Action Summary, Monday, May 4, 2015

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, May 4, 2015

No absences.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

1. Res 31578 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9-0)

A RESOLUTION reaffirming The City of Seattle’s support of Somali communities to continue remittances to Somalia and the Horn of Africa.

 

FINANCE AND CULTURE COMMITTEE

2. CB 118373 PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Finance and Administrative Services, declaring the vacant property located at 8030 Fauntleroy Way SW as surplus to the City’s needs; authorizing the sale of said property; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to execute all documents for the sale and transfer of the property to Gary Moore; and directing how proceeds from the sale shall be distributed.

 

SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE

3. CB 118369 PASSED (8-1; Opposed Sawant)

AN ORDINANCE relating to rates and charges for water services of Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing withdrawals from the Water Fund Revenue Stabilization Subfund; revising water rates and charges, and credits to low income customers; and amending the Seattle Municipal Code Sections 21.04.430, 21.04.440, and 21.76.040.

4. CB 118378 PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to submit the “Plan to Protect Seattle’s Waterways” and to fulfill the obligations set forth therein, to fulfill obligations under a Consent Decree required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Washington Department of Ecology.

5. Appt 00023 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Robert Ketcherside as member, Landmarks Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to August 15, 2017.

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

6. Appt 00070 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Ethan J. Bergerson as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.

7. Appt 00071 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Betty Spieth-Croll as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.

8. Appt 00072 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Jessica Szelag as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.

9. Appt 00073 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Kristen G. Lohse as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.

10. Appt 00040 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of April Annie Dreisbach Kelley as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

 

ADOPTION OF OTHER RESOLUTIONS

11. Res 31579 ADOPTED (9-0)

A RESOLUTION amending Resolutions 31497, 31498 and 31499; updates the monthly President Pro Tem schedule, committee membership of the standing committees of the Seattle City Council for 2015, and Councilmember participation on King County Committees, Regional Committees, State Committees, and City of Seattle Committees.

 

Action Summary, Monday, April 20, 2015

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, April 20, 2015

Councilmember Licata was excused.

  

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE

1. Appt 00034 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment and Oath of Office of Harold Scoggins as Seattle Fire Department Chief.

 

FULL COUNCIL

2. Appt 00060 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Reappointment of Todd Sparrow as member, Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 30, 2018.

3. Appt 00061 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Reappointment of James R. Fair as member, Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 30, 2018.

4. Appt 00062 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Reappointment of David Moore as member, Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 30, 2018.

5. Appt 00063 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Reappointment of Lucas Grothkopp as member, Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 30, 2018.

6. Appt 00064 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Reappointment of Rae Anne Rushing as member, Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 30, 2018.

7. Appt 00065 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Reappointment of Allen D. Rainsberger as member, Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 30, 2018.

8. CB 118361 PASSED AS AMENDED (7-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to funding for housing and community development programs; adopting the City of Seattle 2015 Annual Action Plan to the 2014 – 2017 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development and authorizing its submission to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development; authorizing acceptance of grant funds from that department for programs and activities included in the Annual Action Plan; modifying appropriations to various departments and budget control levels in the 2015 Adopted Budget; and ratifying and confirming prior acts, all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.

 

EDUCATION AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

9. CB 118370 PASSED (7-0)

AN ORDINANCE increasing civil assessments for failure to timely file reports; amending Seattle Municipal Code Sections 2.04.330.

10. Appt 00059 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Reappointment of Sandi Everlove as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2017.

 

SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE

11. CB 118362 PASSED (7-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Stormwater Code; amending Sections 22.800.040, 22.805.050, and 22.805.060 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

12. CB 118365 PASSED (7-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to grant funds from non-City sources; authorizing the Director of Transportation to accept specified grants and execute related agreements for and on behalf of the City; amending Ordinance 124648, which adopted the 2015 Budget, including the 2015-2020 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); changing appropriations to the Seattle Department of Transportation; adding a new project; revising allocations for certain projects in the 2015-2020 CIP; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

13. Appt 00058 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Cathy Tuttle as member, Seattle School Traffic Safety Committee, for a term of confirmation to March 31, 2018.

