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  • Sawant to formally announce re-election campaign
    Seattle District 3 Councilmember Kshama Sawant is planning to formally announce her re-election campaign on Thursday.
  • Bringing shorelines to the public
    Most of Seattle's shoreline street ends have either been improved for public access or are leased to private property owners, with SDOT using those funds to open up even more public spaces with greater amenities. At the heart of this effort are neighborhood volunteers dedicated to the ongoing maintenance of these public shoreline spaces.
  • WSDOT finds contaminated soil on Montlake Market site
    Following December soil testing that found petroleum-related contaminants on the Montlake Market property and in the groundwater, WSDOT is hosting an informational meeting about ongoing efforts to preserve the site on Jan. 30.
  • Madison BRT nearing 90-percent design
    SDOT expects to have its designs for the long-awaited Madison Bus Rapid Transit project at 90 percent by the end of the first quarter of 2019. Construction of bus platforms and other infrastructure along Madison Street for the new RapidRide G line is slated to start early next year.
  • WSDOT issues Montlake Project contractor notice to proceed
    The Washington State Department of Transportation on Monday gave contractor Graham Contracting LTD its notice to proceed with its design-build of the State Route 520 Montlake Project.
  • Council wants nonprofit to have Central Area Senior Center property
    The Seattle City Council passed a budget last year that includes a resolution calling for the transfer of several municipal properties to nonprofits using them to the benefit of residents. Among those properties is the Central Area Senior Center, operated by Sound Generations in Leschi.
  • Midtown Center post office closing on Jan. 12

    The East Union Post Office at Midtown Center in the Central District will close when its lease expires on Saturday, Jan. 12, as 23rd and Union readies for another major redevelopment.

  • SDOT director finalist gets new gig with city
    A retired Air Force major general passed up for the job as Seattle’s transportation director has been hired by Mayor Jenny Durkan to serve in the newly created position of Director of Citywide Mobility Operations Coordination.
  • Yarce gets down to business
    Beto Yarce is looking to put his business acumen to work for Seattle’s District 3, and believes he can bring a more unifying voice to the city council than the two-time incumbent.
  • Pot entrepreneur with engineering background running in District 3
    Logan Bowers was born in District 3 and is a lifelong Seattle resident, minus the time he spent studying electrical engineering at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Indiana.
    “What I see is Seattle right now is going through an unprecedented round of growth and change,” Bowers tells MPT, “and I want to see us come out of the other end as a world-class city.”
  • Murakami launches District 3 campaign

    Pat Murakami is running for Seattle City Council again, and the stakes appear high for the Mount Baker resident and business owner.
    “I’m at the point where I help improve Seattle or I’m leaving,” she said.

  • Seattle City Council to consider SR 520 O&M agreement

    SDOT is asking the Seattle City Council to approve an operations and maintenance agreement that lays out the future roles of the city and state following completion of the State Route 520 West Approach Bridge South replacement that will come with added public amenities.

  • Neighbors weigh in on Washington Arboretum environmental education center building concepts
    Washington Park Arboretum supporters and neighbors packed a Dec. 5 preliminary design meeting to share their thoughts about siting and programming for an environmental education center that will be years in the making.
  • Pat Murakami running for District 3 council seat
    Mount Baker business owner and previous Seattle City Council candidate Pat Murakami has filed her campaign for the District 3 seat, making her the second challenger Councilmember Kshama Sawant will face leading up to next year’s primary.
  • Beto Yarce announces District 3 campaign
    Entrepreneur Beto Yarce announced his campaign for the District 3 seat on the Seattle City Council on Thursday. Before he can file, he will have to move back into the district.
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