Tag: Resolution 31282

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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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION CREATED

January 4th, 2012

On Monday, December 12, the City Council unanimously approved Council Bill 117362 creating an Economic Development Commission to advise and provide recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on plans, policies, and regulations to promote sustainable and equitable economic development and job creation in Seattle. This Commission is an implementation step for City Council Resolution […]

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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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