 

Action Summary, Monday, April 13, 2015

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, April 13, 2015

Councilmember Licata was excused.

 

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY, HUMAN SERVICES AND ECONOMIC RESILIENCY

1.  Appt 00022 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment and Oath of Office of Catherine Lester as Director of the Human Services Department, for a term from April 13, 2015 to April 13, 2019.

ENERGY COMMITTEE

2.  CB 118350 PASSED (7-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; changing the operation of the Rate Stabilization Account, and amending Seattle Municipal Code 21.49.086.G.

PARKS, SEATTLE CENTER, LIBRARIES AND GENDER PAY EQUITY COMMITTEE

3.  CB 118356 PASSED (7-0)

An ORDINANCE relating to City employment; adding a new Chapter 4.27 to the Seattle Municipal Code to provide a Paid Parental Leave Benefit to eligible city employees; amending Seattle Municipal Code Subsection 4.20.055 to provide the Paid Parental Leave benefit to eligible temporary workers; and establishing other conditions of implementing the new benefit.

4.  Appt 00044 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Bob Edmiston as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to March 31, 2016.

5.  Appt 00045 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Diana S. Kincaid as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to March 31, 2016.

6.  Appt 00046 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Tom Tierney as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to March 31, 2016.

7.  Appt 00024 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Maisha Barnett as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2016.

8.  Appt 00025 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Kelly McCaffrey as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2016.

9.  Appt 00048 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Marc Daudon as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2016.

10.  Appt 00050 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Steve Gillespie as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2016.

11.  Appt 00026 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Patricia Copeland as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2017.

12.  Appt 00027 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Jessica A. Farmer as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2017.

13.  Appt 00028 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Trang Hoang as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2017.

 14.  Appt 00029 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Jennifer Calleja Rodriguez as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2017.

15.  Appt 00030 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Patricia Wilma as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2018.

16.  Appt 00047 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Lylianna Allala as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2018.

17.  Appt 00049 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Dewey Potter as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to April 13, 2018.

18.  Appt 00031 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Appointment of Barbara A. Wright as member, Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to March 31, 2018.

19.  Appt 00035 CONFIRMED (7-0)

Reappointment of Barbara A. Wright as member, Seattle Board of Park Commissioners, for a term of confirmation to March 31, 2018.

SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE

20.  CB 118359 PASSED (7-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; declaring certain real property rights as being surplus to the City’s municipal utility needs; granting an easement to Burlington Northern Railway Company, for limited purposes, over and across the City’s Cedar River Pipeline #4 right of way (a.k.a. Bow Lake Pipeline), King County Assessor Parcel number 0005800017.

Action Summary, Monday, April 6, 2015

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, April 6, 2015

No absences.

 

FULL COUNCIL

1.  Res 31574 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9-0)

A RESOLUTION retiring introduced and referred Council Bills, Resolutions, and Clerk Files which have received no further action.

 

EDUCATION AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE

2.  CB 118363 PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Preschool Program; approving an Implementation Plan as required by Ordinance 124509 and Resolution 31527; amending the tuition model in the Action Plan adopted by Ordinance 124509; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

3.  Appt 00051 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Hueiling Chan as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2018.

4.  Appt 00052 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Saadia Hamid as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2018.

5.  Appt 00053 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Ruth Kagi as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2018.

6.  Appt 00054 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Jonathan P. Knapp as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2018.

 

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY, HUMAN SERVICES AND ECONOMIC RESILIENCY

7.  Appt 00016 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Tam D. Nguyen as member, Seattle Investment Fund LLC Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2017.

 

