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How Should Seattle Grow over the Next 20 Years?

The Seattle Department of Planning and Development has prepared a Draft Plan, and there are some Key Proposals staff would like your feedback on! Come check out the Key Proposals at one of their upcoming open houses. At the meetings you can learn more about what’s proposed and chat with… [ Keep reading ]

Capitol Hill Tool Library Tool Drive and Project Demos

Join Sustainable Capitol Hill on Sunday, October 25 from 1 – 3 p.m. to support the Capitol Hill Tool Library. You’ll enjoy the Capitol Hill Tool Library because it will not only be an inspiring social hotspot workshop space for neighbors to build, fix, and cook things while learning from each… [ Keep reading ]

2016 Proposed Budget Highlights

Dear Friends and Colleagues: Mayor Ed Murray delivered his 2016 Proposed Budget to the City Council today, and I am pleased to inform you of a few items related to Seattle Department of Neighborhood’s current programs and services. First, the most notable change to our budget is the increase. Yes,… [ Keep reading ]

Join the Office of Housing for a Community Meeting on the Seattle Housing Levy

Seattle is getting more and more expensive for many households. One of the most effective tools we have to increase affordable housing options is the Seattle Housing Levy, a local property tax that voters have supported for over 30 years. The Levy is expiring at the end of 2016, and… [ Keep reading ]

What Comes to Mind When You Think of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods?

When this department was founded nearly 30 years ago, much of the programming was centered on “community building.” If you look at our current lines of business, community building would still be an appropriate descriptor, but that would also describe so many programs throughout all of the departments in the… [ Keep reading ]

Central Area Hosts Seattle Summer Parkways September 12

A new program, Seattle Summer Parkways, will launch this Saturday, transforming three miles of streets in Seattle’s Central Area neighborhood into “parkways” where people can bike, play, walk and run. A total of 46 blocks will be closed to through traffic from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. but open to… [ Keep reading ]

Hillman City Find it Fix it Walk September 12

Hillman City neighbors!  Join Mayor Murray and other city staff to tour the area and identify items in need of “fixing”.  Tour begins at 11 a.m. at Rainier Avenue Church, 5900 Rainier Ave S.

Seattle/King County Clinic Coming to Key Arena Oct. 22-25

The community is coming together to produce the Seattle/King County Clinic Oct. 22 – 25 in KeyArena at Seattle Center. This giant health clinic offers a full range of free dental, vision and medical care to underserved and vulnerable populations in the region. The effort, involving months of preparation and… [ Keep reading ]

Help Improve the Design Review Process

Most new private development for commercial or multi-family buildings in Seattle must go through Design Review to help ensure buildings are designed to enhance the character of the city. The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is hosting an open house on September 29 in Columbia City for their Design Review Program… [ Keep reading ]

Summer Parkways Invites you to Explore Neighborhoods

Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) invites you to explore two distinct Seattle neighborhoods, Central Area and Ballard, during the Seattle Summer Parkways events. Seattle Summer Parkways are two new, free, all-ages events that open up the city’s largest public space – our streets—for you, your friends, family and neighbors to have… [ Keep reading ]