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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.
1/17/2015
Today Mayor Ed Murray issued the following statement on the timing of the Environmental Impact Statement for the potential new arena in Seattle: “Thursday afternoon I received a briefing about the arena project from the Department of Planning and Development. It was during that briefing that I was informed about the delayed EIS. I have […]
1/16/2015
"I am proud to live in a state where more than 1 million voters have already affirmed the rights currently under review by the Supreme Court. I know that millions more await an affirmation that equality is not reserved for the few, but for the many. This nation is ready."
1/14/2015
Murray expands shelter for homeless people, proposes encampment ordinance
Today, Mayor Murray announced several actions to respond to the growing number of homeless people forced to sleep on the streets of Seattle, including an expansion of emergency shelter and the establishment of up to three permitted tent encampments on City or private lands in Seattle.
1/14/2015
Mayors agree to bet ahead of NFC Championship Game
What else could the wager be when the Seahawks take on the storied Green Bay Packers? Why, beer and cheese, of course.
 

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