Posts for 'Seattle Fire Department'

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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What is 988?; West Seattle Bridge Update; Public Safety and Human Services Committee Update; Fireworks; Free Summer Activities at South Park Community Center; California Avenue SW Pedestrian Safety; Free Summer Meals for Kids; Highland Park Improvement Club Reset Fest; Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Seeks Community Members to Serve as Grant Reviewers for Duwamish River Opportunity Fund

July 1st, 2022

What is 988? Perhaps you’ve heard about 988, the new, nation-wide phone number to call for mental health crisis?  It’s not quite in operation yet – July 16th is the launch date – but I invited the local leaders who are rolling out 988 to provide an update in Tuesday’s Public Safety & Human Services […]

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Devastating Roe v. Wade Decision; West Seattle Bridge Update; Seattle Police Department 911 Call Handling Update; Fireworks; Council Begins Considering Park District Funding; Free Activities in South Park Summer of Safety

June 24th, 2022

Devastating Roe v. Wade Decision This morning’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade is devastating to many millions of women and pregnant people who will be unable to access basic healthcare and be forced into decisions that endanger their safety and lives.  Nearly 1 in 4 people who can become pregnant will have an […]

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West Seattle Bridge; Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal Public Meetings/Online Open House; Update on SW Andover Street; Monitor’s Comprehensive Assessment of the Seattle Police Department; Stand in Solidarity Seattle; Funds Available for Child Care Facilities!; Join Me — On the Board of Health; Applications Due June 30; Shape the Future of Outdoor Pickleball in Seattle; Mourning 1 Million Americans Dead From COVID; PayUp Update + App Worker Pay Gap

May 20th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update SDOT is expecting the final two structural pours for specialized concrete next week! The additional recent update we’ve received is that SDOT expects to make a time-frame announcement on June 9th. Work is continuing on post-tensioning anchorage forms in the south girder. During the structural concrete pours, there is a review […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update April 22; Reminder: April 28 Deadline for Sound Transit Draft EIS Comments; SPD Use of Force Data; Get Involved – Planning for the Next 6 Years of Seattle Parks Investments; Approving the King County Regional Homelessness Authority’s (KCRHA) Proposed 2023 Budget; Resources to Cope With Stress; South Park Neighborhood Center Landmark Designation; SFD Protection Class 1 Rating; Virtual Office Hours

April 22nd, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update April 22 West Seattle Bridge Repair The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force met on Thursday, April 21st. There were two updates regarding the specialized concrete needed to anchor and guide the post-tensioned steel cables. First, there was a second pour of this concrete earlier this week. Secondly, the next pour […]

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Regional Gun Violence Prevention Leadership Advisory Group; West Seattle Bridge Schedule Details for Repair and Major Maintenance; Get Vaxed and Boosted to Protect Against Omicron; 2022 Funding Available Notification from Human Services; Public Safety & Human Services Committee Report; Unreinforced Masonry Resolution; SFD Chief Compensation Bill

December 11th, 2021

Regional Gun Violence Prevention Leadership Advisory Group Gun violence is a public health crisis that affects the entire region. Taking a public health approach to addressing gun violence can address root causes and improve community safety for all people involved. BIPOC communities are more impacted by gun violence. This is a critically important equity element […]

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West Seattle Vaccination Clinic; King County Vaccine Verification Toolkit for Businesses; Seattle Relief Fund ; Apply to the Small Business Stabilization Fund; This Week in the Budget; Sound Transit Light Rail Draft EIS; Public Safety Survey; Loans For Fire-Impacted White Center Businesses;

October 29th, 2021

City West Seattle Vaccination Clinic Opening Friday, October 29 The City of Seattle will be opening a vaccination hub in West Seattle beginning on Friday, October 29, at Neighborhood House (6400 Sylvan Way SW) in the High Point neighborhood. The City is partnering with Neighborhood House and Pliable mobile nursing teams for clinic operations.  Pliable […]

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Update on Bridge Repair; This Week in the Budget; Sound Transit Invitation to Apply for Community Advisory Group for West Seattle/Ballard Line; SDOT Enforcing 72 Hour Parking Law; 10/21: Join a Virtual Open House About the Future of the Junction’s Parking Lots; Vaccination Verification Required At Many Businesses Starting October 25; Vaccination Mandate Deadline for City Employees; King County Districting Town Hall; Adopt-A-Drain

October 20th, 2021

West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Update on Bridge Repair The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force met on Thursday, October 14th and heard schedule and design updates for the mid-2022 completion of the bridge repair. The 90% design threshold has been met and we are on target to meet the all-important 100% design threshold […]

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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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$11 Million Federal Grant and Notice to Proceed for West Seattle Bridge Repair; 4th of July and Fire Danger; Safe Reopening King County; Catalytic Converters, SPD Blotter; Building Affordable Housing on Religious Organization Property

July 2nd, 2021

$11 Million Federal Grant and Notice to Proceed for West Seattle Bridge Repair The City of Seattle has received a $11.2 million federal grant from the US Department of Transportation to help pay for repairs for the West Seattle Bridge. The grant is from the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America program. Thanks to Representative Jayapal, who […]

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