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Join Mayor Murray for this Year’s Find It, Fix It Community Walks

Today Mayor Ed Murray announced the schedule for his 2016 Find It, Fix It Community Walks to occur in seven neighborhoods this summer and fall. Now in its third year, the walks bring together City officials, business owners, and community members to address each neighborhood’s needs. “These walks provide a… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund Hosts April Workshops for Community Groups

The Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF), a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, is hosting workshops for community groups interested in learning about the city’s popular Small and Simple Projects Fund. The Small and Simple Projects Fund provides matching awards of up to $25,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects such… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of Firestone Auto Supply Building for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Firestone Auto Supply & Service Store Building (400 Westlake Avenue N) on Wednesday, April 20 at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, Floor L2, Room L280 (Boards and Commissions Room). The public is invited to attend the meeting… [ Keep reading ]

Your Last Chance to Attend a Workshop for the 2016 Large Projects Fund is Tonight!

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund is hosting its final workshop for those interested in applying to its Large Projects Fund tonight. The Large Projects Fund awards matching funds of up to $100,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects. Attendance at one of the workshops is required in order… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers Needed! Join us for the Mayor’s Education Summit on April 30

The Mayor’s Education Summit is a special event where the Mayor and education experts will present actions the City can take to reduce the education disparities among our children and close the achievement gap so all kids can succeed in school.The organizing committee is seeking volunteers to help out with… [ Keep reading ]

DON Office Closed, Friday April 1

Our office will be closed on Friday, April 1 for an all-day staff meeting. We will be back open on Monday, April 4 to help serve you.

Participants Needed for the Magnolia Elementary School Departure Advisory Committee

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications needed for renovation of the vacant Magnolia Elementary School. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking seven community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting a modification (known as… [ Keep reading ]

City Staff Continues Support to Greenwood as the Recovery Office Closes

On March 16, the City of Seattle opened a temporary office to support those affected by the March 9 explosion. Staff from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and Office of Economic Development have been meeting with individuals and business owners to help them receive information and assistance. Now that immediate needs… [ Keep reading ]

Work on Greenwood Avenue at 85th Occurs This Weekend

Greenwood neighbors and businesses – We want to alert you that Seattle Public Utilities will be working on Greenwood Avenue both Saturday and Sunday, March 26 and 27, to provide water service to nearby businesses. This work will reduce traffic in each direction on Greenwood Avenue between N 84th and… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Announces $617,000 in Matching Funds for Neighborhood Projects

Today Mayor Ed Murray announced an investment of $617,102 in matching funds to support 31 neighborhood-initiated projects across the city. The awards are from the Neighborhood Matching Fund for a variety of arts events, physical improvements, and youth projects. “These investments fund the work of the many community members who… [ Keep reading ]