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Record No: CB 119781    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119781
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/4/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126078
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Department of Finance and Administrative Services; authorizing the acquisition of real property being identified in King County Records as Parcels AA, BB, CC, and DD of City of Seattle Short Subdivision No. 3025019, and Parcel Y of Seattle Lot Boundary Adjustment No. 3026183; authorizing acceptance and recording of deeds for general municipal purposes including, but not limited to, the construction of Fire Station 31; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold, Debora Juarez
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - Fire Station 31 Sites, 3. Central Staff Memo, 4. Signed Ordinance 126078, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Department of Finance and Administrative Services; authorizing the acquisition of real property being identified in King County Records as Parcels AA, BB, CC, and DD of City of Seattle Short Subdivision No. 3025019, and Parcel Y of Seattle Lot Boundary Adjustment No. 3026183; authorizing acceptance and recording of deeds for general municipal purposes including, but not limited to, the construction of Fire Station 31; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, The City of Seattle ("City") has determined that Fire Station 31 in its current location at 1319 N. Northgate Way no longer meets the operational needs of the Seattle Fire Department (SFD); and
WHEREAS, the Northgate area is anticipated to continue rapid growth in both residential population and business activity in the next 20 years; and
WHEREAS, the Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) and Seattle Fire Department (SFD) through a site search, environmental due diligence, public outreach, and through preliminary architectural designs determined that the property described in Section 2 of this ordinance ("Property") is ideal for the new Fire Station 31; and
WHEREAS, the Property's owners are willing sellers and have agreed to sell the Property according to purchase and sale agreements which were conditioned upon Mayor and City Council approval; and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 126000 adopted the 2020-2025 Capital Improvement Program, which provides for the establishment of a temporary station, and authorizes FAS to obtain options on real property for a new permanent station; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The City Council finds and declares that:
A. Governor's Proclamation 20-28 prohibits agencies from taking action (as defined in RCW 42.30.020), unless the matter is (1) necessary and routine; or (2) ne...

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