Mayor-elect Murray’s transition committee certainly reflects diversity. He calls it “a team that looks like Seattle,” and so far that’s true enough. And while it’s a good start, one has to wonder — is it for show or substance?
The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) was awarded $2,763,660 from the City of Seattle, $500,000 from King County, and $650,000 from Federal Home Loan Bank
The Back2School Bash was held at Beer Sheva Park in Rainier Beach. The event was organized by Gregory Davis and the Rainier Beach Community Empowerment Commission (RBCEC)
“[Seattle Mayor-elect Mike] McGinn explained that rather than making courtesy calls to all the council members, he thought it better to just walk over and meet face to face on a casual basis,” said Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata in a release. “This is a departure from Mayor Nickel’s style, which was to rely more on his deputy mayor Tim Ceis to walk the council hallway.”