Durkan Also Transmits Resolution to City Council Calling on Navy to Reconsider Training Proposal SEATTLE (June 12, 2019) – Mayor Durkan filed a letter of protest today on behalf of the City of Seattle in response to the United States Navy’s Draft [...]
City Will Begin Applying Public Health Criteria to Determine Whether Towed Vehicles Including RVs Should Be Destroyed Instead of Sold Back into Market Mayor Will Also Transmit New Legislation Banning Predatory Rental Practices Where People Purchase [...]
Seattle (June 10, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today celebrated the City Council’s 9-0 vote to approve her application for federal surplus property at Fort Lawton and Redevelopment Plan, which will use publicly owned land to help address [...]
Seattle (June 6, 2019) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today the City of Seattle’s summer programs for youth and families across Seattle. To help ensure more equitable access to opportunity and safer communities, these summer programs range [...]
‘Bea’s Law’ Named in Honor of Beatrice Kathryn Alder, Daughter of City of Seattle Employee Rachel Alder SEATTLE (June 3, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan commends the Seattle City Council’s unanimous vote to approve ‘Bea’s Law’ – her legislation to [...]
Additions Allow Teams to Work Seven Days Per Week Applauds $1 Million in State Budget for WSDOT Cleanups Near and Along I-5 and I-90 Seattle (May 31, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced the continued [...]
SEATTLE (May 29, 2019) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the grantees of the Expanded Seattle-King County Immigrant Legal Defense Network (ELDN). The ELDN grants $5.6 million to community-based [...]
If H.R.6 Were Enacted, 17,200 Residents in Seattle Region Would Gain Path to Citizenship SEATTLE (May 28, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Councilmember M. Lorena González today welcomed the City Council’s vote to approve their joint resolution in [...]
Ongoing Emphasis Patrols in Seven Neighborhoods Will Continue; City Has Begun Additional Regular Summer Emphasis Programs at Golden Gardens, Alki Beach, and Capitol Hill & Continues Operations to Combat Gun Violence in the Central District and [...]
Seattle (May 16, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today she will nominate Bobby Humes to serve as the permanent Director of the Seattle Department of Human Resources (SDHR). Humes has served as the Interim Director of SDHR since February [...]