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE

8.  CB 118311 PASSED AS AMENDED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Shoreline Master Program; amending the Seattle Comprehensive Plan provisions in the Shoreline District; amending Sections 23.60A.020, 23.60A.066, 23.60A.090, 23.60A.152, 23.60A.154, 23.60A.156, 23.60A.157, 23.60A.164, 23.60A.167, 23.60A.172, 23.60A.187, 23.60A.190, 23.60A.193, 23.60A.200, 23.60A.202, 23.60A.204, 23.60A.206, 23.60A.214, 23.60A.215, 23.60A.217, 23.60A.224, 23.60A.240, 23.60A.252, 23.60A.282, 23.60A.294, 23.60A.310, 23.60A.382, 23.60A.384, 23.60A.386, 23.60A.388, 23.60A.390, 23.60A.392, 23.60A.394, 23.60A.402, 23.60A.410, 23.60A.442, 23.60A.446, 23.60A.450, 23.60A.460, 23.60A.482, 23.60A.484, 23.60A.486, 23.60A.490, 23.60A.502, 23.60A.504, 23.60A.506, 23.60A.508, 23.60A.510, 23.60A.512, 23.60A.540, 23.60A.575, 23.60A.578, 23.60A.902, 23.60A.906, 23.60A.908, 23.60A.912, 23.60A.914, 23.60A.916, 23.60A.918, 23.60A.924, 23.60A.926, 23.60A.928, 23.60A.930, 23.60A.934, 23.60A.936, 23.60A.938, 23.60A.942, 23.60A.944, 23.60A.958, 23.60A.970, 23.72.006, 23.91.002 of the Shoreline Master Program Regulations of the SMC, adding new Sections 23.60A.155, 23.60A.159, 23.60A.203, 23.60A.383, 23.60A.483, 23.60A.503 and repealing Sections 23.60A.092 of the Shoreline Master Program Regulations; amending Section 25.09.020 of the environmentally critical areas regulations, and adding a new Section 25.09.016 to the environmentally critical areas regulations of the Seattle Municipal Code.

 

ADOPTION OF OTHER RESOLUTIONS

9.  Res 31575 ADOPTED (9-0)

A RESOLUTION supporting the establishment of a dignified and robust wage for employees performing work in cities across America, as part of a national mobilization on April 15th to promote higher wages for all working families.

Action Summary, Monday, March 30, 2015

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, March 30, 2015

No absences.

 

FULL COUNCIL

1.  CB118330 PASSED AS AMENDED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; amending Ordinance 123256 to clarify the role of and support for the City Light Review Panel.

 

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE

2.  Res 31573   ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9-0)

A RESOLUTION expressing the Seattle City Council’s opposition to Trade Promotion Authority (“Fast Track”) and strong concerns about draft elements of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

3.  CB118310   PASSED AS AMENDED   (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning; amending Sections 23.42.054, 23.54.015, 23.76.004, 23.76.006, 23.76.032, and 23.84A.038 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and adding new Section 23.42.056; to permit transitional encampments for homeless individuals as an interim use on City-owned or private property.

 

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY, HUMAN SERVICES AND ECONOMIC RESILIENCY

4.  CB118325 PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to unsheltered homelessness; lifting a budget proviso imposed on Finance General’s Reserves Budget Control Level; changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; making cash transfers between various City funds; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

5.  CB 118349 PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to incentivizing regional partners to develop homeless shelters; lifting a budget proviso imposed on Finance General’s Reserves Budget Control Level; changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; making cash transfers between various City funds; and amending Ordinance 124648, which adopted the 2015 Budget, including the 2015-2020 Capital Improvement Program.

 

ENERGY

6.  CB 118351  PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; accepting various easements for overhead and underground electrical rights in King County, Washington; placing said easements under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

7.  CB 118352 PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; accepting various easements for overhead and underground electrical rights in King County, Washington; placing said easements under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

 

FINANCE AND CULTURE COMMITTEE

8.  CB 118346 PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE relating to contracting indebtedness; amending Ordinance 124125 to increase the authorized amount of interfund loans for the Alaskan Way Seawall Replacement Project; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE

9.  CB 118354 PASSED (9-0)

AN ORDINANCE granting Columbia Center Property LLC permission to continue to maintain and operate a pedestrian tunnel under and across 5th Avenue, south of Columbia Street, and under and across Columbia Street, east of 5th Avenue, for a ten-year term, renewable for two successive ten-year terms; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; and providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

10.  Appt 00037 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Joanne Donohue as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

11.  Appt 00038 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Paul Muldoon as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

12.  Appt 00039 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of David Amiton as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to May 30, 2016.

13.  Appt 00041 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Catherine E. Morrison as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

14.  Appt 00042 CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Gordon Padelford as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.