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My Plans for 2023 / Police Chief Confirmation / Delridge Pedestrian Bridge Retrofit / Mental Health in Cities / Heating Oil Tax Repealed

Contents Plans for 2023 Chief of Police Confirmation in PSHS Committee December 13 Delridge Pedestrian Bridge Retrofit Mental Health is Also a Matter for Cities Municipal Court to Start Taking Action on Unpaid Spokane Street (low) Bridge Tickets Heating Oil Tax Repealed City Council Seeking Candidates for Seattle Public Safety Civil Service Commission One Seattle Climate […]

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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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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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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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Councilmember Mosqueda Reacts to Today’s Dire Revenue Forecast, Updates Budget Calendar 

SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide and Chair of the Select Budget Committee) issued a statement following today’s updated revenue forecast, which predicts that the City will have significantly less than anticipated revenues for the 2023-2024 budget. Over the biennium, the City is anticipating a net $64 million decrease in Real Estate Excise Tax (REET) […]

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This Week’s Budget Update / Alki Walk with SDOT Director Spotts / Reconnect West Seattle 3rd Quarter Report / Seeking CPC Candidates / Seattle University Public Safety Survey Open / Duwamish River Community Projects to Receive $244,000 in Funding from the City of Seattle / Seattle Transportation Plan Phase 2 Outreach

Contents This Week’s Budget Update Alki Walk with SDOT Director Spotts Reconnect West Seattle 3rd Quarter Report Seeking CPC Candidates Seattle University Public Safety Survey Open Duwamish River Community Projects to Receive $244,000 in Funding from the City of Seattle Seattle Transportation Plan Phase 2 Outreach This Week’s Budget Update This week, the Council met […]

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The Alex Clardy Edition

Contents The Alex Clardy Edition This Week in the Budget City’s Covid Civil Emergency to End Public Comment Extended for New Alki Elementary School Seattle’s 2023 Minimum Wage Increase Tour With Vigor and Long Live the Kings Office Hours The Alex Clardy Edition I am writing to let you, constituents of District 1 and other […]

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Council President Debora Juarez Denounces Behavior as “Unacceptable”

Seattle, WA – Council PresidentDebora Juarez (District 5 – North Seattle) issued the following statement in response to reports about the Seattle Police Department’s response to ‘disturbing incidents’ at her home: Today I spoke with Chief Adrian Diaz and discussed the patently unacceptable behavior directed towards Councilmember Kshama Sawant. I was assured that SPD is conducting an investigation […]

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