City: Seattle music scene integral to local economy
City Councilman Nick Licata explained yesterday that 9,000 area jobs are tied to music, and tens of millions of dollars are spent annually on everything from the opera to Friday night shows at The Sunset. James Keblas, director of the city’s Office of Film and Music, said a vibrant music scene is key to attracting young professionals, who fuel the area’s tech and other industries.
Seattle City Council ponders greening industrial areas
For more than a century, Seattle’s Duwamish River has supported dozens of heavy industrial businesses. That’s boosted the economy, but left a legacy of poisoned water and land. Now, the Seattle City Council is looking at a vision of an industrial future that’s cleaner and greener.
SDOT, Army Corps hold Elliott Bay seawall public meeting – June 16th
City of Seattle
SDOT and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are beginning the environmental review to replace the Elliott Bay seawall. Both groups will be accepting public comments until July 19th, and the public is invited to an upcoming project meeting on June 16th.
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