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Mayor Durkan’s 2019-20 Proposed Budget

Message from Andrés Mantilla, Director of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Dear Community Members: This afternoon, Mayor Durkan presented her 2019-20 Proposed Budget to the Seattle City Council. The Mayor’s proposed budget is focused on building a city of the future that is affordable, inclusive, and innovative, while also creating… [ Keep reading ]

Andrés Mantilla confirmed as Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Director

The Seattle City Council confirmed Andrés Mantilla as the director of the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. Andrés has been serving as interim director of our department since May. Now that it’s all official, we thought this would be a good time to tell you a bit more about him. 🙂… [ Keep reading ]

Get to Know Our New Deputy Director: Sarah Morningstar

SARAH MORNINGSTAR Department Deputy Director for Community Investments AT-A-GLANCE Where did you grow up: Right here in Seattle! What neighborhood do you call home: Currently, Eastlake is home, but South Seattle was home for 37 years. What makes your neighborhood special: I love the variety of housing and architectural styles… [ Keep reading ]

Grab a copy of our Community Resource Guidebook

Seattle is a bustling and quickly growing city, and sometimes finding the resources and services you need can feel overwhelming. That’s why we created the Community Resource Hub, our online one-stop-shop for City resources and information. But, we also know that online isn’t for everyone and sometimes we all just… [ Keep reading ]

Want a quick overview of Seattle government? Check out our new videos!

Here at Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, we are constantly striving to make it easier for you to get the information and resources you need to navigate city government and connect with your community. Whether you’re a newcomer or a longtime Seattleite, your voice and your contribution to the city are… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seattle Department of Neighborhoods highlight new investments in South Park neighborhood

At a roundtable with community leaders, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan highlighted several new investments in South Park. The investments include expanded youth programming, extensive facility renovations, as well as physical and safety improvements. More than $3.2 million will be spent for projects that have already started and will continue over… [ Keep reading ]

Participate in Seattle Emergency Hubs Field Exercise on April 28

Imagine if all power and normal communications were down – what would you do? Come see what your community is doing to be prepared. Join the Seattle Emergency Communications Hubs and the Seattle Auxiliary Communication Service in a simulated full city power outage field exercise on April 28, 2018 from 9:00 am to noon…. [ Keep reading ]

Stay safe and cool during Seattle’s heat wave

In case you haven’t noticed, it is HOT!!! And getting hotter by the minute! The Pacific Northwest is in the middle of an intense heat wave causing the National Weather Service to issue an Excessive Heat Warning for Seattle and surrounding areas through Friday night. We want you to stay… [ Keep reading ]

Request for Proposals for Job Readiness Workshops for Homeless Youth Project

Another Youth Voice, Youth Choice project is on its way! As you may have read in our recent update, we are ready to release a Request for Proposals (RFP) for our Job Readiness Workshops for Homeless Youth Project. This project, specified as ‘a term-limited expansion of existing services for youth… [ Keep reading ]

2017-2018 Budget: Exciting Changes for Department of Neighborhoods

Message from Kathy Nyland, Director of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods: Yesterday Mayor Murray signed the 2017-18 City Budget that was adopted November 21, 2016 by Seattle City Council. The budget includes several additions and changes to the work of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON), and I’m pleased to share them… [ Keep reading ]