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COVID-19 Update; King County Metro Service; Census Day; West Seattle Bridge Update

COVID-19 Update Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Order Extended The Governor has extended his Stay Home, Stay Healthy order until May 4. The order still allows you to get outside and take walks or enjoy your local neighborhood park, as long as you’re practicing proper social distancing.  That means staying at least 6 feet […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Capital Projects Watch List Resolution; SDOT Answers to Council Questions

West Seattle Bridge Update On Monday, March 30th, SDOT presented an update at the Seattle City Council’s Briefing meeting, one week after the closure of the West Seattle Bridge. Here’s a link to the SDOT Presentation; you can watch the meeting at the Seattle Channel meeting archive. I emphasized to SDOT Director Zimbabwe the shock […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Seattle Clerk Archives re: 1918-19 Influenza Epidemic

West Seattle Bridge Update Here are a few updates on the West Seattle Bridge, which SDOT closed on the evening of Monday, March 23rd. Council Briefings update: SDOT’s briefing to the at the City Council’s Monday morning Council Briefing meeting is confirmed. The agenda is linked here. You can access the meeting on the Seattle […]

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West Seattle Bridge Closure; Governor Inslee’s Stay at Home Order

West Seattle Bridge Closure SDOT announced the abrupt closure of the West Seattle Bridge on Monday, March 23rd at 7 p.m., after a bridge inspection showed expanding cracks. SDOT’s notice says “complete closure is required to maintain safety as our top priority.” I received notice of this when the Mayor called me to let me […]

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Herbold Statement on West Seattle Bridge Closure

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle – South Park) issued the following statement after the Seattle Department of Transportation announced the immediate closure of the West Seattle Bridge to all traffic, after finding accelerated concrete cracking that was observed during a regular bridge inspection: “Starting tonight, the West Seattle Bridge will be closed to […]

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COVID-19 Updates; Supporting Local Businesses; Seattle Parks and Social Distancing; Supporting Artists and the Arts; Weekly COVID-19 Community Webinars; Canceling District Office Hours

COVID-19 Updates Two More Emergency Proclamations: Eviction protection for residents, nonprofits, small businesses Since my last update, the Mayor has issued two more emergency proclamations, both regarding eviction moratoriums. The first halts residential evictions, the Council took this up at our Monday Full Council meeting and the Council amended the proclamation to last for 60 […]

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COVID-19 Update and Information; Paid Sick and Safe Leave Expansion for Public Health Emergency; Your Voice Your Choice Idea Collection Open through March 18

COVID-19 Update and Information The coronavirus is scary, but it’s important to remember that each of us, individually, can do so much to stop its spread.  These simple actions are the most impactful.  (And thanks to Councilmember Morales’ office for sharing their great graphic!) I want to preface all this information by noting that things […]

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COVID-19 Update; East Marginal Project Letter of Support for Grant Funding; Duwamish Longhouse Bus Access Walk; February Constituent Email Report

COVID-19 Update As of this morning, Public Health – Seattle & King County confirmed 58 cases of novel coronavirus in King County residents, including 10 deaths.  231 residents in the State are under public health supervision for being at risk of exposure.  As more laboratory capacity for testing comes online, more tests and results will […]

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Coronavirus/COVID-19; Police Staffing and Hiring Update; Delridge Way SW – RapidRide H Line Project: SDOT Final Report; Park District Planning Meeting Tonight; Free Tax Help; Auditor Report on Trash Around Unsanctioned Encampments; Committee Workplan; Delridge Neighborhood Development Association Fundraiser

Coronavirus/COVID-19 For updates on the coronavirus, you can follow Public Health – Seattle & King County or sign up for AlertSeattle – the City of Seattle Government’s emergency notification system – to receive customized alerts via text, email, voice mail, or on Facebook or Twitter. More info at alert.seattle.gov.   Police Staffing and Hiring Update […]

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Black History Month; Hiawatha Play Area; Business Taxes and Preemption; SDOT Report on Delridge Way SW and Bicycle Lanes; Youth Employment Program Application Period is Now Open; In-District Office Hours

Black History Month If you haven’t already, consider taking time before this month is over to learn about the history and contributions of Black and African Americans in our country and community.  Here are some of our office’s recommendations.  What are yours? You’ve probably heard about Ta-Nehisi-Coates’ The Case for Reparations, published in The Atlantic […]

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