Tag: transportation

Budget Deliberations Begin for 2023/24 / Park District Cycle 2 Budget Vote / West Seattle Bridge Monitoring / Public Safety and Human Services Committee Update / SMC to Resume Late Fee Collection / Council Edition / Support a Diaper Drive

September 30th, 2022

Contents Budget Deliberations Begin for 2023/24 Park District Cycle 2 Budget Vote West Seattle Bridge Monitoring Public Safety and Human Services Committee Update SMC to Resume Late Fee Collection Council Edition Support a Diaper Drive Budget Deliberations Begin for 2023/24 On Tuesday, Mayor Harrell delivered his proposed city budget for 2023 and 2024 to Seattle […]

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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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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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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 Update; Seattle Transportation Plan Update; Water Outage Planned March 22/23 in South Delridge; State Legislative Agenda; Groundbreaking at Pride Place, Senior Housing for LGBTQ+ Elders; It’s Budget Time Already at the Regional Homelessness Authority; Delridge Expansion of Seattle Preschool Program – Apply Now

March 18th, 2022

West Seattle Bridge Update On Tuesday March 15th, Teamsters Local 174 concrete mixer drivers offered to return to work at three locations: Salmon Bay Sand & Gravel, Cadman Seattle, and Lehigh Cement. Their statement recognized the importance of the West Seattle Bridge repair; I thank them for noting this. The companies responded, noting they needed […]

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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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COVID-19 Updates; Southwest Library Reopening for Indoor Service; Utility EAP Expansion; West Seattle Bridge Rehabilitation: Post-Tensioning; Bridge/Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance Funding Proposal; City & County Repurpose $16 Million from Jail; Sound Transit Realignment Update; City Council Homepage Redesign

April 23rd, 2021

COVID-19 Updates:  New Vaccine Access Programs for 60+; What You Can Do Once You’re Vaccinated; Hospitalizations Rising At a Dangerous Rate The City has announced two new programs to ensure seniors can get vaccinated quickly at the West Seattle Vaccination Site at 2801 SW Thistle, and the Rainier Beach site. 60+ Just Show Up:  No […]

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Covid Vaccine Updates // WSB: 30% Design Milestone Reached // Fauntleroy ferry dock replacement meetings // $10.4M for Community Safety Organizations

March 12th, 2021

Covid Updates: Vaccine Available Now, Notification List for City Vaccines, Mass Vaccine Site Opens at Lumen Field, Volunteering Info, District 1 Vaccination Sites, Phase 3 Coming Soon  Vaccine appointments available now:  Hundreds of vaccine appointments are available in City–run vaccination sites in West Seattle (2801 SW Thistle) and Rainier Beach (8702 Seward Park Ave S) on March 12, 13, 15, and 16.   Open to […]

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Covid Vaccine News and One Year of Covid; West Seattle Bridge, March 5th ; First Avenue South Bridge Closures; Sound Transit Realignment; 2021 Property taxes; Seattle Children’s Investigators Invite Public Participation; King County Metro Survey; South Park Library Launches Curbside Service; Working with Seniors at Alaska House

March 5th, 2021

Covid Vaccine News: Additional Vaccine Providers in West Seattle, Vaccines for Veterans; Mass Vaccine Site Opens in West Seattle; More Vaccine On the Way; School Staff, Teachers, and Childcare Workers Now Eligible; and One Year of Covid There were a lot of announcements about Covid vaccination this week.  Here’s a rundown of the most important […]

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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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