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Record No: CB 120126    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120126
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 7/26/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126397
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Parks and Recreation; authorizing an exchange of City-owned property at Walt Hundley Playfield for property owned by Seattle School District No. 1 adjacent to West Seattle Elementary School; authorizing execution, acceptance, and recording of quitclaim deeds; authorizing an interlocal agreement ensuring public outdoor recreation use of a portion of property deeded to Seattle Public Schools; and finding that the land exchange meets the requirements of Ordinance 118477, which adopted Initiative 42; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Debora Juarez
Attachments: 1. Att A – Interlocal Agreement, 2. Att B – Quitclaim Deed for Conveyance from School District to City, 3. Att C – Quitclaim Deed for Conveyance from City to School District
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att 1 – Depiction of Exchange Parcels
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Parks and Recreation; authorizing an exchange of City-owned property at Walt Hundley Playfield for property owned by Seattle School District No. 1 adjacent to West Seattle Elementary School; authorizing execution, acceptance, and recording of quitclaim deeds; authorizing an interlocal agreement ensuring public outdoor recreation use of a portion of property deeded to Seattle Public Schools; and finding that the land exchange meets the requirements of Ordinance 118477, which adopted Initiative 42; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, the City of Seattle ("City") owns property commonly known as Walt Hundley Playfield; and
WHEREAS, Seattle School District No.1 ("District") owns property commonly known as West Seattle Elementary School, which is adjacent to the Walt Hundley Playfield; and
WHEREAS, the City constructed a soccer field, with the knowledge of the District, on a portion of the West Seattle Elementary School property; and
WHEREAS, the School District, with the knowledge of the City, uses a portion of the Walt Hundley Playfield property for school uses; and
WHEREAS, in 1978 the City applied for and was awarded Washington State Interagency Committee for Outdoor Recreation (now Recreation Conservation Office) funds to develop sports fields, the long-term obligation of the funding being a requirement that the sports field be held permanently for public outdoor recreation use; and
WHEREAS, the sports fields were constructed on both City- and School District-owned property; and
WHEREAS, in 1986 the City and the School District applied for a Boundary Line Adjustment to align property ownership with usage; and
WHEREAS, in 1987, the City and the School District recorded a Boundary Line Adjustment ("LBA") under recording number 8706181576, but deeds were never exchanged; and
WHEREAS, the School District, assuming the LBA...

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