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Record No: CB 120159    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120159
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/13/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126431
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to grant funds from the United States Department of Transportation and other non-City sources; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation to accept specified grants and execute related agreements for and on behalf of the City; amending Ordinance 126237, which adopted the 2021 Budget, including the 2021-2026 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); changing appropriations for the Seattle Department of Transportation; revising allocations and spending plans for certain projects in the 2021-2026 CIP; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Alex Pedersen
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 126431
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to grant funds from the United States Department of Transportation and other non-City sources; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation to accept specified grants and execute related agreements for and on behalf of the City; amending Ordinance 126237, which adopted the 2021 Budget, including the 2021-2026 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); changing appropriations for the Seattle Department of Transportation; revising allocations and spending plans for certain projects in the 2021-2026 CIP; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, on July 8, the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced The City of Seattle's (City's) West Seattle Bridge Immediate Response Project (or West Seattle Bridge Repair Project) will receive $11.2506 million in Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) Grant funds; and
WHEREAS, the City has received a commitment of Local Bridge Program funds from the Washington State Department of Transportation in the amount of $12 million to help pay for the repair of the West Seattle High Bridge in recognition of its statewide value connecting people and goods with jobs, services, educational opportunities, and commercial activity; and
WHEREAS, the City has requested grants from the Port of Seattle to help pay for the repair of the West Seattle High Bridge due to its regional and statewide value as a connection to maritime and industrial jobs and Port terminals; and
WHEREAS, the City of Seattle has requested grants from King County to help pay for the repair of the West Seattle High Bridge due to its regional importance as a key bus connection between Burien, White Center, West Seattle, Downtown Seattle, and South Lake Union; and
WHEREAS, the Puget Sound Regional Council has awarded the City of Seattle a grant of federal Surface Transportation funds in the amount of $700,000 f...

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