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Councilmember Juarez’s Statement on New Sanctioned Encampment Site in North Seattle

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) issued the following statement following the Human Services Department’s announcement that they have selected 3 new potential sites for sanctioned encampments in Seattle: “Today the Human Services Department announced that a new tiny house village will be located in North Seattle. This new site will be located south […]

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Councilmember Juarez’ Statement on Vote to Approve 2017-18 City Budget

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) issued the following statement after the passage of the 2017-18 City Budget earlier today: “Reviewing and approving the city budget is one of the most important responsibilities of the City Council. I am pleased to report that, due to strong community advocacy as well as my actions, I […]

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Councilmember Juarez’ Statement on Sound Transit 3 Campaign’s Declaration of Victory

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) issued the following statement after the Sound Transit 3 campaign declared victory today: “The passage of ST3 -– which will fully fund a light rail station at NE 130th Street & Interstate 5 — is due in large part to successful advocacy by North Seattleites. Our District 5 […]

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Councilmembers’ Statement on County Allocation of Affordable Housing, Transit-Oriented Development Dollars

Council President Bruce Harrell and Councilmembers M. Lorena González and Debora Juarez, issued the following statement regarding Tuesday’s action by the King County Executive and County Council to issue revenue bonds totaling $87M, which will be backed by future hotel/motel revenues: Council President Bruce Harrell (District 2, South Seattle) said, “I thank the King County […]

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Councilmember Juarez Visits Idris Mosque in Northgate, Denounces Recent Hate Speech

In response to severe threats posted online earlier in the week, Councilmember Debora Juarez met with Idris Mosque board member Hisham Farajallah Thursday and issued a message in support of Seattle’s Muslim community. “The Idris Mosque has been an important Northgate institution for over 35 years. Threats and hate speech against upstanding members of our […]

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Councilmember Juarez Hails Improved ST3 Proposal

Amended Package to Include Full Funding for NE 130th St. Station SEATTLE – Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) issued the following statement after the completion of today’s Sound Transit Board meeting, during which time City of Seattle representatives presented an amendment to the Sound Transit 3 package which will fully fund the NE […]

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Councilmembers to Participate in ‘Workers Voice Summit’ Thursday

Seattle – Councilmembers will participate in a “Workers Voice Summit” this Thursday to hear experiences and policy ideas from workers from a cross section of low-wage jobs in the region. The event, organized by a coalition of organizations representing workers, was developed to provide employees themselves the opportunity to address public officials regarding challenges relating […]

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Councilmember Juarez to Celebrate District Office Grand Opening Friday in North Seattle

Councilmember Debora Juarez (District 5, North Seattle) will celebrate the grand opening of her in-district office at North Seattle College this Friday, March 4.  Councilmember Juarez will welcome North Seattle neighbors to her permanent North-end office (room 1451) and provide light refreshments while chatting with residents about city issues. “District representation means having your Councilmember […]

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Mayor & Councilmember Debora Juarez to bring integrated planning approach to Lake City


Mayor to bring integrated planning approach to Lake City

SEATTLE – Tomorrow Mayor Ed Murray, along with community advocates and City leaders, will launch the new Office of Planning and Community Development (OPCD) and debut integrated planning in the Lake City community. OPCD will work across City departments and with the neighborhood to assess needs, prioritize investments, and develop a Shared Vision for Lake City that supports an equitable and vibrant community as Seattle grows.

WHO: Mayor Ed Murray
Councilmember Debora Juarez
Lake City neighborhood advocates
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole
City Department Directors

WHAT: Launch of OPCD, Shared Vision for Lake City

WHEN 11 a.m., Wed., Feb. 10

WHERE: Site of a future park in Lake City
12510 33rd Ave. NE


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