Open Space Projects Records, 1978-1993  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Seattle (Wash.). Planning Dept.
Title
Open Space Projects Records
Dates
1978-1993 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.2 cubic feet, (3 boxes)
Collection Number
6310-02
Summary
Planning records concerning open space acquisition.
Repository
Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
Office of the City Clerk
City of Seattle
PO Box 94728
98124-4728
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-233-7807
Fax: 206-386-9025
archives@seattle.gov
Access Restrictions

Records are open to the public.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for processing this record series was provided through a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

In 1982, the Land Use and Transportation Project (LUTP) was formed from those assets of the Office of Policy and Evaluation relating to planning and policy development for land use, transit and transportation, housing, and related economic development. Among the LUTP's duties was the generation of the Comprehensive Land Use Policies Plan, a comprehensive set of policy guidelines begun in 1978 and finally completed in 1986.

In 1986 the LUTP was consolidated into a new organization, the Office for Long-Range Planning (OLP). This new entity would be part of a general Planning Program within the Executive Department, along with the newly-formed Office of Strategic Human Services Planning (OSHSP), which would be responsible for human services needs assessment and related policy planning. In addition to LUTP's existing functions, the OLP was tasked with coordinating City policy for physical development, the environment and transportation; establishing a centralized planning database, and conducting long-range planning on issues deemed high-priority by the Mayor and the City Council. By 1989, the OLP was also assigned the job of administering effective City participation in regional planning initiatives, on topics like hazardous waste disposal and public transit.

In 1992 the Office of Long-Range Planning and Office of Strategic Human Services Planning were combined to create the new Planning Department, marking the first point since 1969 that planning and policy development for the City fell outside the direct control of the Executive Department. In addition to cultivating policy on land use, transportation, housing, the environment, human services, and urban design, the Planning Department's stated mission included the pursuit of local/regional planning collaboration as well as the evaluation of city policies for compliance with Washington's Growth Management Act and Seattle's Comprehensive Plan Framework Policies. The department was segmented into four divisions: Comprehensive Planning, Urban Research, Strategic and Special Projects, and Administrative. In 1995 the Planning Department and Office of Management and Budget were brought together to create the Office of Management and Planning.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Records of the Land Use and Transportation Project, Office for Long-Range Planning and Planning Department concerning policies and plans for open space acquisition. Subjects include greenbelts, Lake Union / Ship canal open space, parks, boulevards and urban trails. Records include correspondence, briefing memos, draft policies, committee files, news releases, and subject files.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item and date], Seattle Planning Department Open Space Projects Records , Record Series 6310-02. Box [number], Folder [number]. Seattle Municipal Archives.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

6310-02:  Open Space Projects Records , 1978-1993Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
1/1
Acquisition Strategies
1987-1999
1/2
Adoption Resolutions
1990
1/3
Background Report
1984-1985
1/4
Bond Issue, Council Work
1989
1/5
Bond Issue, DPR Comp. Plan
1988-1989
1/6
Boulevards
1985-1988
1/7
Boulevards
1991-1992
1/8
Briefing Memos, Council
1985-1990
1/9
Briefing Memos, Mayor
1991
1/10
Briefings, Presentations
1988
1/11
Cedar River Watershed
1986
1/12
Citizen Participation, Letters
1982-1987
1/13
Citizen Participation, Public Meetings
1984-1987
1/14
City-Owned Property Task Force
1989-1990
1/15
Conservation Easements
1983-1987
1/16
Correspondence
1984-1991
1/17
Correspondence, Mayor
1988-1991
1/18
Council Adoption / Resolution
1990
1/19
Council Review
1984-1988
1/20
Departmental Comments
1986-1990
1/21
Departmental Review
1990
1/22
DEIS
1986-1987
1/23
Determination of Significance
1986
1/24
Draft Policies
1985-1986
1/25
Draft Policies, Comments
1986-1987
1/26
Draft Policies, Prepublication Comments
1985-1986
1/27
Duwamish (Public Access Plan)
1984-1985
1/28
Environmental Coordinating Committee
1984
1/29
Federal Property / City
1984
1/30
General, Time
1990-1991
1/31
Greenbelts
1983-1986
1/32
Greenbelts
1983-1986
1/33
Greenbelts
1986
1/34
Greenbelts
1983-1987
2/1
Greenbelts, Court Case
1984-1990
2/2
Greenbelts, Mayor's Recommendations
1986
2/3
Greenbelt Moratorium, Interim Amendments
1986
2/4
Greenspaces, Public Hearing Notice
1992-1993
2/5
Greenspaces, Resol. And Policy
1992-1993
2/6
Issue Identification / Research
1984
2/7
King County Current Use Taxation
1991
2/8
Lake Union / Ship Canal
1986
2/9
Lake Union / Ship Canal
1988-1989
2/10
Lake Union / Ship Canal Access Plan
1986
2/11
Lake Union / Ship Canal / Duwamish Correspondence
1988
2/12
Lake Union / Ship Canal Inventory Information
1989
2/13
Leschi Greenspace
1985-1987
2/14
Leschi Greenspace
1987-1990
2/15
Longfellow Creek
1986-1987
2/16
Maintenance of Public Open Space
1985
2/17
Maps, Zoning
1987
2/18
Mayor's Briefings
1984-1987
2/19
Mayor's Recommendations
1987-1988
2/20
Mayor's Responses
1985-1987
2/21
Open Space Advisory Committee
1985-1987
2/22
Open Space Interdepartmental Task Force
1985-1986
2/23
Open Space Interdepartmental Team
1985-1986
2/24
Outlines
1984
2/25
Parks Acquisition Task Force
1984-1987
2/26
Parks Code
1988
2/27
Parks Policy Plan
1978-1987
2/28
Parks (Sunlight)
1985
2/29
Planned Development
1986-1987
2/30
Planning Commission
1985
2/31
Policy Development / Issues
1984-1988
2/32
Policies: Council Review
1987-1990
2/33
Policies (Existing)
1984
2/34
Port of Seattle, Kellogg, Magnolia Greenbelt
1985-1987
2/35
Press Releases
1985-1986
2/36
Project Review
1985-1987
2/37
Public Facilities, City Light
1984
2/38
Public Information, News Releases
1985-1986
2/39
Right-of-Way Corridors
1984
2/40
Schedules
1984-1985
2/41
Schools
1985-1987
2/42
Seattle Center
1985-1987
2/43
Ship Canal Trails Coalition
1987-1988
2/44
Street Ends
undated
2/45
Street Vacations
1982-1985
3/1
Tax Relief, Current Use Assessment
1986
3/2
Transferable Development Rights
1984-1986
3/3
Tree Cutting, Pruning and Topping Procedures For Private Properties
1985-1986
3/4
Trust For Public Land
1988
3/5
Urban Trails
1986-1988
3/6
Urban Trails
1991-1992
3/7
Urban Trails
1991
3/8
Views
1985-1989

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Burke Gilman Trail (Wash.)
  • Greenbelts--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Lake Washington Ship Canal (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Land use Planning
  • Parks--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Corporate Names :
  • Seattle (Wash.). Planning Dept.
  • Land Use & Transportation Project (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Seattle (Wash.). Office for Long-range Planning
  • Geographical Names :
  • Seattle