Action Summary, Monday, July 28, 2014

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, July 28, 2014

 (Councilmembers O’Brien and Rasmussen were excused)

 

SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:

1. C.B. 118151   Held until August 4, 2014 

Relating to the Department of Neighborhoods; authorizing implementation of certain Neighborhood Matching Fund projects in 2014, and specifying that 2014 appropriations for the Neighborhood Matching Subfund shall carry forward automatically to future budget years; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
 

ENERGY COMMITTEE:

2. Res. 31537   ADPOPTED (7-0)

Relating to the City Light Department; acknowledging the 2014 Integrated Resource Plan Update and Progress Report as conforming with the public policy objectives of The City of Seattle and the requirements of the State of Washington; and approving the Update and Progress Report for the biennium September 2014 through August 2016.
 

FINANCE AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:

3.C.B. 118157   PASSED (7-0)

Relating to the Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs; changing the name of the department to the Office of Arts and Culture; providing for the confirmation of certain appointments to the Seattle Arts Commission; and amending Seattle Municipal Code Sections 3.14.800, 3.14.810, 3.14.815, 3.14.825, 3.14.830, 3.14.840, 3.14.845, 4.13.010, 5.09.020, 5.40.120, 5.78.030, 20.32.020, 20.32.030, 20.32.040, 20.32.050, 22.900A.040, 22.900B.060, and 22.900G.040.

Action Summary, Monday, July 21, 2014

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, July 21, 2014

 (No absence)

 

FULL COUNCIL:

1. Res. 31526   ADOPTED as Amended (8-1; Opposed: Licata)

Relating to the Center City Connector; adopting the Center City Connector Transit Study Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA); and endorsing efforts to pursue federal funding for the Center City Connector project.

2. C.B. 118149   PASSED as Amended (8-1; Opposed: Harrell)

Relating to a lease agreement for office space; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to enter into a lease agreement, for and on behalf of the City, with Columbia Center Property LLC for office space in the Columbia Center at 701 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, Washington, for use by the Law Department; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:

3. C.F. 313872   CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment and Oath of Office of Michael Mattmiller as Chief Technology Officer of the Department of Information Technology, for a term to December 31, 2017.

4. C.F. 313831   FILED (9-0)

Office of Professional Accountability (OPA) Closed Case Report, January-March 2014.

5. Res. 31535 ADOPTED (9-0)

Affirming the City’s intent to consider, in good faith, ways to address public comments regarding how to strengthen the City’s police accountability system.
 

PARKS, SEATTLE CENTER, LIBRARIES, AND GENDER PAY EQUITY COMMITTEE:

6.  C.F. 313888   CONFIRMED (9-0)

Reappointment of Antoinette Angulo as member, Board of Park Commissioners, for a term of confirmation to March 31, 2017.
 

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:

7.  C.B. 118080   PASSED (9-0)

Relating to land use and zoning, amending Sections 23.40.060, 23.41.012 and 23.90.018 to revise the Living Building and Seattle Deep Green Pilot program.
 

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AFFORDABILITY, HUMAN SERVICES, AND ECONOMIC RESILIENCY:

8.  C.B. 118152   PASSED (9-0)

Related to the Office of Housing; lifting a budget proviso imposed on the Office of Housing Operating Fund Budget Control Level to allow spending for a predevelopment study that would evaluate the feasibility of expanding Legacy House and an International Community Health Services clinic as provided in Ordinance 124349, which adopted the 2014 Budget.

9. C.F. 313890  CONFIRMED (9-0)

Appointment of Charissa Raynor as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to July 31, 2015.

10. C.F. 313891 CONFIRMED (8-1; Opposed: Sawant)

Appointment of John Schoettler as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to July 31, 2015.

