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Council President González and Budget Chair Mosqueda concur with the appointment of Royal Alley-Barnes as Interim Director of the Office of Arts and Culture

Call on Mayor Durkan to Collaboratively Work with the Arts Commission on Priorities Council President M. Lorena  González (Pos. 9) and Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Pos. 8) concur with the short-term appointment of Royal Alley-Barnes as Interim Director of Seattle’s Office of Arts and Culture, with the caveat that the Arts Commission be involved in the […]

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Seattle City Council Passes ‘Seattle Rescue Plan 2,’ With Investments in Transportation, Seniors, Rental Assistance

Plan invests $52.2 million of targeted federal dollars to continue City’s COVID recovery   Budget Chair Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda celebrated the successful passage of the Seattle Rescue Plan 2  by a unanimous 8-0 vote, which builds upon the original Seattle Rescue Plan by allocating an additional $52.2 million of federal funds towards rental assistance, senior support services, and transportation infrastructure.   […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Moves Forward with Transparency and Accountability Measures for JumpStart Seattle

Fund Created Focusing on Good Governance and Commitment to Investments Centered on BIPOC and Communities most in need of Recovery  Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Pos. 8 – Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, alongside her Council colleagues with support from community stakeholders, passed legislation today that would create the JumpStart Payroll Expense Tax Fund […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda To Recognize Diversity of Seattle Neighborhoods With Zoning Name Change

Zoning name change would more accurately reflect Seattle’s diverse neighborhoods with new equitable and inclusive definition Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) announced legislation today that will change the name of single-family only zones, a recognition that the term “single family” as used in Seattle’s zoning code is a misnomer, inaccurately describes current uses, and […]

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Seattle City Council, Mayor Durkan Jointly Applaud Successful Passage of ‘Seattle Rescue Plan’

Plan invests $128.4 million of federal dollars into direct aid through housing, childcare, cash assistance, small business grants, and investments in an equitable economic recovery Budget Chair Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, Council President M. Lorena González, and Mayor Jenny Durkan celebrated the successful passage of the Seattle Rescue Plan, which was drafted collaboratively over the past […]

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Council Committee Passes ‘Seattle Rescue Plan’

Bills that fund assistance to homelessness, small businesses, direct assistance to workers and families, community health and equity will go to Full Council for final vote  Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda and Council President M. Lorena González, alongside their Council colleagues serving on the Finance and Housing Committee, passed the “Seattle Rescue Plan” out of committee, a […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Celebrates Public Health Director Patty Hayes for Her Lifetime of Service and Dedication to Healthy Communities

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) celebrated Seattle-King County Public Health Director Patty Hayes, who announced her retirement after a lifetime of public service in the public health and policy sector.   “Patty is an outstanding public servant, leader, and health equity champion. I’m honored to call her a mentor and a friend, and I’m grateful for the key role she has played […]

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Mayor Durkan, Council President González and Chair Mosqueda Propose $18 Million for Health, Food and Families

In advance of Federal American Rescue Plan Act Spending Plan, Mayor, Council President, and Council Budget Chair propose additional community investments for remaining Federal CARES Act Funds — On Tuesday Mayor Jenny Durkan, together with Council President M. Lorena González and Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda, announced a new $18 million COVID Relief package focusing on health, […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Statement on Verdict in Minneapolis

SEATTLE – Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, issued the following statement in response to the verdict in Minneapolis: “As Non-Black people we don’t really get to say what justice for the Black community looks like. Like many of you, I’ll get to tuck my kid in tonight. As a […]

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Councilmember Mosqueda Highlights Stabilizing But Cautious Economic Picture as City Begins to Shift from Pandemic Response to Long Term Recovery

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide), as Chair of the Finance and Housing Committee, and her Council Colleagues will receive an updated revenue forecast tomorrow, April 20, 2021, during her committee, showing Seattle’s revenues are recovering as the local economy continues to improve and maintain modest growth. An early presentation released by the City’s Budget […]

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