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City of Seattle
Ed Murray, Mayor
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Seattle 2035: Guiding Principles Workshop
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
2/27/2014  12:40:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Bryan Stevens  (206) 684-5045


Seattle 2035: Guiding Principles Workshop
Understand how you will shape the plan

SEATTLE –On March 3, join us for a workshop on the nine guiding principles behind the Comprehensive Plan update. The guiding principles are statements about our city’s challenges and opportunities–economic opportunity, growth, climate change, community health, transit, strategic investment and innovation. They emerged from public engagement conducted in 2011, and were adopted by City Council in 2012. The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) wants your perspective about how these principles can shape the plan. Whether you are a planning guru or just curious, everyone is welcome to participate. Seattle 2035 is a yearlong citywide conversation about how Seattle should grow over the next 20 years. Your input will be used to update the Seattle Comprehensive Plan.

Monday, March 3, 2014
5:00-7:10pm
Seattle City Hall
Bertha Knight Landes Room
600 4th Avenue (enter off of 5th Avenue)

AGENDA:

Browse Displays (5:00-5:30pm)
Overview Presentation about Comprehensive Plan (5:30 – 5:40pm)
Q&A (5:40-5:50)
Table Discussion about Guiding Principles (5:50-7:00pm)
Report Back (7:00pm-7:10pm)

Can’t make the meeting on March 3? No problem. We’ll be posting questions from the meeting on our Seattle 2035 page and seeking your input. Please visit the project website at: http://2035.seattle.gov

Up next on March 24 is the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Scoping meeting for the Comprehensive Plan update. As we plan for the next 20 years, we are looking at different patterns of growth and how they will affect the environment. Later this year we will choose one alternative, so it’s important that we hear from you—are we assessing the right ones?  Are we measuring the right things? Please attend on March 24 and provide your feedback.

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