Over the last 10 years, Seattle has been recognized for its growth and prosperity. However, not all Seattleites have been able to share in that prosperity, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated these inequities.
Seattle can be a model city for sustainability, equity, and accountability for its citizens. We can leverage Seattle’s creativity and ingenuity to model a city where everyone can live freely, create, and prosper.
My plan invests in our people, our culture, and our future to bring dignity to the homeless, revitalize our economy, rebuild our infrastructure, enrich our music scene, increase public safety, and enact real climate change solutions.
A comprehensive approach for ending the unhinged neglect of our neighbors experiencing homelessness in the city.
Title 18.12.250 – Camping. It is unlawful to camp in any park except at places set aside and posted for such purposes by the Superintendent (Ord. 106615, section 13, 1977).
Title 18.12.257 – Liquor offenses. It is unlawful in a park to consume, or to possess an open container holding, or to open a container holding liquor without a permit (Ord. 1134336, section 15, 1987).
Title 18.12.260 – Littering and trash deposit. It is unlawful to throw or deposit any refuse or other material in any park, except in designated receptacles (Ord. 106615, section 14, 1977).
Title 15.48.040 – Sitting or lying down on public sidewalks. A person shall not sit or lie down upon a public sidewalk, or upon a blanket, chair, stool, or any other object during the hours of 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. downtown or in a neighborhood commercial zone.
Title 12A.08.040 – Criminal trespass. A person is guilty of criminal trespass if he or she knowingly enters or remains unlawfully in a building.
Title 12A.08.030 – Reckless burning. A person is guilty of reckless burning if he intentionally causes a fire or explosion and thereby recklessly places a building of another in danger of destruction or damage.
Title 11.72.440 – Parking Enforcement; Seventy-two (72) hours. Violators of the 72-hour rule face $44 tickets and the risk of getting their vehicles towed, costing upward of hundreds of dollars. The Seattle Municipal Code also prohibits RVs, tractor trailers and large trucks from parking on streets or in alleys outside of industrial areas between midnight and 6 a.m.
Supporting our addiction and behavioral health services.
Reclaiming leadership in sports and tourism.
A system with a focus on commitment, accountability, and community partnership.
Investing in Seattle film and music sector.
Leveling the playing field through more inclusive zoning.
Pathways for individual success.
Keep Seattle safely connected.
A plan for continued continued economic development success.
Driving sustainable job creation.