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City Seeks Steering Committee Members for Youth Participatory Budgeting Program

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking individuals interested in serving on the steering committee of the new Seattle Participatory Budgeting Program(PB). PB is a democratic process through which Seattle youth ages 13-19 decide how to spend part of the City’s budget. In the Mayor’s 2016 Proposed Budget, $500,000 has been… [ Keep reading ]

International Special Review District Board Announces Candidates for Annual Election

The 2015 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held on Tuesday, November 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Bush Asia Hotel, 409 Maynard Avenue South, in the basement level conference room. Three board positions are up for election: Position #1 for a Business Owner,… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of Maritime Building in Downtown for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Maritime Building (911 Western Avenue) on Wednesday, November 18 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor (Room 4060). The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should be received by… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers Needed to Advise on Development Plans for Seattle Children’s Hospital

Here’s your chance to serve on a committee that advises on the development plans of Seattle Children’s Hospital. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking interested people from the Laurelhurst, Montlake, and Ravenna/Bryant neighborhoods to fill 4-8 vacant positions. The Children’s Hospital Standing Advisory Committee (SAC) meets to: Review an annual… [ Keep reading ]

Second Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Zoning Change Request for Loyal Heights Elementary School

A second public meeting is scheduled to discuss the Seattle School District’s request for a waiver from City zoning regulations to modernize Loyal Heights Elementary School and construct an addition to the building. The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the Loyal Heights Elementary… [ Keep reading ]

Location Change for Landmarks Preservation Board Meeting on Wednesday, October 7

The October 7 meeting of the Landmarks Preservation Board will occur in the Bertha Knight Landes Room at Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue. The meeting will begin at 3:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments can also be submitted to erin.doherty@seattle.gov,… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers Needed to Advise on Development Plans for Seattle University

Here’s your chance to serve on a committee that advises on the development plans of Seattle University. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking interested persons from the neighborhood to serve. The Seattle University Standing Advisory Committee meets to: Review an annual report from Seattle University on its development; Review and… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Seeks Members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Edward Murray seeks four members to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board. The 10-member Pioneer Square Preservation 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 properties within the Pioneer Square Preservation… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray seeks candidate for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Murray is inviting applicants for an opening on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board. The opening is for either a Ballard historian or a person having a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community. The seven-member Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board protects the historical and architectural values and significance of… [ Keep reading ]