Councilmember Godden left office on January 1, 2016.
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Tougher decisions ahead

May 6th, 2010

On Monday, the Seattle City Council voted unanimously to drop one judge and one department from the Seattle Municipal Court. It was not an easy decision; but, in these difficult economic times, it was a first step towards filling a projected $50 million shortfall.


They cared, they came, they spoke.

May 5th, 2010

The multitudes arrived by the hundreds at Tuesday night’s budget hearing at North Seattle Community College. The weather outside was dreary – rainy and cool. But inside it was a colorful evening, an amazing mosaic of humanity.