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Over 1,000,000 pounds of trash collected in January 2021 from parks, neighborhood streets, and business districts across the city through Clean City Initiative

Seattle (February 8, 2021) — In January, the new Clean City Initiative ramped up efforts and collected over 1 million pounds of garbage and properly disposed of over 26,000 needles through trash pick-up or enhanced maintenance at over 60 locations across the city. “The pandemic has taken a toll on our community in many unseen ways, one is the growing graffiti, trash and garbage in parks and on streets. The Clean City Initiative has increased our focus on removing trash to begin… [ 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

SEATTLE (February 15, 2021) – 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… [ Keep reading ]

Feb. 15 Update: City of Seattle Continues Response to Winter Storms

SEATTLE (February 15, 2021) – Response and recovery efforts continue after two winter storms moved through the area over the weekend, bringing cold temperatures and historic snowfall totals. Warmer temperatures and rainfall have moved into the Seattle metro, which could result in urban flooding in some areas as snow melts. Individuals who live, work, or spend time in Seattle are encouraged… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Continues Response to Winter Storms

SEATTLE (February 14, 2021) – Snow continues to fall across the Seattle metro as a second winter storm moves through the area, which could bring an additional 1-2″ of snow on top of the 8-11″ of snow that fell Friday and Saturday. This storm will transition to rain over the course of the day as temperatures rise and remain above… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Snow Response

SEATTLE (February 13, 2021) – After an overnight snowstorm blanketed the Seattle area with more than 7″ of snow, the City of Seattle continues to monitor Northwest Weather Center forecasts, which predict an additional 1-3″ of snow and temperatures hovering near freezing throughout the day. The Office of Emergency Management activated the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) this morning, to coordinate citywide… [ Keep reading ]

Feb. 12 Update: City of Seattle Prepares for Winter Weather

February 12, 2021 – The City of Seattle continues to monitor Northwest Weather Center forecasts which predict the Seattle area could see up to 7 inches of snow to the Seattle area beginning Friday evening and into Saturday late morning. Overnight temperatures Friday and Saturday will have a wind chill factor in the low- to mid-20s. The Office of Emergency Management will activate the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Prepares for Winter Weather

SEATTLE (February 10, 2021) – The City of Seattle is closely monitoring impacts to services ahead of expected winter storms that will bring cold temperatures, ice, and potential snowfall through the weekend. Temperatures are expected to remain around or below freezing for the next several days with overnight temperatures in the low 20s. Individuals who live,… [ Keep reading ]

Public Health – Seattle & King County Provides City of Seattle 600 First Doses of Moderna Vaccine; Washington State Department of Health Provides City 400 Second Doses of Vaccine

To Date, Seattle Fire Department Has Vaccinated 3,481 Vulnerable Seattle Residents Through Mobile Vaccination Teams Seattle Fire Department to Begin Providing Second Dose of Vaccine to Residents and Workers at Adult Family Homes SEATTLE (February 10, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the City of Seattle’s plan for the… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan Expands the Role of Pamela Banks to Serve as Interim Director for Office of Economic Development

Deputy Director Michelle Caulfield to become Acting Director of the Office of Sustainability and Environment SEATTLE (February 8, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced the appointment of Pamela Banks to serve as the Interim Director of the Office of Economic Development (OED). Banks re-joined the City earlier this year to help coordinate citywide… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle and UFCW 21 Partner on Vaccination Clinic for 400 Eligible Grocery Store Workers

Since Launching Vaccination Efforts on January 14, the Seattle Fire Department has Vaccinated 1,744 of Seattle’s Most Vulnerable Populations Seattle (January 29, 2021) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced a new partnership with UFCW 21 to vaccinate 400 of their most vulnerable members in the coming days. The Seattle Fire… [ Keep reading ]