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Record No: CB 119782    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119782
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 5/4/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126077
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the financing of fire facilities; creating a fund for depositing proceeds of Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds in 2021; authorizing the loan of funds in the amount of $8,200,000 from the Construction and Inspections Fund to the 2021 Multipurpose LTGO Bond Fund for bridge financing of the Fire Station 31 Replacement Project; amending Ordinance 126000, which adopted the 2020 Budget, including the 2020-2025 Capital Improvement Program, changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold, Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att A - Fire Station Fire Station 31 Replacement CIP Project Page
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Signed Ordinance 126077, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the financing of fire facilities; creating a fund for depositing proceeds of Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds in 2021; authorizing the loan of funds in the amount of $8,200,000 from the Construction and Inspections Fund to the 2021 Multipurpose LTGO Bond Fund for bridge financing of the Fire Station 31 Replacement Project; amending Ordinance 126000, which adopted the 2020 Budget, including the 2020-2025 Capital Improvement Program, changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
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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, SFD and the Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS), through a site search, environmental due diligence, public outreach, and preliminary architectural designs, determined that this property is ideal for the new Fire Station 31; and
WHEREAS, the property 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 authorized the 2020-2025 Adopted 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; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Municipal Code subsection 5.06.030.C requires City Council approval by ordinance of any interfund loan for a duration of 90 days or more; and
WHEREAS, in the normal course of business the ...

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