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Record No: CB 118500    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118500
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/21/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124864
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to acquire, through negotiation or condemnation, land and other necessary property rights commonly known as portions of 12754 and13002 NE Riviera Place for open space, park, and recreation purposes, and to execute, accept, and record deeds and convenient documents and agreements deemed by the Superintendent to be necessary to this transaction on behalf of the City; placing conveyed real property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Parks and Recreation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Jean Godden
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – E 130th Street End – Proposed Acquisition, 3. Mayor's Letter, 4. Presentation, 5. Signed Ord 124864
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to acquire, through negotiation or condemnation, land and other necessary property rights commonly known as portions of 12754 and13002 NE Riviera Place for open space, park, and recreation purposes, and to execute, accept, and record deeds and convenient documents and agreements deemed by the Superintendent to be necessary to this transaction on behalf of the City; placing conveyed real property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Parks and Recreation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, Resolution 29370 adopted policies to guide the development of public access improvements to shoreline street ends, which led to the 2008 draft of a Shoreline Street End Master Plan with identified implementation projects for the City's 149 identified street ends; and
WHEREAS, NE 130th Street's end was designated as one of Seattle's 149 street ends by the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) and its predecessor organizations; and
WHEREAS, the Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation has partnered with SDOT to implement street end improvement projects; and
WHEREAS, from the early 1920s, when NE 130th Street was first platted and the neighborhood established, until very recently, when title to the street end was quieted to the abutting property owners pursuant to judgment in King County Superior Court Case No. 12-2-21-21156-6 SEA and affirmed by the Court of Appeals, Division I of the State of Washington, the NE 130th Street end served as a community beach and provided public access to Lake Washington; and
WHEREAS, the NE 130th Street end provides the only water access north of NE 95th Street; and
WHEREAS, the City's goal is to provide water access at least every 2 miles throughout the City's shorelines; and
WHEREAS, acquisi...

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