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    Vacant Building Legislation

    Yesterday the Seattle City Council voted unanimously in favor of Council Bill 118971, legislation I was proud to co-sponsor in response to community requests to reform our city’s vacant building regulations. Seattle has seen a significant uptick in hazardous vacant buildings, which can pose serious risks to neighbors, transient occupants, and the first responders who […]

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    Weekly Update 8/14-8/18

    Today at Full Council There was 1 item from the Parks, Seattle Center, Libraries and Waterfront Committee: Lake Washington Moorages Agreement, for management of the public moorages on Lake Washington (Approved at Full Council 5-3) Also on the Full Council Agenda we has the KeyArena Resolution. This resolution memorializes the agreements and benchmarks we have laid […]

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    City-Wide Income Tax Vote

    On July 10th, I joined the rest of the City Council in voting yes on the city-wide Income Tax ordinance. This unanimous vote of the Council is just the first step in what will be a long legal battle. There is no disputing that our tax system in Washington is regressive and is hitting low-income […]

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    Community Center Operations – New Hours 2017

    Last year the Department of Parks and Recreation released a Community Strategic Plan where they identified some community centers that needed additional operating hours. As part of the budget process the council requested a report back on what hours were allocated to which community centers and what process was used to determine how the hours […]

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    Dive into D5!

    Once again!Join Councilmember Juarez and local leaders for a community celebration at the Shanty Tavern in Lake City. Learn more about Councilmember Juarez’ 2016 budget wins for North Seattle including significant investment in human services and local infrastructure. Share your thoughts and priorities with the Councilmember Juarez and enjoy the company of your neighbors and […]

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    Affordable Transit Oriented Development

    City and County to contribute up to $20 million to affordable housing as part of the redevelopment of the County’s Northgate Park and Ride SEATTLE (December 12, 2016) –Today, Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine announced the City and County will each contribute up to $10 million for approximately 200 affordable housing […]

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    D5 Budget Wins!

    On November 21, 2016 the Seattle City Council voted 8-1 to approve the 2017-2018 City Budget. Reviewing and approving the city budget is one of the most important responsibilities of the City Council. I am pleased to report that, due to strong community advocacy as well as my actions, I have succeeded in securing several […]

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    Our North Seattle Police Precinct

    Thank you for your interest in the on-going efforts to replace the current North Precinct police station, a facility which provides public safety services for the nearly 300,000 Seattleites who live north of the ship canal plus all those who attend school, visit hospitals, and work in the area. The current North Precinct police station […]

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    Support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Opposition to the Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline

    On Monday I will be introducing a resolution declaring the City of Seattle’s support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe as the Tribe engages in a determined defense of their treaty rights and environmental heritage. I stood with my sisters and brothers and spoke at the anti-DAPL rally on Monday Sept. 1st, but I believe […]

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    Resolution regarding the North Seattle Precinct

    Thank you for your advocacy regarding the new North Seattle Precinct police station. On Monday, August 15th, the Seattle City Council took action passing a resolution to re-shape and provide much needed guidance regarding the new station moving forward. Replacing the failing station is a necessary, Seattle’s City Charter clearly calls out public safety as […]

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