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7/21/2014
Improved water conditions in the rivers that power Seattle city Light’s hydroelectric dams are brightening the utility’s financial forecasts and helping to hold down costs for customers.
City invites neighbors to participate in third Find It, Fix It Community Walk
A Find It, Fix It Community Walk is on July 22, 7:00-9:00 pm, beginning at Rainier Beach Station Plaza, as community residents, police, and city officials walk together to identify graffiti for removal, street lighting needs, litter and garbage clean-up, and trimming for overgrown bushes and trees.
Summer of Safety Initiative
The Summer of Safety Initiative is a coordinated approach to public safety that mobilizes resources to change our built environment, activates our streets and provides jobs for our youth and young adults.
Free trees for neighborhoods
Seattle reLeaf will open the application process for its Trees for Neighborhoods program on August 4, where households can receive up to four free trees.
Summer Paint Out
Whether you are a group or an individual, you can tackle graffiti in your neighborhood. Join Summer Paint Out in July and August.
Recreational Marijuana Information
Recreational marijuana stores authorized under the voter-approved I-502 are open. While it is regulated by Washington state, the City has compiled general info, including where it can be used, where stores can be located, which agencies to contact with questions and more.
Summer of Learning at Seattle Public Library
The Seattle Public Library offers a summer program for youth from June 23 - August 31, with programs and activities in every Library location in the city.
Live in an apartment? Grow food with Seattle Tilth
Enjoy free classes on composting and container gardening at downtown parks this summer.
Summer Family and Signature Tap Water Tours
Summer tours of the Cedar River Municipal Watershed provide a great opportunity to learn about the source of your drinking water within this unparalleled protected Cascade Mountain water supply.
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.