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10/29/2014
Mayor Murray, Executive Constantine convene Firearm Violence Prevention Leadership Summit
Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine today convened a leadership summit of 75 public health and safety experts to share data on injuries and death related to firearm use, and to develop data-driven strategies and actions that can prevent future firearm-related violence.
10/24/2014
Mayor Murray thanked Office of the Waterfront Director Jared Smith for his leadership on the waterfront redesign after Smith officially tendered his resignation today.
10/24/2014
Happy National Food Day!
Mayor Murray recognized National Food Day this morning by visiting Tiny Tots Development Center, an Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program that benefits from the Farm to Table food access program as a result of a City of Seattle partnership with King County.
10/20/2014
Mayor Murray is seeking three candidates for the Housing Levy Oversight Committee
10/17/2014
Mayor Murray today announced the members of his Emergency Task Force on Unsheltered Homelessness. Murray has tasked the group, chaired by Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim, with making recommendations by Dec. 15 to help the growing number of people who are living on the streets to find shelter during the coming winter.
10/16/2014
Seattle Fire Chief to retire after 44 years with the department
Mayor Murray announced today that Chief Gregory M. Dean intends to retire from the Seattle Fire Department after a distinguished 44-year career with the Seattle Fire Department.

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