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New Community Engagement Plan will Bring More Diverse Neighborhood Voices Before the City

Mayor Ed Murray has signed an executive order to bring greater equity to the City’s outdated system for promoting public engagement among residents of Seattle’s neighborhoods. “Our city has changed dramatically since our District Councils system was created three decades ago, and we have seen them over time become less… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Announces $250,000 for Duwamish River Neighborhood Projects

Today Mayor Murray announced $250,000 from the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund has been awarded to four community projects supporting neighborhoods along the Duwamish River. This fund provides support to programs focused on challenges faced by Duwamish River neighborhoods during the Superfund clean-up. “The neighborhoods along the Duwamish have had to… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Opportunity Fund Awards $75,000 to Five Community Projects Focused on Young Men of Color

The City of Seattle has announced the awards for the Summer Opportunity Fund, a $75,000 fund created to support community-based projects that address and help reduce violence against young adults. The fund was open to community organizations, groups, and businesses to apply. To be considered, projects needed to focus on… [ Keep reading ]

Apply for Funding to Create Your Own Park

Want to create your own (temporary) public park and get funding from the city to do it?! Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is now accepting applications to turn on-street parking spaces into pop-up parks and street improvements for its annual PARK(ing) Day Plus+ event in September. Each year, residents, businesses,… [ Keep reading ]

Roxhill and Westwood Neighbors: Help Plan Your Find It, Fix It Community Walk

Roxhill and Westwood neighbors are invited to help plan the Roxhill/Westwood Find It, Fix It Community Walk, the third 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. The Roxhill/Westwood walk will be… [ Keep reading ]

Visit a City Landmark in Your Neighborhood

Did you know that Seattle has more than 450 historic landmarks across the city? And that not all of them are buildings? Boats, artworks, vehicles, and even street clocks are designated landmarks and protected by city ordinance. To find a Seattle landmark in your neighborhood, visit our map or view… [ Keep reading ]

High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands Open This Week

For fresh organic produce look no further than the High Point and NewHolly Farm Stands opening for the season this week. The farm stands offer produce picked right from the P-Patch market gardens and grown by low-income residents of the High Point and NewHolly Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) neighborhoods. The… [ Keep reading ]

Belltown Find It, Fix It Community Walk

Mayor Murray’s Find It, Fix It Community Walks provide a unique opportunity for community members to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leaders. The second walk of the year will be held in Belltown on Tuesday, June 28. Belltown Find It, Fix It Community Walk Tuesday, June… [ Keep reading ]

CSA Subscriptions Available from Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens

You can receive up to 18 weeks of high quality, farm-fresh, organic produce when you subscribe to the Seattle P-Patch Market Gardens CSA (community-supported agriculture). Each week subscribers will receive up to 15 items of organic seasonal produce grown at the NewHolly and High Point Seattle Market Gardens, a Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Seeks New Members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Edward Murray is seeking two new members to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board in the following positions – attorney and Pioneer Square retail business owner. Individuals who have an interest in historic preservation and/or familiarity with Pioneer Square are encouraged to apply. The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation… [ Keep reading ]