Posts for September, 2023

Budgets, Safe Streets, Trees, and More

September 28th, 2023

Friends and Neighbors, Falling into the Fall, the big issue is the big budget proposed by Mayor Harrell. Your City Council enters its 2-month process to review, amend, and adopt a balanced budget as required by State law. Here is the entire pile of topics you can peek into this month: District 4: 50th Anniversary […]


Strengthening Seattle’s Tree Ordinances

September 20th, 2023

“There is a magic machine that sucks carbon out of the air, costs very little, and builds itself. It’s called a tree.” – George Monbiot INTRODUCTION: We call ourselves the “Emerald City” within the “Evergreen State” and yet our City laws have many loopholes that enable the removal of scores of trees each year, including healthy, […]


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