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Today the City of Seattle announced it is implementing a series of recommendations for enhancing traffic incident management practices. The changes are based on nationwide best practices for incident response and will enable City departments to better manage on-street collision scenes and help improve traffic flow around these scenes.
Mayor Murray releases action plan to support LGBTQ safety
Today Mayor Ed Murray, along with members of the LGBTQ Task Force appointed in March, announced an action plan to support a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment for LGBTQ people in Seattle.
The City of Seattle is awarding $467,562 in matching funds to support neighborhood-initiated projects across Seattle. Twenty-eight community groups received awards from the Neighborhood Matching Fund for a variety of events, cultural festivals and projects. “These projects are the result of neighbors working together to better their community,” said Mayor Ed Murray. “The entire city […]
“Today’s sentencing of Christopher Monfort ends a horrifying chapter in the history of Seattle and its Police Department. I pray Officer Timothy Brenton’s family and loved ones can find some solace now that the sentencing phase has ended."
“On behalf of the entire city, I want to express my deepest sympathies to Donnie’s family, friends and the community.”
Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced the appointment of James R. Theofelis as the Special Advisor on Homelessness and Jeffrey Sakuma as Health Integration Strategic Advisor. James and Jeffrey will officially begin August 12, 2015. These two newly created positions will be housed in the Human Services Department.

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