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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 ]

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… [ Keep reading ]

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… [ Keep reading ]