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Join your Seattle elected officials at Saturday’s City Hall Open House

Mayor Mike McGinn
City Attorney Pete Holmes
Council President Sally J. Clark
Councilmember Sally Bagshaw
Councilmember Tim Burgess
Councilmember Richard Conlin
Councilmember Jean Godden
Councilmember Bruce Harrell
Councilmember Nick Licata
Councilmember Mike O’Brien
Councilmember Tom Rasmussen

Join your Seattle elected officials at Saturday’s City Hall Open House
Office tours and civic education available for visitors

SEATTLE – Mayor Mike McGinn, City Attorney Pete Holmes and members of the Seattle City Council invite residents to City Hall this Saturday for a day of Seattle-centric festivities.

City Hall Open House
Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
600 Fourth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
(enter on Fifth Avenue)

The open house will include tours of the Mayor’s Office, City Council offices, and Office of Intergovernmental Relations, a Q&A with Mayor Mike McGinn, and workshops on the legislative process and interpreting credit reports. All departments will be on-hand to answer resident questions and provide information on City-sponsored programs. City Attorney Pete Holmes will be present along with the four new police Precinct Liaisons. The Seattle Animal Shelter will have adoptable animals available at their booth.

Details are as follows:

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.      

City Hall open for visitors, department tabling

City Council offices available for self-guided tours
(Second floor)

Pai’s food truck available on Fifth Avenue

Pike Place Farmer’s Market available on Fifth Avenue

“How a bill becomes a law” civic education exhibit
(Council Chambers, second floor)

10:15 a.m.                

Remarks by Council President Sally J. Clark
(Bertha Knight Landes Room, first floor)

10:20 – 11:15 a.m.  

Q & A with Mayor Mike McGinn
(Bertha Knight Landes Room, first floor)

11:15 a.m.

Mayor’s Honor Song, Arlie Nakeshi, Native American
(Bertha Knight Landes Room, first floor)

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.  How a bill becomes a law workshop
(Council Chambers, second floor)

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.     Financial Empowerment Workshop: Unraveling the mysteries of credit reports/scores by Becky House, American Financial Solutions, a member of the Seattle-King County Asset Building Collaborative
(Floor L2, Room L280)

The following local musical acts will perform from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.:

  • The Fred Hoadley Trio (Latin Jazz; lobby)
  • Arlie Neskahi and Eagle’s Jump (Native American Music; seventh floor lobby)

The Farmer’s Market on Fifth Avenue will include the following local vendors:

  • Martin Family Orchards (apples)
  • Sidhu Farms (frozen berries, honey, jam)
  • Full Circle Farms (organic winter vegetables)
  • Garden Flowers (pickled beets and winter vegetables)
  • Alm Hill Gardens (fresh tulips)
  • Sammamish Valley Farm (dried flowers and winter vegetables)
  • Neng Farm (dried flowers and winter vegetables)
  • Xai Cha Farm (dried flowers and winter vegetables)

For more information on tomorrow’s Open House, visit www.seattle.gov.

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