Tag: Resolution 31135

SEATTLE’S ECONOMIC RECOVERY STRATEGY IS WORKING

April 26th, 2012

In the last several recessions, Seattle has lagged the national recovery, sometimes by as long as a year.  But, in this recession, we are at the leading edge of recovery.  Washington’s official numbers show the state’s unemployment rate at 8.2% in February, about equal to the national average – but that the Seattle area rate […]

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‘ONLY IN SEATTLE’ CAMPAIGN EXPANDED!

October 6th, 2011

The City’s ‘Only in Seattle’ campaign implements the Council’s Economic Recovery strategy (Resolution 31135, adopted in May, 2009), which called for a ‘Buy Local’ campaign to help Seattle’s neighborhood business districts.  We included this because we know that local businesses are critical parts of our community, and that dollars spent locally stay in the local […]

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ECONOMIC RECOVERY INITIATIVE LAUNCHED BY COUNCIL

April 21st, 2011

On Monday, April 18, the Council unanimously adopted Resolution 31282, which outlines guiding principles, key priorities and actions for achieving economic renewal and development in Seattle.  Our goal is to use this action plan to advance City and regional recovery, as the recession wears on.  In previous recessions, Seattle has lagged behind the national recovery […]

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