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Record No: CB 118575    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 118575
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 12/7/2015
Ordinance No: Ord 124953
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; accepting an easement situated adjacent to Seward Park granted to The City of Seattle for construction and abandoning-in-place of horizontal construction tiebacks; placing the easement under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Sally Bagshaw
Supporting documents: 1. Att 1 - Easement Granted by Kenny K.pdf, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note, 3. Summary Ex A - Location of Tieback Easement, 4. Seward Park Tieback Easement Presentation (11/19/15), 5. Seward Park Tie Back Easement Presentation (12/3/15), 6. Signed Ord 124953
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; accepting an easement situated adjacent to Seward Park granted to The City of Seattle for construction and abandoning-in-place of horizontal construction tiebacks; placing the easement under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle, operating through Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), owns and operates a combined sewer system that overflows to Lake Washington during heavy rain events; and
WHEREAS, the combined sewer system overflows (CSOs) are governed by the State of Washington under the terms of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit; and
WHEREAS, based on the volume of overflows and their impact on water quality in Lake Washington, Basin 44, which includes Seward Park and upland residential neighborhoods, has been identified in the NPDES permit and related Consent Decree between The City of Seattle, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and State of Washington as a priority for CSO reduction, including regulatory milestones for completion of a capital improvement project; and
WHEREAS, as authorized by Ordinance 124491, SPU received a partial transfer of jurisdiction for a portion of Seward Park from the Department of Parks and Recreation for the construction of an underground CSO storage tank; and
WHEREAS, the construction of the CSO storage tank is benefitted by the use of horizontal construction tiebacks extending into private property; and
WHEREAS, Kenny K. Ho, the adjacent neighbor, granted a tieback easement; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The City of Seattle (City) hereby accepts the easement granted to the City by Kenny K. Ho for the construction and abandoning-in-place of horizontal construction tiebacks as legally described and depicted in At...

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