Archives Find of the Month: Children’s Orthopedic Hospital

Proving that NIMBYism is not a recent phenomenon, a petition was signed by over 30 Queen Anne residents in 1908 protesting a proposal to build a Children’s Orthopedic Hospital in their neighborhood. Their reasons included:

  • The proposed lot was “entirely too small”;
  • All but one of the other lots on that block contained “a valuable residence” with families who had spent “many thousands of dollars in making permanent improvements”;
  • The lots were “in the heart of a choice residence part of the City” and property values would “greatly depreciate” for many blocks around if the facility was built;
  • The hospital was to be used “for the treatment of deformed and crippled children and especially those who are deformed because of Tubercular troubles, and…the sight of said crippled and deformed children being constantly before the residents in the vicinity of said hospital will be a constant source of annoyance and in fact may cause permanent injury to women under certain conditions of health and cause their children to be hideously deformed who are born under such conditions.”

The petition stated that of course the signers believed the purpose of the hospital was “commendable” – but “under no circumstances” should it be built in their neighborhood. The City Council’s Health and Sanitation Committee was apparently persuaded by their argument and recommended that the Board of Public Works reject the permit. However, the permits were eventually approved, and a facility known as Fresh Air House was built on the site. The hospital expanded nearby a few years later, and in 1953 moved to the present Laurelhurst site of what has become Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center.

 

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Legislation approved by the Seattle City Council on December 2, 2013, and filed with the City Clerk

PDF copies of the signed ordinances are available in the database records linked below:

Ord. 124355
C.B. 117881

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department, authorizing the extension of the franchise from the City of Burien to construct, operate, maintain, replace and repair an electrical light and power system in, across, over, along, under, through and below certain designated public rights-of-way, to July 31, 2014 or the effective date of a replacement franchise agreement, whichever occurs first.

Ord. 124356
C.B. 117882

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department, authorizing the extension of the franchise from the City of Shoreline to construct, operate, maintain, replace and repair an electrical light and power system in, across, over, along, under, through and below certain designated public rights-of-way, to July 31, 2014 or the effective date of a replacement franchise agreement, whichever occurs first.

Ord. 124357
C.B. 117960

AN ORDINANCE relating to the rates, terms and conditions for the use and sale of electricity supplied by the City Light Department, amending Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 21.49 to add a First Avenue South Phase 2 undergrounding charge, applied to all City of Burien rate schedules.

Ord. 124358
C.B. 117961

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; authorizing execution of the Interconnected Transmission Systems Agreement with Bonneville Power Administration to consolidate, clarify, and document the details pertaining to the ownership and operation of the existing physical interconnections between the transmission systems of the two parties.

Ord. 124359
C.B. 117962

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department, authorizing the acceptance of the Statutory Warranty Deed for the “Saunders Property” in Skagit County, Washington, placing said land under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department, and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124360
C.B. 117995

AN ORDINANCE appropriating money to pay certain audited claims and ordering the payment thereof.

Action Summary, Monday, December 16, 2013

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, December 16, 2013

  No Absences

 FULL COUNCIL:

1. Council Bill 118005 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Related to the Legislative Department; amending Ordinance 120544 to change the procedure for regularly revising the salaries of Seattle City Councilmembers; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

2.  Resolution 31493 (PDF Version) ADOPTED AS AMENDED(9-0)
Setting forth the City of Seattle’s 2014 State Legislative Agenda.

3a. Council Bill 118004 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the SR 520, I-5 to Medina: Bridge Replacement and HOV Project; authorizing the amendment of certain agreements with the Washington State Department of Transportation and the University of Washington.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:

3. Council Bill 117900 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the Department of Transportation’s Hazard Mitigation Program; authorizing the Director to acquire, accept, and record on behalf of the City of Seattle, a permanent easement from Dan J. Del Duca and Mary Frances Del Duca, husband and wife, located in a portion of Lots 1 and 2, Block 35, Rainier Beach, for the purpose of slope stabilization along a port ion of Rainier Avenue South; placing the real property rights under the jurisdiction of the Seattle Department of Transportation; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.

