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Record No: CB 120151    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120151
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/9/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126400
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Finance and Administrative Services; authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services or the Director's designee to negotiate and execute a real property lease with the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority for vacant land at 1000 NE 45th Street, Seattle, WA; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen, Andrew Lewis
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Lease Agreement between Sound Transit and City of Seattle
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Signed Ordinance 126400
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Finance and Administrative Services; authorizing the Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services or the Director's designee to negotiate and execute a real property lease with the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority for vacant land at 1000 NE 45th Street, Seattle, WA; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle ("City") desires to lease vacant land from the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority ("Sound Transit") on the site known as 1000 NE 45th Street, Seattle, WA located in the University District Neighborhood for creating and subsequently operating a transitional encampment as envisioned in Ordinance 126042, to include placing 38 tiny house structures, support facilities and common areas for approximately 65 residents and their pets, where applicable; and
WHEREAS, the Human Services Department (HSD) would provide operational support of the transitional encampment through a service contract with a non-profit human services provider; and
WHEREAS, the City and Sound Transit have agreed to a real property lease for a total leased area of approximately 18,034 square feet for a term of one year with an annual extension option, with the lease and all extensions extending no later than May 31, 2024; and
WHEREAS, in lieu of monetary rent, the parties agree that Sound Transit is providing this real property lease for public benefit and in exchange for the City paying all taxes, utilities, and maintenance costs for the premises, except for costs associated with specific existing Sound Transit appurtenances on site; and
WHEREAS, the authority of the Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) under Seattle Municipal Code Section 3.127.020 is limited to negotiating and executing leases for and on behalf of the City that do not exceed five ...

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