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Hey Neighbor: Meet Hilary Nichols

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Hilary Nichols Hilary Nichols has been coordinating our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) since 2016 and has since discovered a passion for educating… [Read more]

City of Seattle announces awards to four Duwamish River neighborhood projects

The City of Seattle announced grants for four community projects serving neighborhoods along the Duwamish River. As part of the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund, these projects will help to increase the sustainability of the neighborhoods impacted by the Superfund clean-up. The projects will begin this year and will continue into… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Canterbury Court in University District for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Canterbury Court (4225 Brooklyn Avenue) in University District on Wednesday, November 20 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 invited… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the SW Spokane Street Pump Station in West Seattle for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the SW Spokane Street Pump Station at 3214 SW Spokane Street in Admiral on Wednesday, November 20 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…. [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Georgetown Steam Plant Pump House for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Georgetown Steam Plant Pump House (7551 8th Avenue South) on Wednesday, November 6 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]

Seeking volunteers to advise on zoning modifications to West Woodland Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications desired for West Woodland Elementary School. The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (known as a “departures”) from select… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Williams & Company Potato Chip Factory in Interbay for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Williams & Company Potato Chip Factory (1405 Elliott Avenue W) in Interbay on Wednesday, November 6 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…. [Read more]

Meet Osbaldo Hernandez, our new Community Engagement Coordinator

Osbaldo Hernandez is the newest addition to our Community Outreach and Engagement team. Osbaldo joined us from Lutheran Community Services NW where he served as Program Manager developing programs to support homeless families and individuals. He is also co-owner of Frelard Tamales! Osbaldo currently serves as our Community Engagement Coordinator… [Read more]

Vote now for your favorite Your Voice, Your Choice park and street improvements

You decide how to spend $2 million of the City’s budget The month of September is your chance to vote for your favorite local park and street improvement projects. It’s all part of the City of Seattle’s Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets, a participatory budgeting program in which… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Nelson Pesigan

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. Meet Nelson Pesigan Nelson has been working within our Major Institutions & Schools program since 2013. He brings a wealth of administrative, customer service, and project… [Read more]