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4/22/2014 - SDOT Celebrates Earth Day by Giving Trees More Room to Grow
Unique support cells will enhance street trees and better treat stormwater  Today, when people around the world celebrate Earth Day, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) begins work on its

Public Hearing on Seattle's Police Accountability System
The Seattle City Council and the Office of Professional Accountability Review Board will host a public hearing on the effectiveness of the City's police accountability system on April 22, at 5:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall Council Chambers.
Community Climate Projects
Have a great idea to catalyze climate action in your community? The Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment is now accepting applications for innovative community projects that engage residents in reducing climate impacts. Deadline is April 22. 
Seattle City Council Districts
In 2015, voters will elect seven out of the nine City Council members by district. The remaining two positions will be elected "at-large" (city-wide) in positions 8 and 9. Find out which district you live in by using the 2015 Council District Interactive Map.
SPD Chief Search
The City of Seattle is conducting a national search to find an experienced, well-respected, and accountable executive to effectively lead the Seattle Police Department (SPD).
SDOT Director Search
Mayor Ed Murray announces the SDOT Director search public input process, timeline, and advisory teams. The Mayor's Office invites the community to comment on desired qualities for the Transportation Director.
Seattle Cable Office Online Survey
In preparation for renegotiating the Comcast Franchise agreement, the City of Seattle is gathering information about public preferences and needs for television and Internet services provided by Comcast.
Protect our waters, clean up our streets, and tackle graffiti
It's time for Spring Clean, Seattle's premier community cleanup event. Seattle Public Utilities invites you and your neighbors to participate through May 31.
Day Camp and Activity Camp registration
Seattle Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of camps including Nature Camps, Preschool Camps, Tween Camps, Sports Camps, Arts Camps, and more.
Help shape pedestrian retail areas in Seattle
DPD would like your input on the Pedestrian Retail Areas Mapping Project, a study to promote more walkable neighborhood business districts in several areas of the city.