Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s remarks on the shutdown of CHOP

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan’s remarks on the shutdown of CHOP

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailFollowing are Mayor Durkan’s remarks delivered on July 1, 2020: Thank you to everyone for being here. Today, City departments and I will provide quick updates on Capitol Hill, but I’d like to largely focus on the continued work we are doing and must continue to do to live …

Durkan tells CHOP: Time to go home

Durkan tells CHOP: Time to go home

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Renee Raketty Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and Police Chief Carmen Best held a press conference on Monday [June 22, 2020] at City Hall. Their message for the Capitol Hill Organized Protest [CHOP] was clear. “It’s time for people to go home,” said Durkan. “For nearly two weeks, people …

Durkan Digest: The deep and systemic impacts of racism in our country

Durkan Digest: The deep and systemic impacts of racism in our country

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – While there are additional updates on the governor’s Safe Start plan to reopen King County below, I wanted to address the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. I cannot begin to imagine the deep grief and suffering that his family and loved ones are feeling, and I …

8th annual City of Seattle Pride Flag Raising Ceremony to be live streamed June 5

8th annual City of Seattle Pride Flag Raising Ceremony to be live streamed June 5

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailJoin Virtually with the Seattle LGBTQ Commission and Mayor Jenny Durkan for the 8th Annual City of Seattle Pride Flag Raising ceremony. This will be utilizing a live stream platform broadcast on the Seattle Channel and virtually via Microsoft Live Team Events. This event is not in person and …

Durkan Digest: Permanently opening neighborhood streets to help families get outside

Durkan Digest: Permanently opening neighborhood streets to help families get outside

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – We are in a marathon and not a sprint with COVID-19. Until we have a vaccine and treatment, we will continue to be in our fight against the spread of the virus. Responding to this pandemic has changed the way our communities live, work, and play, and …

Durkan Digest: Extending our COVID-19 relief programs for residents, businesses, and nonprofits

Durkan Digest: Extending our COVID-19 relief programs for residents, businesses, and nonprofits

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE  – Gov. Inslee has led our state during the COVID-19 crisis by relying on science and data to make decisions. Yesterday, he signed the extension of the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order until May 31, and in recent days, he has outlined a phased approach to reopening – …

Durkan Digest: New Seattle economic forecast highlights the significant impact of the pandemic

Durkan Digest: New Seattle economic forecast highlights the significant impact of the pandemic

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – This week, the City Budget Office released [its] latest economic forecasts and revenue projections for Seattle. Although there is still much uncertainty about the total economic impact of this pandemic, what we know for certain that the effect on our workers, small businesses, nonprofits, and artists will …

The Durkan Digest: Responding to the economic challenges of the COVID-19 crisis

The Durkan Digest: Responding to the economic challenges of the COVID-19 crisis

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeven weeks ago today, we learned of the first confirmed death related to COVID19 in Kirkland. I could have never imagined Seattle would be at the forefront of a pandemic or that our lives would change so drastically. When the severity of the spread became clear, the City adjusted …

Mayor Durkan Announces Citywide Free Parking to Support Residents Staying Healthy at Home and Essential Workers Who Must Drive

Mayor Durkan Announces Citywide Free Parking to Support Residents Staying Healthy at Home and Essential Workers Who Must Drive

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (April 3, 2020) – Mayor Jenny A. Durkan today announced that the City of Seattle will temporarily eliminate paid and time-limited street parking rules to support residents and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Following Governor Inslee’s extension of the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, the City will immediately implement …

Durkan Digest special edition: relief for small businesses

Durkan Digest special edition: relief for small businesses

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailMy fellow Seattleites, We are facing one of the most transformative and consequential events that our region and our country will experience since World War II. Over the next few days, I want to provide a series of updates for workers, seniors, and individuals who may need child care. …