4. Council Bill 117926 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to a utility tunnel under and across Broadway between East Olive Street and East Howell Street; amending Ordinance 116634, as amended by Ordinance 121855; updating the insurance and bond requirements; amending the annual fee and other terms and conditions of the permit; renewing the term of the permit to the Seattle Central Community College; providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

5. Clerk File 313275 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Merlin Rainwater as member, Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to August 31, 2015.

6. Clerk File 313276 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Ester Sandoval as member, Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to August 31, 2015.

7. Clerk File 313388 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Terry Finn as member, Seattle Freight Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

8. Clerk File 313389 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Warren Aakervik Jr. as member, Seattle Freight Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

9. Clerk File 313390 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Ref Lindmark as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2017.

10. Clerk File 313391 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of John Coney as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

11. Clerk File 313392 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Allegra Claire Calder as member, Bridging the Gap Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2017.

LIBRARIES, UTILITIES, AND CENTER COMMITTEE:

12. Council Bill 117994 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Authorizing the Director of Seattle Public Utilities to amend contracts with Waste Management of Washington, Inc. and CleanScapes, Inc. for waste collection and transfer service changes, including an option for every-other-week garbage collection.

ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE:

13. Council Bill 117908 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Related to land use and zoning; amending Section 23.49.012 and 23.49.015 to change the contribution amounts for downtown affordable housing and childcare incentive programs and to establish automatic inflationary adjustments.

14. Council Bill 117959 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the City Light Department; declaring surplus a certain portion of real property in Pend Oreille County owned by The City of Seattle that is no longer required for providing public utility service; and authorizing the sale and conveyance of the surplus property to the Bonneville Power Administration (“BPA”) by quit claim deed.

15. Council Bill 117972 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer to execute an agreement with Union Square LLC, one of three participants in the Department’s Pay for Performance pilot program.

16. Council Bill 117973 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer to execute an agreement with Talon Portfolio Services, LLC, one of three participants in the Department’s Pay for Performance pilot program.

17. Council Bill 117974 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer to execute an agreement with Lake Union, LLC, one of three participants in the Department’s Pay for Performance pilot program.

18. Resolution 31487 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (9-0)
Relating to the City Light Department; acknowledging and approving City Light’s adoption of a biennial energy conservation target for 2014-2015 and a ten-year conservation potential associated with Initiative 937.

19. Resolution 31491 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (9-0)
Adopting a Citywide Resource Conservation Management Plan. Committee Recommendation: Adopt

PARKS AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:

20. Council Bill 117982 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the 2008 Parks and Green Spaces Levy; transferring jurisdiction of the Morningside Substation Property from Seattle City Light to the Department of Parks and Recreation for open space, park, and recreation purposes; and increasing appropriations to the Department of Parks and Recreation in the 2013 Budget; all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.

21. Council Bill 117983 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Authorizing the Superintendent of Parks and Recreation to execute and accept from the State of Washington, Department of Natural Resources, (DNR) on behalf of the City of Seattle an Aquatic Lands Lease for the Seattle Aquarium; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

22. Council Bill 118003 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to Conservation Futures Levy proceeds; authorizing the Mayor to amend the Interlocal Cooperation Agreement between the City of Seattle and King County as authorized by City of Seattle Ordinance 114978; and authorizing the deposit of 2012 and 2013 allocations from King County Conservation Futures Levy proceeds into the City of Seattle’s 2008 Parks Levy Fund .

