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Community Welcomes New City Light Director Mami Hara

(from left) City Council Lisa Herbold, SCL Director Mami Hara, Mayor Ed Murray and his husband Michael Shiosaki. Photo by The North American Post staff

By The North American Post Staff

The new Seattle City Light director Mami Hara was welcomed by the local community last Friday at Nagomi Tea House in the International District. Hara was nominated by the Mayor in July and approved by the council in September to oversee utility, water, sewage and drainage services for 1.3 million customers in Seattle and 26 municipalities.

Hara is well-known in storm water management, having served for Philadelphia Water, especially for the Green City, Clean Waters program.

“I am so happy to be a part of your community,” she said. “…I hope we work together to continue to make Seattle the best place to live.”