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Council Passes New Version of Less Lethal Weapons Ban

Legislation developed with input from police accountability partners Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle – South Park) and her Council colleagues voted 7-0 to approve legislation restricting and regulating the use of less lethal weapons by the Seattle Police Department in instances of crowd control. SPD policies implementing the legislation will go through the […]

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Councilmember Herbold on OPA Findings Surrounding SPD Officers’ Attendance of January 6 Insurrection

SEATTLE, WA – Seattle City Council Public Safety and Human Services Committee chair Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) made the following statement in receiving the recommendations of the Office of Police Accountability (OPA), resulting from the investigation of the Seattle Police Department officers in Washington D.C. on January 6, 2021: “On January 6 in […]

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Councilmember Herbold Applauds Seattle Rescue Plan’s Assistance for Arts and Culture

Relief package includes aid for individual artists, BIPOC arts organizations Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) applauded the Council’s passage of the $128.4 million Seattle Rescue Plan, which adds critical new investments in Seattle’s recovery, including assistance to arts organizations and businesses, as well as direct aid to individual artists.  The […]

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Council Passes Legislation Establishing Labor Standards for Independent Contractors

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), issued the following statement in response to the unanimous vote on CB 120069:  “Misclassified workers are among the most vulnerable workers and independent contractors are a quickly growing segment of our workforce. We don’t know how many workers are misclassified, but US Labor Secretary Marty […]

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Council Herbold Signals Support for Critical Investments in Seattle Rescue Plan

‘Trauma-informed, community well-being’ investments  are critical in a Shadow Pandemic’ SEATTLE, WA – Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park),  Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee, supports $128.4 million in federal recovery funds to aid Seattle’s recovery from the pandemic and COVID-related economic impacts, especially those dedicated to trauma-informed, community well-being […]

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Council Herbold’s Statement on Council Bill 119981

SEATTLE, WA – Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park),  Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the 6 -3 vote in opposition  to Council Bill 119981, as amended, during the regularly scheduled Full Council meeting: “SPD’s funding, policing and public safety have dominated Seattle’s headlines, […]

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Council Passes Herbold’s Legislation, Increasing Tenant Protections for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), alongside her Council colleagues and co-sponsors Councilmembers Tammy J. Morales and Andrew J. Lewis, passed legislation today that increases tenant protections for small businesses and nonprofits.  The legislation ensures that rent installments paid according to a payment plan negotiated between a tenant and landlord cannot […]

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Councilmember Herbold’s Statement on Verdicts in Minneapolis

SEATTLE – Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee, issued the following statement in response to the verdicts issued in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin: “It’s been a little less than a year since George Floyd’s murder was televised around the world.  His death […]

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Councilmembers Pedersen, Herbold, Lewis, Mosqueda Propose $100 Million in Bonds for Multimodal Bridges and Other Transportation Infrastructure Needs to Create Jobs Sooner by Leveraging the New $20 Vehicle License Fee

To boost jobs as Seattle emerges from the COVID pandemic’s economic recession, Councilmembers Alex Pedersen, Lisa Herbold, Andrew J. Lewis, and Teresa Mosqueda are proposing $100 million in bonds to fix our aging multimodal bridges and modernize transportation infrastructure in 2022, after implementing the Seattle Department of Transportation’s spending plan for the additional $20 Vehicle […]

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Seattle City Council Moves Forward on Alternatives to Policing, Allocates $10.4 Million for Community Safety Capacity Building

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle and South Park), Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee, alongside her Council colleagues voted 8-0 to approve a $10.4 million spending plan for community safety, that will invest in the capacity of organizations building community safety from the ground up to end violence and […]

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