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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...

Seattle's Magnuson Park Community Center
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FRIDAY NIGHT: Open House and Family Game Night at the Magnuson Community Center

Seattle City Councilmembers Maritza Rivera and Joy Hollingsworth, along with King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski and Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) Superintendent AP Diaz, are inviting the community to an open house and family game night tonight at Magnuson Community Center.   Together, they’re bringing over $10,000 of newly offered summer program opportunities to District...

The Seattle City Council during its first meeting of 2024.
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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...