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Record No: CB 120098    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120098
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 6/28/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126380
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Board of Park Commissioners; changing the name to the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners; requesting that the Code Reviser revise the Seattle Municipal Code accordingly; amending the Board's composition and processes; authorizing an amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between The City of Seattle and the Seattle Park District; and amending Sections 3.26.010 and 3.26.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Third Amendment to ILA, 2. Att 2 - Amended and Restated ILA
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 126380, 3. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Board of Park Commissioners; changing the name to the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners; requesting that the Code Reviser revise the Seattle Municipal Code accordingly; amending the Board's composition and processes; authorizing an amendment to the Interlocal Agreement between The City of Seattle and the Seattle Park District; and amending Sections 3.26.010 and 3.26.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
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WHEREAS, the Board of Park Commissioners was originally established in 1887, to oversee the City's first park, and serves in its current form as established in 1968 by Ordinance 96453 as an advisory body to the City Council, Mayor, and Superintendent regarding Parks and Recreation policies for the planning, development, and use of the City's park and recreation facilities; and
WHEREAS, on April 28, 2014, the Seattle City Council approved Ordinance 124468, which authorized the Mayor to sign an interlocal agreement formalizing the relationship between The City of Seattle and the Seattle Park District for implementation of park and recreation services and infrastructure in Seattle; and
WHEREAS, voters approved Proposition 1 on August 5, 2014, creating the Seattle Park District as authorized under chapter 35.61 RCW; and
WHEREAS, the interlocal agreement authorized by Ordinance 124468 establishes a Community Oversight Committee (Park District Oversight Committee) to provide oversight of the projects, programs and services undertaken jointly by the City and the Seattle Park District; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance 125722 of the City and Resolution 24 of the District Board, the City and the Seattle Park District agreed to enter into that certain First Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement, (the "First Amendment"); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance 126199 of the City and Resolution 36 of the District Board, the City and the Seattle Park Di...

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