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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Rainier Beach High School for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Rainier Beach High School (8815 Seward Park Avenue S) on Wednesday, September 16 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually. Meeting participation is limited to access by the WebEx meeting link or the telephone call-in line that will be… [ Keep reading ]

Volunteers Needed for the Green Dot Middle School Seattle Departure Advisory Committee

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON) is seeking seven community members to serve on an advisory committee that will recommend whether to grant a zoning modification needed for development of a 40,000-square foot school in the Hillman City neighborhood. The Washington Charter School Development, Inc. (WCSD) is requesting a modification… [ Keep reading ]

IT’S HAPPENING!!! Youth Voice, Youth Choice’s First Project!

You asked for it, youth of Seattle!  And, now, with unprecedented ‘City’ speed, we just rolled out the first of many Youth Voice, Youth Choice projects.  To refresh your memory, Safe Routes to Schools was one of the projects that you prioritized via Youth Voice, Youth Choice with YOUR VOTE… [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Beach Merchants Association Challenges Storefronts to “Light Up the Beach!”

The “Light Up the Beach” Holiday Challenge is on in Rainier Beach! This new event, created by the Rainier Beach Merchants Association and sponsored by Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and Rainier Beach Safeway, challenges storefront proprietors along Rainier Ave South, from South Henderson to “Old Town” Rainier Beach at 57th… [ Keep reading ]

Free emergency preparedness training offered at Southeast Seattle P-Patch community gardens

Free training on emergency preparedness will be offered at six Southeast Seattle P-Patch community gardens beginning in September. The training will cover basic preparedness, how to stay safe in an earthquake, using the P-Patch as a Community Emergency Hub, and a review of supplies that will be stored at the… [ Keep reading ]

Congratulations to the Rainier Beach and Broadview-Bitter Lake-Haller Lake Neighborhoods!

Great news: the Rainier Beach and Broadview – Bitter Lake – Haller Lake neighborhood plan updates are done! Last month we held the final community meetings in the update process. Approximately 40 people attended the Broadview – Bitter Lake – Haller Lake meeting and 110 people attend the Rainier Beach meeting…. [ Keep reading ]

Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands Preserve Groundbreaking October 1

Join us for the groundbreaking ceremony of the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands Preserve.  This project was supported in part with a $50,000 award from the Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Projects Fund. Saturday, October 1, 2011 Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Location: Rainier Beach Urban Farm & Wetlands at Atlantic… [ Keep reading ]

Two Meetings for Neighborhood Plan Updates in March

We are updating the neighborhood plans in Rainier Beach and in Broadview/BitterLake/Haller Lake! It’s time to take a fresh look at those neighborhood plans. In the late 1990s, people worked together to create these plans, which are the communities’ plans to guide growth and change. Things have changed since 1999… [ Keep reading ]

Neighborhood Matching Fund Workshop Cancelled due to snow warning

The Neighborhood Matching Fund workshop scheduled for this evening, January 11, 2011, at the Rainier Community Center is being cancelled due to weather concerns.  This workshop is being rescheduled for February 2 at 6 p.m. at the Rainier  Community Center.

Today’s hours for Neighborhood Service Centers

Here is a list of Neighborhood Service Centers that serve as Payment and Information Service sites and today’s hours of operation due to weather conditions: Lake City: Open – 9:00-5:00 Closed for lunch 1:00 – 2:00 pm Ballard: Open – 9:00-5:00 Open for lunch University: Closed Central: Open – 9:00-5:00 Closed… [ Keep reading ]