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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray today issued the following statement regarding the timeline for proposed reforms to the Seattle Police Department’s accountability and civilian oversight system:
2016 Seattle City Budget
The City Council has approved the 2016 City Budget.
Winterfest at Seattle Center, Nov. 27 - Dec. 31
A wonderland of sparkling lights, child-sized diversions and spirited entertainment brightens Seattle Center through the twilight of the year.
Celebrate the season with Seattle Parks and Recreation
Find gingerbread decorating for the kids, take advantage of low-cost childcare options, discover where to buy local, unique presents, locate a drop-off spot for gift donations and more.
Registration for Seattle Parks and Recreation winter programs opens December 1
Registration for most winter 2016 classes opens Tuesday, Dec. 1 at noon. Sign up yourself or your family members for swim lessons and community center classes.
Food, politics and policy at Civic Cocktail, December 2
Join the Seattle Channel, Seattle City Club and Crosscut for the last Civic Cocktail of 2015, featuring Chef Tom Douglas and King County Executive Dow Constantine.
Seeking New Members for Seattle Urban Forestry Commission
The Seattle Urban Forestry Commission advises the Mayor and City Council on policies and regulations governing Seattle's urban forest. Deadline for applications is December 4
Conversation with Manuel Pastor: Equity, Prosperity & Seattle's Future on December 7 at the Central Library
Manuel Pastor will look at the demographic changes rippling throughout the nation and how they play out in Seattle. Co-presented with Seattle Department of Planning and Development, Seattle Planning Commission, Seattle Office for Civil Rights, Latino Community Fund and Northwest African American Museum.
Members Sought for Seattle’s Design Review Boards
Mayor Ed Murray is looking for qualified candidates to fill five upcoming openings on the City of Seattle’s Design Review Boards. Applications due December 14.
New cultural district in the Central Area
Mayor Murray sent the Seattle City Council a draft ordinance to create the Historic Central Area Arts and Cultural District, the second Seattle neighborhood to be designated an Arts & Cultural District.
Spotlight Art Tours shines a light on City of Seattle artwork
The city is offering Spotlight Art Tours featuring artwork from City Light's portable collection on December 10 and 18, and January 14 and 29.
SDOT's 2015-16 Winter Weather Brochures are Available Now
SDOT's annual Winter Weather brochure offers a large map of Seattle's snow and ice routes, and provides valuable travel and contact information for all who use city streets during the winter season.
You can help prevent clogged street drains
The Take Winter by Storm campaign is urging residents of Western Washington urban areas to adopt local street drains, to make sure they are free of leaves and debris.