Action Summary, Monday, July 14, 2014

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, July 14, 2014

 (No absences)

 

 

FULL COUNCIL:

 

1. C.B. 118140  PASSED AS AMENDED (8-1: O’Brien opposed) Relating to transportation network companies, taxi, and for-hire services and affiliated drivers and vehicles: establishing minimum operating requirements for transportation network companies and affiliated drivers; imposing industry-wide vehicle inspection and driver training processes; imposing insurance requirements for transportation network companies and affiliated vehicles; altering insurance requirements for taxi and for-hire vehicles; requiring rate transparency across industries; establishing and altering licensing fees; establishing an accessible service charge; raising the maximum number of taxicab licenses issued by the City; allowing hailing rights for for-hire vehicles; establishing a property right for taxi and for-hire vehicle license holders; revising terminology; adding new sections, amending various Sections of Chapter 6.310 of the Seattle Municipal Code, repealing Ordinance 124441, and amending Ordinance 124349, which adopted the 2014 Budget.
2. C.B. 118144    PASSED (9-0) Relating to the 2014 Budget; amending Ordinance 124349, which adopted the 2014 Budget; changing appropriations to Seattle City Light and Seattle Department of Transportation and budget control levels due to changes in City employment compensation; and ratifying and confirming prior acts; all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council
 

(Councilmember Burgess was excused from a portion of the meeting.)

 

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE:

 

3. C.B. 118125    PASSED (8-0)

Granting King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Wastewater Treatment Division permission to construct, maintain, and operate new and existing diversion structures in 32nd Avenue West for an unlimited term; specifying the conditions under which this permit is granted; and providing for the acceptance of the permit and conditions.

 

4. C.B. 118130    PASSED (8-0)

Relating to the Seattle Department of Transportation; accepting a statutory warranty deed for the donation of certain real property in the vicinity of the Ballard Bridge in Lots 8 and 9, Block 100, Gilman’s Addition to the City of Seattle; and laying-off, opening, widening, extending, establishing, and designating the property for street purposes; placing the real property conveyed by such deed under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.

 

5. C.B. 118131    PASSED (8-0)

Relating to land value determinations for shoreline street end and term permit fee methodologies; amending the current Seattle Department of Transportation Street Use Fee Schedule, Attachment A to Ordinance 123477, as amended by Ordinances 123600, 123611, 123659, 124159, and 123485 as amended by Ordinances 123585 and 123907 by amending the definition of land value.

 

6. C.F. 313841   CONFIRMED (8-0)

Reappointment of Lydia Heard as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to March 4, 2016.
 

 

SEATTLE PUBLIC UTILITIES AND NEIGHBORHOODS COMMITTEE:

 

7. C.B. 118127   PASSED (8-0)

Relating to rates and charges for water services of Seattle Public Utilities; revising water rates and charges for master metered residential developments outside the City of Seattle and amending Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 21.04.440.D in connection therewith.
8. C.F. 313869    CONFIRMED (8-0)

Appointment of Joanna Nelson de Flores as member, Urban Forestry Commission, for a term of confirmation to December 1, 2015.
 

 

FINANCE AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:

 

9. C.B. 118093    PASSED (8-0)

Relating to the West Seattle Junction Parking and Business Improvement Area; modifying the assessment rates; modifying the boundaries; and amending Ordinance 113326, as previously amended by Ordinances 115997, 119539, 120570 and 121758.
10. C.F. 313743  FILED (8-0) 2013 Annual Report of the Office of the City Auditor.

 

 

ADOPTION OF OTHER RESOLUTIONS:

 

11. Res. 31533    ADOPTED (9-0)

Setting the public hearing on the petition of the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority for the vacation of a portion of Armory Way in the Pike Place Market area of Seattle; according to Chapter 35.79 Revised Code of Washington, Seattle Municipal Code 15.62, and Clerk’s File 313716.

Action Summary, Monday, July 7, 2014

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, July 7, 2014

 (No absences)

  

FULL COUNCIL:

 1. C.B. 118139 PASSED (6-3; Opposed: Licata, O’Brien, Sawant) Relating to taxicabs and for-hire vehicles; repealing Ordinance 124441 relating to companies and drivers of a new type of for-hire vehicle in order to create a pilot program for transportation network companies and affiliated drivers and vehicles.
2. C.F. 310821 GRANTED (9-0)Full subdivision application of Mike Yukovich to subdivide one parcel into 21 parcels of land in an environmentally critical area, located at 2808 Fairview Avenue East (Project No. 3011009/Type III).

 

3. C.B. 118136 PASSED (9-0) Approving and confirming the plat of “Residences at Fairview Addition” in portions of Section 17 and Section 20, Township 25 North, Range 4 East, W.M. in King County, Washington, with a modified plat condition; accepting a surety bond under subsection 23.22.070.C of the Seattle Municipal Code; and setting a date for completion of required facilities and improvements.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:

4. C.F. 313618 FILED (9-0) Seattle Police Chief 2013 Annual Report concerning activities regulated by Ordinance 108333 (Seattle Municipal Code 14.12).

