Welcome to the Mayor’s Blog

Mayor Harrell is committed to making the work of the City of Seattle accessible and understandable to all. Over his term in office, he and his staff will use this blog and website to share updates, initiatives, priorities, and reflections – giving Seattle residents an inside look at their local government.

Facing urgent challenges of public safety, homelessness and housing affordability, climate change, and more, Mayor Harrell is proposing bold solutions to meet the issues of the moment. Through this blog, neighbors can follow along with the mayor’s proposals and actions for addressing these issues, as well as see the City’s progress as change occurs.

In addition to working every day to strengthen the City’s transparency and accountability, Mayor Harrell has made it a major priority to encourage community engagement in local government. This blog is an additional and important avenue for residents and community members to learn about their City of Seattle government.

You can also follow Mayor Harrell on social media @MayorofSeattle on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.