Office of Economic Development Provides Additional 72 Small Businesses With $10,000 Grants in Third Round of Small Business Stabilization Fund Seattle (August 14, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has signed an Executive Order to extend the [...]
SEATTLE (August 13, 2020) – Mayor Durkan announced today that she will transmit legislation to City Council later this month to propose a new minimum compensation standard for Uber and Lyft drivers to ensure all drivers are paid at least the Seattle [...]
Office of Housing Accelerates Seattle Housing Levy Funding to Support Proven, Long-term Solution to Homelessness  Seattle (August 12, 2020) – To bring more people inside during a public [...]
SEATTLE (August 11, 2020) – Following the announcement by Chief of Police Carmen Best that she would be retiring from the Seattle Police Department, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan thanked the Chief for her tremendous contributions to our community through her [...]
Revenue projections now estimate additional unfunded budget shortfall of $26 million for 2020 Seattle (August 10, 2020) – The City Budget Office today released their latest economic forecasts and revenue projections for Seattle, which showed an [...]
Walk-up sites coming to Rainier Beach and Southwest Seattle neighborhoods in August   Seattle (July 31, 2020) – Building on the June launch of Citywide testing that has thus far administered more the [...]
Seattle (July 27, 2020) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Seattle City Council President M. Lorena Gonzalez issued the following statement celebrating the passage of the Seattle Transportation Benefit [...]
Seattle (July 23, 2020) – With a critical component of testing in short supply which is leading to longer wait times for testing, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and 77 Mayors across the country sent a letter to the White House Coronavirus Task Force calling [...]
Seattle (July 22, 2020) – Building on the City’s free permits for sidewalk cafes and curb spaces, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today an expansion of street closure permit options for one or more blocks as part of the City of Seattle’s efforts to [...]
Seattle (July 22, 2020) – As federal forces remain in Portland and the President plans to announce expand federal actions in cities, sixteen mayors of major American cities have now joined Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s calls on the Trump [...]