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Youth are leading the way toward a cleaner, safer Duwamish River

“Juntos, Si Podemos Cuidar Nuestro Río Duwamish,” also known as “Together, we can care for our Duwamish River,” are a youth-led community project of Duwamish Valley Sustainability Group. For two years, we have been honored to support their work through the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund. They’ve recently been creating a… [ 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-based… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle announces awards to four Duwamish River neighborhood projects

The City of Seattle announced grants for four community projects serving neighborhoods along the Duwamish River. As part of the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund, these projects will help to increase the sustainability of the neighborhoods impacted by the Superfund clean-up. The projects will begin this year and will continue into… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Georgetown Steam Plant Pump House for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of the Georgetown Steam Plant Pump House (7551 8th Avenue South) on Wednesday, November 6 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80. The public is… [ Keep reading ]

City of Seattle announces awards to nine Duwamish River neighborhood projects

The City of Seattle awarded grants to nine community projects serving neighborhoods along the Duwamish River. As part of the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund, these projects will help to increase the sustainability of the neighborhoods impacted by the Superfund clean-up. The projects will begin this year and will continue into 2019…. [ Keep reading ]

Read the Georgetown Public Safety Task Force Final Report

In late 2017, the Seattle City Council issued a Statement of Legislative Intent (SLI 213-1-A-1-2018) directing Seattle Department of Neighborhoods to form the Georgetown Public Safety Task Force in order to develop a community response to address neighborhood issues of public safety and vitality. Building on similar Public Safety Task… [ Keep reading ]

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

Updated: July 20, 2018 City seeks proposals to support Duwamish River neighborhoods For years, Duwamish River neighborhoods have been impacted by the Superfund clean-up that has been occurring in and along the river. To support them, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is again seeking proposals to help fund community-based projects that… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray announces $250,000 for Duwamish River neighborhood projects

Mayor Murray announced $250,000 for the Duwamish River Opportunity Fund has been awarded to seven community projects serving neighborhoods along the Duwamish River. This fund provides support to projects that increase the sustainability of the Duwamish River neighborhoods impacted by the Superfund clean-up. The projects will be implemented this year… [ Keep reading ]

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

Seeking proposals to support Duwamish River neighborhoods For many years, the neighborhoods along the Duwamish River have been impacted by the Superfund clean-up that has been occurring in and along the river.  For that reason, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is again seeking proposals to help fund community-based projects that increase… [ Keep reading ]

Neighbors Invited to Georgetown Find It, Fix It Community Walk

Please join Mayor Murray and city leaders on Wednesday, September 28 in the Georgetown neighborhood for our fifth Find It, Fix It Community Walk. These walks provide a unique opportunity for community members to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leadership. Georgetown Find It, Fix It Community… [ Keep reading ]