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:

23. Council Bill 117952 (PDF Version) PASSED AD AMENDED (9-0)
Relating to land use and zoning; amending Sections 23.22.062, 23.22.066, 23.22.074, 23.22.100, 23.24.020, 23.24.04 0, 23.24.045, 23.28.030, 23.40.020, 23.41.004, 23.41.012, 23.42.124, 23.43.008, 23.43.010, 23.43.012, 23.44.014, 23.44.0 16, 23.44.018, 23.44.026, 23.44.028, 23.44.030, 23.44.036, 23.44.041, 23.44.044, 23.45.502, 23.45.508, 23.45.510, 23.45.514, 23.45.518, 23.45.520, 23.45.522, 23.45.526, 23.45.529, 23.45.532, 23.45.536, 23.45.545, 23.45.570, 23.47A.004, 23.47A.0 05, 23.47A.008, 23.47A.009, 23.47A.013, 23.47A.014, 23.47A.032, 23.49.013, 23.49.014, 23.49.015, 23.49.025, 23.49.181, 23.50 .038, 23.50.044, 23.52.002, 23.52.008, 23.53.005, 23.53.006, 23.53.035, 23.54.015, 23.54.025, 23.54.030, 23.55.034, 23.5 5.040, 23.58A.024, 23.66.030, 23.66.032, 23.66.115, 23.66.318, 23.69.032, 23.71.014, 23.71.018, 23.72.008, 23.72.010, 23.75.015 , 23.75.020, 23.75.140, 23.75.170, 23.76.004, 23.76.012, 23.76.020, 23.76.022, 23.76.024, 23.76.026, 23.76.032, 23.76.046, 23.76.050, 23.76.056, 23.79.010, 23.84A.002, 23.84A.006, 23.84A.018, 23.84A.028, 23.84A.030, 23.84A.032, 23.84A.036, 23.84A.038, 23 .84A.040, 23.84A.048, 23.86.007, 23.86.016, 23.88.020, 23.90.018, 23.90.019, 23.91.002, 25.05.350, and 25.05.675 of the Seattle Municipal Code, to correct typographical errors, correct section references, clarify regulations, and make minor amendments.

24. Clerk File 311081 (PDF Version) GRANTED AS CONDITIONED (9-0)
Application of Katy Chaney to prepare a new Major Institution Master Plan for the Virginia Mason Medical Center campus, located at 1100 9th Avenue (Project No. 3011669, Type IV).

25. Council Bill 117980 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to land use and zoning; adopting a new Major Institution Master Plan for Virginia Mason Medical Center; and amending Chapter 23.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code at Page 110 of the Official Land Use Map, to modify height limits and rezone property to and within the Major Institution Overlay, all located within the area bounded by Union Street on the north, Madison Street on the south, Boren Avenue on the east, and 8th Avenue on the west. (Project Number 3011669, Clerk File 3 11081).

26. Council Bill 118006 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to land use and zoning, amending the title of Chapter 23.41 and Sections 23.41.002, 23.41.008, and 23.41. 010 of the Seattle Municipal Code to clarify the purpose and scope of Design Review; adopting updated Seattle Design Guidelines for citywide application, except for Downtown; and adopting revised neighborhood- specific design guidelines.

27. Resolution 31492 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (9-0)
Supporting the Growing Transit Communities Strategy, the Growing Transit Communities Compact, and requesting the Department of Planning and Development to report back to City Council with an equitable transit oriented development initiative no later than May 30, 2014, for City Council review and discussion.

28. Clerk File 313393 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of John Finke as member, Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2017

29. Clerk File 313394 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Patrick T. Kerr as member, Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2017.

30. Clerk File 313395 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Rico Quirindongo as member, Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2014.

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC RESILIENCY AND REGIONAL RELATIONS:

31. Council Bill 117975 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to taxation; repealing Seattle Municipal Code Section 5.45.085 relating to the taxation of related, controlled, or affiliated persons; and directing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to adopt rules to determine the proper amount of business license taxes due from persons engaged in business activities or transactions with related, controlled, or affiliated persons.

