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City of Seattle Launches Parking Permit Program for Health Care Workers on Front Lines of the COVID-19 Response

New Program Will Prioritize Access to On-street Parking around Hospitals and Testing Sites for Healthcare Workers Seattle(March 26, 2020)–Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today a newHospital Staff Parking Permit program which will allow access to free on-street parking around hospitals and testing sites for health care workers.The Seattle Department of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Leads Coalition of 40 Bipartisan Mayors Calling on Census Bureau to Extend Census Response Deadline Due to Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

Mayor Urges Residents to Complete Census Questionnaire Online Mayor Leads Letter Alongside Bill de Blasio, New York City; Lori Lightfoot, Chicago; and Sam Liccardo, San Jose Seattle(March 26, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today sent a letter to the United States Census Bureau requesting that the Bureau extend the… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Commends $2 Trillion Congressional COVID-19 Plan That Centers Workers, Small Businesses, and Most Vulnerable Communities

Seattle(March 25, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today issued the following statement on the United States Senate’s $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The Mayor had previously urged Congressional leaders to pass a comprehensive and unprecedented relief plan that centered workers, small businesses, and other… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan Issues Statement on Governor’s ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ Order

Seattle (March 23, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkanissuedthe follow statement on theGovernor’s‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order outliningadditionalmeasures to further encourage social distancing: “Our city, region and state have taken significant and early actions over the last 24 days, butwe know we need to take even more actionsto slow the… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Urges Residents and Businesses to Continue to Visit Community Resource Page to Help People Experiencing Significant Disruptions due to COVID-19

New resource page includes information about financial support for workers and businesses, food relief programs, volunteer opportunities and more SEATTLE (March 23, 2020) – To help communities significantly impacted by COVID-19 in Seattle, the City of Seattle created a new centralized website where residents can find information about relief programs… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle to Temporarily Ease Some Parking Regulations and Enforcement to Support Residents and Businesses

City of Seattle to Temporarily Suspend Enforcement of 72-Hour Parking Violations, Booting and Towing, and Will Continue Creating Temporary Restaurant Parking Zones Time Limits and Use of Special Zones Like Transit Zones and Shuttle Bus Zones to Still Be Enforced Seattle(March 21, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Leading Coordinated Effort to Collect Critically-Needed Personal Protective Equipment for First Responders, Medical Professionals on the Frontlines of COVID-19 Response

The City is partnering with Goodwill Industries and Labor partners to support firefighters, police officers and medical professionals across the region. Seattle(March 20, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today a partnership with Goodwill Industries, and Labor union partners to help coordinate the collection of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle to Provide Immediate Rent Relief for Nonprofit and Small Business Tenants

City to Provide $400,000 in Rent Relief to an Estimated 90 Arts and Cultural Nonprofits, Small Businesses, and Artist Studios that Rent City-Owned Property, including Seattle Center Seattle(March 20, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced today that the City of Seattle will provide $400,000 in rent relief to arts… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle is the First in Nation to Designate COVID-19 Testing Site for First Responders, Conducted by First Responders

Seattle firefighters and police officers with symptoms of COVID-19 can now receive testing at a designated City location in South Seattle SEATTLE (March 19, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, Fire Chief Harold Scoggins, and Police Chief Carmen Best today announced the nation’s first COVID-19 testing for first responders, conducted… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Announces $1 Million Expansion of Small Business Stabilization Fund; Availability of Federal Small Businesses Loans

$2.5 Million Total Now Available Through the City’s Small Business Stabilization Fund To Date, Office of Economic Development Has Seen Overwhelming Response, with Approximately 1,800 Eligible Applications COVID-19 Small Business Recovery Task Force Hosts First Meeting Seattle (March 18, 2020) – Building on the City’s initial Small Business Recovery Package… [ Keep reading ]