Mayor Durkan Transmits Legislation to Rename Portion of East Denny Way “Barbara Bailey Way”

Mayor Durkan Transmits Legislation to Rename Portion of East Denny Way “Barbara Bailey Way”

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (June 17, 2019) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today transmitted to City Council legislation to rename a portion of Capitol Hill’s East Denny Way “Barbara Bailey Way” in honor of the late LGTBQ+  and civil rights champion, Barbara Bailey, who passed away in September 2018. Under the legislation, …

City Releases Updated Capital and Operating Costs for the City Center Connector Streetcar

City Releases Updated Capital and Operating Costs for the City Center Connector Streetcar

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (January 17, 2019) – Following the conclusion of an engineering analysis and verification of operating costs, the City released updated capital and operating projections for the City Center Connector (C3) streetcar. In March 2018, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan ordered an independent review of the Center City Connector following …

Mayor Durkan Announces Seattle Will Invest in 91 New Affordable Homes on City-Owned Property in Uptown Adjacent to Seattle Center

Mayor Durkan Announces Seattle Will Invest in 91 New Affordable Homes on City-Owned Property in Uptown Adjacent to Seattle Center

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (November 20, 2018) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan was joined today by Uptown community members, housing advocates, labor leaders, and arts and cultural district representatives as she announced the City of Seattle will invest approximately $6.9 million to build 91 new affordable homes for people experiencing long-term homelessness at a City-owned site adjacent to Seattle Center. The building will be developed by Plymouth Housing following the permanent supportive …

Mayor Durkan and Chief Best Respond to the Mass Shooting at a Pittsburgh Synagogue

Mayor Durkan and Chief Best Respond to the Mass Shooting at a Pittsburgh Synagogue

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (October 27) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and Chief of Police Carmen Best responded to this morning’s mass shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation, a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning with the following statement: “This was an act of terror and an act of hate …

Statement by Mayor Jenny Durkan on the Passing of Paul G. Allen

Statement by Mayor Jenny Durkan on the Passing of Paul G. Allen

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (October 15) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan issued the below statement following the announcement of the passing of Paul G. Allen: “Paul was a true son of Seattle who made his beloved city – and our world – a better, more vibrant place. For generations to come, Seattleites …

Mayor Durkan: Washington State Supreme Court Ruling Death Penalty Unconstitutional is the Right Decision

Mayor Durkan: Washington State Supreme Court Ruling Death Penalty Unconstitutional is the Right Decision

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (October 11) – Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today concurred with the ruling by the Washington State Supreme Court that deemed the death penalty unconstitutional. In their ruling, the court unanimously ordered the eight individuals on death row would have their sentences converted to life in prison. A further …

Mayor Durkan Leads More Than 30 U.S. Mayors in Calling on 3D Printer Manufacturers to Stop Their Products from Being Used to Create Homemade Guns

Mayor Durkan Leads More Than 30 U.S. Mayors in Calling on 3D Printer Manufacturers to Stop Their Products from Being Used to Create Homemade Guns

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (September 26) – Joined by more than 30 mayors from across the country, Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan led a letter calling on the leading 3D printer manufacturers to help prevent their products from being used to create homemade, unregulated, and untraceable guns with downloadable blueprints. In June, the Trump administration reached …

In First Budget of Her Administration, Mayor Durkan Proposes $609 Million Investment in Transit and Transportation Improvements

In First Budget of Her Administration, Mayor Durkan Proposes $609 Million Investment in Transit and Transportation Improvements

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailToday at Seattle’s Fire Station 10, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan delivered her 2019-2020 Biennial Proposed Budget. The first budget of her administration, Mayor Durkan’s plan calls for a $609 million investment in transit and Seattle’s transportation system, $128.3 million over appropriated 2018 levels. The Mayor’s proposed transit and transportation …

Mayor Durkan Issues Executive Order to Update City of Seattle’s Harassment and Discrimination Policies

Mayor Durkan Issues Executive Order to Update City of Seattle’s Harassment and Discrimination Policies

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (September 21, 2018) – In a letter to City employees, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that she has signed an Executive Order to implement a series of changes that will reform and update how the City addresses allegations of harassment, discrimination, and other forms of misconduct. These actions are …

Mayor Durkan Announces New Innovation Advisory Council to Address City’s Most Urgent Challenges

Mayor Durkan Announces New Innovation Advisory Council to Address City’s Most Urgent Challenges

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (August 2) –At Zillow Group in Seattle, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed an Executive Order to launch the City’s first ever Innovation Advisory Council. With initial commitments by Amazon, Artefact Group, Expedia Group, Flying Fish, Microsoft, Tableau, Technology Access Foundation, Washington Technology Industry Association, and Zillow Group, Mayor Durkan will bring …