Interim Mayor (2017) Archive Videos

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Tim Burgess served as mayor of the city of Seattle in 2017.  Bruce Harrell was first appointed mayor of the city of Seattle after Edward Murray left office in September 2017.  Tim Burgess was then appointed mayor by the Seattle City Council to serve the remainder of the mayoral term after Harrell declined in order to continue serving on Council. 

Mayor Burgess, Seattle Public Schools announce partnership
Mayor Burgess, Seattle Public Schools announce partnership agreement

The City of Seattle and Seattle Public Schools announce a historic new partnership to plan for a new Memorial Stadium and the potential of a new school at Seattle Center, provide land for a new downtown elementary school, and allow the school district to join the Fort Lawton Redevelopment Agreement process.

The agreement outlines a process for the district and the City to plan together for a growing student population, explore opportunities for the district to acquire land for educational uses at Ft. Lawton and other areas of the city, and achieve an exciting shared vision for Seattle Center. The school district and city will form joint technical teams to review school capacity issues, plan strategically for future school locations, and redesign Memorial Stadium.


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