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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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Councilmember Herbold Supports Recommendations by CPC, OPA, OIG to Stop Use of Tear Gas

Use of tear gas goes against public health, furthers spread of COVID-19 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 Community Police Commission, Office of Police Accountability, and Office of Inspector General jointly recommended […]

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Council to Mayor: Immediate Request for After-Action Report on Recent Protests

Gonzalez, Herbold request review and report on injuries and other impacts during a Special Wednesday Committee meeting of the Whole Seattle, WA – Council President M. Lorena Gonzalez (Position 9 // Citywide) and Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle & South Park), Chair of the Public Safety Committee, issued the following statement in response to the events in downtown […]

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Herbold, Lewis Support Premium Pay for Frontline Gig Workers

Seattle City Councilmembers Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle and South Park) and Andrew J. Lewis (District 7, Magnolia to Pioneer Square) introduced legislation today to provide gig workers working for food delivery network companies and transportation network companies with premium pay, increasing essential protections for essential workers who are on the frontlines of this […]

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González’s Legislation Spells Out Path Forward for Unpaid Rent Through Payment Plans Between Renters and Landlords

Council President M. Lorena González and her Council colleagues unanimously approved legislation May 11 that creates payment plans between residential renters and their landlords to pay back rent that became overdue during and six months after the COVID-19 crisis.  Council Bill 119788 creates rental payment plans on a specific installment schedule, setting tenants on a […]

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Councilmembers Herbold & Pedersen React to Announcement RE West Seattle Bridge Closure Through End of 2021

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 ongoing and extended closure of the West Seattle Bridge: “Today we learned from the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) that, while the rate of […]

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Council Approves Herbold’s Rent Hike Moratorium for Small Businesses and Nonprofits, Requires Rent Payment Plans

Bill “gives beloved small businesses and essential nonprofits a fighting chance” Councilmember Lisa Herbold (District 1, West Seattle – South Park), Councilmember Tammy J. Morales (District 2, South Seattle and the CID) and their Council colleagues unanimously passed legislation that freezes storefront rent increases for some small businesses and nonprofits, and allows some small businesses […]

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