The City’s Neighborhood Street Fund Program is Now Accepting Applications

The City’s Neighborhood Street Fund program is now accepting applications for the third of three rounds of funding from the Bridging the Gap levy.  Up to $4.5 million will be spent on planning, designing and building projects selected from among those considered most important by Seattle’s Neighborhood District Councils.

Some key points to know about the NSF application process include:

1.      SDOT is taking applications on-line though a link on the program website (see below).

2.       All applications, and any supporting materials, are due December 17th, 2012.

3.      Each of Seattle’s 13 District Councils will pick three (3) applications in January (2013) for SDOT staff to evaluate further.

4.      After defining the scope and preparing rough cost estimates, SDOT staff will return each District Council’s three (3) proposed projects to them for ranking (in May 2013).

5.      In September 2013 the Bridging the Gap Oversight Committee will recommend to the Mayor and City Council which of the proposed projects to fund.

6.      Most projects will be designed in 2014 and built in 2015.

Those interested can visit http://www.seattle.gov/NSF to access the link to the application form and to find other useful information, including a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ).  If folks have any questions after reading through the website, please send them to NSF@seattle.gov .

NEIGHBORHOOD STREET FUND PROGRAM

Seattle Department of Transportation

Capital Projects & Roadway Structures Division

700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3900

PO Box 34996

Seattle, WA 98124-4996

1 Comments on “The City’s Neighborhood Street Fund Program is Now Accepting Applications”

  1. Has anyone in the Broadview Area looked into this grant? It would be a blessing to have better traffice conrol and more sidewalks on 3rd Avenue NW. Any one interested?

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