Tag: Seattle Public Utilities

ONE LESS TRUCK! EVERY OTHER WEEK GARBAGE COLLECTION ADVANCES

December 17th, 2013

On Monday, December 16, the Council approved legislation authorizing Seattle Public Utilities to revise its contracts with solid waste collection companies to allow implementing the “One Less Truck” program in 2015. The legislation sets the stage for a Council decision early next year on whether to proceed with every other week garbage collection to continue […]

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WATER FOR SEATTLE’S FUTURE

June 19th, 2012

Seattle Public Utilities has developed an updated water plan covering 2013-2018, with some analysis and projection for future years as far out as 2060.  It’s a good news plan, demonstrating that Seattle’s commitment to water conservation has been extraordinarily successful, and projecting continued success in the future. The bottom line is that total average demand […]

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UTILITY SCREENING LEGISLATION APPROVED

March 10th, 2011

On Monday, February 28, the Council unanimously approved legislation that I sponsored to set standards for landscaping and screening for solid waste transfer stations and utility service buildings. This issue came to my attention when I was Chair of the Committee overseeing Seattle Public Utilities.  As we moved forward with a rebuild of the North […]

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