Archive for 'Councilmember Burgess'
I joined Mayor Murray and Superintendent Nyland at the Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club today to announce the next steps for development of the Seattle Preschool Program. The City will be forming an advisory committee of providers, parents, teachers,... [Full Post]
Posted: November 19th, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.
The 28-member Housing Affordability and Livability Advisory Committee established by the City Council and Mayor Murray is now up and running. In the next few weeks there will be three community meetings where you can provide input into their deliberations.... [Full Post]
Posted: November 18th, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.
Laura Green Zeilinger, the Executive Director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, recently shared encouraging news about successes in reducing homelessness around the country when evidence-based practices like Housing First, permanent supportive housing and rapid re-housing are employed. Overall... [Full Post]
Posted: November 7th, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/4/2014
Council President Burgess Thanks Voters for Passage of Seattle Preschool Program (Proposition 1B)
SEATTLE - Council President Tim Burgess released the following statement this evening after reviewing the election ... [Full Post]
Posted: November 5th, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess, News Releases.
The following article was sent out in my City View Newsletter, which you can sign up to receive here. Seattle voters had a clear choice on how to benefit the future generations of Seattle. I am very happy they selected... [Full Post]
Posted: November 5th, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.
Tags: Ethics and Elections
It's Election Day and you still have time to drop your ballots into the mail or a ballot drop box. Here is a list of the locations in Seattle where you can drop off your ballot until 8 p.m. today:... [Full Post]
Posted: November 4th, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.
Tags: Ethics and Elections
This week I visited a 2nd grade classroom in my neighborhood to talk to them about life in the city. They each wrote letters to me expressing their concerns. Here are a few of them: Dear Councilman Burgess, I am... [Full Post]
Posted: October 23rd, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.
Tags: Environment, Public Safety
This week the City Council took another strong and sensible step toward creating more affordable housing in Seattle. The Council passed a Resolution that should lead to a significant increase in resources for affordable housing. Rents are increasing rapidly. Our... [Full Post]
Posted: October 21st, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.
The City Council voted Monday to pass a land use amendment that will allow the County more flexibility in designing a new Children and Family Justice Center on 12th Avenue in the Central District. (In 2012, King County voters approved... [Full Post]
Posted: October 14th, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.
Tags: Public Safety
It’s budget time again. The Council received an overview of the Mayor’s proposed 2015-2016 budget this morning from the City Budget Director. You can look at the presentation here and the video here. The Council takes two months to review... [Full Post]
Posted: October 2nd, 2014 under Councilmember Burgess.