Town Hall on Minimum Wage & Income Inequality announced


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/25/2014

Councilmember Sally J. Clark

Town Hall on Minimum Wage & Income Inequality announced

SeattleCity Councilmembers will host a Town Hall on Wednesday, March 5 to hear input from the public relating to raising the minimum wage in Seattle. The meeting will be jointly-sponsored with the Mayor’s Income Inequality Advisory Committee. This will be the first official public forum for Seattleites to share their thoughts on the concept of raising the city’s minimum wage.

Each member of the public will have up to 2 minutes to address Councilmembers, committee members and the town hall audience. Public comment sign-up sheets will be available in the building’s lobby at 5:00 p.m.

The City Council’s Select Committee on Minimum Wage and Income Inequality will have the second of nine scheduled meetings to discuss the issue on Friday, March 21 at 9:30 a.m. in City Council Chambers. For future meeting dates, visit the Council’s Minimum Wage webpage (meetings are subject to change). A video recording of the hearing will be available on the webpage after 4 p.m. on Friday, March 7.

WHAT:
Public Hearing on Minimum Wage and Income Inequality

WHEN:
6 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 5

WHERE:
Town Hall Seattle
Great Hall (enter on 8th Avenue)
1119 Eighth Avenue
Seattle 98101

WHO:
Seattle City Councilmembers
Mayor’s Income Inequality Advisory Committee
Public

Translation and Interpretation services available upon request. Please contact Josh Fogt at (206) 233-3811.

Korean: “요청하시면 번역이나 통역을 제공해드립니다.”‘

Vietnamese: "Dịch và thông dich sẵn sàng nếu có sự yêu cầu"

Spanish: "Servicios de traducción e interpretación disponibles bajo petición"

Somali: “Adeega Turjubaanka waxaa lagu heli karaa codsasho”

Tagalog: “Matutulungan ka naming maintindihan kung hihingi ka ng tulong”

Mandarin: “我們可以提供翻譯服務”

Cantonese: “我们可以提供翻译服务”

Parking on-site is limited. Attendees are encouraged to walk, bike or take public transit.

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City Hall to host inauguration ceremony for Seattle Mayor, Councilmembers, and City Attorney


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 12/31/2013

Councilmember Sally Bagshaw
Councilmember Tim Burgess
Councilmember Sally J. Clark
Councilmember Jean Godden
Councilmember Bruce Harrell
Councilmember Nick Licata
Councilmember Mike O’Brien
Councilmember Tom Rasmussen
Councilmember Kshama Sawant

City Hall to host inauguration ceremony for Seattle Mayor, Councilmembers, and City Attorney

SEATTLE – City Hall will host the inauguration ceremony for Seattle officials elected in November 2013, including Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Kshama Sawant. Officials will each take an Oath of Office ceremony and provide brief remarks. A reception will be held in City Hall’s Bertha Knight Landes room after the program ends at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Councilmembers will vote on new council committee assignments beforehand, at the regular Full Council meeting at 2:00 p.m. in Council Chambers. The Council meeting and inauguration ceremony will be Webcast live on Seattle Channel 21 and on the City Council’s website.

WHAT: 2014 Inauguration Ceremony for Seattle elected officials

WHEN: Monday, January 6, 3:30 p.m.

WHERE: Lobby, 1st Floor, Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue)

WHO:
Mayor Ed Murray
Councilmember Kshama Sawant
Councilmember Sally Bagshaw
Councilmember Nick Licata
Councilmember Mike O’Brien
City Attorney Pete Holmes
All Seattleites

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