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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   
8/17/2009  1:35:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dan Nolte, Councilmember Clark’s office, 206.684.8802 Dana Robinson Slote, (206) 615-0061

Councilmember Sally J. Clark

Council to address mid-rise and high-rise codes at outdoor meeting
Public invited to enjoy ice cream, provide comments on proposed multifamily code updates

Seattle - The Seattle City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Neighborhoods Committee will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m. at Blanche Lavisso Park located at East Yesler Way and 22nd Avenue South.

It will discuss proposed changes to the mid- and high-rise sections of the multifamily code. The updates are designed to provide more affordable housing and open space, along with greater flexibility in building design.

The meeting is open for public comment following a committee briefing and discussion. The public is encouraged to arrive early as free ice cream* will be served starting at 5 p.m.

    Who: Seattle City Council’s Planning, Land Use and Neighborhoods Committee
    What: Special meeting to discuss proposed mid- and high-rise building codes
    When: Tuesday, Aug. 18 – ice cream served at 5 p.m., meeting begins at 5:30 p.m.
    Where: Blanche Lavizzo Park, E. Yesler Way and 22nd Avenue South, Central Area

*Ice cream purchased with Sally Clark’s personal fund.

Council meetings are cablecast live on Seattle Channel 21 and Webcast live on the City Council’s website at www.seattle.gov/council . Copies of legislation, archives of previous meetings, and news releases are available on www.seattle.gov/council . Follow Seattle City Council on Twitter at Twitter.com/SeattleCouncil.

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