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COVID Vaccination – D1 Updates, 3 Week Forecast, and More; Winter Weather Information; West Seattle Bridge Update February 12; 2021 Neighborhood Matching Fund Deadlines, Workshops; Fire Code Update; Virtual Office Hours

COVID Vaccination – D1 Updates, 3 Week Forecast, and More Public Health – Seattle & King County is tracking vaccine distribution by region, eligibility tier, and demographics, and sharing information via data dashboards – access them here.  The data shows that District 1 (included with South Seattle below) is doing relatively well in terms of […]

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COVID Vaccination Updates // Child Care Copay Relief // Don’t Be Fooled by a New Scam // Lower Bridge Use and Delay in Opening of T-5 // West Marginal Way SW Virtual Open House February 18 // South Park Home Zone // Building Code Updates

COVID-19 Vaccination Updates  I’ve heard from many District 1 residents over the past week concerned, frustrated, and confused about the difficulties of receiving a COVID vaccination.  As many of you have discovered, vaccine providers are generally not offering appointments for the vaccine, because they do not have sufficient numbers of vaccines to distribute.  The problem we are all experiencing is systemic […]

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Herbold To DOH: ‘Dismayed’ With Reports of Top Donors to Local Hospitals Receiving ‘Preferential Access’ to COVID Vaccine

Expresses ‘Concern’ for BIPOC and Vulnerable Communities Who Experience the Highest Levels of COVID-19 Impact Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to recent reports  about area hospitals providing priority access to vaccines to their wealthiest donors, […]

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Vaccination Site Coming to West Seattle; West Seattle Bridge Funding; Highland Park Survey; Food Banks Proposals; Community Safety Investments; Testimony at State Legislature on Brady List, Youth Rights Bills; Hazard Pay for Grocery Workers; Seattle Hospitality Worker Emergency Relief Fund – Deadline Extended

Vaccination Site Coming to West Seattle A couple weeks ago, I let you know that the Seattle Fire Department has begun COVID vaccinations starting with mobile teams that will vaccinate up to 1,000 residents and staff of adult family homes and some permanent supportive housing residences. I explained that the City has the infrastructure in […]

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City Council Passes Mosqueda’s Hazard Pay for Grocery Store Workers Bill

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, and her Council colleagues voted 8-0 in favor of legislation that will provide hazard pay to grocery store workers, recognizing the risks essential grocery store workers face during the pandemic.  The Council passed Council Bill 119990, requiring grocery employees in Seattle to […]

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COVID Vaccination Newsletter and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions; Expanded Curbside Pickup at D1 Libraries; Resolution in Support of Impeachment of Donald Trump; Testimony at State Legislature on Police Accountability/Arbitration Bills; Less Lethal Weapons and Consent Decree; 2021 Office Hours

COVID Vaccination Newsletter and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions Seattle has just launched a vaccination website and weekly newsletter.   The newsletter will provide weekly updates on eligibility criteria, vaccination progress in Seattle and King County, and new City of Seattle vaccination efforts.  Sign up for the weekly vaccination newsletter.  Vaccines are in limited supply and […]

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City of Seattle Authorized to Provide Coronavirus Vaccinations; West Seattle Bridge Update; ST3; OEM Director Appointment Process; Cash Assistance for Hospitality Workers; COVID-19 Business Impact Survey

City of Seattle Authorized to Provide Coronavirus Vaccinations This week I joined Mayor Durkan and Seattle Fire Department Chief Scoggins to announce that the City of Seattle will soon begin vaccinating nearly 1,000 residents and staff at adult family homes via two new mobile vaccination teams.  On January 9, 2021, the Washington State Department of […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Find Emergency Food Resources; New COVID Testing Location in West Seattle; Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery; Subpoena Legislation Adopted by City Council; Statement on Coup Attempt and National Capitol’s Violent Occupation; 2021 Office Hours

West Seattle Bridge Update SDOT announced that camera enforcement will begin on the lower (Spokane Street) bridge beginning on Monday, January 11.  Here’s a reminder of permitted uses; all personal vehicles can use the bridge from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.: SDOT will be collecting data on bridge usage and traffic patterns after camera enforcement […]

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Councilmember Herbold’s Reaction to Coup Attempt and National Capitol’s Violent Occupation

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle), Chair of the Public Safety and Human Rights committee, issued the following statement in reaction to the pro-Trump mob storming the nation’s capitol: “This is an attempted coup.  This cannot stand in the United States of America we love.  Occupying the Capitol or threatening the lives of […]

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Legislation to Strengthen Subpoena Power of Office of Police Accountability and Office of Inspector General Passes at City Council

New Legislation Makes Explicit OPA and OIG’s Subpoena Powers in Investigations and Creates Process to Enforce Subpoenas Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Councilmember Lisa Herbold today celebrated the City Council’s 8-0 passage of their legislation to strengthen the Office of Police Accountability (OPA) and Office of Inspector General’s (OIG) power to subpoena those who may […]

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