This month, the City of Seattle faced some of the most extreme winter weather our region has ever seen. Seattle receives an average of 5.9 inches of snow each winter – this year, we got 20.2 inches in the first 11 days of February. Our City hasn’t [...]
City Will Also Provide Free Garbage Drop-Off Sites This Saturday from 10 am – 3 pm Monday, Thursday, and Friday customers are asked to put their bins and bags out on Friday, February 15    Seattle (February 14, 2019) – Following the historic [...]
Seattle (February 13, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan released the below statement following the announcement by Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien that he will not seek re-election in 2019:  “Mike has been a tireless voice and progressive [...]
Seattle (February 12, 2019) – After a failed attempt by the National Rifle Association (NRA) to block progress in Seattle in fighting gun violence, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s responsible storage gun safety law will go into effect tomorrow, Wednesday, [...]
UPDATE: February 13, 1:00 P.M. The City continues to work to limit the impact of winter weather on residents and ensure access to critical services, please review the list of departments below for information on operations modifications. Residents [...]
Plan would create new affordable homes, preserve park space in a high opportunity area of our growing City    Legislation will be transmitted to City Council this Spring  Seattle (February 4, 2019) – To help address Seattle’s housing and [...]
Seattle (February 5, 2019) – Seattle Public Libraries – Libraries are operating within regular hours with the following exceptions: Closed: International District/Chinatown Branch, NewHolly Branch, Madrona Sally-Goldmark Branch, and Montlake [...]
Seattle (February 4, 2019) –  Seattle City Light: Crews have been responding to outages all over the utility’s service area. As of 4:30 PM on Feb. 4, approximately 5,400 customers are still without power and it may take up to 12 hours to [...]
With Growing National and Regional Competition for Officers, New Lateral Hiring Incentive Would Help Recruit Experienced Candidates Who Are Committed to Reform with Up to $15,000 Incentive  SEATTLE (January 31, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced [...]
SEATTLE (January 29, 2019) – One year after announcing the formation of the Anti-Harassment Interdepartmental Team (IDT) to conduct an extensive review of the City’s harassment and discrimination policies, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, Councilmember Teresa [...]