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Record No: CB 120026    Version: Council Bill No: CB 120026
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 4/19/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126313
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to surveillance technology implementation; authorizing approval of uses and accepting surveillance impact reports for the Seattle Police Department's use of Parking Enforcement Systems including Automated License Plate Reader technology.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Parking Enforcement Systems SIR, 2. Att 2 - Parking Enforcement Systems Executive Overview
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Proposed Amendment 1, 4. Proposed Amendment 2, 5. Signed Ordinance 126313, 6. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to surveillance technology implementation; authorizing approval of uses and accepting surveillance impact reports for the Seattle Police Department's use of Parking Enforcement Systems including Automated License Plate Reader technology.
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WHEREAS, Ordinance 125376 requires Council approval of surveillance impact reports (SIRs) related to approval of uses for certain technology, with existing/retroactive technology to be placed on a Master Technology List; and
WHEREAS, the ordinance provisions apply to the Parking Enforcement Systems including Automated License Plate Reader technology in use by the Seattle Police Department (SPD); and
WHEREAS, SPD conducted policy rule review and community review as part of the development of the SIR; and
WHEREAS, Seattle Municipal Code Section 14.18.080, enacted by Ordinance 125679, also requires review of the SIR by a Community Surveillance Working Group composed of relevant stakeholders and a statement from the Chief Technology Officer in response to the Working Group's recommendations; and
WHEREAS, development of the SIR and review by the Working Group have been completed; and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 126233 created a new Community Safety and Communications Center to include, effective June 1, 2021, the parking enforcement function currently housed within SPD and the SIR will need to be updated to reflect the new organizational structure;
NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Pursuant to Ordinances 125376 and 125679, the City Council approves use of Parking Enforcement Systems including Automated License Plate Reader technology and accepts the Surveillance Impact Report (SIR), for this technology, attached to this ordinance as Attachment 1 and the Executive Overview, for the same technology, attached to this ordinance as Attachment 2.
Section 2. The Council requests the Seat...

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