Posts for 'Councilmember Herbold'

This Week in the Budget; Share Your Vision for Seattle Parks by 10/13; Seattle Leading the Way in Spurring Economic Recovery; Behavioral Health Leaders’ Summit; West Seattle Bridge Tour; 5 Year Anniversary of the Mobile Integrated Health Program; East Precinct OPA Report; Resolution Supporting the Decriminalization of Entheogens; Habitat for Humanity South Park Home Dedication; The 4th Annual Seattle/Pacific Northwest Black College Expo™; Virtual Office Hours

October 8th, 2021

This Week in the Budget This week there are no meetings of the Select Budget Committee, as Councilmembers and staff comb through and consider the Proposed 2022 Budget.  The first public hearing is Tuesday, October 12th at 5:30 p.m. Sign up begins at 3:30 p.m. at bit.ly/council-comment.    This is the first of three public hearings. The other […]

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This Week in the 2022 Budget; Diaper Need Awareness Week Proclamation; Boosters, Vaccines, and Avoiding Overflowing Hospitals; Seattle Municipal Court Audit

October 1st, 2021

This Week in the 2022 Budget On Monday the Mayor, as required by state law, sent a Proposed 2022 budget to the City Council, as well as a Proposed 2022-2027 Capital Improvement Program. Both links allow you to download the entire proposal, or to select a specific department. The Council’s review of the proposed budget began this week, with an overview from […]

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Next Week in the Budget // Public Safety & Human Services Committee Work // Welcome Back to Seattle Public Libraries // Eviction Moratorium Extension // PayUp Update // Pre-Filing Diversion Racial Equity Toolkit Report for Adults 25 Years Old and Older

September 24th, 2021

Next Week in the Budget  Next week, the City Council will begin the 2022 budget process.  The Council’s process begins after the Mayor presents her proposed 2022 budget on Monday, September 27th.   Beginning on September 29, the Council will begin to meet as the Select Budget Committee to hear presentations from the City Budget Office and some departments.   This […]

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West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Updates // Lower Bridge Access Update // West Seattle Transit Service // Terminal 5 Quiet Zone // Proof of Vaccination in Public Places

September 22nd, 2021

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Updates The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force met on September 15, and includes two key updates. First of all, the bridge repair remains on schedule for mid-2022. Secondly, the West Seattle Water taxi will maintain daytime operating hours during the winter, instead of going to the regular winter […]

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2022 Budget Meeting Schedule/Process // Standing with the Duwamish to Restore Federal Acknowledgement // West Seattle Bridge Priority Hire // Apply for Neighborhood Economic Recovery Fund Grants of up to $100,000 // Seattle Parks Survey // Virtual Office Hours

September 13th, 2021

2022 Budget Meeting Schedule/Process  Consideration of the 2022 budget will begin in a few weeks. The City Council will meet as the Select Budget Committee from September 27 through November 22 to consider and adopt a 2022 budget for the City of Seattle.  Other Council committee meetings will be suspended during this time.  “Select” signifies that it is not a regular committee, and […]

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West Seattle Bridge Funding Update // Mask Up Indoors Starting Monday // Delridge Pedestrian Bridge/Survey Open through August 30 // Finance Committee Action on Mid-year Budget Including SPD // Less Lethal Weapons’ Regulation // Revenue Forecast

August 23rd, 2021

West Seattle Bridge Funding Update On Wednesday, the Transportation and Utilities Committee approved legislation accepting grants to SDOT for transportation projects. The legislation now moves to the Full Council for a final vote. Included are four grants related to the West Seattle Bridge. Two of these grants have been announced before: $11.26 million INFRA grant […]

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West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Update; Stay Cool In the Heat; SPD Staffing, Overtime and Budget Update; Building Safety In Our Communities; Covid Update; Assess Your Masks; PEO Unit Transfer; SDOT Outdoor Café Survey; Fire Science Associate Degree Program; Duwamish Steward Position; Office Hours Update

August 13th, 2021

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Update The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force met on August 12. Bridge Updates First of all, SDOT confirmed the project remains on schedule for completion in mid-2022, and provided an update about how future schedule and cost estimates will be determined. As I’ve explained in past blog posts, […]

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Sound Transit Board Action on ST3 Realignment; Duwamish Waterway Park Expansion; Construction begins at Lowman Beach Park; Comprehensive Plan Update

August 6th, 2021

Sound Transit Board Action on ST3 Realignment Yesterday the Sound Transit Board took action to adopt a realignment plan framework for the 2016 ST3 ballot measure, which includes West Seattle light rail. Sound Transit currently faces a $6.5 billion affordability gap, so some projects are being delayed. The framework allows for consideration of adjustment if, […]

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Sound Transit Board Action on ST3 Realignment; Duwamish Waterway Park Expansion; Construction Begins at Lowman Beach Park; Comprehensive Plan Update

August 6th, 2021

Sound Transit Board Action on ST3 Realignment Yesterday the Sound Transit Board took action to adopt a realignment plan framework for the 2016 ST3 ballot measure, which includes West Seattle light rail. Sound Transit currently faces a $6.5 billion affordability gap, so some projects are being delayed. The framework allows for consideration of adjustment if, […]

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Gun Violence, SPD Budget, Regional Peacekeeper Program; Covid Updates:  Mask Up Indoors, Popup Vax Clinics, WA Notify; Report on Executive Order on Re-imagining Policing and Community Safety; Center for Policing Equity Findings on Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops and Use of Force, 2014-2019; Mental Health Resources for BIPOC Communities; All-Hazards Mitigation Plan; Rental Inspection Program Lawsuit; Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal Project Executive Advisory Group

July 30th, 2021

Gun Violence, SPD Budget, Regional Peacekeeper Program The recent uptick in gun violence in our community and being felt across our nation cannot become our new normal. Here and in other big cities across the U.S., the economic and health impacts of COVID-19 have exacerbated deep inequities in our communities, leading to a mental health crisis, […]

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