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Council Adopts 2023/24 Budget / Together We End Gun Violence Symposium / East Marginal Way Project Update / OPCD One Seattle Plan Update

December 2nd, 2022

Contents Council Adopts 2023/24 Budget Together We End Gun Violence Symposium East Marginal Way Project Update OPCD One Seattle Plan Update Council Adopts 2023/24 Budget On Monday, the City Council adopted the 2023 budget and endorsed the 2024 budget. I am grateful to Budget Chair Mosqueda for her work in developing this balancing package, which […]

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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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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 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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West Seattle Bridge Update; Highlighting Violence Prevention Efforts; July 12 Public Safety and Human Services Committee; Chief of Police Search; Sound Transit Resolution Vote; Strength Over Silence: Minority Mental Health Awareness Month; Touring City Hall with People’s Academy for Community Engagement; Learn About Colman Pool Maintenance Project; Valuing the Work of Social Sector Workers; Truck Parking Meeting in South Park; In-Person Office Hours

July 15th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update Concrete post-tensioning ducts have been completed and, this week, the installation of post tensioning steel cables continues. After installation of post-tensioning steel cables, the next step is to tension (or tighten) the cables. The contractor is expected to begin this work on Monday. Tensioning of the cables will be done in […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Sound Transit Light Rail Recommendations Resolution; July 14th SW Precinct Community-Police Dialogue; Help for Renters Displaced by Large Rent Increases; City Appeals Arbitration Ruling; Visiting the City’s First East African Senior Center

July 8th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update Bridge re-opening remains on track for week of September12.   As I confirmed last week, the specialized concrete needed for post-tensioning on the bridge has fully cured. Post-tensioning duct installation continued this week.  The contractor has revised how the ducts are being temporarily supported to allow for quicker removal and provide some […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Budget Request from the Regional Homelessness Authority; Sexual Assault Investigations; Seattle Police Management Association Contract Agreement; OPA Director Position Search: Public Forum for Finalists June 8; Southwest Precinct Community-Police Dialogue, June 9; PayUp Passes Unanimously, First in Nation; Shootings Across the Nation

June 4th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update As noted last week, the West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force will be meeting on June 9th. SDOT has indicated they will provide an update on the timeline at that meeting. With the completion of structural concrete pours last week, work has proceeded on the next steps in the post-tensioning process. […]

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