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City Council Approves Designation of Mount Baker Park Presbyterian Church as City’s Newest Landmark

Seattle City Council recently approved a landmark designation ordinance for the Mount Baker Park Presbyterian Church building. Located in Seattle’s Mount Baker neighborhood, this building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that represent our rich cultural and architectural heritage. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination,… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Appoints Seven New Members to the Seattle Youth Commission

Yesterday the City of Seattle appointed seven members and re-appointed the eight existing members to the Seattle Youth Commission. The appointments occurred at a special City Council Committee meeting held at 4:00 p.m. to accommodate the schedules of the students. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, the 15 youth… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Presents Proposed 2017-18 Budget – Director Nyland Discusses the Changes to Department of Neighborhoods

This afternoon, Mayor Murray presented his Proposed 2017-2018 Budget to the Seattle City Council. A section of this budget will focus on a new direction for Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON). As you know, the Mayor issued an Executive Order in July that mandated the City of Seattle to approach… [ Keep reading ]

Neighbors Invited to Georgetown Find It, Fix It Community Walk

Please join Mayor Murray and city leaders on Wednesday, September 28 in the Georgetown neighborhood for our fifth Find It, Fix It Community Walk. These walks provide a unique opportunity for community members to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leadership. Georgetown Find It, Fix It Community… [ Keep reading ]

Join Us for FREE Ice Cream at CityScoop in West Seattle

Join the City of Seattle for CityScoop, a fun way to share your ideas with City staff while enjoying free ice cream. The City has important topics on which we need your input, so we invite you to relax in our tents, provide us your feedback, and enjoy a free… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council Approves Designation of Two Historic Landmarks on Capitol Hill

Seattle City Council approved landmark designation ordinances for the Gaslight Inn and the J.W. Bullock House. Located on Capitol Hill, these buildings join the more than 400 landmarks in the city that represent our rich cultural, historical, and architectural heritage. Both landmarks were nominated by the owners. The city’s Landmarks… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Seeks Contractors for Outreach Work to Underrepresented Communities

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking individuals to do part-time outreach work to underrepresented communities in Seattle’s neighborhoods. Known as Public Outreach and Engagement Liaisons (POELs), these contractors must be connected to their respective cultures, fluent in the languages, and bi-cultural and bi-lingual. The languages we are presently seeking include… [ Keep reading ]

Crown Hill/Whittier Heights Neighbors Invited to Help Plan Find It, Fix It Community Walk

The Crown Hill and Whittier Heights neighborhoods are invited to help plan the Crown Hill/Whittier Heights Find It, Fix It Community Walk, the sixth of seven Mayor-led walks happening this year. Find It, Fix It Community Walks bring together City officials, business owners, and community members to address neighborhood needs…. [ Keep reading ]

Ground Breaking Ceremony for New Community Crosswalk at Boren & Howell

Community members are invited to attend a ground breaking ceremony for a new community crosswalk on the corner of Boren & Howell on Sunday, September 11th at 8am. The planned crosswalk depicts a Nuu-chah-nulth story about the White Deer. The story of the White Deer shall be read and available… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Awards $650,700 for Community-based Projects

Mayor Ed Murray and the Seattle City Council awarded seven Seattle organizations a total of $650,741 to support neighborhood-initiated projects across the city. The awards are part of the City’s Neighborhood Matching Fund, which provides more than $3 million each year to local organizations. “Through the Neighborhood Matching Fund, thousands… [ Keep reading ]