Councilmember Licata left office on January 1, 2016.
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Posts for 'Neighborhoods'

Growth and Displacement Vulnerability Risk Index

May 6th, 2015

What will it say about us as a City if, in doing so, we select the alternative that has the greatest displacement impacts on low income and people of color?


March 25: Public Hearing on University District BIA Boundaries

March 23rd, 2015

The Finance and Culture Committee will hold a second public hearing on the proposed University District Business Improvement Area (BIA) on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. in the City Council chambers at City Hall. Sign-up begins at 1:30 p.m. City Hall is located at 600 4th Avenue, between Cherry and James. Based on public […]


Public Hearing on University District Business Improvement Area February 25

February 23rd, 2015

The Finance and Culture Committee will hold a public hearing on Council Bill 118302 on Wednesday, February 25 at 2 p.m. This bill would create a new University District Parking and Business Improvement Area (BIA).  The hearing will take place in the City Council Chambers on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 600 4th […]


Lake City Community Center

November 17th, 2014

The Department of Parks and Recreation will include in the Mayor’s proposed 2016 Budget & 2016-2021 Capital Improvement Program its preferred alternative for renovating or replacing the Lake City Community Center.


Mayor Announces Public Symposium on Medical Marijuana

November 13th, 2014

I believe that for I-502 to be successful, the medical marijuana industry needs additional regulation.


Supporting Digital Equity

August 4th, 2014

The City has awarded 23 organizations a total of $320,000 in Technology Matching Funds.


Council Hears Options for Homeowners Struggling in Seattle

March 26th, 2014

I agree that the City must find new, creative ways to provide assistance to Seattle homeowners who are struggling.


NAACP Town Hall Event – March 6th

February 26th, 2014

Anyone at all who has been impacted by the foreclosure crisis is welcome to attend.


Come to a Seattle Workforce Housing Forum Next Week

January 31st, 2014

We don’t want to continue to price people out of Seattle with long commutes to work, contributing to pollution and suburban sprawl.


High Cost of Renting

October 4th, 2013

I thank the Mayor for his recently stated concern about the proliferation of rent increases, I share that concern and agree with him that we must do something. A related issue we should immediately address is the need to increase assistance under the City’s Tenant Relocation Assistance Ordinance, received by low-income renters who have to […]