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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 ]

Seattle City Council pledges $15 million for South Park Bridge

SEATTLE – The Seattle City Council today sent a letter of support to King County Executive Dow Constantine expressing their commitment to replacing the South Park Bridge by pledging $15 million toward the replacement effort. “The South Park Bridge plays a critical role in the Puget Sound region’s freight mobility… [ Keep reading ]

New Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities

Seattle City Council has confirmed the first fourteen people who will serve as commissioners on the new Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities.  To visit the new Commission’s web site click here.

Seattle City Council approves ten new landmarks

On Monday, May 10, the Seattle City Council approved landmark designation ordinances for ten new City of Seattle landmarks. Representing a number of neighborhoods, these ten landmarks exemplify the diversity and the rich cultural and architectural heritage of our City. The City of Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board, staffed by Seattle Department… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle Youth Commission Hosts Youth Town Hall May 22 at Seattle Center

Do you want to have your questions answered by Mayor McGinn or a City Council member? Do you want the opportunity to talk with experts about issues that you are passionate about, such as youth violence or the environment? If yes, then come to the Seattle Youth Town Hall on… [ Keep reading ]