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Guided Tour of Two Landmark First Hill Mansions

Historic Seattle and the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation present quarterly public tours of two important Seattle historic homes, the Henry H. Dearborn House (1907) and Stimson-Green Mansion (1899-1901) at Minor Avenue and Seneca Street on First Hill. The next tour is Tuesday, February 9, 2010. Tours provide insights into… [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Beach and Broadview-Bitter Lake-Haller Lake Chosen for 2010 Neighborhood Plan Updates

SEATTLE – Mayor Mike McGinn and the Seattle City Council announced today that the Rainier Beach and the Broadview-Bitter Lake-Haller Lake neighborhoods will begin an update of their neighborhood plans in 2010. The neighborhood plan update process is a unique opportunity for community members to address local priorities. Councilmembers Mike… [ Keep reading ]

Next Small and Simple Projects Fund Deadline is July 12

The Small and Simple Projects Fund takes applications two times in 2010. Due to city budget cuts, there is only one more round this year (the first was in January). The deadline is July 12, 2010. To view the criteria and download an application, visit

2010 Citizen’s Budget Conference on January 31

All community members are invited for the kickoff of Seattle City government’s two-year budget process.  Find out why budgeting matters and how to get involved in the decisions that affect you.  Join Mayor McGinn, Seattle City Councilmembers and representatives of many city departments in dialogue about Seattle’s revenue and spending… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Service Centers no longer accepting election ballots

Due to recent budget reductions, King County Elections has eliminated all but two ballot drop-off locations. Neighborhood Service Centers no longer serve as ballot drop box locations and cannot accept ballots. There are two 24-hour ballot drop boxes available to voters who want to return their ballot without postage—one at… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Appreciation Day – Clean and Green Event

Join your friends and neighbors to help spruce up lower Queen Anne! When: Saturday Feb. 6th 9-12noon Where: Meet at Counterbalance Park (QA Ave and Roy St.) What: Litter pick-ups, leaf control, weeding, mulching Refreshments and tools will be provided Sponsored by: Church of Scientology Environmental Task Force Greater Queen… [ Keep reading ]

South Park Information and Resource Center Grand Opening

The South Park Information and Resource Center (SPIARC) will host a Grand Opening Event Saturday, January 30th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at their new location – 1408 14th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108. SPIARC offers a variety of valuable services reaching out to people who might otherwise feel… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Neighbor Appreciation Day 2010 on February 6!

SEATTLE – Celebrate Seattle’s 16th annual Neighbor Appreciation Day, a special day to reach out to neighbors, create new bonds and express thanks to those who help make your neighborhood a great place to live. Community organizations, businesses and residents across Seattle come together on February 6 (and the week… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Service Center and Downtown Office Closed Thursday, January 14

The Neighborhood Service Centers and Downtown Office of the Department of Neighborhoods will be closed for an All-Staff Training on Thursday, January 14.

Furlough Schedule for Department of Neighborhoods/Service Centers

Due to citywide budget cuts, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and its Neighborhood Service Centers are required to close offices for 10 furlough days in 2010. The schedule is as follows:                                                  2010 Closure Dates for Furlough Tuesday, January 19 Tuesday, February 16 Monday March 15 Monday, April 12 Tuesday, June 1… [ Keep reading ]