Posts for March, 2016

Illegal Tree Cutting, Update on 23rd Ave, and Secure Scheduling Discussion

March 30th, 2016

Illegal Tree Cutting in the Duwamish Head Greenbelt Last Saturday I asked City Attorney Pete Holmes to join me in visiting the Duwamish Head Greenbelt, where I had learned that morning that over 150 trees were illegally removed from Parks and SDOT property. The tree cutting is dramatic; those who call it a clear-cut are […]

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Changes coming to C Line, Gathering of Neighbors, and March 30 Got Green Lunch & Learn, In-District Office Hours

March 23rd, 2016

Changes coming to C line on Saturday, March 26 Beginning on Saturday we’ll see some changes in King County Metro’s C line bus service from West Seattle.  First, the C line and the D line will be de-coupled. The current C line route goes to 3rd Avenue Downtown, then continues as the D line to […]

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Council Begins Review of Street Vacation Proposed for a SODO Arena

March 17th, 2016

The City Council’s Sustainability and Transportation Committee has begun its review of the street vacation for Occidental Avenue South in SODO as requested by Chris Hansen for a basketball/hockey arena. A street vacation would be needed in order to permit and build the arena. A “street vacation” involves the removal of a street for private […]

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Secure Scheduling, Zero Youth Detention, and The Junction

March 9th, 2016

In honor of yesterday’s International Women’s Day, Seattlish published a “Love Letter to the Women of the Seattle City Council.” Yesterday’s meeting of my Committee was itself a love letter right back to Seattle’s women to commemorate International Women’s Day. Not only did we kick off the discussion of the need for Secure Scheduling Regulations […]

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