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Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at Northgate Elementary School

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Northgate Elementary School located at 11725 1st Avenue NE. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several City zoning regulations for: Off-site bus loading/unloading Reduction of on-site parking Greater than allowed building… [ Keep reading ]

Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at Kimball Elementary School

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Kimball Elementary School located at 3200 23rd Ave S in Beacon Hill. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several City zoning regulations for: Greater than allowed building height. Reduction of on-site… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle Launches Seattle Together Initiative

The City of Seattle is launching the Seattle Together initiative, which is designed to celebrate ideas, share resources and events, and connect community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Seattle Together initiative asks community members to amplify stories of good work and resiliency by residents, elevate resources and share best practices,… [ Keep reading ]

Your Voice, Your Choice Participatory Budgeting Program suspended for 2020

In response to COVID-19, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, along with all City departments, has been shifting our resources, staff, and efforts toward supporting the needs of our community, including our most vulnerable residents. With the challenges of uncertain economic conditions this year and next, the Your Voice, Your Choice Participatory Budgeting… [ Keep reading ]

Recent Council legislation makes temporary process changes to Major Institutions and Schools

All of us have experienced quite a bit of change over these past weeks of COVID-19 as we navigate this rapidly developing crisis – for the City and our residents. But our job, as the City, is to take care of our community. In response to COVID-19, Seattle Department of… [ Keep reading ]

Neighbor Day brings #SeattleTogether

Over these weeks of the COVID-19 crisis, there have been so many changes that have impacted our day-to-day lives. But it has also proven to us how creative and resilient we can be as we adapt to our new reality and focus on supporting ourselves, our families, our friends, and… [ Keep reading ]

Share your ideas for park and street improvements

Now’s your chance to share ideas for small-scale park and street improvements you’d like to see in your neighborhood. During Your Voice, Your Choice 2020, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is asking community members to democratically decide how to spend $2 million of the City’s budget on these improvements. From February… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle announces First-Ever Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund Awards

The fund will invest a total of $150,000 in 22 media organizations that serve historically undercounted communities Today, the City of Seattle announced the recipients of the 2020 Census Ethnic and Minority Media Fund. With a total investment of $150,000, 22 media organizations will receive grants to educate and engage… [ Keep reading ]

Become a Your Voice, Your Choice Champion

Help spread the word aboutYour Voice, Your Choicein your community. Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC) is here to put community decision-making back in YOUR hands! You and your neighbors get to create, develop, and vote on what park and street improvements will receive funding in your neighborhood! We are gearing… [ Keep reading ]

Help advise on zoning modifications to Kimball Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications desired for Kimball Elementary School (3200 23rd Ave S) in Beacon Hill. Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also… [ Keep reading ]