City Will Provide Free Tent and Heating Permits to Help Businesses Maintain Outdoor Operations During COVID-19 Pandemic SEATTLE (October 21, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today that the Seattle Department of Transportation’s (SDOT) [...]
Vaccinations available at more than a dozen locations across the City including five locations in high-density BIPOC neighborhoods in South and West Seattle  Language Access will be provided at City of Seattle Genesee Park [...]
Community leaders will spearhead community-centered process that may include participatory budgeting  Seattle (October 14, 2020) – The City of Seattle announced today the initial membership of the Equitable Communities Initiative [...]
SEATTLE (October 8, 2020) – Surrounded – virtually – by supporters and community members, Mayor Durkan signed legislation today creating a new minimum compensation standard for Uber and Lyft drivers in Seattle. This new ordinance ensures all drivers [...]
As reported by the Seattle Times, Seattle is recording the lowest cases of COVID-19 compared to the top 30 other major cities with currently available data. In addition, Seattle has some of the lowest hospitalizations and deaths throughout the entire [...]
2021 Proposed Budget Builds Off Community Safety Programs Including Expanded Health One, Youth Safety Programs, and Crisis Connections One Call Seattle (October 1, 2020) – Following the transmittal of her 2021 Proposed Budget which proposes [...]
One-time Emergency ResourcesProvide a Surge of New Short-term Shelter Plus IncreasedRapid-Rehousing and Diversion Funds Supplementing Nearly 600 New Permanent Supportive Housing Units Coming On-line in 2021   Seattle (October [...]
Per Council’s Intent, the City Will Suspend the Work of the Navigation Team Effective Immediately Seattle (September 30, 2020) – Following Council’s decision to defund the Navigation Team and proceed with out of order layoffs at the Seattle [...]
Drivers for companies Like Uber and Lyft will now earn at least $16.39 per hour SEATTLE (September 29, 2020) – Today, Mayor Durkan celebrated City Council’s unanimous passage of a new minimum compensation standard for TNC [...]
Commits to New $100 Million for Investments in BIPOC Communities Seattle (September 29, 2020) – Amidst unprecedented and historic challenges, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan transmitted the 2021 budget today. While the City faces significant [...]