News & Updates from Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment

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August/September 2020

WA State COVID-19 information and resources website - including health guidance, statistics, and an assistance hotline. Available in multiple languages. 

City of Seattle COVID Resources Roundup - updated often.

Other City News


Make Sure You Are Counted! Have you filled out your census yet? It's not too late! Take a few minutes and do it before the September 30 deadline! (more)

Mayor Durkan Announces Bold Action to Invest in 600 Apartments for Homeless Individuals: To bring more people inside during this public health crisis, the City of Seattle Office of Housing is taking bold action to invest in 600 new units of permanent supportive housing in six buildings. (more)

Help Rename 6 Parks: To recognize the community’s stewardship in restoring the Duwamish River habitat, the Port of Seattle is partnering with Seattle Parks Foundation to design and implement a re-naming campaign and they want to hear from you. (more)

The Immigrant and Refugee Commission wants YOU: This commission advises the Mayor, City Council, and City departments on how we can enhance and improve access to City services and resources for immigrants and refugees. Apply by August 31. (more)

Mayor Durkan Extends Moratoriums on Evictions: Mayor Durkan signed an Executive Order to extend the moratorium on residential, nonprofit, and small business evictions in the City of Seattle until December 31, 2020. (more)

Mayor Durkan Proposes Fare Share Wage Ordinance to Ensure Uber and Lyft Drivers are Paid Fairly: Preliminary analysis suggests the new wage standard would improve pay for 84 percent of drivers. (more)

Seattle Scooter Share: Learn about the latest updates and timelines. (more)