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Councilmember Lisa Herbold to Introduce Anti-Displacement Ordinance

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle, South Park) will introduce an anti-displacement ordinance that would authorize additional displacement mitigation for housing projects located in South Park, Rainier Beach, Othello, Bitter Lake, and Westwood-Highland Park. These neighborhoods have been identified as having a high risk of displacement and low access to opportunity, according to Growth […]

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Thank you to SDOT, City and KC Metro staff; MHA Public Hearing; Sound Transit Scoping Period Open, February 27 Open House in West Seattle; SPU Sewer/Flooding Survey; South Park Safe Streets Projects open house February 19; Your Voice Your Choice + Neighborhood Street Fund online voting deadline February 22

Thank you to SDOT, City and KC Metro staff  Many thanks to everyone who helped out in some way during the snowstorm. Times like this are a real reminder of the importance of public service. SDOT workers worked long shifts to clear the roads, after being very busy during the threeweek closure of SR99. Thank […]

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SDOT Snow Response interactive map and arterials prioritized for clearing; Garbage Collection in Inclement Weather; The Future of Camp Second Chance; West Seattle Junction RPZ proposal up for public comment through March 15; February 28 meeting; January Constituent Email Report; In-District Office Hours

SDOT Snow Response interactive map and arterials prioritized for clearing Winter weather has arrived, so here’s information about SDOT’s snow response resources:  SDOT’s interactive map showing which roads have been treated or cleared in the last hour, three hours, and twelve hours. You can view it by neighborhood. Here’s SDOT’s Winter Weather Response webpage, and […]

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Sound Transit Level 3 Analysis Released/Delridge Letter; 48th and Charlestown Park Development; Your Voice Your Choice website open for proposals

Sound Transit Level 3 Analysis Released/Delridge Letter Sound Transit has released its “Level 3” analysis for three end-to-end alternatives for the West Seattle/Ballard light rail line; here’s a link to the presentation from today’s meeting of the Sound Transit Elected Leadership Group (ELG). At today’s meeting I requested Sound Transit provide visualizations of what the […]

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Center City Streetcar Could Impact Other Needed Transit Investments, Such as a Sound Transit 3 Tunnel for West Seattle; Seattle Public Utilities Seismic Report; Language Preference Points Bring Help for SPD Recruitment; South Park King Tide Event; Neighborhood Street Fund Prioritization Meetings: February 2 and 4

Center City Streetcar Could Impact Other Needed Transit Investments, Such as a Sound Transit 3 Tunnel for West Seattle Last week Mayor Durkan announced updated construction and operations cost estimates for the proposed Center City Streetcar on 1st Avenue. The construction cost estimate has increased to $286 million, and operations costs have increased to $28 […]

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MHA Process and Schedule; Eviction Reform; Seattle Squeeze Resources; Community Involvement Commission; Planning Commission; Office Hours

MHA Process and Schedule The Council has begun developing and considering amendments to the Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) bill which is currently being heard in the Select Committee on Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability.  On January 22, 2018 Council President Bruce Harrell established the 2018 Select Committee on Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA).  The committee was formed to consider […]

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Happy 2019! And a Look Back on 2018 Accomplishments

  CONTENTS PART 1: ACCOUNTABILITY IN GOVERNMENT Capital Project Oversight SPU/SCL Call Center Improvements Making Sure Growth Pays for Growth – Developer Impact Fees New Green Electric Trucks Save Tax Payer Money PART 2: D1 SPOTLIGHT Schmitz Park Property Acquisition Crescent-Hamm Building Historic Preservation Alki Vehicle Noise Enforcement – Relief for Alki Coming Soon South […]

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South Park Investments; Alaskan Way Viaduct Closes on January 11

Update on South Park Work to Address Community Task Force Recommendations and Other Investment in South Park Here’s a follow up to an update earlier this year about implementation of the recommendations of the South Park Public Safety Task Force, and other projects in South Park. The South Park Public Safety Coordinator, a key community […]

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Re-entry Workgroup Recommendations for Those Being Released From Incarceration; Showbox Update; Closed Captioning; October Constituent Email Report

Re-entry Workgroup Recommendations for Those Being Released From Incarceration Last November I shared with you the efforts of the Seattle Re-entry Workgroup.  Resolution 31637, passed in 2015, convened a workgroup to develop policies and strategies to strengthen the City of Seattle’s effort to assist with reentry after incarceration including reducing recidivism, and alleviating the negative […]

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City Council Meetings to Include Closed Captioning

Councilmember Herbold championed increased accessibility to public meetings   Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle, South Park), who has led efforts related to disabilities-related issues since first being elected in 2015, is pleased to announce the addition of real-time captioning by Seattle Channel to its live cable TV broadcasts of City Council meetings, including […]

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