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You are invited to the Road Safety Summit

How can we improve safety on our roads and ensure everyone gets where they’re going safely?  Mayor Mike McGinn and members of the Seattle City Council have convened a Road Safety Summit to get the public’s answers to this question. After a series of public forums, an action plan for… [ Keep reading ]

Bernie Matsuno confirmed as DON Director

Seattle City Council today confirmed Bernie Matsuno as DON Director.  Click here to read the press release.  Click here to view photos.

City Council approves Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Project recommendations

The Seattle City Council today approved more than $1 million in matching funds to support neighborhood projects across the City. Twelve community organizations will receive awards from the Neighborhood Matching Fund for projects as diverse as creation of an autistic spectrum disorder-friendly playspace to construction of an outdoor stage for… [ Keep reading ]

City Council approves legislation for the landmark designation of Laurelhurst Community Center

In the 1920’s the Laurelhurst Community Club was responsible for getting transportation projects and schools to the area. In addition, the LCC was instrumental in the acquisition of a public park for the neighborhood (Laurelhurst Playfield) and eventually the LCC submitted a petition to the parks Board to build a… [ Keep reading ]

Council approves neighborhood planning update legislation

On Monday, October 4, the Seattle City Council passed resolutions recognizing the work of over 1,600 community members who worked with the City to update their neighborhood plans in the North Rainier (Res. 31247), Othello (Res. 31246), and North Beacon Hill (Res. 31245) neighborhoods. These documents include updated goals, policies… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor McGinn’s Proposed 2011-2012 City Budget

Yesterday Mayor McGinn presented the Proposed 2011-2012 City Budget to Seattle City Council. The impacts of the proposed budget to this department are detailed in this letter from Stella Chao, Director. To review DON’s official Budget Pages, view the 2011 Proposed Budget and scroll down to Neighborhoods & Development. To participate… [ Keep reading ]

Social Equity and Smart Growth Forum September 20

Join the Seattle City Council, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and others in this discussion of planning and social equity issues.  Please click here for more information.

Carbon Neutral Seattle seeks community input

In 2010, the City Council established carbon neutrality as one of its sixteen Council priorities. This commitment builds on Seattle’s history of environmental leadership including efforts in 2000 to create the first carbon neutral electric utility, and the 2005 effort to get cities across the nation to commit to meet… [ Keep reading ]

Applicants sought for Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board

SEATTLE – Mayor Michael McGinn and the Seattle City Council seek candidates to serve on the Seattle Immigrant and Refugee Advisory Board. Created as a result of the City’s 2007 Immigrant and Refugee Report and Action Plan, the board advises the Mayor and Council on issues affecting immigrant and refugee… [ Keep reading ]

City Council to hold Public Hearing on Urban Agriculture July 21

 The Seattle City Council’s Regional Development and Sustainability Committee will be holding a public hearing on amendments to the Land Use Code governing urban agriculture uses,including new standards and definitions for urban farms and community gardens. If adopted, these uses would be permitted in all zones, with some limitations in industrial… [ Keep reading ]