32. Council Bill 117902 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon Old Norway Hall, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

33. Council Bill 117903 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Palladian Apartments, a landmark designated by the Landmarks Preservation Board under Chapter 25.12 of the Seattle Municipal Code, and adding it to the Table of Historical Landmarks contained in Chapter 25.32 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

34. Resolution 31489 (PDF Version) ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9-0)
Revising certain City Council rules and procedures; adopting a new set of General Rules and Procedures of the Seattle City Council to supersede those adopted by Resolution 31343 and as amended by Resolution 31391.

35. Clerk File 313267 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Ryan Lewis Hester as member, Pioneer Square Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to Mar ch 1, 2016.

36. Clerk File 313268 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Marcus T. Pearson as member, Pioneer Square Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to March 1, 2016.

HOUSING, HUMAN SERVICES, HEALTH, AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:

37a. Council Bill 117964 (PDF Version) PASSED AS AMENDED(9-0)
Regarding the Seattle Indian Services Commission, a City-chartered public corporation (the “Commission”); approving the Commission’s transfer of the Leschi Center to the Seattle Indian Health Board subject to certain terms and conditions; authorizing the Mayor or his designee to negotiate and execute an amendment to the Leschi Center Cooperation Agreement authorized by Ordinance 117014, most recently amended by Ordinance 120730; and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to review, approve, and execute any additional documents necessary for the Commission to effect the transfer in compliance with all legal requirements.

37. Council Bill 117998 (PDF Version) PASSED AS AMENDED (9-0)
Relating to smoking in public places and places of employment; amending Chapter 10.64 of the Seattle Municipal Cod e to conform with state law.

38. Council Bill 117989 (PDF Version) PASSED AS AMENDED (9-0)
Relating to consuming marijuana in public; amending Chapter 12A.20 of the Seattle Municipal Code to conform with state law

39. Resolution 31495 (PDF Version) ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9-0)Exploring mortgage principal reduction and other foreclosure prevention programs for low-income homeowners in order to support and revitalize communities impacted by the foreclosure crisis.

40. Clerk File 313318 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Sharon N. Williams as member, Seattle Arts Commission, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2 015.

41. Clerk File
313319 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Rosa I. Romero as member, Museum Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to July 31, 2016.

42. Clerk File 313358 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Margaret K. Walker as member, Museum Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to July 13, 2016.

43. Clerk File 313359 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Dorothy Holland Mann as member, Museum Development Authority Council, for a term of confirmation to July 13, 2016.

44. Clerk File 313317 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of N. Iris Friday as member, Seattle Indian Services Commission Governing Council, for a term of confirmation to October 31, 2017.

45. Clerk File 313371 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Sharron O’Donnell as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2016.

46. Clerk File 313368 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Pamela Banks as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2017.

47. Clerk File 313369 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Rachel Ben-Shumel as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2016.

48. Clerk File 313370 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Paige Chapel as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2016.

49. Clerk File 313371 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Sharron O’Donnell as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2016.

50. Clerk File 313372 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Matt Roewe as member, Capitol Hill Housing Improvement Program Council, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2016.

51. Clerk File 313196 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Martin Kooistra as member, 2009 Housing Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2015.

52. Clerk File 313197 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Hal Ferris as member, 2009 Housing Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to June 1 5, 2015.

53. Clerk File 313375 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Tony Provine as member, Seattle-King County Aging and Disability Services Advisory Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.

54. Clerk File 313376 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Sue Shaw as member, Seattle-King County Aging and Disabilities Services Advisory Council, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.

55. Clerk File 313385 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Appointment of Rhonda Berry as member, Pacific Hospital Preservation and Development Authority Governing Council, for a term of confirmation to December 16, 2016.

GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE AND FINANCE COMMITTEE:

56. Council Bill 118002 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Authorizing, in 2013, acceptance of funding from non-City sources; authorizing the heads of the Executive Department, Seattle Police Department, Seattle Fire Department, Human Services Department, Department of Information Technology, Department of Transportation, and Seattle Public Utilities to accept specified grants and private funding and to execute, deliver, and perform corresponding agreements; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

57. Council Bill 118001 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Related to the 2013 Budget; amending Ordinance 124058, which adopted the 2013 Budget, including the 2013-2018 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; adding new projects; revising project allocations for certain projects in the 2013-2018 CIP; creating positions; abrogating positions, lifting a proviso and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.

58. Council Bill 117987 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the Seattle Retirement System; making changes to conform with the Internal Revenue Code; making technical corrections; amending Sections 4.36.040, 4.36.193 and 4.36.385, and repealing Section 4.36.285 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and ratifying and confirming certain acts.

59. Council Bill 117999 (PDF Version) PASSED AS AMENDED (9-0)
Related to the sale and redevelopment of the former Public Safety Building block; authorizing the execution of amendments to the Purchase and Sale Agreement, to continue implementation of the sale and redevelopment of such property, as previously authorized by Ordinance 122612, and accepting payment therefor.

60. Council Bill 117984 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Providing for the acquisition by negotiation or by condemnation of land and other property rights at the location identified in the records of the King County Assessor’s Parcel Number 192604-9173 and commonly referred to as 12800 Aurora Avenue North, Seattle Washington 98133, for general municipal purposes including, but not limited to, the construction of a new North Precinct Police Station; identifying funding sources thereto; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

61. Council Bill 117985 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Providing for the acquisition by negotiation or by condemnation of land and other property rights at the location identified in the records of the King County Assessor’s Parcel Number 192604-9218 and commonly referred to as 1155 North 130th Street, Seattle Washington 98133, for general municipal purposes including, but not limited to, the construction of a ne w North Precinct Police Station; identifying funding sources thereto; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

62. Council Bill 117986 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Providing for the acquisition by negotiation or by condemnation of land and other property rights at the location identified in the records of the King County Assessor’s Parcel Number 192604-9181 and commonly referred to as 1132 North 128th Street, Seattle Washington 98133, for general municipal purposes including, but not limited to, the construction of a ne w North Precinct Police Station; identifying funding sources thereto; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

63. Council Bill 118000 (PDF Version) PASSED (9-0)
Relating to the Department of Finance and Administrative Services; authorizing execution of a lease agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation for a portion of the highway right of way of State Route 90 located at Airport Way South and South Royal Brougham Way; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.

64. Clerk File 313381 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Elise Chayet as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

65. Clerk File 313382 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Ana Cristina Gonzalez as member, Families and Education Levy Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

66. Clerk File 313383 (PDF Version) CONFIRMED (9-0)
Reappointment of Kevin C. Washington as member, Families and Education Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.

J. ADOPTION OF OTHER RESOLUTIONS

68. Resolution 31496 (PDF Version) ADOPTED (9-0)
Declaring the intent of the City of Seattle to retain social services currently being provided by the Seattle Indi an Center should it lose its space in the Leschi Center.

The online Seattle Municipal Code has been updated

The current online code incorporates ordinances passed through 08 October 2013. The most recent codified ordinance is Ordinance 124326.

