Tag: Library levy

MY TOP TEN LIST FOR 2012

January 11th, 2013

2012 was my first year as Chair of the Planning, Land Use, and Sustainability (PLUS) Committee.  I also Chaired the Council’s Special Committees on the SR 520 Project and the Library Levy, and was Vice-Chair of the Special Committee on Yesler Terrace.  I continued to serve as the Council representative on the Sound Transit Board […]

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THANK YOU TO SEATTLE VOTERS FOR APPROVING LIBRARIES LEVY

August 10th, 2012

I would like to personally thank Seattle voters for again reaffirming their commitment to libraries by overwhelmingly approving a seven-year, $122.6 million property tax levy on the August 7 ballot to support the Seattle Public Library (SPL).  I initiated the two year process to prepare this proposal, and chaired the Committee of the Whole on […]

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LIBRARIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY ON AUGUST BALLOT

April 9th, 2012

On Monday, April 9, the Council will vote on placing a seven-year, $122.6 million property tax levy on the August 7, 2012, ballot to support the Seattle Public Library (SPL).  The Council is likely to approve the ordinance.  This levy will restore the services that have been cut from the City budget since the recession […]

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COUNCIL SETS 2012 PRIORITIES

February 24th, 2012

Council President Sally Clark has led us through a priority setting process for 2012, and the Council has identified an ambitious agenda of thirty initiatives, organized in five core priority areas.  We will all have involvement in the entire list in the course of the year.  Each Councilmember will lead on certain issues, usually those […]

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