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Councilmembers Herbold, Morales Respond to Mayor’s Announcement Regarding Navigation Team

Call on the Mayor to ‘immediately move’ additional $1.4M Council provided for outreach, commit to ‘not destroying’ belongings  Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle and South Park) and Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2 – Chinatown-International District and Southeast Seattle) responded to Wednesday’s announcement by Mayor Durkan regarding the Navigation Teams: “The Council […]

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Councilmember Lisa Herbold Issues Statement Following Council’s Veto Override

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), issued the following statement after the City Council voted to overturn the Mayor’s veto of the 2020 budget rebalancing package:  “My vote today to override the Mayor’s veto of the 2020 rebalancing budget was not taken lightly. I had  conversations about an alternate bill, in […]

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Council’s Transportation Committee Votes to Loan $70M for West Seattle Bridge Repair

Seattle, WA — Councilmember Alex Pedersen (District 4 – Northeast Seattle) and Chair of the Transportation and Utilities committee, and Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle and South Park), voted to pass an interfund loan for the West Seattle Bridge on Wednesday. Council Bill 119858 will authorize the loan of funds in the amount of $50,000,000 from the Construction and […]

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Council Passes MiChance Dunlap-Gittens’ Youth Rights Ordinance

Protects Children and Young People by Requiring Lawyer When Interacting with Law Enforcement Seattle, WA — Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2, South Seattle and the CID) and Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), alongside their Council colleagues, passed the MiChance Dunlap-Gittens’ Youth Rights Ordinance, which gives protections to children and young people by requiring […]

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Councilmember Herbold Responds to Chief Best Announcing Plans to Retire

Seattle, WA — Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle), Chair of the Public Safety and Human Rights committee, issued the following statement in response to Chief Carmen Best’s announcement that she plans to retire next month: “As chair of the committee that oversees public safety in Seattle, I want to start by sincerely thanking Chief Best for […]

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Council President González, Councilmember Herbold Say City of Seattle Stands United Against Occupation By DHS Federal Agents

Council President M. Lorena González (Position 9, Citywide) and the Council’s Public Safety Chair Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park) issued this statement following several reports that federal agents are on “stand-by” in Seattle monitoring potential protests around federal buildings: “Seattle leaders have made it abundantly clear that federal local law […]

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Councilmembers Herbold & Pedersen Support Mayor’s Civil Emergency for West Seattle Bridge to Request More Federal, State Funding

Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1 – West Seattle/South Park) and Councilmember Alex Pedersen (District 4 – Northeast Seattle and Chair of Transportation & Utilities Committee) issued the following statement regarding the civil emergency proclamation and order issued by Mayor Durkan today for the West Seattle Bridge “to apply for any and all available and eligible […]

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Mosqueda Announces Council Support for JumpStart Seattle — González, Herbold, Strauss, Lewis Sign on as Co-Sponsors

Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda (Position 8, Citywide) described the JumpStart Seattle progressive revenue proposal during last week’s Wednesday’s budget committee and invited any of her colleagues to sign-on as co-sponsors. Council President M. Lorena González and Councilmember Lisa Herbold announced during the meeting that they would co-sponsor. Councilmembers Dan Strauss and Andrew J. Lewis have also […]

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Council Adopts Legislation to Require Officers to Display Badge Numbers

Allows for Officer Mourning Badges SEATTLE – Seattle City Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park), and Chair of the Council’s Public Safety and Human Services Committee, released the following statement after the Council adopted legislation sponsored by Councilmember Herbold to require police officers to display the numbers on their badges. The legislation was drafted in response […]

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Council Passes Premium Pay for Frontline Gig Workers During COVID Crisis

Bill by Herbold, Lewis protects app-based food delivery workers SEATTLE – Seattle City Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) and Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square), alongside their Council colleagues, unanimously voted for legislation today that provides premium pay for gig workers working for food delivery network companies in Seattle.  Council Bill 119799 directs food delivery […]

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