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Kirsten Harris-Talley Subject Files, 2017
- Harris-Talley, Kirsten
- Kirsten Harris-Talley Subject Files
0.4 cubic feet, (1 box)
59 digital files, (17 mb)
- Collection Number
- Records relating to issues addressed by Harris-Talley during her tenure on City Council.
Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
Office of the City Clerk
City of Seattle
PO Box 94728
- Access Restrictions
Records are open to the public.
Historical NoteReturn to Top
Kirsten Harris-Talley served on City Council for 51 days in the fall of 2017, completing Tim Burgess's term in Position 8 while he served as Mayor after Ed Murray's resignation. Harris-Talley grew up in rural Missouri, later moving to Chicago to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she earned an associate's degree. She moved to Seattle in 1999 and got her bachelor's degree from the University of Washington. She worked as a nonprofit director and organizer in progressive organizations, including working as program director for the Progress Alliance.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Records from Harris-Talley's office during her tenure on City Council. Files relate to the city's budget process, with special emphasis on homelessness and other human services issues. Other topics include short-term rentals, the KeyArena remodel, and police and public safety.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
[Item and date], Kirsten Harris-Talley Subject Files, Record Series 4634-02. Box [number], Folder [number]. Seattle Municipal Archives.
Records are available for use onsite in the SMA reading room, including electronic records through the electronic records search.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
For electronic records, CloneSpy was used to filter and log duplicate files. Duplicate files and non-record material were deleted. CUSpider SSN Scanning and DtSearch were used to screen for personal and sensitive information. DROID was used to identify file formats, extract metadata, and facilitate processing decisions. Files were then logged and transferred using Robocopy to preservation storage.
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||2||Center City Streetcar||2017|
|1||3||Community Health Engagement Locations||2017|
|1||4||Community Police Commission||2017|
|1||5||Constituent Letters - Misc.||2017|
|1||8||HOMES Tax / Employee Head Tax||2017|
|1||9||Human Services Dept.||2017|
|1||16||Procedure for Council Vacancies||2017|
|1||18||Race and Social Justice Initiative||2017|
|1||20||State Legislative Agenda for 2018||2017|
|1||21||Sweetened Beverage Tax||2017|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Budget--Washington (State)--Seattle
- Homelessness--Washington (State)--Seattle
- Human services--Washington (State)--Seattle