Tag: D1

LGBTQ Inclusive Services in Homelessness Services & Ingersoll Report; Council Passes ADU Legislation; Wildfire/smoke preparation; DNDA Funding for Delridge Way SW Improvements; In-District Office Hours

July 15th, 2019

LGBTQ Inclusive Services in Homelessness Services & Ingersoll Report Last year I sponsored a Statement of Legislative Intent that requested Seattle’s Human Service Department  (HSD) to submit guidelines to make sure that the providers with whom the City contracts are offering services and have policies that are inclusive of LGBTQ recipients of those services.  The […]

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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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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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District 1’s Young’s Restaurant and RainWise; This Week’s Budget Update; Accessory Dwelling Unit Environmental Impact Statement and Racial Equity Toolkit; Promised Land Movie Showing at City Hall, Wednesday 10/24; Comment on Technologies Subject to the City’s Surveillance Ordinance; In-District Office Hours

October 19th, 2018

District 1’s Young’s Restaurant and RainWise I was delighted to learn recently that a beloved District 1 business, Young’s Restaurant, became the first commercial site to complete the RainWise program!  If you’re unfamiliar with the RainWise program, it’s a Seattle Public Utility (SPU) lead effort to install rain gardens or cisterns to better manage rain. […]

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Council adopts vehicle exhaust noise legislation; Hate Crime Motivation Legislation; Your Voice, Your Choice voting open through July 16; Plastic Straw and Utensils Ban; Free Summer Meal program for Youth; Passing on the Denny International Middle School Press Release on Visiting the Dalai Lama

June 22nd, 2018

Council adopts vehicle exhaust noise legislation On Monday, the City Council adopted legislation that I sponsored to simplify enforcement of existing law prohibiting excessive vehicle exhaust noise.  Enforcement currently requires use of a sound meter, which police officers usually don’t carry, and meters require calibration. SPD noted in the committee discussion last week that they […]

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