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Federal Way Mayor seeking re-election

“Over the past year, we have seen Federal Way unite in support of our small business community, stand together to demand social justice and accountability in policing, as well as to find compassionate solutions for homelessness and affordable housing,” Ferrell said. “I am humbled and gratified by the spirit and commitment of the people of this city, and pledge to keep doing my part as we rebuild our economy, step up to improve public safety, and invest in Federal Way’s future.” Read More

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Federal Way flags will be flown at half-staff to honor COVID victims

“Federal Way, like communities worldwide has felt the devastating impacts caused by the global pandemic,” Ferrell said in a news release. “Locally, we have lost 92 of our neighbors to this terrible virus. Please join me in honoring the lives of those who left us all too soon.” Read More

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Federal Way City Council, Mayor celebrate Black History Month with proclamation

Black History Month was established in 1962 by Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, encouraging unity and promoting American ideal of equal education, social and economic opportunities for all people, according to the proclamation signed by Federal Way Mayor Jim Ferrell and the Federal Way City Council members. Read More

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“Clean Up Federal Way!” volunteer event set for Oct. 17

“Keeping our city clean and litter-free for our residents and visitors alike is one of our top priorities,” said Mayor Jim Ferrell. “I’m honored to have my policy partners on the city council playing a key role in this event and sharing in our desire to maintain clean streets and parks. Through this event, we’re excited to be able to give residents a chance to volunteer and be a part of our 30 for 30 Initiative.” Read More

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Federal Way mayor proposes 2021-22 biennial budget

“My proposed budget is one that reflects many of the priorities that I have continued to focus on throughout my six years as mayor,” Ferrell said. “This balanced budget delivers what the community expects and deserves — without raising taxes, laying off any city employees, or dipping into the general fund reserve, all while continuing to provide the same level of services.” Read More

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Federal Way raises pride flag for first time in city history

Ferrell noted the flag signifies love and accepting fellow neighbors, then read aloud the June 2020 Pride Month mayoral proclamation that was given to State Sen. Claire Wilson (D-District 30). “We are proud that Federal Way fosters a welcoming environment for all residents and visitors regardless of race, ethnicity, place of origin, or sexual orientation or identity,” Ferrell said. Read More

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City-led coronavirus response task forces work to establish support network

“I’m really encouraged by what I heard during the two task force meetings this week,” Mayor Ferrell said. “Continued communication with our businesses and organizations is something that can help us identify areas where we can assist and provide support as we all work to find the new normal while we emerge from this crisis.” Read More