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Record No: CB 119989    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119989
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/8/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126281
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Your Voice, Your Choice program; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to acquire, accept, and record, on behalf of The City of Seattle, an easement for street purposes from Seattle School District No. 1, a municipal corporation of the State of Washington, situated in a portion of the Tract described as "Reserve" in the Plat of S.P. Dixon's Green Lake Acre Tracts; designating the easement for street purposes; placing the real property rights under the jurisdiction of SDOT; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Attachments: 1. Att A - Recorded Easement for Street Purposes granted by Seattle School District No. 1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex 1 - Vicinity Map, 3. Summary Ex 2 - Project Area, 4. Presentation, 5. Signed Ordinance 126281
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to the Your Voice, Your Choice program; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) to acquire, accept, and record, on behalf of The City of Seattle, an easement for street purposes from Seattle School District No. 1, a municipal corporation of the State of Washington, situated in a portion of the Tract described as "Reserve" in the Plat of S.P. Dixon's Green Lake Acre Tracts; designating the easement for street purposes; placing the real property rights under the jurisdiction of SDOT; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, Hazel Wolf K-8 STEM School ("School"), together with neighbor residents, submitted an application for The City of Seattle's Your Voice, Your Choice program ("Program") to upgrade the intersection of Pinehurst Way Northeast and Northeast 117th Street ("Intersection") to enhance safety and mobility while improving access to the School; and
WHEREAS, The City of Seattle ("City") studied traffic data at the Intersection which demonstrated that a collision pattern existed that could be resolved through a redesign of the Intersection; and
WHEREAS, the City prioritizes resource allocation for high-collision locations to improve such conditions as soon as possible and as a result, the application was subsequently accepted by the City to provide funding from the Program to redesign the Intersection; and
WHEREAS, design improvements for the Intersection consist of new traffic signals, reconfiguration of the Intersection layout, installation of marked crosswalks and medians to provide safe and comfortable crossings, implementation of turning movement restrictions to reduce congestion and potential conflicts, construction of a new block of sidewalk on the south side of Northeast 117th Street between Roosevelt Way Northeast and 12th Avenue Northeast to improve walking routes to the School, and ...

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