10/23
Today Mayor Tim Burgess joined the Mayors of London, Paris, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Quito, Vancouver, Mexico City, Cape Town, Amman, and Copenhagen in signing on to the C40 Fossil-Fuel-Free Streets Declaration. By signing the Declaration, the city [...]
10/16
Mayor Tim Burgess, King County Executive Dow Constantine and representatives from the Community Package Coalition (CPC) and Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) today announced an agreement on terms for WSCC to provide more than $82 million [...]
10/13
Mayor Tim Burgess issued the following statement in response to today’s filings from the US Department of Justice and the Seattle Community Police Commission saying the Seattle Police Department is in “full and effective compliance” with the [...]
10/13
Today, Mayor Burgess signed an Executive Order focused on strengthening Seattle’s protections for trees on private property. The order identifies areas of improvement among existing tree regulations, creates additional tools to help mitigate tree [...]
10/10
Mayor Tim Burgess transmitted legislation to the City Council today that will establish the Seattle Retirement Savings Plan.  The bill creates a framework to give Seattle workers whose employers do not offer a workplace retirement savings plan an [...]
10/10
Mayor Tim Burgess issued the following statement after Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the agency’s plan to withdraw from the Clean Power Plan: “In repealing the Clean Power Plan, President Trump and EPA [...]
10/3
SEATTLE (October 3, 2017) — Mayor Tim Burgess transmitted legislation to the City Council today that will require the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department (HSD) to use results-based contracting when making its $105 million in annual [...]
10/2
SEATTLE (October 2, 2017) –  Today, Mayor Tim Burgess signed an executive order intended to increase the City’s capacity to serve limited English proficient immigrant and refugee residents.   Mayor Burgess issued the following statement: “Seattle is [...]
10/2
SEATTLE (October 2, 2017) — Mayor Tim Burgess expressed his appreciation and gratitude for Deputy Mayor Hyeok Kim today, after she announced her planned departure from City government on October 13th to prepare for the expansion of her family. Mayor [...]
9/27
SEATTLE (September 27, 2017) –  Today, Mayor Tim Burgess signed his first Executive Order to require the Seattle Police Department (SPD) manage all secondary employment for SPD officers.  Executive Order 2017-09: Reforming Secondary Employment at the [...]