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City of Seattle Expands Small Business Map, Launches #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz Map with Partner Cities Across the Region

Currently, There Are 2,600 Small Businesses in the #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz Map 20 Partner Cities and Counties Participating in Relaunched Map Seattle(April 28, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced the City of Seattle’s new #SupportPugetSoundSmallBiz map, which helps residents find small businesses providing takeout or delivery in their neighborhood. The… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan, Council President González, Councilmember Herbold Announce New Emergency Order to Cap Third-Party Commissions and Support Local Restaurants

Emergency Order Will Cap Commission Fees at 15 Percent; Requires that 100 Percent of Tips go to Drivers SEATTLE (April 24, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, Council President M. Lorena González, and Councilmember Lisa Herbold today announced a new Emergency Order to impose a 15 percent commission cap on… [ Keep reading ]

U District and Ballard Farmers Markets Will Be Open This Weekend

Eight weeks ago, King County had the first confirmed case of COVID-19 virus. Since then, we have taken extraordinary and unprecedented measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. Preliminary data shows that our efforts are flattening the curve, saving lives, and protecting our hospital systems and health care workers. But… [ Keep reading ]

New Donations from Safeway and #AllInSeattle Allow City of Seattle to Surpass 8,000 Households for Grocery Voucher Program

Expanded Program Provides $800 in Grocery Vouchers to Workers Who Have Recently Lost Their Job or Experienced a Decrease in Hours Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic Seattle(April 23, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City’s expanded grocery voucher program will now serve a total of 8,050… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan, Congresswoman Jayapal, Executive Constantine, and Council President González Issue Statements on President Trump’s Executive Order to Stop Immigration to the United States

Seattle(April 21, 2020) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and Council President Lorena González issued statements today in response to President Trump’s executive order to temporarily suspend immigration into the United States. “Our City desperately needs the President to focus on supplies,… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Statement on New Economic Forecast in Seattle, Which Highlights Significant Impact of Pandemic on Workers, Local Businesses and City Revenue

Seattle (April 21, 2020) – The City Budget Office today released their latest economic forecasts and revenue projections for Seattle. Understanding there is significant uncertainty nationally and locally on the economic impacts, the City of Seattle’s Budget Office today announced two economic scenarios for a rapid recovery scenario and a… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Urges Residents to Continue to Stay Home and Announces Guidelines to Allow Continued Use of Parks, Farmers Markets and Car-Free Neighborhood Greenways

City will close two neighborhood greenways to through traffic so people can bike and walk Residents must #KeepItMoving while using Seattle Parks, Greenways and Farmers Markets SEATTLE (April 16, 2020) – The City announced additional steps taken and guidelines for safe use of City parks, greenways and local farmers markets…. [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Makes 100 Rooms at Executive Pacific Hotel Available to Health Care Workers on Frontlines of COVID-19 Pandemic

Seattle(April 16, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today that the City of Seattle is making up to 100 rooms at the Executive Pacific Hotel available for health care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rooms are available for quarantine for health care workers to prevent… [ Keep reading ]

Following $1 Million Donation from Oak View Group and NHL Seattle, Mayor Durkan Launches Expanded Grocery Voucher Program to Provide $800 Vouchers to Workers Impacted by COVID-19 Pandemic

Expanded Grocery Voucher Program Will Support Workers Who Have Recently Lost Their Jobs or Experienced a Significant Reduction in Hours Due to COVID-19 NHL Seattle Donation Also Provides Grants to 21 Seattle Center Arts and Nonprofit Tenants Seattle(April 14, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today launched the City of… [ Keep reading ]

City Has Now Opened 28 Classrooms of Emergency Child Care, Offering Care to More than 230 Kids of Essential Workers

SEATTLE(April 13, 2020) – Today the City announced it has opened 28 classrooms of Emergency Child Care to offer more than 230 spaces for children of essential workers. The Emergency Child Care program offers no-cost childcare to families of healthcare professionals, first responders, and pharmacy and grocery workers who are… [ Keep reading ]