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Public Hearing for Transfer of Real Property to the City of Seattle

February 4, 2021 | -

The purpose of this hearing is to allow public comment on the proposal to transfer 16 tax parcels comprising 10 development sites in the Rainier Valley at no cost to the City of Seattle for the development of affordable housing, with a focus on affordable homeownership opportunities. This transfer will be subject to approval by the Sound Transit Board of Directors and the Federal Transit Administration. This hearing is being held pursuant to RCW 39.33.020.

The subject of this hearing are the properties associated with the following King County Tax Parcels numbers: 175670-0015, 175670-0010, 175670-0005, 5414100-0205, 5414100-2200, 5414100-2300, 400600-0319, 400600-0322, 333300-2640, 142630-0125, 428140-0385, 175670-0110, 175670-0120, 170340-0990, 266050-0259, and 166250-0061, located at the following addresses: 4851 MLK Jr Way S., 4853 MLK Jr Way S., 4859 MLK Jr Way S., 4733 MLK Jr Way S., 4735 MLK Jr Way S., 4741 MLK Jr Way S., 4203 S. Kenyon St, 7908 MLK Jr Way S., 6740 MLK Jr Way S, 3601 MLK Jr Way S., 7860 MLK Jr Way S., 4865 MLK Jr Way S., 3112 S. Ferdinand St., 3201 S. Ferdinand St., 5042 MLK Jr Way S., and 6701 MLK Jr Way S. in Seattle, WA. The City of Seattle will facilitate the development of the properties as affordable housing, primarily affordable homeownership.

**Please note: Due to the Governor's Order this meeting is taking place virtually.

How to provide comments at the public hearing

In order to comment at the public hearing, you will need to sign up in advance.

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The sign up window will be open from 8 a.m. on the day of the hearing until five minutes before the hearing's scheduled start time. Sign up requires your name and email address. Commenters will be called on by name in the order they signed up.

For more information on the public hearing or to request ADA accommodation, please call Sound Transit at (800) 201-4900, TTY Relay 711, or go to our Contact Us page.

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Call 415-655-0002 or 206-207-1700, then enter access code: 146 705 9642 and pin code: #.

The video and audio connections will be available during the hearing, scheduled from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. on Feb. 4, 2021. The meeting will be recorded and posted to the website 24-48 hours after the meeting.