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Record No: CB 119930    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119930
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 11/23/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126230
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to adjusting the nine-year Move Seattle Levy appropriation amounts for Levy core categories established by Ordinance 124796, the Levy to Move Seattle; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
Sponsors: Teresa Mosqueda
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - Comparison of nine-year appropriations by Levy core category, 3. Signed Ordinance 126230
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to adjusting the nine-year Move Seattle Levy appropriation amounts for Levy core categories established by Ordinance 124796, the Levy to Move Seattle; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
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WHEREAS, in 2015, Ordinance 124796 submitted to the qualified electors of the City a property tax levy for the purpose of raising up to $930,000,000 over nine years for transportation improvement purposes; and
WHEREAS, Section 6 of Ordinance 124796 established aggregate nine-year Levy proceeds appropriation amounts for each Levy core category; and
WHEREAS, Section 6 of Ordinance 124796 states, "The nine-year appropriation amounts of Levy Proceeds for each core category established in this Section 6 may be changed by up to ten percent of the amount listed for each core category by separate ordinance, after the Levy Oversight Committee has been given an opportunity to comment"; and
WHEREAS, Section 6 further states, "The nine-year appropriations amount of Levy Proceeds for each core category established in this Section 6 may be changed by more than ten percent of the amount listed for each core category by a 3/4 vote of City Council;" and
WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic and associated decline in revenues have resulted in the need for significant shifts across the Seattle Department of Transportation budgets; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The Seattle Department of Transportation is authorized to make the following proposed appropriation changes across Move Seattle Levy ("Levy") categories:
(a) Safe Routes category.
a. Original nine-year appropriation amount: $207,000,000
b. Proposed nine-year appropriation amount: $240,821,530
c. Percent change in appropriation: +16.3%
(b) Congestion Relief category.
a. Original nine-year appropriation amount: $303,000,000
b. Proposed nine-year appropriation amount: $285,669,270
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