In 1926, the Chief of Police wrote a lengthy letterto City Council requesting that Seattle establish a Municipal Band and Orchestra “which will function on call for Federal, State, and Municipal celebrations or entertainments.” At that point, a Seattle Police Band had been in existence for eleven years, but the Chief argued for its promotion [...]
Seattle City Council Introduction and Referral Calendar November 5, 2012 BY BURGESS 1. C.B. 117648 AN ORDINANCE appropriating money to pay certain audited claims and ordering the payment thereof. Committee referral: Full Council BY BURGESS 2. C.B. 117649 AN ORDINANCE relating to taxicabs and for-hire vehicles; increasing the taxicab and for [...]
Seattle City Council Introduction and Referral Calendar October 29, 2012 BY BURGESS 1. C.B. 117625 AN ORDINANCE, relating to the Seattle Department of Transportation’s Commuter Services Program; authorizing the Director of Finance and Administrative Services to adjust parking fees in the Seapark and Seattle Municipal Tower Garages in association with the Commute Trip [...]
Seattle City Council Introduction and Referral Calendar October 22, 2012 BY BURGESS 1. C.B. 117620 AN ORDINANCE appropriating money to pay certain audited claims and ordering the payment thereof. Committee referral: Full Council BY O’BRIEN 2. C.B. 117621 AN ORDINANCE relating to the City Light Department; authorizing the Superintendent to execute [...]
Seattle City Council Introduction and Referral Calendar October 8, 2012 BY CONLIN 1. C.B. 117603 AN ORDINANCE related to land use and zoning, modifying function and locational criteria for the Seattle Mixed zone; modifying use provisions and development standards; enacting and amending affordable housing incentive programs; enacting and amending provisions for height and [...]
Maintenance work in the Seattle Municipal Tower over Labor Day weekend will result in significant disruption to online services. Learn more here: Services affected in the City Clerk’s Office include: - Online Seattle Municipal Code - Ordinance, Resolution and Clerk Files databases - Seattle Municipal Archives search tools A temporary webpage will provide access to [...]
“Sunshine laws” exist to ensure that the public has access to government information and policymaking in order to provide openness, transparency, and accountability. These laws cover three major areas, election campaign disclosure, open meetings, and public records, and they exist at the federal, state, and local levels. Washington State’s sunshine laws are considered to be [...]
On Tuesday, May 1, 2012, Mayor McGinn filed a Proclamation Declaring a Civil Emergency, a Civil Order, and an amended Civil Order relating to the unrest surrounding public events that day. Click here to read the documents on the City Clerk’s ...
The Seattle City Clerk's Office launched their new homepage today. This is the first step in improving overall site and database navigation and access to the City's vast collection of legislative and archive records.