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Record No: CB 119285    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119285
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 6/25/2018
Ordinance No: Ord 125607
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Washington State Convention Center facility addition; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record, on behalf of The City of Seattle, a temporary right of way easement with the Washington State Convention Center, Public Facilities District for the temporary reroute of Olive Way during construction of the new convention center facility; placing the easement under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Department of Transportation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Mike O'Brien
Attachments: 1. Att A – Temporary Right of Way Easement, 2. Mayor's Letter on Returning Bill Unsigned 119285
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex 1 - Vicinity Map Project Area, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 125607, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Washington State Convention Center facility addition; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record, on behalf of The City of Seattle, a temporary right of way easement with the Washington State Convention Center, Public Facilities District for the temporary reroute of Olive Way during construction of the new convention center facility; placing the easement under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Department of Transportation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the Washington State Convention Center ("WSCC") petitioned The City of Seattle ("City") to vacate a subterranean portion of Olive Way, and a full vacation of a portion of Terry Avenue and three existing alleys ("Vacations"), as part of the Washington State Convention Center's new facility ("WSCC Addition" or "Site A"), residential tower ("Site B"), and office tower additions ("Site C"), as more particularly described in the vacation petition to the City, Clerk File 314338 ("Petition"); and
WHEREAS, the WSCC Addition includes an exhibit hall and a loading dock ("New Amenities") that will extend below grade from Site A, beneath Olive Way, Terry Avenue, Site B, and Site C; and
WHEREAS, the construction of the New Amenities will require the temporary removal of a portion of Olive Way; and
WHEREAS, to mitigate this, WSCC will reroute Olive Way ("Temporary Reroute") across its property, Site B and Site C, as well as Terry Avenue and two of the three alleys being vacated; and
WHEREAS, WSCC is granting a temporary right of way easement to the City ("Easement Agreement") for street purposes to accomplish the Temporary Reroute; and
WHEREAS, once executed, the Easement Agreement will be recorded with the King County Recorder's Office; and
WHEREAS, upon successful completion of the conditions set forth in the Easement Agre...

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