Action Summary of the Seattle City Council
Full Council Meeting
Monday, June 16, 2014
(Councilmember Harrell was excused.)
1. C.F. 313661 (Held until June 23, 2014)
Initiative Measure No. 107, relating to Early Learning and Childcare.
2. C.F. 313855 (Held until June 23, 2014)
Report of the City Clerk on the Certificate of Sufficiency for Initiative No. 107, relating to Early Learning and Childcare.
3. C.F. 313856 (Held until June 23, 2014)
City Council motion and declaration of City Council intent to reject Initiative No. 107, relating to Early Learning and Childcare, and placing Initiative No. 107 on the November 4, 2014 ballot in conjunction with the Seattle Preschool Program (Council Bill 118114), a proposed alternative measure on the same matter.
SELECT COMMITTEE ON PRESCHOOL FOR ALL:
4. C.B. 118114 (Held until June 23, 2014)
Relating to funding and providing preschool services for Seattle children; requesting that a special election be held concurrent with the November 4, 2014 general election for submission to the qualified electors of the City of a proposition to lift the limit on regular property taxes under Chapter 84.55 RCW and authorize the City to levy additional taxes for up to four years for the purpose of providing accessible high-quality preschool services for Seattle children designed to improve their readiness for school and to support their subsequent academic achievement; adopting the Seattle Preschool Program Action Plan; requiring the adoption of an Implementation Plan by the City Council; authorizing creation of a new subfund; directing the application of levy proceeds; establishing eligibility requirements for providers; creating an oversight committee; authorizing implementing agreements for this levy lid lift commonly known as the Seattle Preschool Program Levy; providing f or the facilitation of communication between the City and affected groups; providing for a partnership agreement with Seattle School District No. 1; requiring annual progress reports; proposing a ballot title; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
5. Res. 31527 (Held until June 23, 2014)
Relating to the Seattle Preschool Program; outlining the elements to be addressed in a subsequent Seattle Preschool Program Implementation Plan, which shall be adopted by ordinance prior to the implementation of a Seattle Preschool Program.
EDUCATION AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE:
6. C.B. 118115 PASSED AS AMENDED (6-2; Opposed: Councilmembers Licata and Sawant)
Relating to City employment, to be known as the 2014 Seattle City Light General Manager/Chief Executive Officer Pa y Zone Ordinance; adjusting the pay zone structure for the City’s SCL GM/CEO Compensation Program for the year 2014.
FINANCE AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:
7. C.B. 118110 PASSED (8-0)
Relating to a lease agreement for office space; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to enter into a lease agreement with 720 3rd Avenue Partners, L.L.C. for office space in the Pacific Building, for use by the Office of Professional Accountability; amending Ordinance 124349 that adopted the 2014 Budget to increase appropriations to provide for necessary costs and expenses related to preparing the leased premises for City use and occupancy; and ratifying an d confirming certain prior acts; all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.
PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:
8. C.F. 313665 GRANTED (8-0)
Council Concept Approval and waiver or modification of certain development standards to allow replacement of a Seattle Department of Information Technology radio transmitter building, located at 8526 Roosevelt Way NE (Project No. 3016 073, Type V).
9. C.B. 118068 PASSED (8-0)
Relating to a skybridge over and across Marion Street, east of Minor Avenue; amending Ordinance 121490, 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 Swedish Health Services; providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
10. C.B. 118083 PASSED (8-0)
Vacating a portion of Terry Avenue North, on the petition of the Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation (Clerk File 310009); designating the vacated portion of Terry Avenue North and Westlake Avenue North as an addition to Lake Un ion Park, and placing it under jurisdiction of the Department of Parks and Recreation.
11. C.B. 118096 PASSED (8-0)
Relating to land use and zoning; amending Sections 23.41.012, 23.47A.005, 23.73.002, 23.73.005, 23.73.006, 23.73.0 08, 23.73.009, 23.73.010, 23.73.012, 23.73.014, 23.73.024, 23.84A.006, 23.86.026 and 23.86.028, and adding a new Section 23.73.015 to the Seattle Municipal Code to strengthen measures for maintaining and enhancing the character of the Pike/Pine neighborhood by addressing the bulk and scale of new development and the use of incentives for retaining character structures, clarifying and strengthening provisions for retaining character structures, removing restrictions on non-residential uses under certain conditions, and making corrections.
12. C.B. 118104 PASSED (8-0)
Granting Port of Seattle permission to construct, maintain, and operate a private roadway and electrical utilities ; on a portion of South Dakota Street and East Marginal Way South, as part of the Argo Yard Truck Roadway Project; 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.
13. C.B. 118113 PASSED (8-0)
Granting Puget Sound Bike Share, d.b.a. Pronto! Emerald City Cycle Share, permission to install, maintain, and operate a bike-share program in public places located within: Major Institution Overlay Districts, designated Urban Centers, Urban Villages, and all commercially- or industrially-zoned areas in the City of Seattle; 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.
14. C.F. 313842 CONFIRMED (8-0)
Appointment of Ninona Boujrada as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to June 10, 2016.
SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS:
15. C.B. 118087 PASSED (8-0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon 777 Thomas Street, a landmark designated by the Landmark s 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.
16. C.B. 118089 PASSED (8-0)
Relating to historic preservation, imposing controls upon the Judge Ronald House, 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.
17. C.F. 313834 CONFIRMED (8-0)
Reappointment of Alison Walker Brems as member, Landmarks Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to August 15, 2016.
18. C.F.. 313835 CONFIRMED (8-0)
Reappointment of Jeffrey S. Murdock as member, Landmarks Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to August 15, 2016.