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File #: 2016-0161    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/7/2016 In control: Budget and Fiscal Management Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/6/2016
Enactment date: 9/15/2016 Enactment #: 18354
Title: AN ORDINANCE concerning the disposition of surplus land at 12th Avenue and Alder Street in Seattle, Washington.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Surplus Property
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18354.pdf, 2. 2016-0161 SR CFJC surplus land.docx, 3. 2016-0161_ATT2_AMD_S1.docx, 4. 2016-0161_ATT3_Site_Map.pdf, 5. 2016-0161_SR_dated_07272016_CFJC_surplus_land.docx, 6. 2016-0161_ATT2_Striking Amendment S2.docx, 7. 2016-0161_ATT3_REDLINE S2 to S1.docx, 8. 2016-0161_SR_dated_08242016_CFJC_surplus_land.docx
Staff: Cortes, Katherine
Clerk 08/25/2016
AN ORDINANCE concerning the disposition of surplus land at 12th Avenue and Alder Street in Seattle, Washington.
1. In August 2012, King County voters approved a nine-year property tax levy lid lift of seven cents per $1,000 of assessed value, which will raise approximately $219.5 million, to be used for juvenile justice and family law services capital projects, including replacing the existing youth services courthouse and detention facility.
2. Located at 12th Avenue and Alder Street on Seattle's First Hill, the new children and family justice center will be constructed in phases adjacent to the existing facilities. Following relocation of services and persons to new buildings, the existing facilities will be demolished.
3. On February 9, 2015, the council adopted Ordinance 17972 approving a development contract for the children and family justice center. Ordinance 17972 noted that in addition to benefits from services delivered in the completed children and family justice center, the long-term goals for the approximate nine-acre project site include:
a. Anchoring economic revitalization sought by neighborhood leaders;
b. Potentially surplussing portions of the property for private development, consistent with zoning and neighborhood goals;
c. Exploring added housing on the property;
d. Expanding and enhancing open public spaces;
e. Reconnecting Alder Street between 12th and 14th Avenues;
f. Improving access through and around the campus; and
g. Supporting additional public transportation options.
4. The children and family justice center project site is bordered by E. Spruce Street on the south, 12th Avenue on the west, E. Remington Court on the north and 14th Avenue on the east.
5. King County leaders are committed to preventing youth involvement in the juvenile justice system and reducing the negative impacts of involvement in the juvenile justice system, including by imple...

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