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Seattle Renters’ Commission issues statement endorsing Cancel Rent and Mortgages WA movement

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement endorsing Cancel Rent and Mortgages WA, part of a national movement calling for the cancelation of rent, mortgages, utilities and all related debt for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis. Excerpts from letter: “Failure to cancel rent and mortgages in Washington increases… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Durkan seeks members for four Landmarks Preservation Board positions including At-Large, Urban Planning, History, and Real Estate

Mayor Jenny Durkan is seeking four new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the at-large, urban planning, history, and real estate positions. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of 802 16th Avenue in Central District for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the building at 802 16th Avenue (former Considine House / Cohen House / Immaculate Conception Convent) on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of La Quinta Apartments in Capitol Hill for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of La Quinta Apartments (1710 E. Denny Way) on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be provided… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Hotel Elliott / Hahn Building for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Hotel Elliott / Hahn Building (103 Pike Street) on Wednesday, December 2 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be provided… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Florence Crittenton Home for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Florence Crittenton Home (9236 Renton Avenue S) on Wednesday, October 21 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be provided in… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Seattle Youth Commission and help shape Seattle’s future

Are you tired of hearing that we are in strange times? If you are a teenager in Seattle, or anywhere in the world for that matter, you are probably also tired of hearing that you are the hope for the future. It seems like a lot of responsibility to place… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Rainier Beach High School for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Rainier Beach High School (8815 Seward Park Avenue S) on Wednesday, September 16 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be… [ Keep reading ]

Young People: Get Engaged on our Boards and Commissions

Are you age 18-29 and interested in participating in city government? Consider joining one of our boards and commissions: The Community Involvement Commission works to ensure that City departments are creating and implementing equitable and inclusive outreach and engagement strategies. The Seattle Renters’ Commission provides information, advice, and counsel to the Mayor, Seattle City… [ Keep reading ]