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

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Alki Elementary School located at 3010 59th Ave SW., Seattle, WA 98116. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from City zoning regulations per Seattle Municipal Code, SMC 23.51B, and the Public School… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle’s Food Equity Fund invests $2.8 million in 22 community-initiated projects

The City of Seattle has awarded $2,800,000 to support community-led projects through the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ (DON) Food Equity Fund. Twenty-two community groups will receive awards ranging from $75,000 to $150,000 to advance projects that increase equitable access and opportunities to grow, learn about, and/or eat healthy, affordable, and… [ Keep reading ]

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

The public is invited to share its feedback regarding the development plans for Montlake Elementary School located at 2405 22nd Ave E., Seattle, WA 98112. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (also known as “departures”) from several City zoning regulations for: Increased lot coverage. Greater than allowed building height…. [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council and Mayor Harrell announce appointees to the newly formed Indigenous Advisory Council

Today, the Seattle City Council confirmed the appointment of nine members to the City’s new Indigenous Advisory Council (IAC). Established by legislation, the IAC includes representation from the area’s diverse Indigenous communities and establishes a critical step forward in strengthening the City of Seattle’s relationship with American Indian, Alaska Native,… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Bruce Harrell Appoints Greg Wong Deputy Mayor of External Relations

Originally published on the Office of the Mayor blog. Mayor Bruce Harrell today announced that Greg Wong will serve as Seattle’s Deputy Mayor of External Relations. Wong joins the Mayor’s Office from the Department of Neighborhoods (DON) where he has served as Interim Director since Mayor Harrell appointed him to… [ Keep reading ]

Get funding for your community projects through the Neighborhood Matching Fund

Learn about funding opportunities at upcoming virtual workshops Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has opened applications for the second round of our 2022 Neighborhood Matching Fund Community Partnership Fund and will host three virtual workshops for those interested in applying. The Neighborhood Matching Fund consists of two funds – the Community… [ 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 ]

Duwamish River Opportunity Fund to provide $250,000 for community-initiated projects

Seeking proposals to support Duwamish River neighborhoods For years, Duwamish River neighborhoods have been impacted by environmental injustices, including the Superfund clean-up occurring in and along the river. To support them, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is again seeking proposals to the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund (DROF) to help fund community-… [ 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 ]

International Special Review District Board to begin hosting hybrid public meetings

International Special Review District Board 即將召開混合型公開會議 Ban Đánh Giá Đặc Biệt Quốc Tế (International Special Review District Board – ISRD) bắt đầu tổ chức các cuộc họp công cộng kết hợp Beginning June 14, 2022, the International Special Review District (ISRD) Board will begin offering in-person public meetings to be… [ Keep reading ]