Posts categorized under Public Participation Archives - Front Porch

Seeking volunteers to advise on zoning modifications to West Woodland Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant zoning modifications desired for West Woodland Elementary School. The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on this committee. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (known as a “departures”) from select… [Read more]

Vote now for your favorite Your Voice, Your Choice park and street improvements

You decide how to spend $2 million of the City’s budget The month of September is your chance to vote for your favorite local park and street improvement projects. It’s all part of the City of Seattle’s Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets, a participatory budgeting program in which… [Read more]

Help develop the Master Plan for Seattle Central College

The City of Seattle is seeking community members to help develop the new Master Plan for Seattle Central College (SCC) to guide the school’s future development. Volunteers would serve on a Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) which is made up of neighborhood residents with experience in neighborhood organizations and issues, land… [Read more]

Help develop the Master Plan for Seattle Pacific University

UPDATED: October 28, 2019 The City of Seattle is seeking community members to help develop the new Master Plan for Seattle Pacific University (SPU) to guide the school’s future development. Volunteers would serve on a Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) which is made up of neighborhood residents with experience in neighborhood… [Read more]

Be a Your Voice, Your Choice VOTE CHAMPION

Help spread the word about Your Voice, Your Choice in your community. Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC) is here to put community decision-making back in YOUR hands! This September, you and your neighbors get to vote on what park and street improvements will receive funding in your neighborhood! Help us… [Read more]

Public meeting scheduled to discuss zoning modification at Coe Elementary School

The public is invited to discuss the development plans for Coe Elementary School located at 2424 7th Ave W in Queen Anne. The Seattle School District is requesting a modification (also known as a “departure”) from a City zoning regulation for less than the required setback for the addition at… [Read more]

People’s Academy for Community Engagement is poppin’

Our People’s Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) has been “popping up” in unexpected places lately! Through the new PACE Pop-Up model, a condensed version of the program’s civics training is being made available throughout the city. PACE Pop-Ups were developed to expand access by creating a portable and free version… [Read more]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is recruiting for a Community Engagement Coordinator

Are you committed to serving the public? Are you working to enhance community engagement, involvement, and capacity? Do you take initiative and look for ways to contribute to your team, organization and community? If these questions align with your values, work style, and goals, the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON)… [Read more]

Community volunteers needed to advise on zoning modification to Coe Elementary School

Here’s your chance to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant a modification to a City zoning regulation affecting Coe Elementary School. The Seattle School District is requesting to have less than the code-required setback for an addition on the east side of the site (along… [Read more]

Join us online or in-person to rank ideas for small park and street improvements

You are invited to review the park and street improvement ideas submitted by the public for Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets. Get involved by sharing your feedback online or at one or more of the upcoming project development meetings throughout the city. All who live, work, go to school,… [Read more]