Mayor Murray signs Mount Baker zoning legislation

"Today I signed the Mount Baker re-zone legislation, a proposal that has been years in the making. However, this is just the beginning. I am determined to continue working with the community and city departments to turn this vision into a reality." Read more »

Mayor Murray names new SDOT Director

Mayor Murray announces Scott Kubly as new SDOT Director

Mayor Murray today named former deputy commissioner of the City of Chicago Department of Transportation and former associate director of the District of Columbia Department of Transportation Scott Kubly as his appointment for director of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT). “Scott is a transportation visionary,” said Murray. “He has a proven track record in […] Read more »

New public utility business plan would improve services and efficiency

Mayor Murray today proposed a six-year strategic business plan for Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) which maintains and improves essential services while holding annual rate increases — which have averaged almost 7 percent over the past 10 years — to 4.6 percent. “Seattle needs to have predictable bills for vital utility services —drinking water, sewer, drainage, […] Read more »