DPD would like your input on the Pedestrian Retail Areas Mapping Project, a study to promote more walkable neighborhood business districts in several areas of the city. This project, conducted at the City Council’s request, would involve adding a pedestrian zone designation to existing Neighborhood Commercial Zones. We are also considering adding new rules in […]
Posted: February 18th, 2014 under Community Connection, Greenspace.
Calling all tree lovers! The City of Seattle’s reLeaf program is looking for new Tree Ambassadors. Tree Ambassadors are a valued part of Seattle’s urban forestry network. Tree Ambassadors nurture Seattle’s trees and have the opportunity to attend a variety of fun and informative workshops on topics like pruning, tree identification, and community engagement. Tree Ambassadors also […]
Posted: February 11th, 2014 under Community Connection, Greenspace, urban trees.
During his election campaign, Mayor Murray pledged to hold a Neighborhood Summit within his first 100 days in office – and the date has been set. Saturday, April 5 9am to 1pm Seattle Center – Pavilion Room As part of the Summit planning, the Mayor and his team are asking for feedback on what you […]
Posted: February 10th, 2014 under Community Connection, Greenspace.
Deadline for applications is February 12, 2014. Do you love sharing nature with others? Are you interested in learning more about the flora and fauna of Seattle’s many public green spaces and parks? If so, you are the perfect candidate for the Seattle Volunteer Naturalist program. Volunteer Naturalists participate in 10 weeks of training and […]
Posted: February 6th, 2014 under Community Connection, Greenspace, Wildlife & Habitat.
On February 25, the Office of Sustainability & Environment will launch “Community Climate Forums”, a quarterly opportunity for residents and grassroots sustainability organizations to provide on-going feedback on the City’s climate action work. The forums will be moderated by Jill Simmons, Director of the Office of Sustainability & Environment. The February 25 Community Climate Forum […]
Posted: February 4th, 2014 under Climate change, Community Connection, Greener Government, Greenspace.
Pecha Kucha Seattle, the City of Seattle and the Seattle Art Museum are collaborating for Big Ideas – Imagining Seattle’s Future, 2035 & Beyond. The evening will bring together presentations by leaders from across Seattle’s innovation/creation community to explore shared visions for Seattle’s future to inspire Seattle 2035, a year-long citywide conversation to guide the update of […]
Posted: January 27th, 2014 under Greenspace.
Seattle Parks and Recreation will host three community meetings in January to get feedback on the work done by the Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory Committee in preparation for a potential 2014 park and recreation funding ballot measure. The meetings will be held: Thursday, January 23, International District/Chinatown Community Center, 719 8th Ave. S, at 6 p.m. Saturday, January […]
Posted: January 16th, 2014 under Greenspace.
Seattle Public Utilities is seeking your help in developing our Strategic Business Plan. The plan will guide our investments, services and rates from 2015 to 2020 – with the goal of keeping Seattle one of the best places to live. We will be holding a series of community meetings to hear directly from you. Please join […]
Posted: January 15th, 2014 under Greenspace.
Toilets are a household’s biggest water user — making up almost 30 percent of your indoor water usage. Old, leaky models can impact your utility bill. Consider replacing them with our help! Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) provides free toilets for income-qualified homeowners. For example, a family of four making less than $4,905 a month may […]
Posted: January 14th, 2014 under Greenspace.
Seattle is working to make bike riding a comfortable part of daily life for people of all ages and abilities. Toward this end the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is constructing neighborhood greenways, protected bike lanes and multi-use trails; installing signs to guide people to their destinations; and putting in bike detectors at traffic signals. […]
Posted: January 13th, 2014 under Greenspace.