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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) necessary to respond to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

B. This legislation is necessary because providing fire protection services, including building fire facilities, is a core City function for the preservation of public health and safety.

C. The City Council routinely reviews and approves legislation authorizing the purchase or sale of real property for fire facilities.

Section 2. The Director of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services or designee (“Director”) is authorized on behalf of The City of Seattle to acquire the following described real property (“Property”) situated in the City of Seattle, County of King, State of Washington identified by King County parcel numbers 292604-9618-08, 292604-9619-07, 262604-9620-4, 292604-9052-01, and 292604-9056-07 together with all rights, privileges, and other property pertaining thereto, for general municipal uses including but not limited to the construction of a new Fire Station 31:

Parcels AA, BB, CC, DD of City of Seattle Short Subdivision no 3025019, as recorded under recording number 20170720900044, records of King County; and Parcel Y of Seattle Lot Boundary Adjustment No 3026183, recording number 20170228900006, records of King County.

Containing 30,518 square feet, more or less.

Section 3. The Director is authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to execute such documents as deemed necessary or desirable to acquire the Property for a purchase price not to exceed $4,500,000.

Section 4. The Director is authorized, on behalf of The City of Seattle, to accept a deed for the Property for general municipal use; and the real property therein is placed under the jurisdiction of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services.

Section 5. Any act consistent with the authority of this ordinance taken after its passage and prior to its effective date is ratified and confirmed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Section 6. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2020, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2020.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2020.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2020.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)