Mayor Ed Murray today announced his appointment for the Director of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU), Mami Hara. Hara is an experienced utility executive and planner. “Mami brings a strong foundation of public and private sector leadership to the [...]
Today the Seattle City Council voted to approve Mayor Ed Murray’s proposal to accelerate rebuilding the southern half of Pier 62/63 on Seattle’s Central Waterfront. The pier – formerly the site of “Summer Nights at the Pier” concerts – is owned by [...]
Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement on today’s verdict of the Seattle Police Department lawsuit: “Chief O’Toole and I inherited a police department with major challenges, including significant management issues and racial tension in [...]
Mayor Ed Murray released the following statement on delays and additional costs for the SR 99 tunnel project: “The tunnel is a project of statewide significance funded by state gas-tax dollars on a state highway. As an Attorney General opinion [...]

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