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Record No: CB 119882    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119882
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/29/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126181
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services to execute and accept from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, on behalf of The City of Seattle, a waterway permit and three sequential waterway permits, for the Seattle Police Department's Harbor Patrol use of Waterway 20.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold, Alex Pedersen
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Waterway Permit 20-089981
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - Map of Permit Area, 3. Signed Ordinance 126181
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services to execute and accept from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources, on behalf of The City of Seattle, a waterway permit and three sequential waterway permits, for the Seattle Police Department's Harbor Patrol use of Waterway 20.
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WHEREAS, The Seattle Police Department's Harbor Patrol ("Harbor Patrol") is located on Lake Union and adjacent to Waterway 20, which includes land and aquatic areas; and
WHEREAS, Waterway 20 is under the jurisdiction of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR); and
WHEREAS, the Harbor Patrol has used Waterway 20 as temporary storage for navigational hazards, impounded vehicles, evidence, found property, recovered stolen vessels, and other flotsam recovered from navigable waterways in the City; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle ("City") is seeking use of Waterway 20 for Harbor Patrol operations through a Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application (JARPA) to DNR; and
WHEREAS, the proposed permit from DNR to the City to use approximately 18,957 square feet of water-dependent property, and 7,467 square feet of non-water-dependent real property, exceeds the leasing authority given to the Director of Finance and Administrative Services under Chapter 3.39 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and
WHEREAS, funding for the permit is to be provided through the Seattle Police Department's operations budget; and
WHERAS, the term of the permit is two years and additional sequential permits are required to be obtained from DNR; and
WHEREAS, the need for Harbor Patrol's use of Waterway 20 for water safety and patrol purposes will continue into the foreseeable future; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Director the Department of Finance and Administrative Services ("Director") or the Director's ...

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