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Record No: CB 120138    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120138
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/13/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126430
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Terminal 5 Quiet Zone Improvements project under the Freight Spot Improvement Program; authorizing the Director of the Department of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record both temporary and permanent property rights from abutting property owners located along West Marginal Way Southwest between 17th Avenue Southwest and Delridge Way Southwest, necessary or convenient for the Terminal 5 Quiet Zone Improvements project through negotiation or condemnation; placing the acquired real property rights under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Department of Transportation and designating for transportation, utility, and general municipal purposes; authorizing payment of all other costs associated with acquisition; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen, Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att 2 - Contact List of Properties Affected
Supporting documents: 1. Att 1 - Map of Construction Corridor, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note, 3. Summary Ex 1 - Vicinity Map, 4. Central Staff Memo, 5. Presentation, 6. Certificate of Mailing, 7. Signed Ordinance 126430
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Terminal 5 Quiet Zone Improvements project under the Freight Spot Improvement Program; authorizing the Director of the Department of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record both temporary and permanent property rights from abutting property owners located along West Marginal Way Southwest between 17th Avenue Southwest and Delridge Way Southwest, necessary or convenient for the Terminal 5 Quiet Zone Improvements project through negotiation or condemnation; placing the acquired real property rights under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Department of Transportation and designating for transportation, utility, and general municipal purposes; authorizing payment of all other costs associated with acquisition; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, The Port of Seattle (the "Port"), in coordination with The Northwest Seaport Alliance (the "NSA"), will be constructing the Terminal 5 Cargo Wharf, Berth Deepening, and Improvements Project on the West shoreline of the West Waterway in Southwest Elliot Bay, the address for the site is 2701 26th Avenue Southwest, Seattle, Washington, 98106, and is approximately 1.5 miles from the city of Seattle urban center ("Terminal 5"), to rehabilitate the existing marine cargo facilities at Terminal 5 of the Port of Seattle to serve larger cargo vessels (the "Terminal 5 Project"); and
WHEREAS, Terminal 5 has long been considered a premier container cargo facility on the West Coast because of its naturally deep berth, wide footprint (185 acres), and the availability of an on-dock rail yard that allows containers to be directly loaded from the ship onto rail lines; and
WHEREAS, in recent years, the introduction of new ultra-large container vessels has triggered dramatic changes in the container shipping industry with vessels of more than 10,000 20-foot-equivalent units ("TEUs") capacity currently ...

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