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MHA Process and Schedule; Eviction Reform; Seattle Squeeze Resources; Community Involvement Commission; Planning Commission; Office Hours

MHA Process and Schedule The Council has begun developing and considering amendments to the Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) bill which is currently being heard in the Select Committee on Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability.  On January 22, 2018 Council President Bruce Harrell established the 2018 Select Committee on Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA).  The committee was formed to consider […]

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Happy 2019! And a Look Back on 2018 Accomplishments

  CONTENTS PART 1: ACCOUNTABILITY IN GOVERNMENT Capital Project Oversight SPU/SCL Call Center Improvements Making Sure Growth Pays for Growth – Developer Impact Fees New Green Electric Trucks Save Tax Payer Money PART 2: D1 SPOTLIGHT Schmitz Park Property Acquisition Crescent-Hamm Building Historic Preservation Alki Vehicle Noise Enforcement – Relief for Alki Coming Soon South […]

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South Park Investments; Alaskan Way Viaduct Closes on January 11

Update on South Park Work to Address Community Task Force Recommendations and Other Investment in South Park Here’s a follow up to an update earlier this year about implementation of the recommendations of the South Park Public Safety Task Force, and other projects in South Park. The South Park Public Safety Coordinator, a key community […]

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Re-entry Workgroup Recommendations for Those Being Released From Incarceration; Showbox Update; Closed Captioning; October Constituent Email Report

Re-entry Workgroup Recommendations for Those Being Released From Incarceration Last November I shared with you the efforts of the Seattle Re-entry Workgroup.  Resolution 31637, passed in 2015, convened a workgroup to develop policies and strategies to strengthen the City of Seattle’s effort to assist with reentry after incarceration including reducing recidivism, and alleviating the negative […]

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City Council Meetings to Include Closed Captioning

Councilmember Herbold championed increased accessibility to public meetings   Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle, South Park), who has led efforts related to disabilities-related issues since first being elected in 2015, is pleased to announce the addition of real-time captioning by Seattle Channel to its live cable TV broadcasts of City Council meetings, including […]

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TOMORROW- Have Tickets or Other Seattle Municipal Court Issues?  Come To  Delridge Community Center From 10am – 4pm; Semi-Annual Streetcar Report Shows Operations Deficits; Reminder: Re-Entry Lunch and Learn Thursday December 6, 2018; In-District Office Hours

TOMORROW- Have Tickets or Other Seattle Municipal Court Issues?  Come To  Delridge Community Center From 10am – 4pm Seattle Municipal Court will be at the Delridge Community Center tomorrow, Friday, November 30th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to help resolve warrants, share options for addressing unpaid tickets, provide relicensing assistance or a referral to a […]

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Giving Thanks; This week’s budget update: Council passes 2019-2020 City budget; Alaskan Way Viaduct Closure Information Meeting November 26 @ Delridge CC; No Garbage Collection on Thanksgiving Day

Giving Thanks On this Thanksgiving Day eve, I find that there is so much for which I have to give thanks.  There are people in District 1 and elsewhere who deserve recognition. In raising their voices, they help contribute every day to making Seattle a better city and they insure that City government is making decisions […]

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Councilmember Herbold Celebrates District 1 Wins in 2019-2020 Budget

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle, South Park) released the following statement celebrating items secured in the budget that address District 1 needs: “I regularly hold office hours in West Seattle and South Park to hear directly from District 1 constituents. Leading up to this year’s budget, I heard the needs of D1 related […]

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This week in the budget; Reminder: Neighborhood Street Fund Applications Open through November 19; Funding to Reduce Flooding in D1; Salmon Returning; Status Report on Developer Impact Fees to Augment Transportation Funding; Seattle Police Officer’s Guild contract

This week in the budget This week the Budget Committee met on Wednesday to vote on the balancing package proposed by Chair Bagshaw. The committee also voted on items brought forward by Councilmembers to amend the balancing package, with corresponding reductions to balance the budget. New items I proposed that the Council approved included: Concord […]

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This Week in the Budget; Seattle University Public Safety Survey; Constituent Budget Emails

This Week in the Budget On Wednesday Councilmember Bagshaw, chair of the Budget Committee, released her proposed budget balancing package. Next Wednesday, November 14th, the Budget Committee will vote on the proposed balancing package, and any amendments proposed by Councilmembers. Amendments to the balancing package must be balanced. A number of items I proposed, as […]

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