Tag: Domestic Violence

2013 2014 BUDGETS APPROVED BY COUNCIL

November 20th, 2012

On Monday, November 19, the City Council unanimously adopted the 2013 City of Seattle budget, and endorsed the 2014 budget (the City prepares budgets on a two-year cycle, but the legal ‘adoption’ of the budget has to be done annually, so the 2014 budget will be reviewed, amended, and finally adopted in November of 2013.) […]

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MAYOR’S 2013-2014 BUDGET IN RECOVERY MODE

October 3rd, 2012

On Monday, September 24, Mayor McGinn submitted his 2013-2014 budget proposal to the Council, and the Council will spend the next two months reviewing and modifying it.  We are legally required to adopt a budget for 2013 by December 1.  Under the two-year budget cycle, we also “endorse” a budget for 2014, which will go […]

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SAFE HOUSING FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS

March 27th, 2012

In 2010, the City Council identified safe housing for the survivors/victims of domestic violence as a priority issue to work on.  Seattle has a long track record of working to reduce domestic violence, and the Council had identified working on domestic violence issues as one of our priorities for 2010.  In looking at the area […]

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HOUSING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SURVIVORS

February 28th, 2011

The City Council identified domestic violence as one of our priority issues for 2010.  We acted on that priority in response to the Mayor’s proposed cuts in domestic violence programs in his 2011 budget.  The Council unanimously voted to restore Victim Advocate positions in the Seattle Police Department, and funding for the treatment of indigent […]

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