Posts for 'Councilmember Herbold'

Prolific Offenders Report Follow Up; Proclamation honoring April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month; Library Levy and Public Hearing; March Constituent Email Report

April 5th, 2019

Prolific Offenders Report Follow Up There has been a lot of discussion and coverage of a recent report commissioned by a collaborative effort of several of Seattle’s small business associations. The television special called “Seattle is Dying” further amplified the public dialogue. Let me first say that we need, and I commit to bring urgency […]

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Reminder: April 2 Deadline for Sound Transit 3 Scoping Comments; Ballard Locks Update; Alki Beach Comfort Station Open House – Tomorrow; Fairmount Ravine Cleanup – April 6

March 29th, 2019

Reminder: April 2 Deadline for Sound Transit 3 Scoping Comments The deadline for providing comments on options for Sound Transit’s West Seattle/Ballard light rail line is on Tuesday, April 2nd. You can comment at the online open house or by e-mail at wsbscopingcomments@soundtransit.org. This is part of the formal comment period for developing which options […]

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Highland Park Roundabout Update; False SCS Fliers & SLI History Re: Mobile CHEL Unit; Passage of MHA and What’s Next; High Point Play Area Celebration; Civic Poet applications open through April 24; In-District Office Hours

March 22nd, 2019

Highland Park Roundabout Update During last year’s budget, I was able to get the Highland Park Way SW/SW Holden Street Roundabout project added to the SDOT Capital Improvement Program, the long-term capital planning budget. Unfortunately, we learned in January the grant application SDOT submitted to WSDOT was unsuccessful. Since then I’ve worked with state legislators […]

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Closed Captioning on Seattle Channel and in Public Accommodations; Anti-Displacement Lunch and Learn; Nowruz

March 15th, 2019

Closed Captioning on Seattle Channel and in Public Accommodations As Chair of the City Council committee overseeing the Seattle Office for Civil Rights (SOCR), I am regularly in contact with the four commissions within SOCR. The Commission for People with Disabilities is one of those commissions. The commission was created in 2010. Under Seattle Municipal […]

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Bonuses for Hiring Police Officers; Bus Routes 120 and 50 getting additional service + other changes coming March 23rd; Sound Transit meeting in Delridge March 12th /Comment Period Extension; February Constituent Email Report

March 8th, 2019

Bonuses for Hiring Police Officers The City Council passed legislation to create an incentive program for hiring police officers. I voted in support. This legislation allows the Seattle Police Department to provide bonuses of up to $15,000 for officers who transfer from other departments, and up to $7,500 for new hires. The legislation received from […]

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Capital Projects Oversight Watch List Resolution; Seattle Office for Civil Rights seeks Women’s Commission Members; Improving Curbside Recycling; It’s All Happening at the Zoo

March 1st, 2019

Capital Projects Oversight Watch List Resolution As we’ve all seen, sometimes large capital projects run well over budget. Recent examples of City projects include the Seawall, the utility billing system, and now the potential Center City Streetcar. To address this, last year I introduced legislation to establish enhanced quarterly reporting requirements for the City’s Capital […]

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Reminder: Sound Transit Open House next Wednesday + Visualizations/Displacement details; Neighborhood Street Fund Rankings—South Park Meeting, Deadline Extended; Seattle Office for Civil Rights Seeks Human Rights Commission members; Orca Emergency Recovery Letter; Anti-Displacement Ordinance

February 22nd, 2019

Reminder: Sound Transit Open House next Wednesday + Visualizations/Displacement Details Sound Transit will host a public open house about the ST3 light rail line in West Seattle on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6 – 8:30 p.m. at Alki Masonic Center. The open house is being held as part of the Environmental Impact Scoping (EIS) process. Public […]

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Thank you to SDOT, City and KC Metro staff; MHA Public Hearing; Sound Transit Scoping Period Open, February 27 Open House in West Seattle; SPU Sewer/Flooding Survey; South Park Safe Streets Projects open house February 19; Your Voice Your Choice + Neighborhood Street Fund online voting deadline February 22

February 15th, 2019

Thank You to SDOT, City and KC Metro Staff  Many thanks to everyone who helped out in some way during the snowstorm. Times like this are a real reminder of the importance of public service. SDOT workers worked long shifts to clear the roads, after being very busy during the three week closure of SR99. […]

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SDOT Snow Response interactive map and arterials prioritized for clearing; Garbage Collection in Inclement Weather; The Future of Camp Second Chance; West Seattle Junction RPZ proposal up for public comment through March 15; February 28 meeting; January Constituent Email Report; In-District Office Hours

February 8th, 2019

SDOT Snow Response Interactive Map and Arterials Prioritized for Clearing Winter weather has arrived, so here’s information about SDOT’s snow response resources:  SDOT’s interactive map showing which roads have been treated or cleared in the last hour, three hours, and twelve hours. You can view it by neighborhood. Here’s SDOT’s Winter Weather Response webpage, and […]

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Sound Transit Level 3 Analysis Released/Delridge Letter; 48th and Charlestown Park Development; Your Voice Your Choice website open for proposals

February 1st, 2019

Sound Transit Level 3 Analysis Released/Delridge Letter Sound Transit has released its “Level 3” analysis for three end-to-end alternatives for the West Seattle/Ballard light rail line; here’s a link to the presentation from today’s meeting of the Sound Transit Elected Leadership Group (ELG). At today’s meeting I requested Sound Transit provide visualizations of what the […]

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