Get Engaged Hot Sheet: March 7-14

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We want to make it as easy as possible for you to get involved in your City and your community!

Here are 5 things you can do this week to GET ENGAGED!

Attend a Seattle City Council Public Hearing on Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA): Learn about and share your thoughts regarding proposed legislation to amend Seattle’s land use and zoning code to apply Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) requirements in existing multifamily and commercial zones in Seattle. March 12, 6pm at Northgate Community Center.

Take the Bike Share Survey for People with Disabilities: Seattle Department of Transportation is evaluating their bike share program, which has allowed private bike share companies to park their bikes on public sidewalks and other areas. They would specifically like to hear from people with disabilities about their experiences with bike share. Survey closes on March 16.

Share Your Thoughts on the Search for Seattle’s Next Police Chief: To help select a permanent Chief of Police to lead the Seattle Police Department, the City of Seattle is seeking community input via an online survey. Throughout March, the City will also be organizing a number of community meetings and workshops to make sure that all Seattle residents have an opportunity to share their thoughts about what characteristics and experience is needed in Seattle’s next police chief.

Attend a Your Voice, Your Choice Project Development Meeting: Community volunteers are invited to review park and street improvement ideas submitted during Your Voice, Your Choice idea collection. Get involved by attending one or more of the project development meetings throughout the city. Participants will discuss the projects in small groups and then individually score ideas based on physical need and community benefit. Various times and locations (February 23 – March 28).

Let Seattle Parks and Recreation Know How They Can Better Serve People with Disabilities: Seattle Parks and Recreation is hosting a focus group on March 12 to gather feedback from the community on how they can better support people with disabilities through their programs and facilities. March 12, 6-8pm at the Rainier Beach Community Center.