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Seattle City Council Introduction and Referral Calendar

At each week's Full Council meeting, the City Council adopts the Introduction and Referral Calendar, which lists proposed Council Bills (C.B.), Resolutions (Res.), and Clerk Files (C.F.) to be introduced and referred to a committee.

Below is the most recent calendar, scheduled to be presented at the Full Council meeting date indicated. To learn more about the legislative process, please see the Clerk's online guide, How a Bill Becomes a Law.


Seattle City Council Introduction and Referral Calendar
December 1, 2014

     BY LICATA
1. C.B. 118271

AN ORDINANCE appropriating money to pay certain audited claims and ordering the payment thereof.
Committee referral: Full Council

     BY BURGESS
2. C.B. 118272

AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment commonly referred to as the Fourth Quarter 2014 Employment Ordinance; designating positions as exempt from Civil Service status, amending Seattle Municipal Code Section 4.13.010, authorizing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Seattle/Seattle Public Utilities and the Plumbers and Pipefitters, Local 32, and ratifying and confirming prior acts; all by a 2/3 vote of the City Council.
Committee referral: Education and Governance

     BY SAWANT
3. C.B. 118273

AN ORDINANCE related to the City Light Department and Seattle Public Utilities; transferring jurisdiction of the former Wabash Substation Property from the City Light Department to Seattle Public Utilities for water, drainage, and other utility purposes.
Committee referral: Energy

     BY SAWANT
4. C.B. 118274

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; accepting statutory warranty deeds to the Fullerton property in King County, Washington, and the Fontana, Learneds Little Houses, LLC., Morgan, Nihart, and Scheer properties in Skagit County, Washington, for salmonid habitat protection purposes; declaring certain real property rights surplus to utility needs; ratifying the grants of Deeds of Right to the State of Washington on the Fontana, Learned, and Scheer properties for salmon recovery and conservation purposes; placing said lands under the jurisdiction of the City Light Department; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Committee referral: Energy

     BY SAWANT
5. C.B. 118275

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department, authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer to purchase an easement from the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle for the relocation of the City Light Department's overhead electric lines within Northeast 195th Street in the City of Shoreline; and authorizing payment of fair market value to the Corporation of the Catholic Archbishop of Seattle for the easement.
Committee referral: Energy

     BY SAWANT
6. C.B. 118276

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer to execute an easement agreement for the purchase of a utility easement from E & L Investments, LLC; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Committee referral: Energy

     BY BAGSHAW
7. C.B. 118277

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Urban Forestry Commission, adding a new member and amending Sections 3.72.020 and 3.72.030 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
Committee referral: Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods

     BY BAGSHAW
8. C.B. 118278

AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; accepting easements granted to the City of Seattle for installation, operation, and maintenance of water mains, fire and domestic water services, water service vaults, hydrants, water facilities, water supply pipelines, water meters, access and appurtenances necessary for water utility purposes at various locations in Seattle and unincorporated King County, Washington; placing the easements under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Committee referral: Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods

     BY BAGSHAW
9. C.B. 118279

AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle Public Utilities; accepting easements situated in southeast Seattle granted to the City of Seattle for installation, operation and maintenance of sewer lines necessary for drainage and wastewater utility purposes; placing the easements under the jurisdiction of Seattle Public Utilities and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Committee referral: Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods

     BY GODDEN
10. C.B. 118280

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Seattle Monorail; authorizing the Director of the Seattle Center to execute a concession agreement granting Seattle Monorail Services the right to operate and maintain the Monorail system for ten years, with an additional ten year extension by mutual agreement; authorizing the Director to enter into project agreements for Monorail capital improvements and major maintenance projects as provided for in the agreement; authorizing the Director to establish Monorail fares within the limitations provided in the agreement; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Committee referral: Parks, Seattle Center, Libraries, and Gender Pay Equity

     BY LICATA
11. C.B. 118281

AN ORDINANCE relating to the Bell Harbor Marina; authorizing the Mayor to execute a Termination of Agreement and Release of the Memorandum of Understanding between the City and the Port of Seattle for the operation and maintenance of the marina; and ratifying and confirming prior acts.
Committee referral: Finance and Culture

