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Record No: CB 120135    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120135
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 8/9/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126415
Title: AN ORDINANCE granting ARE-SEATTLE NO. 33, LLC a permit to construct, maintain, and operate below-grade private utility lines under and across Roy Street, west of 8th Avenue North, and Dexter Avenue North, north of Mercer Street, for a 15-year term, renewable for one successive 15-year term; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; and providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A - ARE District Energy Area Map, 3. Summary Att B - ARE District Energy Fee Assessment, 4. Central Staff Memo, 5. Presentation, 6. Signed Ordinance 126415, 7. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE granting ARE-SEATTLE NO. 33, LLC a permit to construct, maintain, and operate below-grade private utility lines under and across Roy Street, west of 8th Avenue North, and Dexter Avenue North, north of Mercer Street, for a 15-year term, renewable for one successive 15-year term; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; and providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions.
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WHEREAS, McKinstry Company LLC applied for permission to construct, operate, and maintain below-grade private utility lines under and across Roy Street, west of 8th Avenue North; Dexter Avenue North, north of Mercer Street; Roy Street, west of Dexter Avenue North; and under the alley north of Mercer Street, west of Dexter Avenue North, south of Roy Street, and east of Aurora Avenue North in the South Lake Union neighborhood ("ARE District Energy System"); and
WHEREAS, McKinstry Company LLC transferred all rights and ownership of the ARE District Energy System to ARE-SEATTLE NO. 33, LLC; and
WHEREAS, the ARE District Energy System has been modified to eliminate potential lines under and across Roy Street, west of Dexter Avenue North; and under the alley north of Mercer Street, west of Dexter Avenue North, south of Roy Street, and east of Aurora Avenue North; and
WHEREAS, the purpose of the ARE District Energy System is to extract waste heat from municipal wastewater and distribute it between the buildings located at 601 Dexter Avenue North, 701 Dexter Avenue North, and 800 Mercer Street, reducing energy usage and carbon emissions; and
WHEREAS, the obligations of the ordinance remain in effect after the ordinance term expires until the encroachment is removed, or ARE-SEATTLE NO. 33, LLC is relieved of the obligations by the Seattle Department of Transportation Director, or the Seattle City Council passes a new ordinance to renew the permission granted; and
WHEREAS, t...

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