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Record No: CB 120111    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120111
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/13/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126428
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing, in 2021, acceptance of funding from non-City sources; authorizing the heads of the Executive Department, Human Services Department, City Light Department, Department of Transportation, Seattle Fire Department, and Seattle Parks and Recreation to accept specified grants, private funding, and subsidized loans and to execute, deliver, and perform corresponding agreements; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Teresa Mosqueda
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – 2021 2Q Grant Acceptance Ordinance Summary Detail Table, 3. Central Staff Memo (updated; 7/20/21)
Related files: CB 120112

CITY OF SEATTLE

ORDINANCE __________________

COUNCIL BILL __________________

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AN ORDINANCE authorizing, in 2021, acceptance of funding from non-City sources; authorizing the heads of the Executive Department, Human Services Department, City Light Department, Department of Transportation, Seattle Fire Department, and Seattle Parks and Recreation to accept specified grants, private funding, and subsidized loans and to execute, deliver, and perform corresponding agreements; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:

Section 1. The Mayor or the Mayor’s designee, the Director of Education, the Director of the Human Services Department, the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of City Light, the Director of Transportation, the Fire Chief, and the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation are authorized to accept the following non-City funding from the grantors listed below; and to execute, deliver, and perform, on behalf of The City of Seattle, agreements for the purposes described below. The funds, when received, shall be deposited in the receiving funds identified below to support future appropriations, or in support of, or as reimbursement for, the corresponding appropriations set forth in the ordinance introduced as Council Bill 120112.

Item

Department

Grantor

Purpose

Fund

Amount

1.1

Department of Education and Early Learning

Casey Family Programs

Supporting “Whole Child-Whole Day; Creating School Culture & Climate to Address Elimination of Opportunity Gaps” initiative.

General Fund (00100)

$415,000

1.2

Department of Education and Early Learning

Department of Education

Upward Bound focuses on low-income and/or first-generation students who cannot go to college without additional academic assistance and pre-college counseling.

General Fund (00100)

$17,545

1.3

Human Services Department

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)

COVID response grant from Washington State DSHS of federal Older Americans Act funding to provide nutrition programs to older adults in King County.

Human Services Fund (16200)

$849,202

1.4

Human Services Department

Washington State DSHS

Grants to support nutrition programs and other supportive services for older adults from Washington State DSHS.

Human Services Fund (16200)

$327,979

1.5

Executive (Office of Emergency Management)

Washington State Military Department - Emergency Management Division

This funding from the Washington State Military assists state, local, and tribal emergency management activities supporting the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency.

General Fund (00100)

$33,684

1.6

Executive (Office of Emergency Management)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

This funding from FEMA supports a structural seismic retrofit of an affordable housing facility (Bremer Apartments). This project is to be completed in partnership with Capitol Hill Housing (CHH), the non-profit managing the building.

General Fund (00100)

$42,817

1.7

Executive (Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs)

Seattle Housing Authority (SHA)

Support for naturalization services for SHA residents enrolled in New Citizen Program.

General Fund (00100)

$48,532

1.8

Seattle City Light

Washington Department of Commerce

This item increases grant-backed appropriation authority by $600,000 in Seattle City Light, in the Light Fund, Power Supply - CIP BSL (BC-CL-X). This grant will support the development and implementation of a microgrid serving a local community center. The microgrid will integrate solar, battery storage, and a backup generator, and will balance supply and demand.

Light Fund (41000)

$600,000

1.9

Seattle Department of Transportation

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

This grant will fund the Georgetown to South Park Trail project to construct multi-use paths and biking networks to create an all ages all abilities route between the Georgetown and South Park neighborhoods.

Transportation Fund (13000)

 $1,500,000

1.10

Seattle Department of Transportation

FHWA

This grant will fund the construction of pedestrian refuge islands at various locations to reduce pedestrian exposure.

Transportation Fund (13000)

 $1,210,000

1.11

Seattle Department of Transportation

FHWA

These awards from FHWA and FTA will fund construction of transit spot improvements and multimodal corridor improvements along King County Metro Route 40 to improve connections to major destinations in North and Central Seattle.

Transportation Fund (13000)

$1,000,000

 

 

Federal Transit Authority (FTA)

These awards from FHWA and FTA will fund construction of transit spot improvements and multimodal corridor improvements along King County Metro Route 40 to improve connections to major destinations in North and Central Seattle.

Transportation Fund (13000)

$3,000,000

1.12

Seattle Department of Transportation

FHWA

This item accepts grants and appropriates in the amount of $4,000,000 in the Mobility-Capital BCL (BC-TR-19003) from FHWA. This grant will fund construction in the Eastlake segment of the project, including roadway rechannelization and repaving, new protected bike lanes, station platforms and station access improvements, and signal upgrades. Design for this project will finish in 2023 and construction is expected in 2024. The grant funding constitutes approximately 10% of the project budget and a 13.5% local match is required, which has been budgeted.

Transportation Fund (13000)

 $4,000,000

1.13

Seattle Department of Transportation

FHWA

This funding from FHWA will help construct the 15th Avenue West and West Nickerson Street interchange project in the Arterial Asphalt and Concrete Master Project.

