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Council Adopts 2023/24 Budget / Together We End Gun Violence Symposium / East Marginal Way Project Update / OPCD One Seattle Plan Update

Contents Council Adopts 2023/24 Budget Together We End Gun Violence Symposium East Marginal Way Project Update OPCD One Seattle Plan Update Council Adopts 2023/24 Budget On Monday, the City Council adopted the 2023 budget and endorsed the 2024 budget. I am grateful to Budget Chair Mosqueda for her work in developing this balancing package, which […]

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The City of Seattle 2023-2024 Biennial Budget Passes

Despite a tough budget year, Council invests over half a billion dollars in affordable housing and other urgent needs SEATTLE – Budget Chair Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide and Chair of the Select Budget Committee) and issued the following press release after the City Council’s final passage of the 2023-2024 budget. “The budget passed […]

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Council finalizes amendments to Seattle’s 2023-2024 budget 

Despite a historically difficult budget year, this anti-austerity budget invests in key services for our City’s working families and small businesses  SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide and Chair of the Select Budget Committee) released the following statement following a day of voting on final amendments to the balancing package:  “This is a […]

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Budget Update // Public Safety: The Budget Reality vs. Rhetoric // Ingraham Students Rally // Public Safety Civil Service Commission Adopts Community Service Preference Points // Redistricting Commission Adopts New Council District Boundaries

Budget Update On Monday, the Budget Chair presented her initial Balancing Package for the 2023/24 budget. The Budget Chair’s balancing package incorporates some of the amendments Councilmembers proposed to amend the Mayor’s proposed budget discussed during the last several weeks. Now that the Chair’s balancing package is out, the next step is for City Councilmembers […]

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Budget Chair Mosqueda Releases 2023-2024 Balancing Package After Significant Downturn in Revenue Forecast; Investing in Anti-Austerity and Prioritizing Services People Rely on

VIDEO: Chair Mosqueda’s budget announcement  SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide and Chair of the Select Budget Committee) published her balancing package today.   Despite looming economic uncertainty and the highest inflation in decades, Councilmember Mosqueda’s balancing package rejects austerity and prioritizes keeping our community cared for and housed, connected and resilient, and healthy and safe.    […]

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Ingraham High School Shooting // This Week’s Budget Update

Contents Ingraham High School Shooting This Week’s Budget Update Ingraham High School Shooting While in attendance at the City Council’s second Budget Public Hearing on Tuesday morning, I was heartbroken to receive news of a devastating act of gun violence at Ingraham High School. Gun violence is a national epidemic.  We must advocate for local […]

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Councilmember Lisa Herbold’s statement in response to Ingraham High School Shooting 

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee) released the following statement in response to the shooting at Ingraham High School this morning:   “This is devastating. My heart goes out to the victim, their loved ones, and the students, staff, families, and neighbors of Ingraham High School. No student should […]

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Council President Debora Juarez’s statement on shooting at Ingraham High School 

Council President Debora Juarez (District 5 – North Seattle) released the following statement about the shooting at Ingraham High School:   “I’m heartbroken this morning. My thoughts are with the hospitalized student, their loved ones, and with all Ingraham students, teachers, staff, and families affected by this senseless act of gun violence. As a mother, I know […]

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City Council now accepting applications to join Community Police Commission 

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee) announced the Seattle City Council is now accepting applications from community members interested in joining the Community Police Commission (CPC).   About the CPC  The CPC is one of Seattle’s three civilian-led police accountability agencies. Often called the ‘community’s voice’ in the […]

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This Week’s Budget Update / Public Safety in Alki / Together We End Gun Violence Symposium / Alki Point Healthy Street Open House November 9 / Community Graffiti Clean Up in South Park / 5th Annual Seattle Black College Expo

Contents This Week’s Budget Update Public Safety in Alki Together We End Gun Violence Symposium Alki Point Healthy Street Open House November 9 Community Graffiti Clean Up in South Park 5th Annual Seattle Black College Expo This Week’s Budget Update This week, the Office of Economic and Revenue Forecasts, together with the City Budget Office, […]

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