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Mayor Ed Murray transmitted to Council a package of innovative policies aimed at keeping Seattle at the forefront of energy efficiency solutions in the residential and commercial building sectors. The legislative package includes provisions that [...]
Mayor Ed Murray today announced that George Scarola will serve as the City’s first ever cabinet-level director of homelessness. Scarola will be responsible for leading the City’s homelessness efforts across departments, providing oversight and [...]
Today, Mayor Ed Murray announced the initial members of the task force convened to review the City’s encampment cleanup policies and related practices, including those developed under the 2008 Multi-Departmental Administrative Rules (MDAR). As Mayor [...]
Mayor Ed Murray today transmitted a resolution to City Council outlining next steps in addressing the public safety needs of the people experiencing homelessness as well as infrastructure needs in the Interstate 5, East Duwamish Greenbelt (Greenbelt) [...]
Mayor Ed Murray announced the creation of an Industrial Lands Advisory Panel tasked with providing recommendations to ensure that the Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan balances growth with the needs of Seattle’s manufacturing and maritime industries. [...]
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Seattle and surrounding areas from Thursday afternoon through late Saturday night. The City of Seattle is providing information and public spaces that may be used by residents to [...]

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