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Record No: CB 119850    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119850
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/17/2020
Ordinance No: Ord 126137
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Transportation; authorizing the Director of the Department of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of The City of Seattle a Quit Claim Deed from King County, a political subdivision of the State of Washington, located in a portion of Block B, Supplementary Plat of Edes and Knight's Addition to the City of Seattle, a portion of the Northwest quarter of Section 32, Township 26 North, Range 4 East, Willamette Meridian, a portion of Block 1, Ross Home Addition, and a portion of Block 48, Yesler's 2nd Addition (Supplemental) to the City of Seattle; designating the property for street purposes and laying it off as right-of-way; placing the property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Attachments: 1. Att A - Quit Claim Deed
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 - Vicinity Map for Parcel No. 225450-2530, 3. Summary Att 2 - Vicinity Map for Parcel No. 322604-9544, 4. Summary Att 3 - Vicinity Map for Parcel No. 744600-0070, 5. Summary Att 4 - Vicinity Map for Parcel No. 982870-2355, 6. Central Staff Memo, 7. Signed Ordinance 126137, 8. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Transportation; authorizing the Director of the Department of Transportation to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of The City of Seattle a Quit Claim Deed from King County, a political subdivision of the State of Washington, located in a portion of Block B, Supplementary Plat of Edes and Knight's Addition to the City of Seattle, a portion of the Northwest quarter of Section 32, Township 26 North, Range 4 East, Willamette Meridian, a portion of Block 1, Ross Home Addition, and a portion of Block 48, Yesler's 2nd Addition (Supplemental) to the City of Seattle; designating the property for street purposes and laying it off as right-of-way; placing the property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, King County, a political subdivision of the state of Washington ("King County"), owned four pieces of property subject to foreclosure orders of the King County Superior Court to satisfy tax liens it assessed against several delinquent property owners ("Foreclosed Properties"); and
WHEREAS, King County acquired the Foreclosed Properties in trust by deed for the taxing districts between 1994 and 2008 under King County Recording Numbers 199401121993, 199802040747, 199901250967, and 20080206001944 because there were no qualifying bids received at the tax foreclosure sales offering the Foreclosed Properties for sale to the public; and
WHEREAS, the City Traffic Engineer, on behalf of the Department of Transportation, recently reviewed several properties being offered for sale by King County and determined that purchasing the Foreclosed Properties would enhance The City of Seattle's transportation system given their proximity to existing right-of-way; and
WHEREAS, King County is conveying the Foreclosed Properties to The City of Seattle ("City") pursuant to chapter...

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