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International Women’s Day, Secure Scheduling Draft Rules, In-District Office Hours March 24th , Campaign to Trump-proof Seattle, Delridge Way Ride and Chat: March 11, Seattle is seeking the next Civic Poet

March 10th, 2017

International Women’s Day On Monday, the Full Council, in collaboration with the Seattle Women’s Commission, Proclaimed March 8, 2017, International Women’s Day. This is an opportunity to look back on progress made, celebrate Women’s acts of courage, and call for women to continue to do extraordinary acts to improve the lives of women in all […]

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Happy 2017! And a Look Back on Progress in 2016

December 30th, 2016

Housing Issues Source of Income Discrimination (SOID) Law SOID is important new comprehensive tenants’ rights legislation, enacting one of the Mayor’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) recommendations.  The final bill created a new protected class for people with alternative sources of income, created a new “first in time” requirement to make the housing application […]

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Secure Scheduling Update, Appointment of New SPU Director, SDOT report on Parking Benefit Districts, Beach Drive SW Speed Bumps, North Precinct

September 16th, 2016

Secure Scheduling Update As you may recall, the deliberations about this policy started last March. Professor Susan Lambert of the University of Chicago presented on problematic scheduling practices, including an increase in the use of part-time employees, just-in-time scheduling (real time schedule adjustments), and an increase in pressure to “stay within hours” due to tight labor […]

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Mandatory Housing Affordability/Residential (MHA/R) Program, Hiring More Police Officers, Secure Scheduling Update and Timeline

August 5th, 2016

Mandatory Housing Affordability/Residential (MHA/R) Program The Council’s Planning, Land Use & Zoning (PLUZ) Committee unanimously (5-0) approved framework legislation Tuesday for the Mandatory Housing Affordability/Residential (MHA/R) Program requiring residential developers to provide for affordable housing by including it in their development or paying into an affordable housing fund. The requirement will apply after Council adopts […]

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Source of Income Discrimination, Secure Scheduling, Honoring City Archivist Scott Cline, In-District Office Hours, West Seattle Grand Parade

July 21st, 2016

Source of Income Discrimination On July 22, 2016, the CRUEDA committee will vote on the Source of Income Discrimination legislation that proposes to add protected class to existing ordinances that already make it illegal to discriminate against a prospective renter whose primary source of income is a section 8 voucher, to include a pension, Social […]

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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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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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District 1 Office Hours, Secure Scheduling, & HALA Focus Groups

February 18th, 2016

District 1 Office Hours I am happy to announce that I will soon be starting my District 1 office hours. Every other week I will be holding office hours from 12:00pm – 7:00pm; the in-district office will rotate to help best serve all communities in District 1. I’m still working on finalizing a schedule and […]

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