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Record No: CB 120415    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120415
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 9/13/2022
Ordinance No: Ord 126668
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR); authorizing the acquisition of a Conservation and Recreation Easement at the Turner-Koepf House and Garden, commonly known as the Garden House, located at 2336 15th Avenue South; authorizing acceptance of a recording of the Conservation and Recreation Easement for open space, park, and recreation purposes; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Andrew Lewis
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - Purchase and Sale Agreement
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Ex A - Property Maps, 3. Presentation, 4. Signed Ordinance 126668, 5. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR); authorizing the acquisition of a Conservation and Recreation Easement at the Turner-Koepf House and Garden, commonly known as the Garden House, located at 2336 15th Avenue South; authorizing acceptance of a recording of the Conservation and Recreation Easement for open space, park, and recreation purposes; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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WHEREAS, in August 2014, voters approved Proposition 1, creating a metropolitan park district contiguous with the borders of the city of Seattle, known as the Seattle Park District, as permitted under Chapter 35.61 RCW; and
WHEREAS, the 2017 Park Plan used race, equity and health, poverty and income, and population density mapping, among other criteria, to help identify priority areas for the Long-Term Acquisition Strategy; and
WHEREAS, the 2017 Park Plan identified the North Beacon Hill Residential Urban Village as having among the highest occurrence levels in the city of obesity, diabetes, and lack of physical activity, based on socio-economic data correlated with health data; and
WHEREAS, the 2017 Park Plan identified the North Beacon Hill Residential Urban Village as being underserved in terms of five-minute walkability, equity and health, income and poverty, density, and opportunity; and
WHEREAS, the Historic Seattle Preservation and Development Authority ("Historic Seattle PDA") was chartered by The City of Seattle in 1973 to save meaningful places to foster lively communities, and is the only citywide nonprofit and preservation development authority dedicated to historic preservation; and
WHEREAS, Historic Seattle PDA offers compelling education programs, effectively advocates for places that matter, and actively saves historic property through real estate development activities; and
WHEREAS, Historic Seattle PDA was interested in purchasing, rehabilitating,...

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