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Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Announces Candidates for Annual Election

The Ballard Avenue Landmark District (BLD) Board is holding its annual election of board members. Community members who are registered for this election will receive a ballot and self-addressed stamped envelope by mail. Physical ballots must be received by the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods by Tuesday, June 25, 2024. Voters are encouraged to… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle seeks community members to serve on the Community Involvement Commission

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is currently recruiting to fill seven vacancies on the Community Involvement Commission (CIC). Current vacancies include four City Council-appointed positions for Council Districts 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5, one at-large position, and one commission-selected position. The Community Involvement Commission advises the Seattle Department of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks new member for International Special Review District Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell invites community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board. An elected position (Position #1 – Business Owner, Property Owner, or Employee) has become vacant and in accordance with the Board’s Rules and Procedures, will be filled through a Mayoral appointment…. [ Keep reading ]

Northwest Native Artist and Carver creates imagery for Indigenous Advisory Council

The Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC), which was formed in 2022, just celebrated their first full year of collaboration. This year, they collaborated with the Office of Intergovernmental Relations to host the first Tribal Nations Summit, which resulted in plans and actions including those that further their mission to be a… [ Keep reading ]

Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board Notice of Election

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) Historic Preservation Program conducts an annual election for the selection of Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board members who have been nominated by the community. All residents, persons who operate businesses, and property owners in the Ballard Avenue Landmark District, who have registered to vote… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of U.S. Immigrant Station and Assay Office 

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of U.S. Immigrant Station and Assay Office located at 815 Seattle Boulevard S at its meeting on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at 3:30 p.m. The nomination will be posted on the Department of Neighborhoods website under the heading of “Current Nominations.” The… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Youth Commission Now Accepting Applications

Teens ages 13-19 address issues important to youth The City of Seattle is now accepting applications for the Seattle Youth Commission (SYC), a 15-member commission of ages 13-19 that addresses issues of importance to youth. Appointed by the Mayor and Seattle City Council, youth serving on this commission work with… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell Seeks New Member for International Special Review District Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell invites community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board (ISRD Board). An elected position (Position #3 – Business Owner, Property Owner, or Employee) has become vacant and in accordance with the Board’s Rules and Procedures, will be filled through a… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District announces results of annual election

The annual election for the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board was held by mail, with ballots tabulated on the evening of Tuesday, November 21. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods received a total of 118 ballots. Three positions were up for election and the results are as follows: Candidate terms will… [ Keep reading ]

The Seattle Youth Commission seeks teens interested in shaping the future of the city

Are you interested in representing young people in Seattle? Are you passionate about social justice? Do you want to learn more about your local city government and public service? Are you driven to be a leader in your community who wants to create positive change in the city? If so,… [ Keep reading ]