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City of Seattle
Seattle City Council
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Public Hearing: Lessons from the Windstorm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
1/2/2007  11:17:00 AM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Tom Van Bronkhorst, Godden Office, (206) 684-8807


Councilmember Richard Conlin
Councilmember Jean Godden

PUBLIC HEARING: LESSONS FROM THE WINDSTORM
Council will hear from the public on experiences during and after December storm

WHAT: Special Joint Meeting of the Environment, Emergency Management and Utilities Committee and the Energy and Technology Committee
WHERE: Council Chambers, City Hall, Second Floor, 600 Fourth Avenue
WHEN: Wednesday, January 3, 2007, 5:30 p.m.
WHY: To hear public comment on Seattleites’ experiences during and after the December 14 windstorm.

Councilmember Godden, chair of the Energy and Technology committee, said, “We look forward to hearing from citizens about their experiences. It is vitally important to learn the lessons of this storm—what went well, what went wrong and how we can prepare better for future emergencies.” Councilmember Conlin, chair of the Environment, Emergency Management and Utilities Committee, said, “It is vital that we hear from the public about how the City performed during this storm, so we can understand the strengths and weaknesses of the City’s emergency preparedness systems.”

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