Category Archives: Around the city

Message from the Mayor

Message from the Mayor Tuesday night concluded one of the most divisive election seasons of our time. It is now time to come together as a nation and work toward positive change in our country and community. No matter your political leanings, we must overcome our differences and continue our work for an inclusive, equitable,…

Seattle Budget Discussions are Going on Now

BUDGET DISCUSSION: FIRST IMPRESSIONS From SCC Insight, 10/24/2016 KEVINSCH The Council has finished its first round of discussions on the budget. Time for some Monday-evening quarterbacking. The discussions happened in a series of meetings last week and today. For each department, the Council’s staff led them through issues as well as a list of Council members’…

Council to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed 2017 Budget. Free Childcare Provided

  Councilmember Tim Burgess EVENT DATE October 5, 2016 5:30 p.m. SEATTLE – The City Council will host its first public hearing on the proposed 2017-18 City budget Wednesday evening in Seattle City Council Chambers. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2017-18 operating budget. …

Upcoming Green Events for Gardeners in Broadview

September 15 Elisabeth C. Miller Lecture features Ari Novy  You won’t want to miss this year’s Elisabeth Carey Miller Memorial Lecture. Dr. Ari Novy, Director of the United States Botanic Garden (pictured at left), will speak on a subject close to all our hearts: “A Fresh Approach to the Urban Landscape.” Through his work in…

Seattle Seeks Input About Input

Seattle city government is looking to change its way to communicating with the public.  Below is an article from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. ======================================================== The City of Seattle is shifting our approach to outreach and engagement. We need your ideas on how the City can keep you better informed about City projects, events, opportunities,…

The 66th annual Greenwood Seafair Parade this week!

From www.phinneywood.com Greenwood Seafair Parade on Wednesday will bring 100+ floats, drill teams, marching bands to the neighborhood. This year’s theme is “Greenwood: A Community United” with Fire Station 21 firefighters as the grand marshals, in honor of their heroism during the March 9 natural gas explosion that rocked the neighborhood. The parade starts at North…

Neighborhood advocates gather in wake of District Council dissolution by ‘a mayor who has vilified volunteers’

Thank you West Seattle blog for sharing the outcry of  the 13 District Council response to the Mayor’s dissolution of the District Council. “Let’s not throw out the whole system – let’s make it better.” That was the theme last night for a gathering of longtime community volunteers who were, at times, furious: “We are…

MAYOR MOVES TO ABOLISH DISTRICT COUNCILS

Lots of articles yesterday on this subject. Here is one: Seattle City Council Insight by  Kevin Schofield Late this afternoon, Mayor Murray dropped a bombshell on the District Councils — quite literally. He blew them up. Murray signed an executive order directing the Department of Neighborhoods to reallocate resources — including staff —  away from the…

Want some free trees? Street tree application starts July 18

information from City of Seattle Trees for Neighborhoods is the City of Seattle’s residential tree planting project. Since 2009, Trees for Neighborhoods has helped Seattle residents plant over 6,300 trees in their yards and along the street. That’s 6,300 more trees working to clean our air and water, make our streets more walkable, and our…

Summer here! Events and News around the City.

Seattle Department of Neighborhood Northend   MAJOR SEATTLE EVENTS Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 2-4 (Learn More) Seafair Summer Fourth: July 4 (Learn More) West Seattle Summer Fest: July 8-10 (Learn More) Polish Festival Seattle: July 9 (Learn More) Chef in the Garden: July 14 (Learn More)   ADD YOUR VOICE The City of…

Category Archives: Around the city

Message from the Mayor

Message from the Mayor Tuesday night concluded one of the most divisive election seasons of our time. It is now time to come together as a nation and work toward positive change in our country and community. No matter your political leanings, we must overcome our differences and continue our work for an inclusive, equitable,…

Seattle Budget Discussions are Going on Now

BUDGET DISCUSSION: FIRST IMPRESSIONS From SCC Insight, 10/24/2016 KEVINSCH The Council has finished its first round of discussions on the budget. Time for some Monday-evening quarterbacking. The discussions happened in a series of meetings last week and today. For each department, the Council’s staff led them through issues as well as a list of Council members’…

Council to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed 2017 Budget. Free Childcare Provided

  Councilmember Tim Burgess EVENT DATE October 5, 2016 5:30 p.m. SEATTLE – The City Council will host its first public hearing on the proposed 2017-18 City budget Wednesday evening in Seattle City Council Chambers. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2017-18 operating budget. …

Upcoming Green Events for Gardeners in Broadview

September 15 Elisabeth C. Miller Lecture features Ari Novy  You won’t want to miss this year’s Elisabeth Carey Miller Memorial Lecture. Dr. Ari Novy, Director of the United States Botanic Garden (pictured at left), will speak on a subject close to all our hearts: “A Fresh Approach to the Urban Landscape.” Through his work in…

Seattle Seeks Input About Input

Seattle city government is looking to change its way to communicating with the public.  Below is an article from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. ======================================================== The City of Seattle is shifting our approach to outreach and engagement. We need your ideas on how the City can keep you better informed about City projects, events, opportunities,…

The 66th annual Greenwood Seafair Parade this week!

