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Seattle Redistricting Commission seeks public comment on draft map of new City Council Districts

The Seattle Redistricting Commission is currently in the process of redrawing the boundaries of Seattle’s seven City Council Districts. Over the past five months, the Commission has hosted or participated in more than 50 community information sessions, a community survey, and seven public forums to gather feedback from the public about the… [ Keep reading ]

Help Us Review Applications for the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund Grant

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting community members to serve as grant reviewers for the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund (DROF). Grant reviewers assist the City of Seattle’s DROF program by reviewing submitted grant applications and selecting those projects that will be the most impactful in improving quality of life for… [ Keep reading ]

Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at John Rogers Elementary School

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for John Rogers Elementary School located at 4030 NE 109th St., Seattle, WA 98125. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several City zoning regulations for: Greater than allowed building height Reduced vehicular… [ Keep reading ]

Public is invited to comment on zoning modifications at Mercer Middle School

El público está invitado a comentar sobre las modificaciones de zonificación en la Escuela Secundaria Mercer Công chúng được mời đóng góp ý kiến về các sửa đổi quy hoạch tại Trường Trung Học Cơ Sở Mercer (Mercer Middle School) The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Redistricting Commission invites participation in public forums

Updated May 12, 2022 የሲያትል መልሶ ማከፋፈያ ኮሚሽን በህዝባዊ መድረኮች ላይ ተሳትፎን ይጋብዛል 西雅圖選區重劃委員會邀請您來參加公共論壇 시애틀 지역구 재조정 위원회, 공개 포럼 참여 초대 Guddiga Dib-u-dejinta Seattle wuxuu ku martiqaadayaa ka qaybgalka golayaasha dadweynaha La Comisión de Reconfiguración Distrital de Seattle le invita a participar en los foros públicos Ang Komisyon ng… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks new members for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking two new members to serve on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board in the Architect and Community Historian positions. The Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board reviews and makes recommendations to the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director regarding proposed changes within the district such as signage, awnings, landscaping,… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Freeway Park for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Freeway Park at 700 Seneca Street on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 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 the agenda posted to… [ Keep reading ]

Community Storytelling Project Engages Youth to Help Influence Light Rail Extension Project

The word home is meant to evoke feelings of comfort, safety, and familiarity. While the city as a whole is considered home to Seattleites on a larger scale, most residents apply the term more granularly to the uniqueness of their neighborhood. As the City plans for the West Seattle Ballard… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Harrell seeks members for three Landmarks Preservation Board positions, including Architect, Real Estate, and Finance

Mayor Bruce Harrell is seeking three new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the Architect, Real Estate, and Finance positions. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to Seattle City Council for landmark designation, and reviews proposed alterations to designated features of landmark properties. The Board is composed of… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Redistricting Commission invites public participation

Members of the public can view proposed maps and offer feedback The Seattle Redistricting Commission has begun the process of examining how to redraw the boundaries of Seattle’s seven City Council Districts and is inviting community members to learn about the process and provide feedback. You can review drafts of proposed maps… [ Keep reading ]