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Keeping in touch: Notes from the Mayor

Mayor Lucy VinisThis blog aims to nurture our conversation and understanding of the issues before us. Every week, I will provide a weekly update on the activities in the city government, my activities as mayor, and brief reflections on progress, opportunities and challenges. You are invited to respond with reactions, insights and questions. We do this work together.

Feb 26

February 26, 2021

Posted on February 26, 2021 at 7:42 PM by Niyah Ross

This is an atypical week for Council which had a full night on Monday, but no meeting on Wednesday.  We are instead meeting for a virtual Council retreat on Saturday.

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Feb 19

February 19th, 2021

Posted on February 19, 2021 at 1:31 PM by Niyah Ross

 Due to the Presidents Day holiday, Council only met on Wednesday this week.

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Feb 12

February 12, 2021

Posted on February 12, 2021 at 5:37 PM by Niyah Ross

This was a heavy week that began with a long night. 

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Feb 05

February 5, 2021

Posted on February 5, 2021 at 3:02 PM by Niyah Ross

It was a quiet week for Council which doesn’t meet the first week of the month.

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Jan 29

January 29, 2021

Posted on January 29, 2021 at 4:41 PM by Niyah Ross

This week Council dove deeply into two issues: housing and our negotiations with NW Natural.

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Jan 22

January 22, 2021

Posted on January 22, 2021 at 7:57 PM by Niyah Ross

This was a week to breathe deeply and recommit ourselves to the work ahead. 

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Jan 15

January15, 2021

Posted on January 15, 2021 at 6:13 PM by Niyah Ross

Coming on the heels of the violence in DC on the same night as our annual State of the City, this first week back after break offered Council an opportunity to welcome new members and re-engage in the constructive work that progressed through the challenges of 2020.

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