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    City of Seattle Notice of Public Hearing – Overlook Walk and East-West Connection Project

    City of Seattle Notice of Public Hearing Overlook Walk and East-West Connection Project Seattle City Council’s Select Budget Committee November 10, 2016   9:30 a.m. City Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, Seattle The Seattle City Council’s Select Budget Committee will hold a public hearing regarding proposed legislation that would adopt a Capital Improvement […]

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    Legislation approved by the Seattle City Council on January 26, 2015, and filed with the City Clerk

    Scanned copies of the signed legislation are available in the database records linked below: Ord. 124694 C.B. 118299 AN ORDINANCE making technical corrections to the Election Campaign Contributions Code, amending Sections 2.04.010, 2.04.150, 2.04.155, 2.04.180, 2.04.265, 2.04.270, 2.04.290, and 2.04.340. Ord. 124695 C.B. 118305 AN ORDINANCE relating to City employment; authorizing the execution of a […]

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    Legislation approved by the Seattle City Council on January 20, 2015, and filed with the City Clerk

    Scanned copies of the signed legislation are available in the database records linked below: Legislation passed by the Seattle City Council 1/20/15 Ord. 124689 C.B. 118270 AN ORDINANCE relating to the Traffic Code of the Seattle Municipal Code, amending sections 11.23.150 and 11.23.160 to expand the free-floating car sharing pilot program to allow a greater […]

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    Legislation approved by the Seattle City Council on January 12, 2015, and filed with the City Clerk

    Scanned copies of the signed legislation are available in the database records linked below: Ord. 124684 C.B. 118295 AN ORDINANCE relating to the City’s criminal code; amending and adding to various sections and subsections in Chapters 3.33, 12A.06, 12A.08, 12A.10, 12A.14, 12A.16, 12A.20, 12A.24, 12A.28, 16.20 and 16.64 and repealing sections 2.20.010 and 2.20.020 of […]

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    Legislation approved by the Seattle City Council on January 5, 2015, and filed with the City Clerk

    Scanned copies of the signed legislation are available in the database records linked below: Ord. 124680 C.B. 118123 AN ORDINANCE relating to land use and zoning, amending Sections 23.41.012, 23.49.008, 23.49.009, 23.49.011, 23.49.014, 23.49.015, 23.49.019, 23.49.046, 23.49.056, 23.49.058, Downtown Maps 1A, 1F, 1G, 1H, and 1J, 23.54.035 and 23.66.170 of the Seattle Municipal Code, to […]

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    Legislation approved by the Seattle City Council on December 15, 2014, and filed with the City Clerk

    Scanned copies of the signed legislation are available in the database records linked below: Ord. 124667 C.B. 118191 AN ORDINANCE granting Lambda Association of Gamma Phi Beta permission to maintain and operate a skybridge over and across the alley between 17th Avenue Northeast and 16th Avenue Northeast, north of Northeast 45th Street, for a ten-year […]

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    Archives Find of the Month: Alice Doesn’t Day

    The City Council issued this news release in 1975: ‘”Alice Doesn’t Day” Gains Council Support City Councilwoman Jeanette Williams today received full Council support for a resolution supporting “Alice Doesn’t Have Equal Rights” day, set for October 29. The resolution was passed by the Council in recognition of the contribution made by female employees to […]

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    Archives Find of the Month: Grand Opera House Fire, 1917

    On January 20, 1917, the Grand Opera House’s janitor, George Matsu, discovered a fire burning in the middle of the theatre’s balcony and called in a fire alarm. The fire spread quickly and engulfed the entire building, collapsing the dome less than 45 minutes after the blaze was discovered. Battalion Chief Fred Gilham was killed […]

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    Archives Find of the Month: Preventing watershed pollution, 1906

    In 1906, three sanitary engineers gave a report to the mayor, city council, Washington State Board of Health, King County Medical Society, and the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad on “the advisability of permitting the construction and operation of a railroad in Cedar Valley.” Concerned about Seattle’s city water supply in the Cedar River […]

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    Archives Find of the Month, September: Complaint about hippies, 1970

    In September 1970, Mayor Wes Uhlman received the following letter from an anonymous writer. The original was written in all caps with copious underlining. ‘Seattle Mayor. Dear Sir: Seattle got so bad with hippies, I just had to get out of that city. I couldn’t take it. That Pike Place Market is a rat’s nest […]

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