     BY CLARK, LICATA, O'BRIEN
12. C.B. 118282

AN ORDINANCE relating to City public works; providing findings regarding priority hire; establishing a policy to promote training and career opportunities for individuals in the construction trades; establishing priorities for the hiring of residents in economically distressed areas with particular priority for Seattle and King County; directing the Department of Finance and Administrative Services to execute a project labor agreement for public works projects estimated to cost $5 million or more; directing that the program be evaluated and reported on annually; adding a new Chapter 20.37 to the Seattle Municipal Code, which includes Sections 20.37.010, 20.37.020, 20.37.030, 20.37.040, 20.37.050, 20.37.060, 20.37.070, and amending Seattle Municipal Code Sections 20.38.005 and 20.38.010 in connection thereto.
Committee referral: Housing Affordability, Human Services, and Economic Resiliency

     BY LICATA
13. C.B. 118283

AN ORDINANCE authorizing, in 2014, acceptance of funding from non-City sources; authorizing the heads of the Executive Department, Department of Information Technology, Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police Department, Seattle City Light and the Seattle 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.
Committee referral: Finance and Culture

     BY LICATA
14. C.B. 118284

AN ORDINANCE relating to the 2014 Budget; amending Ordinance 124349, which adopted the 2014 Budget, including the 2014- 2019 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; adding new projects; creating new appropriations; revising project allocations for certain projects in the 2014-2019 CIP; creating positions; modifying 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.
Committee referral: Finance and Culture

     BY BURGESS
15. C.B. 118285

AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; adding a new section to Seattle Municipal Code Chapter 4.20 to provide a wage supplement and insurance benefits for employees who are mobilized by the United States Armed Forces for active military service.
Committee referral: Education and Governance

     BY HARRELL
16. C.B. 118286

AN ORDINANCE relating to security from terrorism; authorizing the City to partner with the State of Washington and King County to receive financial assistance from the Department of Homeland Security, Office for State and Local Government Coordination and Preparedness under the Urban Areas Security Initiative Grant for Federal Fiscal Year 2013; authorizing an application for allocation of funds under that agreement; amending the 2014 Adopted Budget Ordinance 124349 by increasing appropriations to the Seattle Police Department and Seattle Fire Department and accepting revenues; and, ratifying and confirming prior acts, all by a three-fourths vote of the City Council.
Committee referral: Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology

     BY BAGSHAW
17. C.F. 314176

Appointment of Michael W. Stanley as member, Landmarks Preservation Board, for a term of confirmation to August 15, 2016.
Committee referral: Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods

     BY BAGSHAW
18. C.F. 314177

Reappointment of Brian van Stipdonk as member, Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board, for a term of confirmation to June 30, 2016.
Committee referral: Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods

     BY BURGESS
19. C.F. 314178

Reappointment of Lucy M. Gaskill-Gaddis as member, Families and Education Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2017.
Committee referral: Education and Governance

     BY BURGESS
20. C.F. 314179

Reappointment of Greg Wong as member, Families and Education Oversight Committee, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2017.
Committee referral: Education and Governance

     BY BURGESS
21. C.F. 314180

Reappointment of Bruce D. Carter as member, Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2017.
Committee referral: Education and Governance

     BY CLARK
22. C.F. 314181

Appointment of Claudia Kauffman as member, Seattle Indian Services Commission, for a term of confirmation to October 2, 2016.
Committee referral: Housing Affordability, Human Services, and Economic Resiliency

     BY HARRELL
23. C.F. 314182

Reappointment of Nourisha K. Wells as member, Citizens' Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to January 1, 2017.
Committee referral: Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology

     BY RASUMSSEN
24. C.F. 314183

Appointment of Pat Cohn as member, Seattle Freight Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.
Committee referral: Transportation

     BY RASMUSSEN
25. C.F. 314184

Appointment of Dan McKisson as member, Seattle Freight Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.
Committee referral: Transportation

     BY RASMUSSEN
26. C.F. 314185

Appointment of Frank Rose as member, Seattle Freight Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2015.
Committee referral: Transportation

     BY RASMUSSEN
27. C.F. 314186

Appointment of Hal B. H. Cooper, Jr. as member, Seattle Freight Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to December 31, 2016.
Committee referral: Transportation

     BY RASMUSSEN
28. C.F. 314187

Appointment of Paul Muldoon as member, Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board, for a term of confirmation to April 1, 2015.
Committee referral: Transportation

     BY SAWANT
29. C.F. 314188

Reappointment of C. Thomas Lienesch as member, Seattle City Light Review Panel, for a term of confirmation to April 11, 2017.
Committee referral: Energy

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