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The Durkan Digest – Special Edition: Our New Fare Share Plan to Invest in Workers, Housing, and Transportation

We’re living in the most disruptive time for our workers since the Industrial Revolution. Our economy is changing, and long-term jobs are giving way to gig work. In this rapidly changing economy, we need to make sure our hard-fought worker protections are available for gig workers. That includes Uber and… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]