PCA-Seattle Advocacy

PCA-Seattle Advocacy

PCA-Seattle is committed to advocating for comprehensive climate action planning for our city. As part of this, we periodically send letters to local elected officials, advocating for elements of climate action planning that we feel are important. 

March 30. 2021 to Mayor Durkan, asking for a climate-positive spending plan for the Federal stimulus money.

March 11, 2021 to City Council, asking for a Select Committee on Climate

Jan 11, 2021 to City Council, advocating for Seattle Energy Code.

December 18, 2020 to Chase Kitchen, climate policy advisor to Mayor Durkin, recapping meeting.

November 16, 2020 to Seattle City Council on proposed $1 million for building electrification.

October 23, 2020 to Seattle City Council on proposed 2021 budget.

September 18, 2020, to Port of Seattle Office of Strategic Planning, on proposed modifications to the Port’s Century Agenda. Copies sent to Port Commissioners, Port Executive Director Stephen P. Metruck, and Port Senior Director of Environment and Sustainability Elizabeth Leavitt. 

September 16, 2020 to City Council, on a resolution to add climate change impacts to fiscal notes

September 16, 2020, to Mayor; City Council; Jessica Finn Coven, Director of Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment; and Ben Noble, Director of Seattle City Budget Office, on elevating climate priorities in Seattle’s 2021 Budget. Copy sent to Chase Kitchen, Seattle Office of the Mayor; 

July 30, 2020 – to Mayor, City Council on establishing the Green New Deal Oversight Committee

July 27, 2020 – to City Council on establishing a Select Committee on Climate

June 4, 2020 – to Rachel Brombaugh , Acting Director, Climate and Energy Initiatives, Office of King County Executive Dow Constantine on the K4C Toolkit. Copies sent to Jessica Finn Coven, director of the Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment; Chase Kitchen, Seattle Office of the Mayor; and to King County council members Dembowski, Kohl-Welles, McDermott and Zahilay.

May 18, 2020 – to Mayor & City Council on staffing for Climate Planning

April 28, 2020 – to City Council on progressive taxes for climate mitigation

Feb 23, 2020 – to Ryan Calkins, Seattle Port Commissioner on their failure to cut carbon emissions

Feb 8, 2020 – to City Council on replacing gas heat with electric in the Key Arena remodel

Feb 3, 2020 – to Mayor on replacing gas heat with electric in the Key Arena remodel