Councilmember Godden left office on January 1, 2016.
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Posts for 'Development and Sustainability'

Quick Thoughts On The Arena

May 4th, 2012

I have received many thoughtful letters and emails, both in support and in opposition, to the proposal to build a new arena for a basketball and potentially a hockey team in South Downtown. Like many who have written in support, I am thrilled to think that there may be a way to bring the Sonics […]


All Roads Lead to Downtown

February 9th, 2012

Still there was a lot of good news. Never shy about Seattle’s accolades, she noted that Seattle is one of the “best cities for young professionals,” “No. 1 post-recession mecca for young skilled workers” and picked as “one of the geekiest cities in America” by the U.S. National Science Foundation.”


Van Jones Comes to City Hall

May 27th, 2010

Van Jones, author of “The Green Collar Economy,”came to City Hall Thursday and wowed a standing-room only audience with his inspiring answers on how to solve our nation’s economic and environmental problems through green jobs.