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Record No: CB 119155    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119155
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: Returned to Clerk
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
Final Action: 12/15/2017
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Program; authorizing the Mayor or the Mayor's designees to execute an Agreement with the State of Washington to set forth roles and responsibilities for the State's project to demolish the existing Alaskan Way Viaduct structure once the bored tunnel is opened to drivers.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - SDOT AWV Demo MOA
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the State Route 99 Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Program; authorizing the Mayor or the Mayor's designees to execute an Agreement with the State of Washington to set forth roles and responsibilities for the State's project to demolish the existing Alaskan Way Viaduct structure once the bored tunnel is opened to drivers.
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WHEREAS, by Letter of Agreement dated January 13, 2009, the Governor, the King County Executive, and the Mayor of The City of Seattle (City) recommended replacement of the existing Alaskan Way Viaduct (Viaduct) structure in the central waterfront area with a bored tunnel and associated improvements to city streets and transit (Alaskan Way Viaduct and Seawall Replacement Program (hereinafter Program)); and
WHEREAS, the January 2009 Letter of Agreement allocated responsibility to the State of Washington (State) for demolishing the existing Viaduct structure (Project) once the bored tunnel is opened to drivers; and
WHEREAS, the State Legislature, by enacting RCW 47.01.402 in 2009, endorsed the bored tunnel as the preferred alternative and authorized State funding; and
WHEREAS, the SR 99 Tunnel Final Environmental Impact Statement signed by the State and City identified the Tolled Bored Tunnel Alternative as the preferred alternative, which included removing the Viaduct along the Seattle waterfront; and
WHEREAS, in October 2009 the City and the State entered into agreement GCA 6366, authorized by Ordinance 123133, which set forth the City's and the State's roles and responsibilities for the Program, and which confirmed the State's responsibility for demolishing the Viaduct from South King Street to the Battery Street Tunnel; and
WHEREAS, in May 2011 the City and the State entered into agreement GCA 6486, which was accepted by Ordinance 123542 and which recognized that the Project would be subject to a future agreement between ...

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