Transportation Fund (13000)

 $1,500,000

1.14

Seattle Department of Transportation

FHWA

This grant will fund the Downtown Bike Network project to construct the northern and southern extensions of the 4th Ave PBL for a total of 1.1 miles; this will complete a north/south pathway through the downtown core that offers direct access to dense employment centers and bike facilities connecting other parts of the city.

Transportation Fund (13000)

 $1,900,000

1.15

Seattle Department of Transportation

FHWA

Funding from this FHWA grant will help the Route 48 Transit Improvements project construct improvements to increase transit speed and reliability, as well as transit passenger access and convenience, along 23rd/24th Ave and E Montlake Pl.

Transportation Fund (13000)

 $1,115,300

1.16

Seattle Department of Transportation

Washington Traffic Safety Commission

This grant funding is intended for pedestrian safety programs and will be used for public education efforts in the Vision Zero program.

Transportation Fund (13000)

 $250,000

1.17

Seattle Fire Department

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/FEMA through King County Office of Emergency Management

The State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) is a core assistance program that provides funds to build capabilities at the state, local, tribal, and territorial levels, to enhance our national resilience to absorb disruptions and rapidly recover from incidents both natural and manmade, as well as to implement the goals and objectives included in State homeland security strategies and initiatives in their State Preparedness Report (SPR). Activities implemented under SHSP must support terrorism preparedness by building or enhancing capabilities that relate to the prevention of, protection from, mitigation of, response to, and recovery from terrorism in order to be considered eligible. However, many capabilities which support terrorism preparedness simultaneously support preparedness for other hazards.

General Fund (00100)

 $10,000

1.18

Seattle Fire Department

Washington State Department of Ecology

The Washington State Department of Ecology Grant Program provides funding for oil spill and hazardous materials response and firefighting equipment, resources, and trainings that support local, regional, and statewide emergency response to oil spills and hazardous materials incidents.

General Fund (00100)

 $100,000

1.19

Seattle Fire Department

DHS

The Department of Homeland Security’s BioWatch Program provides early detection of a bioterrorism event and helps communities prepare a coordinated response. The combination of detection, rapid notification and response planning helps federal, state, and local decision-makers take steps to save lives and mitigate damage.

General Fund (00100)

 $1,450,288

1.20

Seattle Fire Department

Washington State Department of Health

The purpose of the Pre-Hospital Grant is to support participation in the trauma system by all licensed, trauma-verified emergency medical services (EMS) organizations providing care in Washington State. The grant may be used for any cost associated with providing trauma care including supplies, equipment, and training.

General Fund (00100)

 $1,260

1.21

Seattle Fire Department

Rockefeller Foundation

The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. Today the Foundation advances new frontiers of science, data, policy, and innovation to solve global challenges related to health, food, power, and economic mobility. As a science-driven philanthropy focused on building collaborative relationships with partners and grantees, the Rockefeller Foundation seeks to inspire and foster large-scale human impact that promotes the well-being of humanity by identifying and accelerating breakthrough solutions, ideas, and conversations.

General Fund (00100)

 $300,000

1.22

Seattle Parks and Recreation

Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO)

This item increases appropriation authority by $1,070,323 in the Building for the Future BSL (BC-PR-20000). This grant from RCO supports the South Park Campus Improvements Project (MC-PR-21013), and will be used towards renovation of the South Park Playground, Spray Park, and Playfield. Additionally, this project will add synthetic turf, lighting, field amenities, an adult fitness zone, a loop trail, improved Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, and accessible pathways. The primary recreational opportunity provided by this project is active play. The project will occur entirely on City property. This is a reimbursable grant and requires a $6,430,015 match, which the total project budget satisfies. The grant expiration date is 12/31/2022.

Park and Recreation Fund (10200)

 $1,070,323

1.23

Seattle Parks and Recreation

King County

This King County 4Culture grant supports the Major Projects Challenge Fund Master project (MC-PR-21002), and will be used towards renovations at the Volunteer Park Amphitheater (VPA).

Park and Recreation Fund (10200)

 $150,000

1.24

Seattle Parks and Recreation

RCO

These grant funds will be used for long-overdue enhancements at Kubota Gardens.

Park and Recreation Fund (10200)

 $500,000

1.25

Seattle Parks and Recreation

Washington State Department of Commerce

This grant supports the Magnuson Community Center project (MC-PR-41067), and will be used towards renovations at the center. Specifically, this grant will be used to expand the center’s ability to provide programming to the community.

Park and Recreation Fund (10200)

$1,950,000

Total

$23,341,930

Section 2. Any act consistent with the authority of this ordinance taken after its passage and prior to its effective date is ratified and confirmed.

Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days after its approval by the Mayor, but if not approved and returned by the Mayor within ten days after presentation, it shall take effect as provided by Seattle Municipal Code Section 1.04.020.

Passed by the City Council the ________ day of _________________________, 2021, and signed by me in open session in authentication of its passage this _____ day of _________________________, 2021.

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President ____________ of the City Council

Approved / returned unsigned / vetoed this ________ day of _________________, 2021.

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Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor

Filed by me this ________ day of _________________________, 2021.

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Monica Martinez Simmons, City Clerk

(Seal)