Tag: SPD

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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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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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 Expected to Open to Traffic Week of September 12; Transportation & SPU Committee Discussion on Light Rail Alignment; Gun Violence Prevention; Alarming Increases in Youth Suicide – and How to Prevent It; SPMA Contract; Reminder: WSF Fauntleroy Terminal Open House Through the 13th; New Off-Leash Areas?; Spotting Urban Carnivores; Public Comment on Rules for Independent Contractor Protections; In-Person Office Hours

June 10th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Expected to Open to Traffic Week of September 12 On June 9th SDOT announced at the West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force a new estimated opening for the West Seattle Bridge: “We expect the West Seattle Bridge to be open to traffic during the week of September 12. Sharing that today is […]

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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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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/Reconnect West Seattle; Retail Theft Program Committee Presentation, Audit; Fauntleroy Terminal Replacement Project Community Advisory Group Meetings: March 2 and 16; Legislation Authorizing Retroactive Hiring Incentive Bonuses; Free Tax Help Available; Eviction Moratorium Ends; Volunteer for the Victim Support Team

February 25th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge/Reconnect West Seattle Yesterday a federal mediator met with Teamsters 174 and employer representatives; here is the update Teamsters Local 174 posted after the meeting. I sincerely appreciate the willingness of Teamsters 174 to make a new proposal to go back to work immediately with only a one-year deal that includes less than […]

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West Seattle Bridge Timeline and Concrete; Nurse Navigation Program; Pre-Basic Law Enforcement Training Program; SPD 2021 Year-End Crime Report; Update on PayUp Campaign; Celebrating Black History; Virtual Office Hours

February 12th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Timeline and Concrete I have been concerned that the failure of concrete companies to fairly address the workers’ rights issues of Teamsters, Local 174, 300 striking concrete mixer drivers and concrete plant workers, and resolve the strike could eventually impact the timeline for re-opening the West Seattle Bridge.  The strike to demand […]

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Remarks about SPD Ruse; West Seattle Bridge Update ; South Park Flooding and Highland Park Way Landslide ; Signing Up for Committee Agendas ; Hospitalization Crisis; Free Home Test Kits Coming; Human Trafficking Awareness ; December 911 Outage; Virtual Office Hours

January 14th, 2022

Remarks about SPD Ruse, Faking Presence of Armed Proud Boys You watch my remarks from a press conference following revelations that the Seattle Police Department improperly used a ruse, faking radio calls claiming a hate group was marching through Seattle on June 8, 2020 toward people protesting police brutality. West Seattle Bridge Update Last weekend […]

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