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Tag: Convention Center

Urban Politics #60: Multilaterial Agreement On Investment (MAI)

April 12th, 1999

At Monday’s (4/12/99) Full City Council Meeting, the Council passed Resolution #29926 that I sponsored along with Peter Steinbrueck and Richard Conlin by a vote of 8-0. The Resolution expresses Seattle’s concern with provisions in the MAI that could restrict the City’s ability to regulate the activities of individuals or corporations impacting land uses, labor practices and the environment.

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Urban Politics #59: Update On MPD Legislation

March 21st, 1999

The legislation amending the Revised Code of Washington on Metropolitan Park Districts (MPD) has passed both houses. The house version will be going to the Senate where two critical amendments still need to be made before a final vote is taken.

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Urban Politics #57: City Council On The Merger Of TCI-AT&T

February 16th, 1999

On Tuesday, 2/16/99, the City Council unanimously passed legislation that adopts as much open access for ISPs (Internet Service Providers) as a city legally can. However, the city can not legally set prices for Internet services, so this is the most we can achieve for now, until federal regulations change. More information on this is included in my position statement below. The amount of open access for ISPs, however, is more than other cities have, so it is an important accomplishment.

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Urban Politics #43: So-Long Summer Bash

August 11th, 1998

Friday, August 28th, from 5:30 to 8:30 at PRAG House, 747 16th Ave. East (corner of 16th East and East Aloha) there is a benefit for Nick’s City Council Office Fund – for getting more things done!

$25 donation appreciated, but your presence is what really counts! Kids welcome, Food, No-Host Bar, Free Henna Tattoos and Poetry – of course!

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Urban Politics #21: Convention Center “Skybridges” ?

May 14th, 1997

The large Master Use Permit Notice/Bulletin Board announcing the expansion of the Convention Center across Pine Street and 8th Street has been on the SE corner of 7th and Pike for 2 months. A total of 5 letters commenting on it has been received by the City’s DCLU. All from residents of a nearby apartment building complaining the impending structure.

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Urban Politics #2: Transfer of Freeway Parking Garage (FPG) to the Convention Center

October 5th, 1996

Thanks to those who have e-mailed your concerns to the City Council on the transfer of the Freeway Parking Garage to the convention Center. If you haven’t done so yet, I ask that you please consider doing so. Also, I’d very much appreciate it if you could e-mail back their responses to me. The city council e-mail addresses are at the bottom of this mailing.

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