7/13
Ahead of 2021 Budget, Mayor and Chief Will Engage Community on Proposed Reorganization and Civilianization, Initial Cuts, and Further Changes Mayor and Chief Will Oppose Blunt and Irresponsible Council Cuts to the 2020 and 2021 Budget That Compromise [...]
7/10
This investment is the latest step in a broader City effort to invest in BIPOC Communities Seattle (July 10, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City will provide $2.1 million to buy land for the future home of the Food [...]
7/7
Seattle Transportation Benefit District Proposal Would Maintain a 0.1% Sales Tax to Fund Essential Transit Service, Capital Projects, and Transit Access Programs like ORCA Opportunity Seattle (July 7, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan [...]
7/1
Updated: As of Saturday, July 4th, City departments were able to successfully re-open Pine and adjacent streets around Cal Anderson park and the East Precinct to pedestrian and vehicular traffic, accomplishing one of the goals of the Mayor’s [...]
6/30
City Reminds Symptomatic Individuals to Be Tested and Follow Public Health Guidelines on Isolation and Quarantine During Holiday Weekend, City of Seattle Will Deploy Social Distancing Ambassadors & Pause on Reopening of Swimming Areas [...]
6/26
City Launches Phase Two Reopening Toolkits to Help Small Businesses Navigate Governor’s Safe Start Guidance SEATTLE (June 26, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, Councilmember Alex Pedersen, and Councilmember Dan Strauss today announced new efforts [...]
6/24
Seattle (June 23, 2020) –  Facing an unprecedented economic downtown, global health pandemic and action to rethink policing and investments in community, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan submitted a revised [...]
6/19
Seattle (June 18, 2020) –  On Saturday, May 30th, after hours of peaceful demonstrations in response to the murder of George Floyd, some of the activity in the downtown corridor quickly devolved into violence that resulted in violence,  intentional [...]
6/18
Nonprofit, Residential, and Small Business Eviction Moratoriums Extended Through August 1, 2020 SEATTLE (June 18, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued an Executive Order to extend the City of Seattle’s COVID-19 closure and relief policies. This [...]
6/18
Seattle (June 18, 2020) – Today, the United States Supreme Court announced that the Trump administration is not permitted to immediately proceed with its plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which allows individuals [...]