Posts for 'Councilmember Herbold'

MHA Process and Schedule; Eviction Reform; Seattle Squeeze Resources; Community Involvement Commission; Planning Commission; Office Hours

January 18th, 2019

MHA Process and Schedule The Council has begun developing and considering amendments to the Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) bill which is currently being heard in the Select Committee on Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability.  On January 22, 2018 Council President Bruce Harrell established the 2018 Select Committee on Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA).  The committee was formed to consider […]

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Happy 2019! And a Look Back on 2018 Accomplishments

January 8th, 2019

  CONTENTS PART 1: ACCOUNTABILITY IN GOVERNMENT Capital Project Oversight SPU/SCL Call Center Improvements Making Sure Growth Pays for Growth – Developer Impact Fees New Green Electric Trucks Save Tax Payer Money PART 2: D1 SPOTLIGHT Schmitz Park Property Acquisition Crescent-Hamm Building Historic Preservation Alki Vehicle Noise Enforcement – Relief for Alki Coming Soon South […]

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South Park Investments; Alaskan Way Viaduct Closes on January 11

December 22nd, 2018

Update on South Park Work to Address Community Task Force Recommendations and Other Investment in South Park Here’s a follow up to an update earlier this year about implementation of the recommendations of the South Park Public Safety Task Force, and other projects in South Park. The South Park Public Safety Coordinator, a key community […]

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Re-entry Workgroup Recommendations for Those Being Released From Incarceration; Showbox Update; Closed Captioning; November Constituent Email Report

December 7th, 2018

Re-entry Workgroup Recommendations for Those Being Released From Incarceration Last November I shared with you the efforts of the Seattle Re-entry Workgroup.  Resolution 31637, passed in 2015, convened a workgroup to develop policies and strategies to strengthen the City of Seattle’s effort to assist with reentry after incarceration including reducing recidivism, and alleviating the negative […]

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TOMORROW- Have Tickets or Other Seattle Municipal Court Issues?  Come To  Delridge Community Center From 10am – 4pm; Semi-Annual Streetcar Report Shows Operations Deficits; Reminder: Re-Entry Lunch and Learn Thursday December 6, 2018; In-District Office Hours

November 29th, 2018

TOMORROW- Have Tickets or Other Seattle Municipal Court Issues?  Come To  Delridge Community Center From 10am – 4pm Seattle Municipal Court will be at the Delridge Community Center tomorrow, Friday, November 30th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to help resolve warrants, share options for addressing unpaid tickets, provide relicensing assistance or a referral to a […]

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Giving Thanks; This week’s budget update: Council passes 2019-2020 City budget; Alaskan Way Viaduct Closure Information Meeting November 26 @ Delridge CC; No Garbage Collection on Thanksgiving Day

November 21st, 2018

Giving Thanks On this Thanksgiving Day eve, I find that there is so much for which I have to give thanks.  There are people in District 1 and elsewhere who deserve recognition. In raising their voices, they help contribute every day to making Seattle a better city and they insure that City government is making decisions […]

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This week in the budget; Reminder: Neighborhood Street Fund Applications Open through November 19; Funding to Reduce Flooding in D1; Salmon Returning; Status Report on Developer Impact Fees to Augment Transportation Funding; Seattle Police Officer’s Guild contract

November 16th, 2018

This week in the budget This week the Budget Committee met on Wednesday to vote on the balancing package proposed by Chair Bagshaw. The committee also voted on items brought forward by Councilmembers to amend the balancing package, with corresponding reductions to balance the budget. New items I proposed that the Council approved included: Concord […]

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This Week in the Budget; Seattle University Public Safety Survey; Constituent Budget Emails

November 9th, 2018

This Week in the Budget On Wednesday Councilmember Bagshaw, chair of the Budget Committee, released her proposed budget balancing package. Next Wednesday, November 14th, the Budget Committee will vote on the proposed balancing package, and any amendments proposed by Councilmembers. Amendments to the balancing package must be balanced. A number of items I proposed, as […]

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This Week’s Budget Update; Re-Entry Lunch and Learn Thursday December 6, 2018; October Constituent Email Report

November 2nd, 2018

This Week’s Budget Update This week the Budget Committee met to consider specific budget proposals to amend the proposed budget, on October 30, October 31, and November 1. Next week, Councilmember Bagshaw, as Chair of the Budget Committee, will present a proposed budget balancing package on November 7th. That balancing package will be considered for […]

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This Week’s Budget Update; Capital Project Oversight; Neighborhood Street Fund Applications open through November 19; Rapid Ride H Line Online Open House/Survey; SPU Syringe Pickup Program; The Vera Project GOTV

October 29th, 2018

This Week’s Budget Update Last week the City Council Budget Committee held a public hearing on Tuesday evening, and continued into the phase of budget negotiations referred to as, “Issue Identification,” when Council Central Staff presents highlights of department budgets and issues for potential changes that the Council might want to consider, as well as […]

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