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Record No: Res 31839    Version: Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/24/2018
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION making a preliminary decision on the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan.
Sponsors: Rob Johnson
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Seattle City Council Findings Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle CMP v2, 2. Att 2 – Seattle City Council Conclusions Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle CMP v2, 3. Att 3 – Seattle City Council Amendments to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle CMP v3, 4. Att 4 – Proposed amendments to the Official Land Use Map, Chapter 23.32 of the SMC v2, 5. Att 1 – Seattle City Council Findings Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle CMP v1b, 6. Att 2 – Seattle City Council Conclusions Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle CMP v1a, 7. Att 3 – Seattle City Council Amendments to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle CMP v2, 8. Att 4 – Proposed amendments to the Official Land Use Map, Chapter 23.32 of the SMC v1a
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo (updated; 9/19/18), 3. Presentation (9/19/18), 4. Presentation (updated; 9/19/18), 5. Signed Resolution 31839, 6. Affidavit of Publication

CITY OF SEATTLE

RESOLUTION __________________

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A RESOLUTION making a preliminary decision on the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan.

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WHEREAS, in 1998 the City of Seattle and the University of Washington (UW) entered into an agreement regarding planning for the Seattle campus of the University of Washington, called the “City-University Agreement” (CUA); and

WHEREAS, the CUA was last amended by Ordinance 121688 in 2005; and

WHEREAS, on April 21, 2016, the UW filed a notice of intent to prepare a new Campus Master Plan (CMP) pursuant to the CUA; and

WHEREAS, in 2002, the City granted conditional approval of a ten-year CMP, allowing for the development of up to three million square feet of space on the University of Washington Seattle Campus; and

WHEREAS, the University filed a notice of intent to prepare a new CMP in 2016; and

WHEREAS, the CMP has been reviewed by the City/University Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC), the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections, and the Seattle Hearing Examiner, who recommended approval of the CMP with conditions; and

WHEREAS, the City Council received petitions for further consideration of the Seattle Hearing Examiner’s decision and held a public hearing on the CMP to receive testimony from parties of record; and

WHEREAS, the CUA requires that the City Council prepare a preliminary decision on the CMP; and

WHEREAS, the CUA provides that the University of Washington’s Board of Regents, the City-University-Community Advisory Committee (CUCAC), and any petitioning persons may respond to the Council’s preliminary decision by providing specific objections, the basis of the objections, and reasonable alternatives to the preliminary decision; and

WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes the University’s intent to increase access to child care facilities by adding up to 366 child care slots on campus in the next eight years; and

WHEREAS, the City Council encourages the University and the City of Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning to explore opportunities to support access to high quality preschool and child care for University students, staff and faculty workers; and

WHEREAS, the Seattle City Council encourages the University of Washington to use a priority hire program to support the hiring of residents of underserved communities to work on construction projects; and

WHEREAS, the City Council encourages the University of Washington to explore innovative ways to support local economic development and integration of woman and minority-owned local businesses into the Campus, such as the Port of Seattle’s retail leasing program at Sea-Tac airport; and

WHEREAS, the City Council encourages the University of Washington to engage in negotiations to amend the City-University in order to bring the agreement up-to-date and respond to changes to the regulatory environment, including changes to the Growth Management Act, the Seattle Comprehensive Plan, and the City Council’s quasi-judicial rules; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEATTLE THAT:

Section 1. The City Council intends to adopt findings regarding the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan, Clerk File 314346, as shown in Attachment 1 to this resolution.

Section 2. The City Council intends to adopt conclusions regarding the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan, Clerk File 314346, as shown in Attachment 2 to this resolution.

Section 3. The preliminary decision of the City Council is to approve the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan with the amendments described in Attachment 3 to this resolution.

Section 4. The preliminary decision of the City Council is to amend the Official Land Use Map, Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code, to rezone properties identified on pages 61, 62, 63, 77, 78, 79, 80, and 81 of the Official Land Use Map as shown in Attachment 4 to this resolution.

 

Adopted by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2018, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its adoption this ________ day of _________________________, 2018.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2018.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)

Attachments:

Attachment 1 - Seattle City Council Findings Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan

Attachment 2 - Seattle City Council Conclusions Related to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan

Attachment 3 - Seattle City Council Amendments to the University of Washington 2018 Seattle Campus Master Plan

Attachment 4 - Proposed amendments to the Official Land Use Map, Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code