Ordinance number SMC title/chapter/section affected
124273 Amended § 22.100.010
124274 Repealed § 22.500.010; amended § 22.502.016
124275 Amended § 22.400.010
124276 Amended § 22.420.010
124282 Amended § 22.150.010
124283 Amended § 22.110.010
124284 Amended § 22.700.010
124287 Amended § 23.48.011, 23.49.011, and 23.58A.044
124288 Amended § 22.600.020
124291 Amended ch. 25.32
124292 Amended ch. 25.32
124301 Amended §§ 6.240.010, 6.240.100, 6.240.200, 12A.02.050, 12A.06.010, 12A.06.035, 12A.06.040, 12A.06.180, 12A.06.195.B, 12A.10.115.C, 12A.10.070, 12A.14.071, 12A.14.075, 12A.14.080, 12A.16.040.B, 12A.24.130, 12A.24.150.B, 16.20.110, 16.64.050, and 18.12.279; added §§ 12A.06.310, 12A.08.080, 12A.08.140—12A.08.170, 12A.10.130, 12A.10.140, 12A.14.130—12A.14.210, 21A.16.070, 12A.24.085, 12A.24.100.D, 12A.24.135, 12A.28.080, 12A.28.090, 12A.28.200, 12A.28.210, and 16.20.112
124302 Amended §§ 3.33.020, 11.20.340, 11.20.347, 11.30.120.A, 11.31.121, 11.56.020, 11.56.025, 11.58.005, 11.72.320, 11.84.460.C, and 11.84.480.C; added §§ 11.14.637, 11.22.085, 11.57.050, and 11.53.200
124304 Amended § 6.202.280; repealed Ch. 6.255, §§ 6.255.010—6.255.150
124305 Amended §§ 23.49.178.C and 23.66.140
124307 Amended § 23.45.516
124312 Amended ch. 22.214 (tit.), §§ 22.214.010—22.214.060, 22.214.080, and 22.214.085; added 22.214.086 and 22.214.087
124313 Amended § 21.36.082.A, B
124319 Amended § 4.13.010
124326 Amended §§ 23.42.058, 23.40.012, 23.84A.012, 23.84A.018 and 23.84A.025

Legislation approved by the Seattle City Council on November 25, 2013, and filed with the City Clerk

PDF copies of the signed legislation are available in the database records linked below:

Ord. 124335
C.B. 117937

AN ORDINANCE relating to the electric system of The City of Seattle; amending Ordinance 121941, as amended by Ordinance 122838, to conform Ordinance 121941 to reflect changes recently made by the City to update its standard form of bond ordinances; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124336
C.B. 117938

AN ORDINANCE relating to the electric system of The City of Seattle; authorizing the issuance and sale of municipal light and power revenue bonds for the purposes of providing funds for certain additions and betterments to and extensions of the existing municipal light and power plant and system of the City, paying the costs of issuance of those bonds and providing for the reserve fund requirement; providing for the terms, conditions, covenants and manner of sale of those bonds; describing the lien of those bonds; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124337
C.B. 117939

AN ORDINANCE relating to the drainage and wastewater system of The City of Seattle; adopting a system or plan of additions and betterments to and extensions of the existing drainage and wastewater system; authorizing the issuance and sale of drainage and wastewater revenue bonds, in one or more series, for the purposes of paying part of the cost of carrying out that system or plan, providing for the reserve requirement, and paying the costs of issuance of the bonds; providing for certain terms, conditions, covenants and the manner of sale of the bonds; describing the lien of the bonds; creating certain accounts of the City relating to the bonds; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124338
C.B. 117940

AN ORDINANCE relating to the drainage and wastewater system of The City of Seattle; amending Ordinance 121938, as amended by Ordinance 122209 and Ordinance 122637, to conform Ordinance 121938 to reflect changes recently made by the City to update its standard form of bond ordinance; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124339
C.B. 117941

AN ORDINANCE relating to the water system of The City of Seattle; amending Ordinance 121939 to conform Ordinance 121939 to reflect changes recently made by the City to update its standard form of bond ordinance; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124340
C.B. 117942

AN ORDINANCE relating to the municipal water system of The City of Seattle; adopting a system or plan of additions or betterments to and extensions of the existing municipal water system; authorizing the issuance and sale of water system revenue bonds, in one or more series, for the purposes of paying part of the cost of carrying out that system or plan, providing for the reserve requirement and paying the costs of issuance of the bonds; providing for certain terms, conditions, covenants and the manner of sale of the bonds; describing the lien of the bonds; creating certain accounts of the City relating to the bonds; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124341
C.B. 117944

