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SDOT West Seattle Bridge Virtual Public Meeting on July 21; Office of Police Accountability Findings on Officers’ Attendance of January 6 Insurrection; Federal Judge Upholds Seattle’s Fair Chance Housing Law; Welcome Back Weeks July 12-26; Virtual Office Hours

SDOT West Seattle Bridge Virtual Public Meeting on July 21 On July 21 SDOT will hold a virtual public meeting on the West Seattle Bridge. Here’s SDOT’s announcement: On July 21 at 5:30 PM, the West Seattle Bridge Program will hold a virtual public meeting for you to hear more about the work we’re doing […]

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$11 Million Federal Grant and Notice to Proceed for West Seattle Bridge Repair; 4th of July and Fire Danger; Safe Reopening King County; Catalytic Converters, SPD Blotter; Building Affordable Housing on Religious Organization Property

$11 Million Federal Grant and Notice to Proceed for West Seattle Bridge Repair The City of Seattle has received a $11.2 million federal grant from the US Department of Transportation to help pay for repairs for the West Seattle Bridge. The grant is from the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America program. Thanks to Representative Jayapal, who […]

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Keep Cool This Week; West Seattle Bridge Repair; June 29th Open House for Lowman Beach Racket Court Project; COVID 19 Updates; Public Safety & Human Services Committee; Eviction Moratorium Extension; Duwamish River Opportunity Fund

Keep Cool This Week: Tips, Cooling Locations, Drink Water, Identifying Heat Stroke You’ve probably heard that it’s going to be hot – VERY hot – this weekend and into next week.  That doesn’t happen a lot in Seattle, so here are some tips on keeping cool and safe during extreme heat. Cooling Locations:  The City […]

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Councilmember Herbold Applauds Seattle Rescue Plan’s Assistance for Arts and Culture

Relief package includes aid for individual artists, BIPOC arts organizations Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) applauded the Council’s passage of the $128.4 million Seattle Rescue Plan, which adds critical new investments in Seattle’s recovery, including assistance to arts organizations and businesses, as well as direct aid to individual artists.  The […]

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Juneteenth is Today, June 19; Good District 1 Food News; COVID-19 Updates; Federal Relief Legislation Advances; ST3 Realignment; West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force; Expanding Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion; Pre-Filing Diversion Report; Independent Contractor Protections; Colman Pool Re-Opens;

Juneteenth is Today, June 19 Juneteenth is today,  Saturday, June 19.  Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On that date in 1865, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to inform the last remaining enslaved persons that they were free, over two years after President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, and two […]

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Council Passes Legislation Establishing Labor Standards for Independent Contractors

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), issued the following statement in response to the unanimous vote on CB 120069:  “Misclassified workers are among the most vulnerable workers and independent contractors are a quickly growing segment of our workforce. We don’t know how many workers are misclassified, but US Labor Secretary Marty […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update, June 11; Covid Updates; $30M Available to Fight Displacement; Non-Armed Response to Crisis Calls; Criminal Legal System Strategic Plan; Federal Funding Relief Update; Rental Assistance for Small Landlords; All-Hazards Mitigation Plan

West Seattle Bridge Update, June 11 Construction schedule update The West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force met on June 10th. The first key update is that work to complete rehabilitation of the West Seattle Bridge is on track for mid-June, 2022. After that, the bridge will need to be tested before it can be open […]

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Gun Violence Awareness Day; New South Delridge Farmers’ Market Starts June 12; Critical Support for Residents in Proposed Seattle Rescue Plan; West Seattle Bridge Detour Route Traffic Volumes/Travel Times; SPD Budget Vote; COVID Update: Last Chance to Get Vaccinated at 2801 SW Thistle; Renters’ Rights Forum – June 8, 5:30pm

Gun Violence Awareness Day Proclamation June 4 is the observance of the 7th National Gun Violence Awareness Day.  The Wear Orange campaign begins the weekend of June 4th – 6th, 2021.  The Greater Seattle Moms Demand Action joined the City Council meeting this week to receive a proclamation in recognition. Orange is the color chosen […]

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Reflections on the 1 Year Commemoration of the Murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police Officers; Covid Updates – West Seattle Covid Site Changes, Free Rides to Vaccinations, A Shot & A Beer; Office of Police Accountability 2020 Annual report; Stronger Protections for Small Business and Nonprofit Tenants; Proclamation Celebrating Landmark Civil Rights Legislation; 911 Dispatch Transferred from SPD; King County Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program

Reflections on the 1 Year Commemoration of the Murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police Officers May 25th marked the one year anniversary of the death of George Floyd. I made the following comments at the beginning of the Public Safety and Human Services committee the morning of the 25th: The Seattle Times ran a […]

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Council Passes Herbold’s Legislation, Increasing Tenant Protections for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), alongside her Council colleagues and co-sponsors Councilmembers Tammy J. Morales and Andrew J. Lewis, passed legislation today that increases tenant protections for small businesses and nonprofits.  The legislation ensures that rent installments paid according to a payment plan negotiated between a tenant and landlord cannot […]

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