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Record No: CB 119169    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119169
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 1/2/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125507
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 5104 SW Orleans Street; and authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Supporting documents: 1. Att A - Agreement for Purchase and Sale of Real Property, 2. Summary and Fiscal Note, 3. Summary Att A - Map of Schmitz Preserve Park Acquisition, 4. Signed Ordinance 125507, 5. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; authorizing the acquisition of real property commonly known as 5104 SW Orleans Street; and authorizing acceptance and recording of the deed for open space, park, and recreation purposes.

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WHEREAS, the City Council passed Ordinance 124468 in 2014, authorizing the interlocal agreement between The City of Seattle (City) and the Seattle Park District, which included the Seattle Park District Financial Plan: 2015-2020; and

WHEREAS, the Seattle Park District Financial Plan: 2015-2020 included the Park Land Acquisition and Leverage Fund, which is to be used to acquire park lands, including acquisition of properties to fill gaps in existing public ownership and preserve continuity within the City's greenspaces; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation has determined Schmitz Preserve Park provides significant open space benefits including wildlife habitat and recreational opportunities, and the area is, therefore, a priority area for additional acquisitions for parks and open space; and

WHEREAS, the owner of the property at 5104 SW Orleans Street has offered to sell his property to the City while retaining a life estate, which will allow him to live out his life in his house, and this acquisition will fill a gap in Schmitz Preserve Park; and

WHEREAS, funding for the acquisition is available from the Park Land Acquisition and Leverage Fund and has been appropriated by Ordinance 124927; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Superintendent of Parks and Recreation (“Superintendent”), or the Superintendent’s designee, is authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to acquire the following described real property, subject to a reservation of life estate measured by the life of William B. Stotler, situated in the City of Seattle, County of King, State of Washington, and commonly known as the property at 5104 SW Orleans St (“Property”), together with all rights, privileges, and other property pertaining thereto, for open space, park, and recreation purposes:

LOTS 14 AND 15, BLOCK 3, SEARING’S PARK ADDITION TO THE CITY OF SEATTLE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN VOLUME 18 OF PLATS, PAGE 34, IN KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON.

 

Section 2. The Superintendent, or the Superintendent’s designee, is authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to execute, deliver, and perform for and on behalf of The City of Seattle a Purchase and Sale Agreement substantially in the form attached to this ordinance as Attachment A, pursuant to which the City will pay William B. Stotler a purchase price of $225,000.

Section 3. The Superintendent, or the Superintendent’s designee, is further authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle to accept a deed for the Property by attaching to the deed the Superintendent’s written acceptance thereof, and recording the same. 

Section 4.  The Property shall be accepted for open space, park, and recreation purposes, and placed under the jurisdiction of the Department of Parks and Recreation.

 

 

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 _________________________, 2018, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2018.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2018.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2018.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

 

 

 

 

 

Attachment:

Attachment A - Agreement for Purchase and Sale of Real Property