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Mayor Murray Announces $617,000 in Matching Funds for Neighborhood Projects

Today Mayor Ed Murray announced an investment of $617,102 in matching funds to support 31 neighborhood-initiated projects across the city. The awards are from the Neighborhood Matching Fund for a variety of arts events, physical improvements, and youth projects. “These investments fund the work of the many community members who… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to Consider Nomination of the Guild 45th Theater for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of the Guild 45th Theater (2115 North 45th Street) on Wednesday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, Floor L2, Room L280 (Boards and Commissions Room). The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written… [ Keep reading ]

Funds Available for Spring Clean Neighborhood Activities

If your neighborhood is participating in Spring Clean, Seattle Public Utilities’ annual clean-up campaign, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your activities. The Small Sparks Fund provides matching dollars for neighborhood-initiated projects that promote community engagement. Community groups can request up to $1,000 to help enhance your… [ Keep reading ]

Workshops Available for Applicants to Large Projects Fund

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund is hosting four more workshops for those interested in applying to its Large Projects Fund this May. The Large Projects Fund awards matching funds of up to $100,000 to neighborhood groups for community-building projects. Attendance at one of the workshops is required in… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Kicks off Education Summit Community Conversations

This spring, Mayor Ed Murray is bringing together families, teachers, school leaders, school district leadership, and our community partners to develop a shared vision for ensuring equity and excellence for each Seattle student. The Mayor’s Education Summit will be held on April 30 at Garfield High School. Before the summit,… [ Keep reading ]

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Exchange in Queen Anne for Landmark Status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Exchange (1529 4th Ave W) on Wednesday, March 16 at 3:30 p.m. in the Seattle Municipal Tower, 700 5th Avenue, 40th Floor (Room 4060). The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments. Written comments should… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers Needed to Advise on First Hill Development Plans

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on the Standing Advisory Committees at Harborview AND Virginia Mason Medical Centers. The role of each committee is to provide feedback on projects planned and under development by the institution to ensure it complies with its Master Plan. The Master… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray Seeks Members for Pioneer Square Preservation Board

Mayor Ed Murray is looking for three new members to serve on the Pioneer Square Preservation Board in the positions of historian/architectural historian, Pioneer Square retail business owner, and a member-at-large. Individuals who have an architectural or engineering background with an interest in historic preservation, and/or individuals who are familiar… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray seeks candidate for Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board

Mayor Murray is inviting applicants for an opening on the Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board. The opening is for either a Ballard historian or a person having a demonstrated interest in the Ballard community. The seven-member Ballard Avenue Landmark District Board protects the historical and architectural values and significance of… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Murray seeks two new members for Landmarks Preservation Board

Mayor Edward Murray is looking for two new members to serve on the Landmarks Preservation Board in the At-Large position and the Architect position. The 12-member Landmarks Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of landmark… [ Keep reading ]