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Now that school’s back in session, many students have a regular transportation route established. If you’re looking for new ways to get to class or backup plans in case your trip is interrupted, check out a couple of options: Take to the sidewalks If you live close enough to your destination, we encourage you to […]
Council to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed 2016 Budget
City Council will host its first public hearing on the proposed 2016 budget Tuesday evening in Seattle City Council Chambers. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2016 city budget.
Community Conversation to Discuss Library Services for Children, October 8
The public is invited to discuss how The Seattle Public Library can better serve children and families with City Librarian Marcellus Turner from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 at the NewHolly Gathering Hall.
Design Review Program improvements open house, October 14
This fall, Department of Planning and Development will hold community open houses to share draft recommendations and hear other ideas directly from community members.
Mayor Murray Names Rainier Beach’s Dwane Chappelle Director of Education and Early Learning
Mayor Ed Murray nominated Dwane Chappelle to be the first director for the Seattle Department of Early Education and Learning (DEEL). Chappelle has been the principal at Rainier Beach High School since 2011.
Mayor Urges Donations for Those Injured in Aurora Bridge Crash
Mayor Ed Murray today called on the community to join in support those injured the Aurora Bridge crash. United Way of King County has established the Sept. 24 Aurora Collision Relief Fund, with all proceeds to support patients and their families.
Information for Families of Those Injured In Aurora Bridge Collision
If you are seeking information about whether a loved one may have been hospitalized as a result of the crash on the Aurora Avenue Bridge in Seattle on September 24, please call 1-206-461-3200.
Mayor Murray presented a proposed budget for 2016
Mayor Murray presented to the City Council a proposed budget for 2016 that increases City investments to improve city planning and manage construction impacts, funds a mobile City Hall to bring services to more residents, reprioritizes human services to address homelessness, and provides funding for body-worn cameras for every police officer on patrol.
Watch the Mayor's speech on the Seattle Channel
Seattle 2035: Weigh in on the Draft Plan
The Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) will hold five community meetings this fall to solicit public comment on the Draft City of Seattle Comprehensive Plan. The updated Comprehensive Plan will be our roadmap for Seattle’s next 20 years.
Mayor unveils $47 million Seattle Park District plan for 2016
Mayor Ed Murray unveiled his proposal for $47 million in Seattle Park District funding as part of his 2016 budget. This is the first full year of investments made through the district approved by voters in August 2014.
2016 Neighborhood & Community Arts and Put the Arts in Parks grants open
This fall the Office of Arts & Culture is opening the 2016 Neighborhood & Community Arts program in conjunction with a new pilot program created in partnership with Seattle Parks and Recreation, Put the Arts in Parks.
Seattle's Neighborhood Matching Fund available to support "Shop Small" activities
Is your neighborhood business group, chamber of commerce, or business district planning an activity for Small Business Saturday? If so, your group may qualify for support.
Only in Seattle Initiative Request for Applications Available Now
The City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development (OED) is partnering with Seattle Investment Fund, LLC, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods (DON), and the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture (ARTS) to make approximately $1,600,000 available for the Only in Seattle Initiative in 2016. Applications due November 3.