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1/27/2015
$470,000 in matching funds offered for technology projects; applications due March 19
The City of Seattle invites community organizations and nonprofits to apply for nearly $500,000 in funding to increase digital equity. The Technology Matching Fund awards are matched by the community's contribution of volunteer labor, materials, professional services or funding.
1/26/2015
20 years later: How are urban villages performing?
On Wednesday, January 28, former Seattle City Councilmember Peter Steinbrueck will present the results and achievements of the Urban Village strategy, which was first adopted into the Seattle Comprehensive Plan in 1994.
1/26/2015
Mayor Murray raises the 12th Man flag at City Hall
Murray predicted a big Super Bowl win for the Hawks thanks to the hard work and dedication of the team, coach Pete Carroll, and a notoriously loud contingent of fans that will do their best to be heard all the way to Arizona on Sunday! #gohawks!
1/23/2015
Murray praises Councilmember Rasmussen’s public service
"Seattle is losing a major champion on the council, but we know his community activism will find new outlets as he writes his next chapter."
1/22/2015
Mayor Murray today issued the following statement after meeting this week with the commissioners of both the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League...
1/21/2015
Murray lauds Councilmember Licata
"After decades of committed public service to the people of Seattle, we owe him a huge debt. His voice will be sorely missed on the City Council."

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