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Record No: CB 120013    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120013
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 4/12/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126305
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Transportation; authorizing the Director of the Department of Transportation to accept the donation of real property via quit claim deed from the Seattle Parks Foundation, a Washington nonprofit corporation, situated in a portion in Lot 4, Block 13, University Lake Shore Addition Divisions 1, 2, and 3; placing the real property rights conveyed by such deed under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Department of Transportation to be used as part of the Lake City Living Memorial Triangle; laying off the property as right-of-way; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen, Debora Juarez
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex 1 – Vicinity Map, 3. SDOT Presentation, 4. Lake City Memorial Triangle Committee Presentation, 5. Signed Ordinance 126305
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 accept the donation of real property via quit claim deed from the Seattle Parks Foundation, a Washington nonprofit corporation, situated in a portion in Lot 4, Block 13, University Lake Shore Addition Divisions 1, 2, and 3; placing the real property rights conveyed by such deed under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Department of Transportation to be used as part of the Lake City Living Memorial Triangle; laying off the property as right-of-way; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the Seattle Parks Foundation, a non-profit organization (the "Foundation"), was created in 1999 to bring community leaders, donors, and public partners together to create a thriving, accessible, and connected system of public space for the health and happiness of all people; and
WHEREAS, on March 27, 2019, there was a shooting near the intersection of Bartlett Avenue Northeast and Sand Point Way Northeast in North Seattle that killed two people and injured two more; and
WHEREAS, the Foundation as the lead fiscal sponsor, in partnership with the Lake City Neighborhood Alliance and Lake City Way neighbors wishing to support and memorialize the shooting victims, came together and created a memorial garden and beautification project known as the Lake City Living Memorial Triangle ("LCLMT") in memory of the March 2019 shooting victims; and
WHEREAS, the Foundation received additional funding from the Neighborhood Matching Fund, Small Sparks grant from the Department of Neighborhoods to transform the overgrown land near the #75 Metro bus stop into a place of community gathering and reflection; and

WHEREAS, trash has been cleared from the property and evergreen trees, flowering trees, and low shrubs have been planted, signage to educate people about the memorial...

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