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City of Seattle
Seattle City Council
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: Councilmembers to host spring 'Community Budget Workshops' around Seattle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
4/22/2014  2:15:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Newell Aldrich, Councilmember Licata's Office, 206-684-8803
Dan Nolte, Council Communications, 206-233-3981

Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061


Councilmember Nick Licata

Councilmembers to host spring 'Community Budget Workshops' around Seattle

SEATTLE - City Councilmembers will host four "Community Budget Workshops" in Delridge, the Central District, University District and Columbia City over the month of May. Councilmembers will engage with the public to ask their spending priorities for the 2015-2016 City budget. Members of the public can make suggestions about the specific departments listed for each workshop, as well as identify neighborhood needs and priorities. After a City Budget Office presentation, there will be small group discussions with Councilmembers, and a report back at the end. The public is encouraged to drop in during any of the scheduled times to talk about any issues concerning the City budget.

"We wanted to reach out into the community and hear what the public has to say about their budget," said Councilmember Nick Licata, Chair of the City Council Budget Committee. "I hope you’ll stop by to talk to us about any issues important to you."

WHAT: "Community Budget Workshops" with Seattle City Councilmembers

WHEN/WHERE:

DATE/TIME: Tues., May 6, 6p - 8p
DEPARTMENTS: Human Services/Housing/Economic Development
LOCATION: Rainier Community Center, Multipurpose Room (Columbia City)

DATE/TIME: Wed., May 7, 6p - 8p
DEPARTMENTS: Transportation/Land Use
LOCATION: Garfield Community Center, Multipurpose Room (Central Area)

DATE/TIME: Thurs., May 8, 6p - 8p
DEPARTMENTS: Parks/Neighborhoods/Libraries/Arts
LOCATION: University Heights Community Center, Room 209 (University District)

DATE/TIME: Wed., May 14, 6p - 8p
DEPARTMENTS: Public Safety/Civil Rights
LOCATION: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, Room 111 (Delridge)

WHO:
Seattle City Councilmembers
Public

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