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Mayor Harrell Announces 3rd Annual One Seattle Day of Service on May 18

Volunteer registration is now open for over 110 service events throughout the city Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced that volunteer registration has opened for the 3rd Annual One Seattle Day of Service which will be returning on Saturday, May 18, 2024. “Service to others is one of our… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Signs New Labor Contracts with City Employees to Strengthen Delivery of Essential Services

Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell joined members of the Coalition of City Unions (CCU), councilmembers, labor leaders, and City employees to sign new labor contracts into law. The four-year contracts cover wages, benefits, hours, and other working conditions impacting more than 7,000 City workers represented by 16 unions and… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell and Education Leaders Announce Expansion of City’s Award-Winning Seattle Preschool Program  

Applications for the 2024-2025 school year now open for Seattle three-and four-year-olds, with affordable and high-quality education programs available. Seattle (March 18, 2024) – As part of Seattle’s commitment to bring high-quality preschool to our city’s young learners, Mayor Bruce Harrell and education leaders announced 16 new classrooms for the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Fire Department launches pilot program allowing paramedics to administer buprenorphine in the field

SEATTLE – Mayor Bruce Harrell joined Seattle Fire Department (SFD) Chief Harold Scoggins, SFD Medical Director Dr. Michael Sayre and other leaders today to announce the launch of a new pilot program in Seattle that allows SFD’s paramedics to administer a new medicine in the field. The medication, with a… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Releases Draft One Seattle Comprehensive Plan, Expanding Housing Opportunities Across All Neighborhoods 

Following two years of community outreach, the draft plan advances significant policy improvements and a thoughtful approach to growth to build a more affordable, equitable, and sustainable Seattle SEATTLE – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced the release of the Draft One Seattle Plan, a major update to Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Delivers 2024 State of the City Address: Persistent and Pioneering Progress

Focusing on innovation and collaboration to solve challenges, Mayor Harrell lays out key priorities for 2024 Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell delivered his 2024 State of the City address outlining his One Seattle vision for the year ahead and detailing actions his administration will take to drive progress… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell, Consul General of Japan, and Japanese-American Community Leaders Celebrate New Cherry Trees Around Japanese Cultural & Community Center 

SEATTLE – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell joined the Consul-General of Japan in Seattle Makoto Iyori and other Japanese-American community leaders to celebrate the planting of eleven new cherry blossom trees around the Japanese Cultural & Community Center of Washington (JCCCW).   “These new cherry blossom trees will uplift Seattle’s enduring… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Celebrates New Canopy Lighting at Chinatown-International District’s Hing Hay Park

New permanent canopy lights and lanterns will enhance the safety and character of treasured community gathering space Seattle – On Thursday, Mayor Bruce Harrell joined community leaders and business owners in the Chinatown-International District to celebrate the installation of new canopy and café lighting fixtures at Hing Hay Park. Supported… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell, City Leaders Expand Public Safety Network with Groundbreaking of New Fire Station 31  

Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell joined the Seattle Fire Department (SFD), Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) and City and community leaders to break ground on the future site of Fire Station 31 in North Seattle.   Construction of the new 22,000 square foot station located at 11302 Meridian Ave…. [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Statement on Selection of Councilmember Sara Nelson as Council President

Seattle – Today, Mayor Harrell released the following statement: “Congratulations to Councilmember Sara Nelson on her unanimous election to serve as Council President! Council President Nelson serves as a strong voice for critical issues facing the city, including police recruitment and retention, support for Seattle’s small businesses, Downtown revitalization, and… [ Keep reading ]