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West Seattle Bridge Update; South Park Community Center Is Open; Abortion Access Legislation; Chief of Police Search Events/Survey; Hospitals Are Over Capacity Amidst a COVID Surge; Hit and Run Cyclist Death / SDOT Response ; Why is the Grass So Long?; CSCC Staffing and Alternate 911 Response; VOTE!; In-Person Office Hours

West Seattle Bridge Update The West Seattle Bridge repair remains on track to reopen for the week of September 12th. The installation of the 46 miles of post-tensioning steel cables is complete. The first phase of the tensioning of the cables, to 20%, is also complete. Work is proceeding on the second phase of tightening […]

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Councilmembers Morales and Herbold Announce Legislation to Protect Abortions and Gender-Affirming Care in Seattle

Seattle, WA – Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2, Chinatown / International District and South Seattle) and Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) announced legislation to protect abortions and gender-affirming care in Seattle. The first, CB 120374, is an ordinance that would add people who have received or are seeking abortions as a protected class, ensuring their civil […]

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Seattle City Council passes legislation strengthening police accountability

Herbold legislation will create clear and fair standards for investigating complaints against the Chief of Police The Seattle City Council passed legislation today sponsored by Lisa Herbold (District 1 – Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee) to strengthen Seattle’s police accountability system by creating clear and fair standards for investigating complaints made against […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Highlighting Violence Prevention Efforts; July 12 Public Safety and Human Services Committee; Chief of Police Search; Sound Transit Resolution Vote; Strength Over Silence: Minority Mental Health Awareness Month; Touring City Hall with People’s Academy for Community Engagement; Learn About Colman Pool Maintenance Project; Valuing the Work of Social Sector Workers; Truck Parking Meeting in South Park; In-Person Office Hours

West Seattle Bridge Update Concrete post-tensioning ducts have been completed and, this week, the installation of post tensioning steel cables continues. After installation of post-tensioning steel cables, the next step is to tension (or tighten) the cables. The contractor is expected to begin this work on Monday. Tensioning of the cables will be done in […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Sound Transit Light Rail Recommendations Resolution; July 14th SW Precinct Community-Police Dialogue; Help for Renters Displaced by Large Rent Increases; City Appeals Arbitration Ruling; Visiting the City’s First East African Senior Center

West Seattle Bridge Update Bridge re-opening remains on track for week of September12.   As I confirmed last week, the specialized concrete needed for post-tensioning on the bridge has fully cured. Post-tensioning duct installation continued this week.  The contractor has revised how the ducts are being temporarily supported to allow for quicker removal and provide some […]

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What is 988?; West Seattle Bridge Update; Public Safety and Human Services Committee Update; Fireworks; Free Summer Activities at South Park Community Center; California Avenue SW Pedestrian Safety; Free Summer Meals for Kids; Highland Park Improvement Club Reset Fest; Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Seeks Community Members to Serve as Grant Reviewers for Duwamish River Opportunity Fund

What is 988? Perhaps you’ve heard about 988, the new, nation-wide phone number to call for mental health crisis?  It’s not quite in operation yet – July 16th is the launch date – but I invited the local leaders who are rolling out 988 to provide an update in Tuesday’s Public Safety & Human Services […]

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Devastating Roe v. Wade Decision; West Seattle Bridge Update; Seattle Police Department 911 Call Handling Update; Fireworks; Council Begins Considering Park District Funding; Free Activities in South Park Summer of Safety

Devastating Roe v. Wade Decision This morning’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade is devastating to many millions of women and pregnant people who will be unable to access basic healthcare and be forced into decisions that endanger their safety and lives.  Nearly 1 in 4 people who can become pregnant will have an […]

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Herbold Pledges to Keep Fighting for Greater Abortion Access in Seattle 

Seattle – Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park) issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe and Casey, limiting access to healthcare for millions of people:  “This morning’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade is devastating to many millions of women and pregnant people who will be unable to […]

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West Seattle Bridge Update; Public Safety and Human Services Committee; Elder Abuse Awareness; Westcrest Dog Park Now Open!; Lifeguards Needed!; Community Involvement Commission; Scam Warning

West Seattle Bridge Update Work Continues on the West Seattle Bridge Repair. The final structural concrete pour is now curing, a 28-day process. While the concrete is curing, post-tensioning ducts in the south girder are being installed and the contractor and design engineer are finalizing the placement for the post-tensioning ducts in the north girder.  […]

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West Seattle Bridge Expected to Open to Traffic Week of September 12; Transportation & SPU Committee Discussion on Light Rail Alignment; Gun Violence Prevention; Alarming Increases in Youth Suicide – and How to Prevent It; SPMA Contract; Reminder: WSF Fauntleroy Terminal Open House Through the 13th; New Off-Leash Areas?; Spotting Urban Carnivores; Public Comment on Rules for Independent Contractor Protections; In-Person Office Hours

West Seattle Bridge Expected to Open to Traffic Week of September 12 On June 9th SDOT announced at the West Seattle Bridge Community Task Force a new estimated opening for the West Seattle Bridge: “We expect the West Seattle Bridge to be open to traffic during the week of September 12. Sharing that today is […]

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