Last week we talked briefly about SDOT’s Transit Master Plan, which included plans for a light rail that would connect Ballard and Fremont to downtown, amongst other neighborhoods. Yesterday, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn took to his blog and challenged the Seattle City Council to “be bold” and consider funding such a project. For the distances […]
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has announced a proposal for changing state policy to allow cities to allow extended service hours for Seattle nightlife. The plan is part of Seattle’s comprehensive Nightlife Initiative, which aims to maintain public safety and provide businesses with greater flexibility to adapt to the market demands of residents and visitors. In […]
Mayor Mike McGinn first announced the formation of the Youth & Families Initiative–with the goal to “identify challenges youth and families face and to collectively mobilize towards solutions so that all children in Seattle can succeed”–during his inaugural address. After postponing the public meeting last month, the Mayor will join El Centro de la Raza […]
After this weekend’s fatal car accident, the Youth & Families Initiative caucus that was scheduled for this evening has been postponed. Mayor Mike McGinn’s office confirms that the town hall will not be held tonight. A new date has not been determined.
During Mayor Mike McGinn’s inaugural address, he announced the formation of the Youth & Families Initiative. Next Monday, the Mayor will join El Centro de la Raza Executive Director Estela Ortega to talk about the initiative. The Mayor hopes these community town hall meetings will help shape his agenda on issues affecting youth and families […]
Mayor Mike McGinn is searching for a new chief of police and has asked the public to help develop the selection criteria. Former Chief Gil Kerlikowske left the Seattle Police Department upon his appointment as the nation’s drug czar by President Obama last year. The Seattle Police Chief Search Committee, a 26-member citizen panel, has […]
Mike McGinn will be sworn in as Seattle’s new mayor at 2 p.m. today. The public is welcome to attend the Seattle City Council meeting, at Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave., Floor 2. There’s also a public reception afterward at 3 p.m. in the Bertha Knight Landes room on Floor 1. You can watch […]