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Update 1: Earthquake Damage Assessment Modeling

Overview The Earthquake Damage Assessment project focuses on improving the City’s ability to obtain and analyze damage assessment information after an earthquake event by determining how to pull information from multiple sources into a single system for damage information. Updates Timeline: Answer as many questions for technical specs (and other… [Read more]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Statement on City Council President Bruce Harrell’s Announcement That He Will Not Seek Re-election

Seattle (January 8, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan released the below statement following the announcement by Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell that he will not seek re-election in 2019:  “Bruce has been a friend and colleague for over 30 years. For decades, he has worked tirelessly for our… [Read more]

As Mayor Jenny Durkan Marks One Year Since Taking Office, New Report Highlights A Year of Urgent Action to Build a More Affordable, Just, and Innovative City of the Future

Seattle (November 28, 2018) – One year after being sworn in as the first woman to lead Seattle in nearly a century, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan is marking one year of urgent action and spending the week crisscrossing Seattle listening to community members at nearly a dozen community events and roundtables… [Read more]

In Victory for Public Safety and Seattle, Trump Administration Abandons Initial Effort to Withhold Federal Funds in Retaliation for Policies that Support and Welcome Immigrants and Refugees

City of Seattle Receives $252,157 Federal Justice Assistance Grant; Seattle Police Department Will Use Federal Grant to Fund Three Crime Prevention Coordinators Seattle (October 15) – In a victory for Seattle, the rule of law, and public safety, the Trump administration has abandoned its nearly year-long initial effort to withhold 2017 federal funds… [Read more]

The 13th Year Scholarship Changed My Life

My experience with the 13th year scholarship has been life changing. Not having to pay for college is something that I wish would happen everywhere else. The opportunity to attend college for free is truly a blessing, and I am very grateful. I applied for the 13th year scholarship during… [Read more]

How ORCA Opportunity Makes My Life Easier

My name is Xavier Albertson and I am a sophomore at Ingraham High School in Seattle. I rely on the E line in order to get to and from school, as do many of my friends and classmates. I use an ORCA card, provided by the City of Seattle and… [Read more]

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s 2019-2020 Biennium Budget

Mayor Jenny Durkan’s 2019-2020 biennium budget takes a hard look at the City of Seattle’s current spending and projected revenues and envisions a strong future where our government makes important investments in our region’s most pressing challenges, while also focusing on funding essential services and creating a more just and… [Read more]

Mayor Durkan Announces Members of New Innovation Advisory Council to Address City’s Most Urgent Challenges

IAC members will bring significant talent and resources to the table to create innovative solutions for issues including homelessness, housing, and transportation Seattle (September 19) – Ahead of their first meeting, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the membership of the City’s first ever Innovation Advisory Council. In addition to the… [Read more]

In Partnership with 100 Resilient Cities, Mayor Durkan Appoints Katya Sienkiewicz as Seattle’s Chief Resilience Officer

Chief Resilience Officer Will Lead City-Wide Efforts to Build Holistic Resilience to the Social, Physical, and Economic Challenges of 21st Century 100 Resilient Cities, Pioneered by Rockefeller Foundation, Is Dedicated to Building Resilience in Cities around the World; Seattle is a Partner in the $164 Million Global Effort Seattle (September 19) — Mayor Jenny… [Read more]

Seattle’s Responsible Storage Law

Seattle’s new Responsible Storage Law requires gun owners to keep their guns in a locked container when not being carried by them or under their control, and impose fines for crimes committed with an improperly stored gun. The law goes into effect on February 13, 2019. Why is responsible storage… [Read more]