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Hey Neighbor: Meet Genna Nashem

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 Genna Nashem Genna Nashem has been with the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods since 2006. She is the Historic Preservation staff coordinator for the Pioneer Square,… [Read more]

Community Involvement Commission Annual Report

The City of Seattle’s Community Involvement Commission (CIC) recently published their first annual report in which they highlighted commission members’ efforts to stand up the commission and get to work advising City departments and staff. They shared this report at a successful launch event on January 22. The event was attended… [Read more]

Help decide how to spend $2 million on park and street improvements in Seattle

You’ve got ideas & we want to hear them! Idea collection is officially open for the 2019 Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC): Parks & Streets program. From now to February 22, you can submit your project ideas online or in-person at any Seattle Public Library branch. Project ideas can include park… [Read more]

Community volunteers needed to advise on zoning modification to Roosevelt High School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant a modification to a City zoning regulation affecting Roosevelt High School. The Seattle School District is requesting to provide less than required on-site parking in order to retain existing classroom portables. The committee will convene… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Turner-Koepf / Beacon Hill Garden House in Beacon Hill for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Turner-Koepf / Beacon Hill Garden House (2336 15th Avenue S) in Beacon Hill on Wednesday, February 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]

Your Voice, Your Choice 2019: Submit your ideas for park and street improvements

Help decide how to spend $2 million on park and street improvements in Seattle                   Submit ideas beginning January 28 thru February 22 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is again engaging community members to democratically decide how to spend $2 million of the… [Read more]

Save the Date: Neighbor Day is May 4

Mark your calendars and join us in celebrating Seattle’s 25th Annual Neighbor Day on Saturday, May 4. Yes, it is a bit later this year. We decided to move it into Spring in hopes of taking advantage of nicer weather while also giving people more time to plan! Neighbor Day is a special… [Read more]

Uncontained Randomness – Little Saigon Looks to the Future

Although historic preservation is often perceived as merely a matter of protecting buildings, it is also about honoring Seattle’s history, its myriad cultures, and the people whose lives are entwined with historic districts and buildings. It is no secret that Seattle’s rapid growth and redevelopment has put pressure on communities… [Read more]

Seattle’s Neighborhood Matching Fund announces funding programs for 2019

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) announces the 2019 funding opportunities for community-initiated projects. Its two funds – the Small Sparks Fund and the Community Partnership Fund – support grassroots projects that build stronger neighborhoods and communities such as park improvements, public art, cultural festivals, community organizing, and… [Read more]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Jesseca Brand

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 Jesseca Brand Jesseca Brand leads our Strategic Initiatives team! In this video, she speaks very passionately about her reasons for working in our department. But… [Read more]