Tag: Public Health

West Seattle Bridge Update; Excessive Heat Warning; Funding Available for Nursing Services – Applications Due 8/11; 7/26/22 Public Safety & Human Services Committee; Night Out on August 2; Fauntleroy Ferry Terminal update; Sound Transit Board Decision on Light Rail Alignment

July 28th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update The West Seattle Bridge repair project remains on track for the week of September 12th. On Monday, SDOT announced that post-tensioning work was completed. The final phase involved tightening the steel wires from 20% tensioning to 100%. Post-tensioning is one of three key repair procedures SDOT is using to repair the […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; South Park Community Center Is Open; Abortion Access Legislation; Chief of Police Search Events/Survey; Hospitals Are Over Capacity Amidst a COVID Surge; Hit and Run Cyclist Death / SDOT Response ; Why is the Grass So Long?; CSCC Staffing and Alternate 911 Response; VOTE!; In-Person Office Hours

July 24th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update The West Seattle Bridge repair remains on track to reopen for the week of September 12th. The installation of the 46 miles of post-tensioning steel cables is complete. The first phase of the tensioning of the cables, to 20%, is also complete. Work is proceeding on the second phase of tightening […]

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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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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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Andover RV visit; Day of Service; Mental Health Awareness Month; PayUp Passes out of Committee; WS Bridge update; PSHS Briefings: OPA/Chief legislation; Covid booster guidance

May 27th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update Yesterday we got great news: the construction contractor completed the final pour of structural concrete inside the West Seattle Bridge! SDOT’s announcement notes they: “…still expect to reopen the bridge in mid-2022 and can now work with our construction contractor to finalize the sequence of the remaining work…This week’s deliveries involved […]

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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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West Seattle Bridge Update; Economic Forecast Improves; Apply for Market Vouchers; Citywide Hiring Analysis; PayUp Heard in Committee; OPA Annual Report; Youth/Young Adult Behavioral Health Services Funding; Welcoming a Delegation from Nantes, France; Landmark Preservation Board to Consider Alki Elementary

April 15th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update April 15 SDOT reports that the first delivery of the specialized concrete needed for the West Seattle Bridge repair will arrive this weekend! This is the concrete that will anchor and guide the post-tensioning steel cables to prevent cracking of the concrete in the bridge. SDOT estimates that 35 cubic yards […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; PayUp Legislation Introduced; Sound Transit Community Advisory Group Meeting April 12; Capital Projects Watch List: South Park Street Drainage; Chinatown/International District walk; City Hall Park Land Transfer; Mayor Begins Police Chief Search Process; Monitor/CPC Outreach meeting on Use of Force April 12; Thanks to Our Tireless Public Health Professionals; Covid Boosters, Test to Treat, and Covid.Gov

April 8th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update Concrete work began on the West Seattle Bridge on Tuesday morning.  The first pours were for expansion joints on the bridge deck, as part of the major maintenance work on the bridge. SDOT’s statement notes: “Following the expansion joint concrete pours, we’ll then pour concrete inside the bridge for the improved […]

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