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Record No: Res 31887    Version: 1 Council Bill No:
Type: Resolution (Res) Status: Adopted
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 6/10/2019
Ordinance No:
Title: A RESOLUTION adopting and approving an application for surplus federal property at Fort Lawton, including a redevelopment plan, and authorizing the City of Seattle Office of Housing to forward an application to the United States Department of Defense and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in response to the closure of the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center.
Sponsors: Teresa Mosqueda
Attachments: 1. Att 1 – Fort Lawton Redevelopment Plan, 2019 Update v3, 2. Att 1 – Fort Lawton Redevelopment Plan, 2019 Update v2, 3. Att 1 Appx H - Homeless Assistance Submission, 4. Att 1 Appx H, Appx M- Lease
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Mayor's Letter, 3. Council Central Staff Memo, 4. Signed Resolution 31887, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
RESOLUTION __________________
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A RESOLUTION adopting and approving an application for surplus federal property at Fort Lawton, including a redevelopment plan, and authorizing the City of Seattle Office of Housing to forward an application to the United States Department of Defense and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development in response to the closure of the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center.
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WHEREAS, in 2005, the United States Congress authorized the closure of the Fort Lawton Army Reserve Center (Fort Lawton), and the U.S. Army published notices that the property will be available for non-military uses and ownership; and
WHEREAS, the United States Army determined that Fort Lawton is surplus to the United States needs in accordance with the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, Public Law 101-510, as amended, and the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission Report, as approved; and
WHEREAS, the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act authorizes the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Army to make final decisions regarding the disposition of base property and facilities, and the DoD requested the City submit the application for Fort Lawton, including the redevelopment plan and homeless assistance submission, to the DoD and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and
WHEREAS, the City, acting as the Local Redevelopment Authority (LRA), solicited and received Notices of Interest for property from homeless assistance providers and other eligible recipients of public benefit conveyances of federally-owned property; and
WHEREAS, the City, acting as the LRA, prepared an application in accordance with the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Act of 1990, Public Law 101-510, as amended, and the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission Report, as approved; and
WHEREAS, the application prepared by the City (2008 Plan), which included a redevelopment plan providing for mixed-income housing a...

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