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 …

Seattle Public Library implements new fine-free policy

Seattle Public Library implements new fine-free policy

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – The Seattle Public Library’s Chief Librarian Marcellus Turner and Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan jointly announced the implementation of Seattle’s fine-free policy. Starting today, the library will no longer charge daily late fines for overdue materials, a change that was approved by 76% of Seattle voters in …

City of Seattle launches new information dashboard to track progress, success of major initiatives

City of Seattle launches new information dashboard to track progress, success of major initiatives

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSEATTLE – The City of Seattle launched “Performance Seattle,” a new centralized dashboard where Seattle residents can see what their city [government] is doing to make their lives better. Performance Seattle tracks performance on seven key priority areas, including basic city services, and provides an in-depth look at city …

Mayor Durkan Celebrates the City of Seattle’s 150th Year Since It Was Incorporated

Mayor Durkan Celebrates the City of Seattle’s 150th Year Since It Was Incorporated

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (October 17) – Standing alongside City of Seattle employees, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan kicked off the celebration of the City of Seattle’s 150th year and helped launch Seattle at 150: Stories of the city through 150 Objects from the Seattle Municipal Archives. Seattle at 150 is a commemorative book …

Mayor Durkan Signs Legislation to Invest At Least $50 Million without New Taxes in Permanent Housing for People Experiencing Long-Term Homelessness

Mayor Durkan Signs Legislation to Invest At Least $50 Million without New Taxes in Permanent Housing for People Experiencing Long-Term Homelessness

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailSeattle (August 14, 2019) – Standing at Plymouth Place in Lower Queen Anne, with former Speaker of the House Frank Chopp, and Representative Nicole Macri, homelessness service providers, and community members, today Mayor Jenny A. Durkan signed into law legislation that will provide at least $50 million in new …