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Record No: CB 119449    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119449
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 1/28/2019
Ordinance No: Ord 125762
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to a protest waiver agreement between and among the City, the Waterfront Park Conservancy, and certain property owners affected by the proposed Waterfront Local Improvement District; approving the agreement and authorizing the Director of the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects and the Superintendent of the Department of Parks and Recreation to execute the agreement and implement its terms.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Ex A - Waterfront LID Agreement, 2. Appearance of Fairness Memo
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Mayor's Letter, 3. Presentation
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to a protest waiver agreement between and among the City, the Waterfront Park Conservancy, and certain property owners affected by the proposed Waterfront Local Improvement District; approving the agreement and authorizing the Director of the Office of the Waterfront and Civic Projects and the Superintendent of the Department of Parks and Recreation to execute the agreement and implement its terms.
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WHEREAS, by Resolution 31399, adopted in August 2012, the Council expressed the City's support for the Concept Design and Framework Plan, which was developed based on broad and inclusive public engagement over two years by the City and the Central Waterfront Committee (CWC), and endorsed a Central Waterfront Strategic Plan ("Strategic Plan"), which established a funding plan and called for leveraging a mix of public, private, and philanthropic sources, including formation of the Waterfront Local Improvement District (LID), to achieve the vision described in the Concept Design and Framework Plan; and
WHEREAS, the Council subsequently established the "Central Waterfront Improvement Program" to incorporate elements of the Concept Design and Framework Plan into the City's annual Capital Improvement Plans, pursuant to which the City is planning to invest approximately $248 million from a range of local funding sources; and
WHEREAS, by Resolution 31768, adopted in September 2017, the Council reaffirmed the funding plan (including local improvement district formation) for the Central Waterfront Improvement Program and outlined a process for formation of the Waterfront LID; and
WHEREAS, by Resolution 31812 ("Intent-to-Form Resolution") adopted in May 2018, the Council declared its intent to order the construction of the LID Improvements and to create the Waterfront LID to assess a part of the cost and expense of carrying out those LID Improvements against the proper...

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