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On Thursday evening, representatives from the Mayor’s Office, the Office of Economic Development, the Office for Civil Rights, and the City Attorney’s Office met with business owners from all eleven hookah lounges operating in Seattle to discuss how to bring their businesses into compliance with the law.
Today Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after Judge James Robart held a status hearing to discuss how to develop comprehensive and internally consistent mechanisms related to the Seattle Police Department’s accountability systems:
Today Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement after the Seattle Department of Transportation announced an increased budget for the seawall replacement project:
Tonight the Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors approved its administration’s proposal to contract with the City to manage three Seattle Preschool Program classrooms: one in Bailey Gatzert in the Central District, one in the Original Van Asselt School and one in New Van Asselt in south Seattle.
Today the City of Seattle received payment of the judgments, interest and penalties in excess of $3.48 million related to code violations on rental properties owned by Hugh and Martha Sisley in the Roosevelt neighborhood.
Mayor Ed Murray today announced that the City plans to purchase portions of two properties that make up the former N.E. 130th Street beach from the current owners and restore waterfront access for the public.

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