Posts for 'Police Department'

Public Safety and Human Services Committee Update // COVID/flu vaccines and masking recs // Duwamish Basin Steward Legislation // Speed Bumps in Alki Neighborhood // Winter Weather Information: Roads, bus service, SPU, and shelter

December 16th, 2022

PSHS: Chief appointment vote in committee, URM briefing COVID/flu vaccines and masking recs Duwamish Basin Steward Legislation Speed Bumps in Alki Neighborhood Winter Weather Information: Roads, bus service, SPU, and shelter Public Safety and Human Services Committee Update During this week’s Public Safety and Human Services Committee, Senior Deputy Mayor Monisha Harrell presented Interim Chief […]

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My Plans for 2023 / Police Chief Confirmation / Delridge Pedestrian Bridge Retrofit / Mental Health in Cities / Heating Oil Tax Repealed

December 9th, 2022

Contents Plans for 2023 Chief of Police Confirmation in PSHS Committee December 13 Delridge Pedestrian Bridge Retrofit Mental Health is Also a Matter for Cities Municipal Court to Start Taking Action on Unpaid Spokane Street (low) Bridge Tickets Heating Oil Tax Repealed City Council Seeking Candidates for Seattle Public Safety Civil Service Commission One Seattle Climate […]

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Budget Update // Public Safety: The Budget Reality vs. Rhetoric // Ingraham Students Rally // Public Safety Civil Service Commission Adopts Community Service Preference Points // Redistricting Commission Adopts New Council District Boundaries

November 18th, 2022

Contents Budget Update Public Safety: The Budget Reality vs. Rhetoric Ingraham Students Rally Public Safety Civil Service Commission Adopts Community Service Preference Points Redistricting Commission Adopts New Council District Boundaries Budget Update On Monday, the Budget Chair presented her initial Balancing Package for the 2023/24 budget. The Budget Chair’s balancing package incorporates some of the […]

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Ingraham High School Shooting // This Week’s Budget Update

November 10th, 2022

Contents Ingraham High School Shooting This Week’s Budget Update Ingraham High School Shooting While in attendance at the City Council’s second Budget Public Hearing on Tuesday morning, I was heartbroken to receive news of a devastating act of gun violence at Ingraham High School. Gun violence is a national epidemic.  We must advocate for local […]

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West Seattle Bridge Opened / Ladder Truck 37 and Medic Unit 26 Maintained Through the End of 2022 / Terminal 5 Closure / Mayor Announces Choice for Permanent Police Chief / New Public Health Director Confirmed / New Director of Office of Police Accountability Confirmed / Lowman Beach Park Is Reopening / Park District Budget Vote / Fall Prevention Tips / Get Involved in Council’s 2023/24 Budget Work

September 23rd, 2022

Contents West Seattle Bridge Opened Ladder Truck 37 and Medic Unit 26 Maintained Through the End of 2022 Terminal 5 Closure Mayor Announces Choice for Permanent Police Chief New Public Health Director Confirmed New Director of Office of Police Accountability Confirmed Lowman Beach Park Is Reopening Park District Budget Vote Fall Prevention Tips Get Involved […]

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West Seattle Bridge Re-opening on Sunday; 911 Alternatives; South Park Public Safety Meeting; Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal Advisory Committee; Seattle Municipal Court Community Outreach Event; Monkeypox Update; The Overdose Crisis; Should You Get an Updated Covid Booster?

September 16th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Re-opening on Sunday Today’s press conference announcing the opening of the bridge. Watch it on the Seattle Channel. A group shot of folks attending the press conference, framed by the West Seattle Bridge in the background. Footage courtesy of SDOT, image from the Seattle Channel. The day that we’ve all been eagerly […]

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Countdown to September 18 – West Seattle Bridge Opening!; Prohibiting False and Misleading Speech by Crisis Pregnancy Centers; Park District Cycle 2 Budget; Mayor Announces Three Finalists for Police Chief Search; Volunteer for Seattle/King County Vision Clinic; Getting Ready for the Budget; Independent Contractor Protections; Seattle Redistricting Commission Meeting; Office Hours

September 9th, 2022

Countdown to September 18 – West Seattle Bridge Opening! The West Seattle Bridge remains on track to be re-opened on Sunday, September 18th, just nine days away. Below is a chart showing the remaining tasks: In the summer of 2020, SDOT surveyed people who live and/or work in West Seattle to learn more about how […]

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West Seattle Bridge; Police Recruitment and Incentives Bill Passes; Abortion Access Bill Signing; Metropolitan Parks District Public Hearing; Small Tenant Improvement Fund; Seattle Restored Program – Landlords and Artists/Entrepreneurs Can Apply; King County Assessor Valuations and Appeals; No Newsletter Next Two Weeks

August 19th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge SDOT announced last week that the West Seattle Bridge is expected to be opened to traffic on Sunday, September 18th, and work remains on track to reopen on that date. The contractor continues work on the final phase of epoxy crack injection and carbon-fiber wrap installation on the end spans. The west […]

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West Seattle Bridge Expected to Open on September 18th; 8/9 Public Safety and Human Services Committee; SPD Before the Badge Website; Firefighter Graduation & Reports of Attacks; August 18 Seattle University SW Precinct Community-Police Dialogue; Local Progress; WRIA 9 Site Visit to Duwamish River Park; Canceled Office Hours

August 12th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Expected to Open on September 18th Since the West Seattle Bridge was closed, all of West Seattle, South Park and Georgetown have had the bridge reopening top of mind. Yesterday we received good news: SDOT announced that the West Seattle Bridge is expected to be opened to traffic on Sunday, September 18th. […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Police Chief Search Meetings Added: August 11, South Park; Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal Public Comments; Seattle Redistricting Commission Releases New Draft Map, August 9 Public Forum

August 5th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update The West Seattle Bridge repair remains on track for completion the week of September 12th. Work continues on the final phase of epoxy crack injection and carbon-fiber wrapping. SDOT has released the checklist showing which work has been completed, per a constituent request to me that I shared with SDOT: In […]

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