Posts categorized under Citywide Strategy Archives - Office of the Mayor

The City of Seattle Announces $22 Million in New Affordable Housing Investments

Latest funding announcement brings Mayor Harrell’s total affordable housing investments to $48 million, supporting 450 homes, since beginning of 2022 Seattle – The City of Seattle is announcing $22 million in new investments made by the Office of Housing to support the production of 267 new rent- and income-restricted homes in… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Announces New Transparency Portal for Residents to Track Seattle Rescue Plan Spending and Progress

Seattle – Today, the City of Seattle published the Seattle Rescue Plan (SRP) Transparency Portal for residents to track progress as the City spends nearly $300 million in federal pandemic assistance. View: Seattle Rescue Plan Transparency Portal “Federal funds provided a critical lifeline to help residents during the pandemic, and… [ Keep reading ]

Joint Statement from Mayor Bruce Harrell, Council President Debora Juarez, and Council Transportation Committee Chair Alex Pedersen on Sound Transit Board Adoption of Motion 2022-57  

Today we applaud the unanimous adoption of Sound Transit Motion 2022-57, a critical milestone for the West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions (WSBLE) project. This action selects a preferred route and station locations for portions of the WSBLE project and requests additional studies to inform decisions for the remaining stations…. [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Issues Executive Order to Support Sexual Assault Survivors and Conduct Assessment of Criminal Investigations and Regional Practices

The order calls for a comprehensive evaluation of SPD’s Investigations Bureau, including a specific review of sexual assault follow-up investigations, while implementing immediate and long-term solutions to support survivors and assign cases. Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell, in collaboration with Interim Chief of Police Adrian Diaz, announced an Executive… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Releases One Seattle Homelessness Action Plan and Transparency Dashboard, Announces Acquisition of Dockside Apartments

Focused on urgency, compassion, and transparency, the plan and dashboard are available at: homelessness.seattle.gov Opening July 1 and operated by the Low Income Housing Institute, Dockside Apartments in Green Lake will serve 70 people experiencing homelessness as permanent housing Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell published the City’s One… [ Keep reading ]

United Outreach Effort at Woodland Park Leads to Unprecedented Number of Referrals to Shelter and Services

With park restoration efforts in full swing, Mayor Harrell, Councilmember Strauss, KCRHA CEO Marc Dones and provider and community leaders highlight successful and collaborative outreach efforts Seattle – Collaborative efforts to address homelessness at Woodland Park led to an unprecedented 89 referrals to shelter and housing alternatives for those experiencing homelessness,… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Bruce Harrell Announces One Seattle Day of Service on May 21st

Community service driven event will offer more than 2,200 volunteer opportunities in neighborhoods across the City of Seattle Seattle – Today, Mayor Bruce Harrell announced the first ever One Seattle Day of Service citywide volunteer event. The One Seattle Day of Service will take place on May 21, 2022, with… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Bruce Harrell – State of the City – Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Seattle – Today, Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell gave his first State of the City speech. He gave an update on the issues facing the City of Seattle, along with his early priorities and efforts to address them, in remarks given directly to the City Council and to the people of Seattle. Harrell was the first… [ Keep reading ]

We Are One Seattle – Inauguration Address

Remarks as prepared by Mayor Bruce Harrell at his ceremonial swearing in ceremony. Watch the event here and read remarks below: Good Morning Seattle! Happy New Year! I would like to begin by acknowledging members of my Executive Team who have answered the call of public service, lending their talent… [ Keep reading ]