From www.phinneywood.com Greenwood Seafair Parade on Wednesday will bring 100+ floats, drill teams, marching bands to the neighborhood. This year’s theme is “Greenwood: A Community United” with Fire Station 21 firefighters as the grand marshals, in honor of their heroism during the March 9 natural gas explosion that rocked the neighborhood. The parade starts at North…

Neighborhood advocates gather in wake of District Council dissolution by ‘a mayor who has vilified volunteers’

Thank you West Seattle blog for sharing the outcry of  the 13 District Council response to the Mayor’s dissolution of the District Council. “Let’s not throw out the whole system – let’s make it better.” That was the theme last night for a gathering of longtime community volunteers who were, at times, furious: “We are…

MAYOR MOVES TO ABOLISH DISTRICT COUNCILS

Lots of articles yesterday on this subject. Here is one: Seattle City Council Insight by  Kevin Schofield Late this afternoon, Mayor Murray dropped a bombshell on the District Councils — quite literally. He blew them up. Murray signed an executive order directing the Department of Neighborhoods to reallocate resources — including staff —  away from the…

Want some free trees? Street tree application starts July 18

information from City of Seattle Trees for Neighborhoods is the City of Seattle’s residential tree planting project. Since 2009, Trees for Neighborhoods has helped Seattle residents plant over 6,300 trees in their yards and along the street. That’s 6,300 more trees working to clean our air and water, make our streets more walkable, and our…

Summer here! Events and News around the City.

Seattle Department of Neighborhood Northend   MAJOR SEATTLE EVENTS Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 2-4 (Learn More) Seafair Summer Fourth: July 4 (Learn More) West Seattle Summer Fest: July 8-10 (Learn More) Polish Festival Seattle: July 9 (Learn More) Chef in the Garden: July 14 (Learn More)   ADD YOUR VOICE The City of…

Category Archives: Around the city

Message from the Mayor

Message from the Mayor Tuesday night concluded one of the most divisive election seasons of our time. It is now time to come together as a nation and work toward positive change in our country and community. No matter your political leanings, we must overcome our differences and continue our work for an inclusive, equitable,…

Seattle Budget Discussions are Going on Now

BUDGET DISCUSSION: FIRST IMPRESSIONS From SCC Insight, 10/24/2016 KEVINSCH The Council has finished its first round of discussions on the budget. Time for some Monday-evening quarterbacking. The discussions happened in a series of meetings last week and today. For each department, the Council’s staff led them through issues as well as a list of Council members’…

Council to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed 2017 Budget. Free Childcare Provided

  Councilmember Tim Burgess EVENT DATE October 5, 2016 5:30 p.m. SEATTLE – The City Council will host its first public hearing on the proposed 2017-18 City budget Wednesday evening in Seattle City Council Chambers. The public will have the opportunity to address Councilmembers regarding their priorities as it relates to the 2017-18 operating budget. …

Upcoming Green Events for Gardeners in Broadview

September 15 Elisabeth C. Miller Lecture features Ari Novy  You won’t want to miss this year’s Elisabeth Carey Miller Memorial Lecture. Dr. Ari Novy, Director of the United States Botanic Garden (pictured at left), will speak on a subject close to all our hearts: “A Fresh Approach to the Urban Landscape.” Through his work in…

Seattle Seeks Input About Input

Seattle city government is looking to change its way to communicating with the public.  Below is an article from the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods. ======================================================== The City of Seattle is shifting our approach to outreach and engagement. We need your ideas on how the City can keep you better informed about City projects, events, opportunities,…

The 66th annual Greenwood Seafair Parade this week!

From www.phinneywood.com Greenwood Seafair Parade on Wednesday will bring 100+ floats, drill teams, marching bands to the neighborhood. This year’s theme is “Greenwood: A Community United” with Fire Station 21 firefighters as the grand marshals, in honor of their heroism during the March 9 natural gas explosion that rocked the neighborhood. The parade starts at North…

Neighborhood advocates gather in wake of District Council dissolution by ‘a mayor who has vilified volunteers’

Thank you West Seattle blog for sharing the outcry of  the 13 District Council response to the Mayor’s dissolution of the District Council. “Let’s not throw out the whole system – let’s make it better.” That was the theme last night for a gathering of longtime community volunteers who were, at times, furious: “We are…

MAYOR MOVES TO ABOLISH DISTRICT COUNCILS

Lots of articles yesterday on this subject. Here is one: Seattle City Council Insight by  Kevin Schofield Late this afternoon, Mayor Murray dropped a bombshell on the District Councils — quite literally. He blew them up. Murray signed an executive order directing the Department of Neighborhoods to reallocate resources — including staff —  away from the…

Want some free trees? Street tree application starts July 18

information from City of Seattle Trees for Neighborhoods is the City of Seattle’s residential tree planting project. Since 2009, Trees for Neighborhoods has helped Seattle residents plant over 6,300 trees in their yards and along the street. That’s 6,300 more trees working to clean our air and water, make our streets more walkable, and our…

Summer here! Events and News around the City.

Seattle Department of Neighborhood Northend   MAJOR SEATTLE EVENTS Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival: July 2-4 (Learn More) Seafair Summer Fourth: July 4 (Learn More) West Seattle Summer Fest: July 8-10 (Learn More) Polish Festival Seattle: July 9 (Learn More) Chef in the Garden: July 14 (Learn More)   ADD YOUR VOICE The City of…