Durkan Recognizes Lester for Strong Leadership at HSD Seattle (March 15, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the resignation of the Human Services Department’s Director Catherine Lester, who is returning to her family in Toronto, Canada after [...]
SEATTLE (March 16, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, the City Council, and the Community Police Commission (CPC), are seeking additional members for the CPC. Initially established as a requirement of the Consent Decree, the City of Sea­ttle established [...]
22 Other Cities Join Seattle in Final Bid Submission to FIFA Seattle (March 15, 2018) –  Mayor Jenny A. Durkan applauded that Seattle has been included as an official Candidate Host City in the United Bid of Canada, Mexico, and the United States to [...]
Application Period Open to All Parents for the 2018 – 2019 School Year SEATTLE (March 15, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the expansion of the Seattle Preschool Program into at least 22 additional classrooms for the 2018 – 2019 school year, [...]
Seattle (March 8) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan released the following statement after the passage of I-940 as well as the bill making modifying provisions: “The passage of Initiative 940 is a strong step forward for our state. [...]
Seattle (March 8) –  In her first 100 days in office, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has taken urgent action to create a more affordable, inclusive Seattle, and build economic opportunity for all. As outlined in the first State of the City address, Mayor [...]
Seattle (March 7) – Ahead of her 100th full day in office, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, along with Seattle Colleges Chancellor Shouan Pan and Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Larry Nyland, signed a partnership agreement entering into a [...]
Seattle (March 6) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has announced ten community workshops in all police precincts to assist the Police Search Committee with finding the best candidates for Seattle’s next police chief. The workshops, including one for Seattle’s [...]
McNab Will Help Oversee Citywide Review of Harassment and Discrimination Policies  Seattle (Mar 2) – To help lead the Citywide review of harassment and discrimination policies as well as continued consolidation plans, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced [...]
Seattle (February 28) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan sent the following letter to Congressional leaders in response to the Washington State Legislature’s passage of a bill protecting net neutrality. February 28, 2018 Dear Leader McConnell, [...]