Tag: Woodland Park Zoo

Urban Politics #223: Council Supports Zoo Garage

November 7th, 2006

Today (11/7/06) in Budget Committee, the Council voted 5 to 3 (Clark, Conlin, Licata), with one abstention (Della) against a request that the Director of the Department of Finance (DOF) conduct a review of the financial impacts of the proposed Woodland Park Zoo garage and the specific obligations of both the City and the Woodland Park Zoo Society (WPZS). The DOF Director was to report back to the Council by January 15, 2007 and had agreed that he could meet that deadline.

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Urban Politics #184: Zoo Long Range Plan And Operations Agreement

October 12th, 2004

Yesterday, the Council passed Resolution 30701 adopting a Long Range Plan for the Woodland Park Zoo.

The Council also approved Resolution 30709 to create the Thornton Creek Watershed Oversight Council.

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Urban Politics #119: Final Zoo Agreement

December 28th, 2001

On Monday, December 17, the City Council passed the Zoo Management Agreement discussed in Urban Politics #118. The vote was 8-1, (Nicastro). The agreement transfers management of the Woodland Park Zoo to the Woodland Park Zoological Society (commonly known as the Zoo Society) for a term of 20 years, with an option to renew for 10 years. The agreement leaves one major issue unresolved: the transfer of Zoo employees.

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Urban Politics #118: Zoo Non-Profit Governance Agreement

November 27th, 2001

In early December, the City Council will consider a proposed agreement to transfer management of the Woodland Park Zoo from the City of Seattle to the Woodland Park Zoo Society for 20 years, with a 10-year option to extend.

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Urban Politics #106: Woodland Park Zoo Draft Long-Range Plan 2001 & Draft EIS

May 6th, 2001

The Woodland Park Zoo has released a draft Long-Range Plan 2001 and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for this plan. The Plan 2001 is intended as a 20-year development plan and update of the 1976 Long-Range Plan. It contains sections on Development Guidelines, Non-Exhibit Recommendations, and Exhibit Scenarios. Although not called a master plan, it is essentially the same thing.

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Urban Politics #88: City Parks Fall Levy

June 4th, 2000

On Wednesday, June 8 there is a City Council Public Hearing on the Pro-Parks Proposal for a $223 million voter-approved levy to implement Neighborhood Plan recommendations for parks and open space.

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Urban Politics #85: Pro Parks 2000 Recommendations

April 3rd, 2000

The Pro Parks 2000 Citizen Committee’s preliminary proposal for funding Seattle neighborhood park, recreation and open space projects will be presented at six workshops (the first was tonight).

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