 and as amended by Resolution 31837 in 2018, adopted procedures by the Seattle City Council regarding property reuse and disposition of City owned property (Property Disposition Procedures); and
WHEREAS, each of the ...

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