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Mayor Durkan Announces Industrial and Maritime Strategy Council to Help Develop Comprehensive Plan for Supporting Industrial and Maritime Jobs and Innovation

Seattle Has Opportunity to Develop a Comprehensive Strategy for the Future of the Industrial and Maritime Sectors Citywide Panel and Neighborhood-based Groups in Ballard, SODO, Interbay/Armory, and Georgetown/South Park to Advise Strategy Seattle (November 8, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced the creation of the City’s Industrial and Maritime Strategy… [Read more]

An Update on the Work and Progress of the City’s Innovation Advisory Council

In July, fifteen subject matter experts from City of Seattle departments joined the Innovation Advisory Council at the Artefact loft in downtown Seattle.  Gathered together around a half-dozen crowded tables, representatives from the City of Seattle offered ideas for a second round of IAC projects to members of Mayor Jenny… [Read more]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Nominates Saad Bashir to Be Next Chief Technology Officer of the Seattle IT Department, Names Bobby Humes Interim Director at Department of Human Resources, and Reappoints Robert Nellams as Director of Seattle Center

  SEATTLE (January 22, 2019) – Joined by leaders from the search committee, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced she will nominate former Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the City of Ottawa Saad Bashir to be the next Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Seattle Information Technology (IT) Department. In his… [Read more]