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Seattle City Council recently approved landmark designation ordinances for two elementary schools. Located in Madison Park and Montlake neighborhoods, both buildings were recognized for their cultural significance, distinct architectural character, and prominent siting within their neighborhoods. The city’s Landmarks Preservation Board approved the nomination, designation, and controls and incentives for both of these landmarks and […]
Seattle International Film Festival runs from May 16 - June 7
SIFF includes 450 films from around the world in venues throughout Seattle.
How Should Seattle grow? You Tell Us
The Department of Planning and Development, as part of the comprehensive plan update, has released the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for public review. You can check out the Online Open House, attend the Open House and Public Hearing on May 27, and submit formal comments by June 18.
Apply to the People's Academy for Community Engagement by Friday, May 29
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is accepting applications to PACE, its civic leadership development program for the next wave of community leaders.
Nominations open for 2015 Mayor’s Arts Awards
The 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members committed to enriching their communities through the arts. Submit a nominations by May 31.
Metro and SDOT "Rideshare Meetups!" in May and June promote Neighborhood Carpooling
To help more Seattle residents get connected with carpooling and vanpooling options, King County Metro and the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) are hosting more than a dozen Rideshare Meetups! in six Seattle neighborhoods this spring and summer.
$1.7M funding available for Seattle arts and cultural organizations
Seattle-based arts and cultural organizations are invited to apply for the city's Civic Partners funding program to support broad public access to the arts. Applications due by Tuesday, June 30.
Mayor Murray and Chief O’Toole Announce Safe Place Program
SPD Safe Place is a public education and visibility campaign aimed at preventing and responding to anti-LGBT bias crimes.
Transportation Levy to Move Seattle
Mayor Ed Murray, Seattle City Councilmembers Tom Rasmussen and Mike O’Brien and Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) Director Scott Kubly announced details of the City’s revised nine-year Transportation Levy to Move Seattle.
The Seattle Arena Final Environmental Impact Statement is Now Available
The FEIS includes updated traffic and transportation information, additional information on parking locations, additional details on transportation mitigation, comments received on the Draft EIS with responses to those comments, and updates to potential mitigation measures for the identified impacts.