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9/4/2015
The Seattle Department of Transportation is closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.  
City of Seattle Labor Day closures
City of Seattle offices will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 7, 2015. Other closures include Seattle Public Library branches, Neighborhood Service Centers, and many Seattle Parks and Recreation facilities.
Bumbershoot at Seattle Center, September 5-7
Bumbershoot’s diverse programming includes live music, comedy, theatre, film, visual arts, dance performance, and more.
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's Preparations in the Event of a Teachers' Strike
Mayor Ed Murray announced that Seattle Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Associated Recreation Council (ARC), will expand currently scheduled before- and after-school care into all-day camps on September 9, 10 and 11 in the event of a strike by Seattle Public Schools teachers.
2016 Stormwater Code and Manual Update Public Meeting and Public Hearing
Want to let us know what you think about the 2016 Stormwater Manual? Then don't miss our public meeting on September 30. Want to comment on the 2016 Stormwater Code Update? The City Council's public hearing is on September 11.
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.
Mayor Murray, Councilmember O’Brien introduce legislation to build new affordable housing
Mayor Ed Murray and Councilmember Mike O’Brien introduced legislation that will create 6,000 units of affordable housing throughout Seattle.
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.
Seattle 2035: Weigh in on the Draft Plan
Have you weighed in on the City’s plan for how Seattle should grow over the next 20 years? If not, you’ll have several opportunities over the next couple of months to provide feedback on our Draft Comprehensive Plan.
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.
Design Review Program Improvements
This fall, Department of Planning and Development will hold two community open houses to share draft recommendations and hear other ideas directly from community members.
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. The application deadline is October 5.