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2005 Press Releases

Mayor Recognizes Businesses in the Rainier ValleyThanks businesses along Martin Luther King for their commitment
Press Release
November 3, 2005

Mayor Nickels Commemorates the Roots of Seattle Jazzwith the Dedication of the 12th & Jackson Street Jazz Sign
Press Release
October 22, 2005

Mayor announces 2005 Mayor's Small Business Award winnersClick here to read profiles of the winning businesses
2005 Event Program
Press Release
Sept 13, 2005

OED Releases the Results of its Economic Impact Study for the Information and Communication Technology Industry This study highlights the economic contributions of Seattle's Information and Communication Technology industry.
Full Economic Impact Study
One-page Summary Flyer
July 28, 2005

Mayor Greg Nickels awards grants to small businesses in Southeast SeattleOwners reinvesting in their community through the City's facade program
Press Release
Click here to read about the City's facade improvement program and participating community-based organizations
July 6, 2005

Mayor Announces Grants to Help 22 Neighborhood Business DistrictsMayor Greg Nickels awarded grants to 22 Neighborhood Business District Associations throughout Seattle to continue the City's investments in building healthy communities
Press Release
June 29, 2005

Mayor reconvenes Task Force to help continue economic growthMayor Greg Nickels reconvened his Economic Opportunity Task Force to report on the City’s implementation of the Task Force’s 2002 recommendations, and to request the Task Force create a new set of recommendations
Three Year Summary Report
Press Release
June 28, 2005

Free Wi-Fi Access for Columbia City, U-DistrictPilot project to attract customers to neighborhood business districts
Press Release
May 18, 2005

Mayor appoints James Keblas as the new Director of the Mayor's Office of Film & MusicPress Release
March 4, 2005

Mayor announces investments in Southeast SeattleCity works with community to advance revitalization
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SE Seattle Action Agenda Summary Brochure
SE Seattle Action Agenda Full Set of Recommendations
March 21, 2005

Mayor celebrates Seed of Life Child Care CenterPress Release
March 1, 2005