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Seattle City Council approves landmark ordinance of the Ainsworth & Dunn building

Seattle City Council approved the landmark designation ordinance for the Ainsworth & Dunn building. This building joins the more than 400 landmarks in the city that contribute to the cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle’s communities. The City’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nominations, designations, and controls and incentives… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Renters’ Commission urges City of Seattle to build affordable housing at Fort Lawton as quickly as possible

Members of the Seattle Renters’ Commission have issued a statement urging the City of Seattle to move forward with the plan to build 238 units of affordable housing at Fort Lawton as quickly as possible. “Affordability is the single largest issue that renters in Seattle face today. As the city gets more expensive,… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council Approves two new Historic Landmarks

Seattle City Council approved landmark designation ordinances for two city of Seattle landmarks. Located in Downtown and Yesler neighborhoods, these buildings showcase the rich cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for each of these landmarks, and provided… [ Keep reading ]

You are Invited to Participatory Budgeting Forum on January 27

Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a city budget. Councilmember Nick Licata and City Neighborhood Council will co-host a forum on Tuesday, January 27 about how participatory budgeting has worked in other cities, and discuss how it could work… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council Approves Historic Designation of Seattle Center Buildings

Seattle City Council has approved the landmark designation ordinance for the Northwest Rooms and International Fountain Pavilion located at Seattle Center. Designed by architect Paul Thiry, these buildings reflect the architectural heritage of the 1962 World’s Fair. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives… [ Keep reading ]

Second Budget Public Hearing October 23

Seattle City Council’s second budget public hearing will be Thursday, October 23, 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 600 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2015 city budget. Council received the Mayor’s 2015 budget… [ Keep reading ]

Council to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed 2015 Budget

Seattle City Council will host its first public hearing on the proposed 2015 budget this Tuesday at Garfield Community Center. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2015 city budget. Council received the Mayor’s 2015 budget proposal on September 22…. [ Keep reading ]

City Awards Nearly $1.65 Million to Support Neighborhood-Initiated Projects

Mayor Ed Murray and the Seattle City Council announced today nearly $1.65 million in matching funds to support neighborhood-initiated projects across the city. Forty-three community groups received awards from Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ Neighborhood Matching Fund Program for projects as diverse as an Afro-Latino arts education program to the creation… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle City Council Approves Five New Historic Landmarks

Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation ordinances for five new city of Seattle landmarks. Located in Belltown, Leschi, Cedar Park, and South Lake Union neighborhoods, these buildings showcase the rich cultural and architectural heritage of Seattle. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives… [ Keep reading ]

Councilmembers to host spring ‘Community Budget Workshops’ around Seattle

City Councilmembers will host four “Community Budget Workshops” in Delridge, the Central District, University District and Columbia City over the month of May.  Councilmembers will engage with the public to ask their spending priorities for the 2015-2016 City budget. Members of the public can make suggestions about the specific departments… [ Keep reading ]