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Facts on Ebola

While a large Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa and a handful of cases have been reported in the U.S., the risk of an outbreak in the United States continues to be very small. The City of Seattle is monitoring the situation and will work closely with Public Health - Seattle & King County to alert the public if the situation changes. More information can be found on the Public Health website and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website.

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Three Public Meetings to inform rulemaking for the Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO)
Seattle’s new Minimum Wage Ordinance will take effect on April 1, 2015! The Seattle Office for Civil Rights is hosting 3 public meetings to gather information for the administrative rulemaking process.
Ask the Mayor to focus on the city’s budget priorities for 2015
Mayor Ed Murray answers questions during a live broadcast of Ask the Mayor on October 22, 7:00 p.m. from Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave. Reserve your seat to attend in person or submit your questions now and tune in later.
Help SDOT improve your route to school
SDOT has developed an online tool to gather info from you about how they can improve their Safe Routes to School program. SDOT will also be at a series of community meetings in October to gather this information in person.
Adopt a drain
Don't let fall rainstorms flood your street. Help clear your local storm drain of leaves and other debris by adopting your local storm drain.
Food gardens in the fall
Now that it's getting cooler, the time is right to switch to winter crops or get your garden tucked in for the winter so it's ready to grow again next spring.
Greening the Emerald City, one home at a time
Community Power Works is driving clean energy innovation and generating economic growth by delivering energy efficiency solutions to Seattleites.
Waterfront seawall construction begins season two
Scheduled during the tourism off-season to help waterfront businesses, work is underway between Pike and Madison streets and scheduled to be complete by June 30, 2015.
Seattle City Council districts
In 2015, voters will elect seven out of the nine City Council members by district. The remaining two positions will be elected "at-large" (city-wide) in positions 8 and 9. Find out which district you live in by using the 2015 Council District Interactive Map.