 

5. C.F. 313792 FILED (9-0) April 2014 Report of the Police Intelligence Auditor, filed pursuant to Ordinance 108333 (Seattle Municipal Code 14.12).

 

6. C.F. 313793 FILED (9-0) Response of the Police Chief to the April 2014 Report of the Police Intelligence Auditor, filed pursuant to Ordinance 108333 (Seattle Municipal Code 14.12).

Action Summary, Monday, June 23, 2014

Action Summary of the Seattle City Council

Full Council Meeting

Monday, June 23, 2014

(No absences)

FULL COUNCIL:

1. C.F. 313661 FILED (9–0)
Initiative Measure No. 107, relating to Early Learning and Childcare.

2. C.F. 313855 FILED (9–0)
Report of the City Clerk on the Certificate of Sufficiency for Initiative No. 107, relating to Early Learning and Childcare.

3. C.F. 313856 APPROVED & FILED (7-2; Opposed: O’Brien, Sawant)
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 PASSED AS AMENDED (9–0)
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 for 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 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9–0)

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.

FULL COUNCIL:

6. Res. 31530 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (8–1; Opposed: Sawant)

Regarding Initiative 107 concerning early learning and child care (rejected by the City Council on June 23, 2014) and authorizing the City Clerk and the Executive Director of the Ethics and Elections Commission to take those actions necessary to enable proposed Initiative 107 to appear on the November 4, 2014 ballot and in the local voters’ pamphlet in conjunction with the Seattle Preschool Program (City Council Bill 118114), which is a proposed alternative measure on the same subject matter in accordance with Charter Article IV; and requesting the King County Elections’ Director to place the proposed Initiative 107 on the November 4, 2014 election ballot in accordance with applicable law.

PUBLIC SAFETY, CIVIL RIGHTS, AND TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEE:

7. C.F. 313824 CONFIRMED (8–1; Opposed: Sawant)

Appointment and Oath of Office of Kathleen O’Toole as Seattle Police Chief.

EDUCATION AND GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE:

8. C.B. 118116 PASSED (8–1; Opposed: Sawant)
Relating to City employment; establishing a compensation program for the Seattle Police Chief; specifying provisions for the administration of said compensation program; providing for reimbursement of relocation expenses for the 2014 Seattle Police Chief appointee; authorizing a severance agreement with the 2014 Seattle Police Chief appointee; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.

PLANNING, LAND USE, AND SUSTAINABILITY COMMITTEE:

9. C.B. 118111 PASSED (8–1; Opposed: Harrell)
Relating to land use and zoning, amending the Official Land Use Map at pages 133 and 145 to rezone land in the North Rainier Hub Urban Village and expand the boundaries of the Mount Baker Station Area Overlay District; and amending Sections 23.48.004, 23.48.009, 23.48.011, 23.48.012, 23.48.014, 23.48.024, 23.48.032, 23.48.034, 23.58A.040, and 23.84A.048 and adding a new section 23.61.018 to describe bonus provisions for additional floor area within the Mount Baker Station Area Overlay District, implement standards for a Mount Baker Overlay District Special Standards Area, modify maximum parking limit requirements, change the definition of “Zone, residential” to include SM\R, and modify and add maps for Chapter 23.48.

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING AFFORDABILITY, HUMAN SERVICES, AND ECONOMIC RESILIENCY:

10.C.B. 118122 PASSED (9–0)
Relating to the City’s purchase of an interest in real property at 901 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, Washington owned by Compass Housing Alliance; authorizing the purchase and acceptance of an easement with restrictive covenants from Compass Housing Alliance to provide for the provision of social and community services on the property for a period of fifteen years; authorizing related agreements and actions; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.

11. C.F. 313853 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Appointment of Shaiza Damji as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2015.

12. C.F. 313854 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Appointment of Julie Pham as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2015.

13. C.F. 313838 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of Tanya Jimale as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2015.

14. C.F. 313836 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of Chris DeVore as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.

15. C.F. 313837 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of David Freiboth as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.

16. C.F. 313839 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of Alan Nay as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.

17. C.F. 313840 CONFIRMED (9–0)
Reappointment of Jill A. Wakefield as member, Economic Development Commission, for a term of confirmation to May 31, 2016.