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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: TheCommunity Involvement Commissionworks to ensure that City departments are creating and implementing equitable and inclusive outreach and engagement strategies. TheSeattle Renters’ Commissionprovides information, advice, and counsel to the Mayor, Seattle City… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Renters’ Commission issues statement in response to recent actions of Seattle Police Department

Members of theSeattle Renters’ Commissionhave issued a statement regarding the recent actions of the Seattle Police Department. The commission is urging the City of Seattleto pursue structural changes to policing and reallocate funding to community and health programs. Excerpt from letter: “Police aggression is targeted at Black people and other… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Northgate Elementary School for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Northgate Elementary School (11725 1st Avenue NE) on Wednesday, March 4.  The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80 starting at 3:30 p.m. The agenda will be… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board to consider the nominations of three Capitol Hill buildings for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of three buildings on Capitol Hill – 909 E. Pine Street, 1534 Broadway Avenue, and 1101 E. Pike Street – on Wednesday, February 19. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards &… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Swedish Club for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Avenue North in Queen Anne) for landmark status on Wednesday, March 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 L2-80…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle’s Community Involvement Commission releases 2019 Annual Report

The City of Seattle’s Community Involvement Commission (CIC) has released its 2019 Annual Report. The report details the CIC’s engagement with City of Seattle programs and departments and their top recommendations to improve equitable outreach and engagement. “The annual report provides excellent insight into the charter and purpose of the… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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

Members of theSeattle Renters’ Commissionhave issued a statement urging the City of Seattleto 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… [ 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 ]

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

Members of theSeattle Renters’ Commissionhave issued a statement urging the City of Seattleto 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… [ Keep reading ]