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Seattle Renters’ Commission supports Transit Riders’ Union ORCA for All Campaign

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement in support of the Transit Riders’ Union ORCA for All campaign which envisions a near future when every resident and every worker in Seattle and King County has an unlimited transit pass in hand. Excerpts from letter: “The Seattle Renters’ Commission supports… [Read more]

Seattle Renters’ Commission urges City of Seattle to enact eviction forgiveness measures

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement urging the City of Seattle to enact eviction forgiveness measures that will prohibit the use of eviction records older than 3 years when determining eligibility for housing and seal all eviction records after 7 years. Excerpts from letter: “Poor families, immigrants, people of… [Read more]

Mayor Durkan seeks new member for International Special Review District Board

Mayor Jenny Durkan invites community members to apply for an open position on the International Special Review District Board. The seven-member International Special Review District Board reviews façade alterations, signs, new construction, changes of use and street improvements, and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods director for all… [Read more]

Seattle Renters’ Commission urges City of Seattle to pass an emergency moratorium on evictions during winter

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement urging the City of Seattle to pause all evictions of renters immediately and to continue a moratorium on evictions through the end of winter. They also urge the City to immediately open all emergency winter shelters for neighbors already living outside. Excerpts from… [Read more]

International Special Review District Board announces candidates for annual election

The 2019 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held on Tuesday, November 19, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Bush Asia Hotel (409 Maynard Avenue South) in the plaza-level meeting room. Community members who are registered for this election are encouraged to vote.  Three board… [Read more]

Mayor Durkan and the Pike Place Market Historical Commission seeks member for the Commission

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and the Pike Place Market Historical Commission are seeking a new member to serve on the Commission. The opening is for position 12, which is an at-large position whose representative is selected from four nominees submitted to the Mayor by the Commission. The Pike Place Market… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Golden Rule Dairy / Stoneway Electric building in Fremont for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Golden Rule Dairy / Stoneway Electric at 3665 Stone Way North in Fremont on Wednesday, December 4 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Canterbury Court in University District for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Canterbury Court (4225 Brooklyn Avenue) in University District on Wednesday, November 20 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is invited… [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the SW Spokane Street Pump Station in West Seattle for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the SW Spokane Street Pump Station at 3214 SW Spokane Street in Admiral on Wednesday, November 20 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80…. [Read more]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Georgetown Steam Plant Pump House for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Georgetown Steam Plant Pump House (7551 8th Avenue South) on Wednesday, November 6 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is… [Read more]