Tag: budget

Covid Updates: Phase 3, Keep Up Precautions, West Seattle Vaccine Site, Walk Up Vaccine for 65+, Testing; West Seattle Bridge Closure, One Year Later – A Year in Review; SPD Budget Legislation Update; Municipal Archives: Police Accountability in Seattle, from 1955 to the present; Get Relief From Utility Bills; Stone Cottage Update; OEM 2020 Annual Report;

March 26th, 2021

Covid Updates:  Phase 3, Keep Up Precautions, West Seattle Vaccine Site, Walk Up Vaccine for 65+, Testing Phase 3:  On Monday, Seattle and the entire state entered Phase 3 of reopening, according to Governor Inslee’s Healthy Washington Roadmap to Recovery.  Allowable activities in Phase 3 are below and here.  Public Health – Seattle & King […]

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COVID Vaccination: District 1 Vaccine News, Lack of Local Vaccine Sites, Vaccine Supply Update, Real-Time Vaccine Availability, and New Vaccine Tools; Seattle Fire Department Work Plan; Sylvan Way Lane Closures; SPD Budget Legislation;

February 26th, 2021

COVID Vaccination: District 1 Vaccine News, Lack of Local Vaccine Sites, Vaccine Supply Update, Real-Time Vaccine Availability, and New Vaccine Tools Check Vaccine Availability in Real Time:  Now you can check for available vaccine appointments in real time on the state Department of Health’s Vaccine Locator website.  This is a new enhancement to the state’s […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update, November 20; Weekly Budget Update; Funding for Bridge Maintenance; Coronavirus is Surging in Seattle – How to Stay Safe; Small Business Stabilization Fund Applications Due November 30th; “Shop Your Block” Supports Neighborhood Businesses

November 20th, 2020

West Seattle Bridge Update, November 20 Mayor announces decision to pursue repair for West Seattle Bridge Yesterday Mayor Durkan announced the City will proceed with a repair for the West Seattle Bridge. Her statement is linked here. I released this statement: “I agree repairing the bridge is the best approach to restore safe access as […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update November 13th; This Week in the Budget; $10,000 Small Business Stabilization Fund Grants – Applications Due 11/30; African American Caregivers Forum on Saturday 11/14; Free Legal Clinic for Undocumented Immigrants; 34th Legislative District Town Hall

November 13th, 2020

West Seattle Bridge Update November 13th (photo: Mike Lindblom) On Monday, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) joined the City Council at the weekly Council Briefing meeting in order to update Councilmembers about the status of the West Seattle Bridge. In addition to providing a briefing about the physical work being done to stabilize the […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update, November 6; Budget Update; Increased Funds and an Agreement on Encampment Management; Cooper Legacy Award for Affordable Homeownership; Age Friendly Forums for LGBTQ+2S Seniors;

November 6th, 2020

West Seattle Bridge Update November 6 Next Monday morning SDOT will update the City Council on the West Seattle Bridge at the Council Briefings meeting, scheduled for 9:30 a.m. After the recommendations from members of the Community Task Force last week, the decision on whether to repair or replace the bridge is in the Mayor’s […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update November 2; Budget Update; Proposal to Redefine the Terms “duress” and “de minimis”; Increased Funds and an Agreement on Encampment Management; Cooper Legacy Award for Affordable Homeownership; Age Friendly Forums for LGBTQ+2S Seniors

November 2nd, 2020

West Seattle Bridge Update, November 2 The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force met last Wednesday to make recommendations to the Mayor regarding the decision to repair or replace the West Seattle Bridge. The Mayor attended to hear the task force members’ comments. Here are my comments: “As the City Councilmember for District 1, I […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update, October 23; Budget Update; Budget Public Hearing; Domestic Violence Help; Assistance for Renters and Homeowners; Free Flu Shots; Parking Lots Reopening in Parks; VOTE

October 24th, 2020

West Seattle Bridge Update, October 23 This week SDOT released the Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) report, developed to inform the decision whether to repair or replace the West Seattle Bridge. SDOT has a blog post about this, which includes a link to a reader’s guide. The CBA includes cost estimates for construction and operations and […]

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West Seattle Bridge update, October 16; Budget Update; RV Pump-out Program; West Seattle Junction BIA Public Safety Meeting; Lowman Beach Racket Court Redesign; Free Learning Hub at SW Teen Life Center; Virtual Office Hours

October 16th, 2020

West Seattle Bridge Update, October 16 Three updates at West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force Meeting At the meeting of the West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force on Wednesday, we received three important updates from SDOT regarding the decision on whether to repair or replace the West Seattle Bridge. First of all, SDOT Director Zimbabwe […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update, October 9; This Week in the Budget; Play Areas, Adult Fitness Equipment, and Parks Parking Lots to Reopen!; Seattle Parks Offers Virtual Programming and a Survey; Get a Digital Library Card; 2020 Census; South Seattle College’s New Ballot Box; COVID Cases are Rising in King County

October 9th, 2020

West Seattle Bridge Update October 9 Cost Benefit Analysis and Repair or Replace As part of the cost/benefit analysis on whether to repair or replace the West Seattle Bridge, SDOT is using conceptual alternatives to inform the decision. On Wednesday, SDOT presented these conceptional alternatives to the West Seattle Bridge Community Task. The Technical Advisory […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update, October 3; District 1 Town Hall; This Week in the Budget; Grant Funding Available – Due 10/19; A New Proposal to Combat Rising Overdose Deaths in King County; Need Help With Child Care Costs?; Construction to Begin at Duwamish Waterway Park; Fare Share Legislation; Virtual Office Hours; Sidewalk Maintenance Report

October 5th, 2020

West Seattle Bridge Update, October 3 Automated Camera Enforcement Legislation On Monday, September 28, the City Council adopted legislation that will allow for automated camera enforcement on the Spokane Street (lower) Bridge. This was made possible by the action of the state legislature earlier this year under the leadership of Representative Joe Fitzgibbon, a long-standing […]

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