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Ahead of Winter Weather with Dangerously Cold Temperatures, Mayor Durkan Signs Emergency Proclamation

Seattle (December 24, 2021) – In anticipation of snow and extreme cold weather over the next several days into the New Year, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan has signed an emergency proclamation. The National Weather Service is predicting dangerously cold temperatures with highs strugglingly to reach freezing beginning Sunday through… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Statement on First Case of the Omicron Variant in King County

SEATTLE (December 4) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the following statement after the Department of Health and Public Health – Seattle and King County confirmation of the first case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 in King County: “While Omicron is the latest chapter of our battle with… [ Keep reading ]

At Fourth State of the City Address, Mayor Jenny Durkan Discusses Plan for Equitable Vaccine Distribution and the Vision for Seattle On the Other Side of the Pandemic

In a year of unprecedented challenges, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan delivered her fourth State of the City address at the Filipino Community of Seattle. Emphasizing the challenges magnified during the pandemic including homelessness, public safety, systemic racism, and climate change, she highlighted her plan for an equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and outlined… [ Keep reading ]

City Council Unanimously Confirms Public Utility Industry Veteran Debra Smith As Next General Manager and CEO of Seattle City Light

Smith Has More Than Two Decades of Experience in the Pacific Northwest’s Public Utility Industry, Will Be Only the Second Woman to Lead Seattle City Light in its 108-Year History Seattle (October 1, 2018) – The Seattle City Council unanimously confirmed by a vote of 9-0 Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s… [ Keep reading ]

An Update on the Center City Connector

As an independent review of the Center City Connector (C3) continues to move forward, the City wanted to provide you an update on where we are in the review process. 2017 was a critical year for the final design, permitting and vehicle contracting for the C3 project. The Seattle City… [ Keep reading ]