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Record No: CB 118477    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118477
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/21/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124871
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Neighborhoods; authorizing implementation of certain Neighborhood Matching Fund projects in 2015, and specifying that 2015 appropriations for the Neighborhood Matching Subfund shall carry forward automatically to future budget years.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - Large Projects Fund Award Recommendations, 3. Large Project Fund Presentation, 4. Signed Ord 124871

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Neighborhoods; authorizing implementation of certain Neighborhood Matching Fund projects in 2015, and specifying that 2015 appropriations for the Neighborhood Matching Subfund shall carry forward automatically to future budget years.

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WHEREAS, Resolution 27709 established a Neighborhood Planning and Assistance Program, including a Neighborhood Matching Fund and a Citywide Review Team, to provide support for neighborhood improvement activities, leveraging citizen contributions and volunteer hours for a variety of neighborhood-based planning, development, and improvement projects; and

WHEREAS, Resolution 27965, and subsequent revisions, set forth The City of Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund Application and Review Guidelines; and

WHEREAS, in the 2015 budget $4,010,107 was appropriated for the Neighborhood Matching Subfund, including $1,505,515 for Large Projects funding; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Citywide Review Team are recommending identical Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Projects for funding; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1.  The Department of Neighborhoods (hereinafter “Department”) is hereby authorized to proceed with implementation of the following Large Projects as provided below:

 

 

 

Neighborhood Matching Fund Project Name

Authorized Allocation from NMF Fund

Cherry Street Urban Rain Garden

$50,000

Mount Baker Community Clubhouse Renovation

$100,000

Broadview Community Playground Improvement Project

$100,000

Yesler Swamp Restoration and Boardwalk

$88,887

Weedin Place Gateway and Public Space

$25,000

John Stanford School Playground Renovation Project

$99,000

Construction Planning for East Howe Steps Plaza

$50,000

Community Performance Hall Renovation

$99,414

Activating Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands

$100,000

Pike Place Market Neighborhood Center

$80,000

Jimi Hendrix Park: Are You Experienced? Phase 2

$100,000

Seward Park Torii Construction Project

$100,000

Melrose Promenade Implementation

$50,000

Rainier Valley Corps Project

$100,000

Viewlands Elementary Playground Improvement Project

$100,000

Delridge Neighborhoods Cultural Event Series

$69,975

Central Area Senior Center Planning Options for Facility Redevelopment

$49,454

Legacy of Justice at Hirabayashi Place

$100,000

Jackson Street Workers' Mural

$43,785

 Total

$1,505,515

                     Expenditures may be made for the above projects upon vouchers drawn by the Department Director from funds allocated for the Neighborhood Matching Subfund.  The Department can encumber funds in the amounts allocated.

Section 2.  The Department shall have the authority to administer the City’s public works contracting process and execute contracts for any Neighborhood Matching Fund public works projects to which funds are allocated by this ordinance.  Any public works contracts must comply with state and local law requirements.  The Department is authorized to enter into agreements with public and private entities to implement the projects listed in Section 1.  In the case of an agreement with a private entity, the agreement shall specifically describe the public benefit received by the City.

Section 3.  The Department is hereby authorized to reallocate funds in the Neighborhood Matching Fund Subfund allocated above among the projects identified in Section 1 of this ordinance as necessary, provided that the sum of such changes shall not exceed $150,000, and further provided that the Mayor or the Mayor’s designee notify in writing the Chair of the Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee of the City Council of the nature of and reasons for the reallocation.

Section 4.  Appropriations made from the Neighborhood Matching Subfund shall not lapse and shall be carried over each year until fully expended, abandoned or reappropriated to other authorized activities.

 

 

 

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 ________________________, 2015, and

signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this

 _____ day of ___________________, 2015.

 

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                                                                                                         President __________of the City Council

 

                     Approved by me this ____ day of _____________________, 2015.

 

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                                                                                                         Edward B. Murray, Mayor

 

                     Filed by me this ____ day of __________________________, 2015.

 

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                                                                                                         Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

 

 

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