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City of Seattle to Increase City-Funded Hours at Queen Anne, Magnolia, Ballard, and Loyal Heights Community Centers for Fall 2019 and All of 2020

In Response to Reduction of Independently-Funded Community Center Hours by the Non-profit Organization Associated Recreation Council, City of Seattle Will Fund Additional hours for Four Centers and Preserve Access to Drop-in Recreation Activities Seattle (August 28, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Seattle Parks and Recreation announced today that… [ Keep reading ]

The Durkan Digest: Summer in Seattle

One of my favorite things to do as mayor is to get out into the community and hear from our neighbors all across Seattle. Tomorrow is no different. I’m excited – especially now that the summer weather is back – to be heading back to West Seattle for a neighborhood… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Announces City of Seattle Summer Programs for Youth & Their Families

Seattle (June 6, 2019) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today the City of Seattle’s summer programs for youth and families across Seattle. To help ensure more equitable access to opportunity and safer communities, these summer programs range from investments in career development, to continuing education, to sports and… [ Keep reading ]

Following Their Confirmation by City Council, Mayor Durkan Holds Swearings-In Event for New Leaders at Seattle Parks and Recreation and Office of the Employee Ombud

Seattle(May 6, 2019) – Following unanimous confirmation votes by the City Council Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today held a swearings-in event for Jesús S. Aguirre as Superintendent of the Department of Parks & Recreation (SPR) and for Dr. Amarah Khan as first-ever Director of the new Office of the Employee… [ Keep reading ]