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Update: Your Voice, Your Choice Project Development delayed until May

Updated April 1, 2019 Project Development for this year’s round of Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks and Streets has been slightly delayed and will now take place May. This change will allow more time for Seattle Department of Transportation and Seattle Parks and Recreation to conduct quality reviews of the… [ Keep reading ]

Help review and score ideas for park and street improvements

Updated March 15, 2019 You are invited to review the park and street improvement ideas submitted by the public for Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets. Get involved by attending one or more of the project development meetings throughout the city. Participants will be responsible for evaluating the project… [ Keep reading ]

Help decide how to spend $2 million on park and street improvements in Seattle

You’ve got ideas & we want to hear them! Idea collection is officially open for the 2019 Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC): Parks & Streets program. From now to February 22, you can submit your project ideas online or in-person at any Seattle Public Library branch. Project ideas can include park… [ Keep reading ]

Your Voice, Your Choice 2019: Submit your ideas for park and street improvements

Help decide how to spend $2 million on park and street improvements in Seattle                   Submit ideas beginning January 28 thru February 22 Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is again engaging community members to democratically decide how to spend $2 million of the… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Jenny Durkan Signs 2019-2020 Budget: What does this mean for DON?

Last week, Mayor Durkan signed the 2019-2020 City Budget that was adopted this month by Seattle City Council. The budget includes new opportunities for Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, as well as a few reductions that we are addressing with staffing realignments and better program collaboration. Let me share the changes… [ Keep reading ]

Hey Neighbor: Meet Kim Schwarzkopf

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle. West Seattle resident and Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC) participant and volunteer, Kim Schwarzkopf first became involved in participatory budgeting with the Youth Voice, Youth… [ Keep reading ]

The votes are in for Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks and Streets

More than 7200 voted; 51 community projects selected The results are in! More than 7200 community members voted for their favorite park and street projects and 51 projects have been selected. It’s all part of the City’s Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets, a participatory budgeting program in which… [ Keep reading ]

Vote for your favorite Your Voice, Your Choice park and street improvements

You decide how to spend $3 million of the City’s budget! From June 16 – July 16 is your chance to vote for your favorite local park and street improvement projects. It’s all part of the City of Seattle’s Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets, a participatory budgeting initiative… [ Keep reading ]

Latest Updates on Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets

The 2017 Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC) improvement projects, chosen by nearly 8,000 Seattle residents during last year’s Vote, are starting to pop up all over the city! The project pictured above, at 20th Ave NW & Leary Ave NW in Ballard, is already making a big impact on safety… [ Keep reading ]

Your Voice, Your Choice: Vote is Coming!

We can’t wait for the Your Voice, Your Choice vote coming up from June 16 to July 16! While we work to get everything ready for YOU to decide how $3 million will be spent on park and street improvements, here are some updates: on how to get involved, the… [ Keep reading ]