About OIR

The Office of Intergovernmental Relations (OIR) is part of the Mayor's Executive Department and serves the Mayor, all City departments, and the City Council. Our office promotes the interests of the City of Seattle to Local, Regional, Tribal, State, Federal and International Governments. OIR is responsible for engaging with other jurisdictions and government entities to collaborate and advocate for outcomes that are in the interest of the City. OIR implements and manages all of the City's advocacy contracts and ensures the City's lobbying resources align with the City's strategic advocacy priorities.

Intergovernmental Relations

Mina Hashemi, Interim Director
Address: 600 4th Ave, 5th Floor, Seattle, WA, 98124
Mailing Address: PO Box 94746, Seattle, WA, 98124-4746
Phone: (206) 684-0213

The mission and purpose of the Office of Intergovernmental Relations (OIR) is to provide advice and information to, and on behalf of, elected officials, City departments, and external customers.