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Seattle City Councilmember Moore calls for pause in KCRHA CEO search process

Seattle City Councilmember Cathy Moore (District 5) is calling for the King County Regional Homelessness Authority (KCRHA) to pause its search process for its next Chief Executive Officer. This comes after it was announced yesterday afternoon that two of the three finalists for the position have withdrawn their candidacy. Councilmember Moore is a member of...

Seattle Councilmembers declare support for Mayor’s independent review of allegations against SPD leadership
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Seattle Councilmembers declare support for Mayor’s independent review of allegations against SPD leadership

Seattle City Councilmembers Bob Kettle (District 7, Chair of the Public Safety Committee) and Cathy Moore (District 5, member of the Public Safety Committee) announced their support for Mayor Bruce Harrell’s independent review into allegations made against Seattle Police Department leadership. Additionally, Councilmember Moore has sent a letter to SPD about the 30×30 Report, asking...

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Seattle Councilmembers vote ‘no’ on land use exception, eye comprehensive opportunities to address affordable housing

The Seattle City Council voted no on Council Bill 120750 during Full Council today. This vote is consistent with the Land Use Committee vote on April 17. “A more effective approach to attaining citywide neighborhood affordability is to make the benefit of development capacity generally available to all and to do so through the draft...

Update on Seattle City Councilmember Moore’s Work on Behalf of Refugee Families
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Update on Seattle City Councilmember Moore’s Work on Behalf of Refugee Families

Seattle City Councilmember Cathy Moore (District 5), chair of the Housing and Human Services Committee, spoke with a group of Venezuelan refugees after they attended yesterday’s Council meeting. During that meeting, dozens of immigrants and refugees, many of whom are children, unexpectedly came to Seattle City Hall to ask for help after being evicted from...

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New Seattle City Councilmembers sworn-in during inauguration ceremony at City Hall

The seven winning candidates from November’s General Election were just sworn-in as Seattle City Councilmembers. Five of the seven individuals are new councilmembers, the most in more than a century. Two others are returning for their second term in office. More information about each of them, including quotes can be found below. Rob Saka (District...