Mayor and City Council nominate appointees for Community Involvement Commission

Mayor Murray and the Seattle City Council announced their appointees to the City’s new Community Involvement Commission (CIC). The commission was created by Executive Order 2016-06  issued by Mayor Murray last year, the 16-member commission will advise the City on priorities, policies, and strategies related to equitable civic engagement and publicparticipation in City decision-making processes. […]

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Mayor Murray seeks historian for Landmark Preservation Board

Mayor Ed Murray is looking for an historian to serve on the Landmark Preservation Board. The 12-member Landmark Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark properties. The Board comprises of two architects, two historians, one structural engineer, one representative each from […]

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Rental housing inspections set to begin in Seattle this Spring

A selection of rental housing properties throughout the city will receive safety inspections starting this month. The inspections are taking place under the Rental Registration and Inspection Ordinance (RRIO), which was established by the Seattle City Council to help ensure that rental housing properties in Seattle are safe and meet basic housing requirements and safety […]

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Mayor Murray seeks applicants for Landmark Preservation Board positions

Mayor Murray is on the lookout for two new members to serve on the Landmark Preservation Board, specifically in the At-Large position and the Architect positions. The 12-member Landmark Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark properties. The Board comprises […]

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Mayor Murray announces proposed 2015-2016 budget

Earlier today Mayor Ed Murray presented his proposed 2015-16 budget to the City Council with an aim to bring more transparency, more innovation, better organization and better performance to City government in Seattle. Murray’s proposed budget contained several major reform proposals, starting with key reforms to the City’s budgeting process itself. “We will move toward a performance-based budgeting system and begin […]

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