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Record No: CB 118655    Version: Council Bill No: CB 118655
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 5/16/2016
Ordinance No: Ord 125037
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; adopting a new Major Institution Master Plan for the Swedish Medical Center at Cherry Hill; and amending Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code at Page 112 of the Official Land Use Map, to modify height limits and rezone property within the Major Institution Overlay (Project Number 3012593, Clerk File 311936).
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Attachments: 1. Att A - Rezone Map V2, 2. Att A - Rezone Map V1
Supporting documents: 1. Proposed Amendments, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note, 3. Signed Ord 125037
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; adopting a new Major Institution Master Plan for the Swedish Medical Center at Cherry Hill; and amending Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code at Page 112 of the Official Land Use Map, to modify height limits and rezone property within the Major Institution Overlay (Project Number 3012593, Clerk File 311936).

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WHEREAS, the preparation and review of the proposed new Major Institution Master Plan (MIMP) for the Swedish Medical Center Cherry Hill campus (Swedish) included the following principal steps:
1. Swedish submitted a notice of intent to prepare a new MIMP on November 11, 2011;
2. The City formed of a Citizen's Advisory Committee (CAC) in September 2012, which first met in December 2012; the CAC met 36 times over an approximately 16 month period;
3. The Director of the Department of Planning and Development (DPD, now the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI)) published a notice of availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and draft MIMP on May 22, 2014;
4. The DPD Director published the Final EIS and final MIMP on December 14, 2014;
5. The DPD Director issued a determination that the Final EIS was adequate and issued a recommendation on the final MIMP on March 19, 2015;
6. A majority of CAC members concluded that the MIMP does not meet the intent of the Major Institutions Code for height, bulk, and scale, transportation, and other issues on May 28, 2015;
7. Five separate organizations appealed the determination that the FEIS was adequate to the Hearing Examiner;
8. The Hearing Examiner held a consolidated hearing on the FEIS appeal and the MIMP from July 13 to July 17, 2015;
9. The Hearing Examiner affirmed the adequacy of the EIS and issued her recommendation that the Council approve the MIMP with conditions on September 10, 2015;
10. Seven separate parties appealed the Hearing ...

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