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Record No: CB 120052    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120052
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/24/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126343
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of City Light to execute an Interlocal Agreement with Skagit County for the transfer of real property from Skagit County to The City of Seattle, to execute conveyance documents and agreements deemed necessary for the transfer of the property on behalf of The City of Seattle, and to accept a Quit Claim Deed from Skagit County for such property; and placing the conveyed property under the jurisdiction of City Light as part of its Endangered Species Act Land Program.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Interlocal Agreement, 2. Att 2 – Quit Claim Deed
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 – Map of Parcel Property, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 126343, 5. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of City Light to execute an Interlocal Agreement with Skagit County for the transfer of real property from Skagit County to The City of Seattle, to execute conveyance documents and agreements deemed necessary for the transfer of the property on behalf of The City of Seattle, and to accept a Quit Claim Deed from Skagit County for such property; and placing the conveyed property under the jurisdiction of City Light as part of its Endangered Species Act Land Program.

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WHEREAS, Skagit County (“County”) owns a parcel of land known as Skagit County Assessor’s Parcel P63501, which the County has determined to be surplus to the County’s needs, and the County desires to transfer ownership of this lot to The City of Seattle; and

WHEREAS, the City Light Department (“City Light”) owns an adjacent property to Parcel P63501, which is managed under City Light’s Endangered Species Act Land Program and its Wildlife Lands Program as habitat for the benefit of fish and wildlife species; and

WHEREAS, City Light acquisition and ownership of Parcel P63501 would create a larger contiguous parcel of fish and wildlife habitat land in the floodplain of the Skagit River; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The General Manager and Chief Executive Officer (“General Manager/CEO”) of the City Light Department (“City Light”), or the General Manager/CEO’s designee, is authorized to execute for and on behalf of The City of Seattle an Interlocal Agreement with Skagit County, attached hereto as Attachment 1.

Section 2. The General Manager/CEO of City Light, or the General Manager/CEO’s designee, is authorized to execute conveyance documents and enter into agreements deemed necessary or convenient to transfer the property from Skagit County to The City of Seattle, consistent with the terms and conditions of the Interlocal Agreement.

Section 3. The General Manager/CEO of City Light, or the General Manager/CEO’s designee, is authorized to accept the land conveyed to The City of Seattle at no cost by Skagit County through a quit claim deed substantially in the form as attached hereto as Attachment 2.

Section 4. Following full execution and recording of the Quit Claim Deed authorized in Section 3 of this ordinance with the Skagit County Auditor, the General Manager/CEO of City Light is authorized to accept the Quit Claim Deed, and the real property conveyed shall be placed under the jurisdiction of City Light.

 

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 ten 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 _________________________, 2021, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2021.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved / returned unsigned / vetoed this ________ day of _________________, 2021.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2021.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - Interlocal Cooperative Agreement between Skagit County and The City of Seattle, Seattle City Light Department

Attachment 2 - Quit Claim Deed