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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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Councilmember Herbold’s Committee Approves $10.4 Million for Community Safety Capacity Building

City Opens Applications for Community Safety RFPs Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle and South Park), Chair of the Public Safety and Human Services Committee, alongside her Council colleagues serving on the committee, voted to approve and send to Full Council a $10.4 million spending plan for community safety investments, a continuation of […]

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Mosqueda, Council Mark 500,000 COVID Deaths Nationwide, Honor Community Members Who Have Passed from COVID-19

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) and her Council colleagues passed a proclamation honoring COVID Memorial Day, marking the 500,000-plus people nationwide lost to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic, and remembering the local community members who passed away from, or battled and suffered from, COVID-19.  The Council recognized this grim milestone with a […]

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Council, Mayor Continue to Raise ‘Concerns’ Around Vaccine Equity

Resolution outlines guiding principles, strategies for more equitable distribution  SEATTLE – Council President M. Lorena González (Position 9, Citywide), Chair of the Governance & Education Committee, and Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle and South Park), Debora Juarez (District 5 – North Seattle) and Teresa Mosqueda (Pos. 8, Citywide), together with their colleagues, approved Resolution 31922, “identifying the principles and activities characterizing equitable distribution of […]

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