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International Special Review District announces preliminary results of annual board election

The annual election for the International Special Review District Board was held on Tuesday, November 19 with 160 ballots cast. Three positions were up for election this year, and the preliminary results are as follows: Russ Williams won Position #1 for a Business owner, Property owner or Employee. Matt Chan… [Read more]

Seattle Renters’ Commission urges City of Seattle to pass an emergency moratorium on evictions during winter

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement urging the City of Seattle to pause all evictions of renters immediately and to continue a moratorium on evictions through the end of winter. They also urge the City to immediately open all emergency winter shelters for neighbors already living outside. Excerpts from… [Read more]

The results are in for Your Voice, Your Choice

More than 6,500 voted; 22 community projects selected More than 6,500 community members voted for their favorite park and street projects and the 22 projects have been selected. It’s all part of the City’s Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets, a participatory budgeting program in which community members democratically… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Avon/Capitol Crest Apartments in Capitol Hill for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Avon/Capitol Crest Apartments (825 East Denny/1831-35 Broadway Avenue) in Capitol Hill on Wednesday, December 18 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Community Psychiatric Clinic in Eastlake for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Community Psychiatric Clinic (2009 Minor Avenue East) in Eastlake on Wednesday, December 4 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is… [Read more]

City of Seattle awards $471,337 in matching funds for 20 community-initiated projects

Congratulations to 20 community organizations awarded grants from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund. These funds will go toward projects created and implemented by Seattle groups and organizations. The grants range from $13,950 to $25,000, and organizations have pledged a total of $789,312 to match their awards through local… [Read more]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting for a Community Engagement and Leadership Development Lead

Have you been looking for a way to use your community engagement and leadership development skills, and your program delivery expertise, to strengthen underrepresented community member’s individual and collective power and support greater participation and access to government and budgeting processes? If so, we’ve got the job for you! We… [Read more]

International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election

The 2019 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held on Tuesday, November 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Bush Asia Hotel (409 Maynard Avenue South) in the plaza-level meeting room. Community members who are registered for this election are encouraged to vote.  Three board… [Read more]

Mayor Durkan and the Pike Place Market Historical Commission seeks member for the Commission

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Pike Place Market Historical Commission are seeking a new member to serve on the Commission. The opening is for position 12, which is an at-large position whose representative is selected from four nominees submitted to the Mayor by the Commission. The Pike Place Market… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Golden Rule Dairy / Stoneway Electric building in Fremont for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Golden Rule Dairy / Stoneway Electric at 3665 Stone Way North in Fremont on Wednesday, December 4 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room… [Read more]