AN ORDINANCE relating to contracting indebtedness; authorizing and providing for the issuance and sale of limited tax general obligation bonds to pay all or part of the costs of various elements of the City’s capital improvement program and other City purposes approved by ordinance, to refinance certain outstanding bonds of the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority and the Seattle Chinatown-International District Preservation and Development Authority, to carry out certain improvements to Benaroya Hall, and to pay the costs of issuance of the bonds; providing for certain terms, conditions and covenants and the manner of sale of the bonds; creating a bond fund; amending Ordinance 122553, Ordinance 123156, Ordinance 123480, Ordinance 123751 and Ordinance 124053; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124342
C.B. 117945

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Building and Construction Codes, Subtitle VI Fire Code; amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 22.602.090 to revise Seattle Fire Department confidence test documentation filing fees.

Ord. 124343
C.B. 117946

AN ORDINANCE relating to contracting indebtedness; amending Ordinance 121651, as amended by Ordinance 122286, to conform Ordinance 121651 to reflect changes recently made by the City to update its standard form of general obligation bond ordinances; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124344
C.B. 117947

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation; establishing the 2014 fee schedule for the use of park properties and other park and recreation facilities and services; superseding previous park and recreation fee schedules; and amending Section 18.28.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code.

Ord. 124345
C.B. 117948

AN ORDINANCE relating to the financing of the Waterfront Improvement Program; amending Ordinance 123761 to increase the amount of an interfund loan to be used for this capital program.

Ord. 124346
C.B. 117949

AN ORDINANCE related to the school camera revenue financial policies; amending Section 5.81.010 of the Seattle Municipal Code to use forecasted revenues in the proposed budget year for planning purposes rather than prior year’s revenues.

Ord. 124347
C.B. 117950

AN ORDINANCE related to fees and charges for permits and activities of the Department of Planning and Development; amending Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 22.900A, Administration and Enforcement; and adding a new Chapter 22.900H, Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance Program Fees.

Ord. 124348
C.B. 117953

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Pacific Place Garage; authorizing the loan of funds from the City’s Consolidated (Residual) Cash Pool, or its participating funds, to the Downtown Parking Garage Fund; superseding Ordinance 124123; and providing for repayment.

Ord. 124349
C.B. 117955

AN ORDINANCE adopting a budget, including a capital improvement program and position modifications, for The City of Seattle for 2014; creating positions exempt from civil service; all by a two-thirds vote of the City Council.

Ord. 124350
C.B. 117957

AN ORDINANCE authorizing the levy of regular property taxes by The City of Seattle for collection in 2014, representing a decrease below the regular property taxes levied for collection in 2013; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124351
C.B. 117958

AN ORDINANCE relating to the levy of property taxes; fixing the rates and/or amounts of taxes to be levied, and levying the same upon all taxable property, both real and personal, in The City of Seattle, to finance the departments and activities of City government and to provide for the general obligation bond interest and redemption requirements for the year beginning on the first day of January 2014; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124352
C.B. 117965

AN ORDINANCE authorizing, in 2013, acceptance of funding from non-City sources; authorizing the heads of the Executive Department, Seattle Police Department, Seattle Fire Department, Department of Planning and Development, the Human Services Department, and the Department of Transportation to accept specified grants and private funding and to execute, deliver, and perform corresponding agreements; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

Ord. 124353
C.B. 117966

AN ORDINANCE related to the 2013 Budget; amending Ordinance 124058, which adopted the 2013 Budget, including the 2013-2018 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; revising project allocations for certain projects in the 2013- 2018 CIP; creating positions, including exempt positions; abrogating positions; making cash transfers between various City funds; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.

Ord. 124354
C.B. 117967

AN ORDINANCE appropriating money to pay certain audited claims and ordering the payment thereof.

Res. 31488

A RESOLUTION conveying the City of Seattle’s comments on the scope of the supplemental environmental impact statement for the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority’s update to its Long-Range Plan.