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