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Mayor Murray names new acting Human Services Department head
Mayor Murray today announced John Okamoto as the new acting Director for the city's Human Services Department (HSD). Okamoto will replace current HSD interim Director Catherine Lester, who will remain with HSD and assist Okamoto in his transition.
"We are attempting to understand all options that may exist in this situation and I have asked Chief O’Toole and the Seattle Police Department to stand by while the latest court proceedings unwind."
The next Find It, Fix It Community Walk will be held Tuesday, July 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. We'll start at the Rainier Beach Station Plaza (Martin Luther King Jr Way and S. Henderson St.)
Mayor Murray applauds vote on Metro transit funding in Seattle
"I want to thank the Board members for sending the proposal to preserve Metro Transit service in Seattle to the ballot. I especially want to thank Board Chair Tom Rasmussen for his leadership in moving this through the Transportation Benefit District."
Mayor Murray renames City Hall to ‘Kitty Hall’ for the day to highlight Animal Shelter foster program
Mayor Murray renamed City Hall to Kitty Hall today to highlights the Seattle Animal Shelter's foster care program and to promote shelter cat adoptions. The shelter currently has more than 200 cats and kittens available for adoption, both at the shelter and in foster homes.

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Mayor Murray announced Cuc Vu as his choice to lead the City's Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA)

Mayor Murray announced Cuc Vu as his choice to lead the City`s Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA)

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray kicked off the first in a series of 'Find it, Fix it' Community Walks on Wednesday July 2nd at 23rd and Jackson

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