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Ordinance 88409

Introduced as Council Bill 79871


An ordinance referring to the voters at a special municipal election to be held in Seattle on September 29, 1959, a referendum proposition to convert the present Civic Auditorium structure into a concert-convention hall of about 3100 seating capacity at an estimated cost of $2,500,000, in lieu of the separate structure contemplated by Ordinances 85404 and 85774 and also to construct a multi-purpose auditorium of about 800 seating capacity, all out of about $3,100,000 remaining in Civic Center Development Bonds 1956 Fund; and to remodel and improve the Civic Ice Arena from other city funds in such connection, calling for such an election and providing for the certification of such referendum proposition and prescribing the ballot title.

Description and Background

Current Status:Passed
References:Related: Ord 85404, Ord 85774

Legislative History

Date Introduced:July 6, 1959
Committee Referral:Committee of Whole
City Council Action Date:July 20, 1959
City Council Action:Passed
Date Delivered to Mayor:July 20, 1959
Date Signed by Mayor:
(About the signature date)
July 20, 1959
Date Filed with Clerk:July 20, 1959
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