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Record No: CB 119742    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119742
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/17/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126133
Title: AN ORDINANCE vacating portions of the alleys in Block 3, Norris Addition to West Seattle, in the West Seattle Junction and accepting a Property Use and Development Agreement on the petition of The Whittaker, a Condominium Association, a Washington non-profit corporation (Clerk File 312783).
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Attachments: 1. Ex 1 – Whittaker Alley Vacation PUDA, 2. Signed Ordinance 126133
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – Whittaker Alley Vacation Map, 3. Central Staff Memo (8/17/20), 4. Central Staff Memo, 5. Presentation (added; 3/4/20), 6. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE vacating portions of the alleys in Block 3, Norris Addition to West Seattle, in the West Seattle Junction and accepting a Property Use and Development Agreement on the petition of The Whittaker, a Condominium Association, a Washington non-profit corporation (Clerk File 312783).
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WHEREAS, West Seattle Project X, LLC filed a petition under Clerk File 312783 to vacate a portion of the alleys in Block 3, Norris Addition to West Seattle; and
WHEREAS, LMI West Seattle Holdings, LLC succeeded West Seattle Project X, LLC in interest; and
WHEREAS, The Whittaker, a Condominium Association, a Washington non-profit corporation is the successor in interest and the current petitioner (Petitioner); and
WHEREAS, after a March 11, 2014 public hearing on the petition, the City Council (Council) conditionally granted the petition on April 21, 2014; and
WHEREAS, a Property Use and Development Agreement recorded on June 24, 2019 with the King County Recorder's Office under Recording No. 20190624000710 commits the Petitioner and their successors to fulfill ongoing public-benefit obligations required by the vacation; and
WHEREAS, as provided for in Revised Code of Washington Section 35.79.030 and Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 15.62, on October 30, 2018, the Petitioner paid the City a vacation fee of $2,310,000, which is the full appraised value of the property; and
WHEREAS, the Petitioner has met all conditions imposed by the Council in connection with the vacation petition; and
WHEREAS, vacating the described portions of the alleys in Block 3, Norris Addition to West Seattle is in the public interest; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The portions of the alleys in Block 3, Norris Addition, in the West Seattle neighborhood of Seattle and described below are vacated:
Those portions of the public alleys lying within Block 3, Norris Additio...

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