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Record No: Res 31988    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 3/8/2021
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION granting conceptual approval to construct, maintain, and operate a private parking area on East Howe Street, east of Fairview Avenue East; as proposed by BSOP 1, LLC, as part of developing a public plaza in unopened right-of-way in the Eastlake neighborhood.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - E Howe Steps Plaza Area Map, 3. Central Staff Memo, 4. Presentation, 5. Signed Resolution 31988
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION granting conceptual approval to construct, maintain, and operate a private parking area on East Howe Street, east of Fairview Avenue East; as proposed by BSOP 1, LLC, as part of developing a public plaza in unopened right-of-way in the Eastlake neighborhood.
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WHEREAS, the East Howe Steps Plaza Steering Committee ("Steering Committee") secured City of Seattle funding to develop a design of a public plaza in an unopened portion of East Howe Street plaza, east of Fairview Avenue East, including a paved area for public plaza parking; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Neighborhoods led a community engagement process on the public plaza's design, and the design accommodates daytime restricted parking for the adjacent property owner; and
WHEREAS, the Steering Committee and BSOP 1, LLC, the adjacent property owner, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing that BSOP 1 LLC will contribute $500,000 for the construction of the public plaza, as supported by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, and BSOP 1, LLC will provide ongoing maintenance of the public plaza; and
WHEREAS, BSOP 1, LLC applied for permission to construct a private parking area for 16 vehicles in the unopened right-of-way in East Howe Street, east of Fairview Avenue East ("Private Parking Area"); and
WHEREAS, in making a recommendation, the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation ("Director") considered the plans and application materials submitted by BSOP 1, LLC to construct the Private Parking Area and recommends that conceptual approval be granted; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE, THE MAYOR CONCURRING, THAT:
Section 1. The City Council finds that the Private Parking Area across East Howe Street, east of Fairview Avenue East, as proposed by BSOP 1, LLC and the funding for constructing the public plaza and the ongoing maintenance of a public plaza are in accordance w...

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