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A 38-year-old man was tracked down by an SPD K-9 and arrested after robbing a man at an ATM in North Seattle. Police responded to an armed robbery outside of a bank in┬áthe 400 block of N 85 Street just┬ábefore 10 PM on Wednesday night The victim told officers he was approached by the suspect […]
2016 Seattle City Budget
The City Council is the midst of a two-month review of Mayor Murray’s proposed 2016 operating budget. Between September 28 and November 23, Councilmembers will evaluate proposed spending in City departments, hear from the public, make amendments, and adopt the final budget for 2016.
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.
Seattle Fire Day at MOHAI, October 10
Come celebrate fire prevention month at Seattle Fire Day! Join us for family-friendly activities highlighting fire safety, past and present.
Maple Viewing Festival at Seattle Japanese Garden, October 11
Experience the breathtaking sight of maple trees ablaze in the colors of fall at the annual Maple Viewing Festival.
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.
SPD Announces Agile Policing Strategy, Unveils Real-Time Crime Center
. The Real Time Crime Center is a centralized data and logistics hub, partnering analysts and investigators with officers on the street to rapidly identify suspects and solve crimes, and disrupt emerging crime trends.
Seattle Department of Transportation Launches Capital Projects Dashboard
SDOT recently launched the Capital Projects Dashboard, an interactive site designed to provide key project status information on current large transportation projects.
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.
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.