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It’s a walk in the park Starting a new fitness routine can be intimidating, that’s why we’re recommending that you start this one step at a time – literally. The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) recently released a video encouraging people to walk more. According to the NRPA, one-third of the adults in the […]
How Seattle City Light Restores Power Outages
As Seattle City Light’s crews work to restore power to all customers affected by Saturday’s windstorm, they follow a set of guidelines for determining which job to work on next.
Voluntary Water Use Reduction
Seattle Public Utilities is asking customers to reduce their water use by 10%. Residents and businesses can help by letting lawns go dormant, watering plants 2 times a week before 8 a.m. or after 7 p.m., and reducing showering times.
Join SDOT to Discuss Third Avenue Transit Corridor Improvements
Meet SDOT on the street to hear about design updates and share your thoughts, on August 31 and September 2 and 3.
Deadline Approaches for Matching Funds to Support your Neighborhood Project
If your group needs funds to do a neighborhood project, our Neighborhood Matching Fund may be able to help. September 2 workshop for interested applicants. The application deadline is October 5.
AlertSeattle: Emergency Alerts and Notifications
AlertSeattle is the official emergency notification system used by the City of Seattle to communicate with city residents during emergencies.
2015 Mayor's Arts Awards at Seattle Center
Mayor Murray, the Seattle Arts Commission and the Office of Arts & Culture invite you to the Mayor's Arts Awards 4 p.m., Friday, September 4 Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center.
September 5 community invited to celebrate expansion of Hing Hay Park
Hing Hay Park is the premier gathering space in the Chinatown-International District. On Saturday, September 5 from 4 -10 p.m., the community is invited to celebrate Hing Hay Park before construction begins for the park expansion in the fall.
Seattle 2035: Draft Plan Published
The Draft City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan, released on July 8 by Seattle Department of Planning and Development, is available for public comment.
Shaping Seattle: Buildings, Putting Design Review on the Map
The Department of Planning and Development Shaping Seattle: Buildings map provides the locations and detailed information on active Seattle development projects that require Design Review.
Agreement will bring affordable housing to neighborhoods across Seattle
The Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) recommendations include focused density and a path to 20,000 new affordable homes.
Cultural Facilities Fund application open
The 2016 Cultural Facilities Fund is currently open and is designed to support capital projects that improve Seattle’s arts spaces in significant and lasting ways.