Mayor and City Council nominate appointees for Community Involvement Commission

Mayor Murray and the Seattle City Council announced their appointees to the City’s new Community Involvement Commission (CIC). The commission was created by Executive Order 2016-06  issued by Mayor Murray last year, the 16-member commission will advise the City on priorities, policies, and strategies related to equitable civic engagement and publicparticipation in City decision-making processes. […]

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Seattle City Council seeks volunteers for new Community Involvement Commission

Mayor Edward Murray and Seattle City Council are seeking community members to serve on the City’s new Community Involvement Commission (CIC). Created by Executive Order 2016-06 and established by ordinance last November, this Commission will advise the City on policies and strategies to advance equitable public engagement and civic participation. “This new commission will guide the City’s efforts to […]

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Seattle Council Committee approves housing affordability program

The Seattle City Council’s Planning, Land Use & Zoning committee unanimously (5-0) approved framework legislation last week that would require that residential developers provide for affordable housing by either including it in their development or paying into a fund used to support the development of affordable housing in Seattle. The requirement will apply after Council adopts […]

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City Council to host meeting on proposed amendments to Ballard Urban Village code

The Seattle City Council is considering proposed legislation to Seattle’s land use and zoning that would affect property in the Ballard Hub Urban Village. The proposed changes include: Amending the Official Land Use Map at pages 53, 54 and 55 to rezone land in the Ballard Hub Urban Village; and Amending Sections 23.47A.005 and 23.47A.009 […]

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Ballard Chamber of Commerce urging Seattle City Council to delay parking reforms

The Seattle City Council will soon be considering reforms that would change land use development regulations, many affecting Ballard. Beth Miller, executive director of the Ballard Chamber of Commerce, is asking residents to urge the city council to delay the considerations until the neighborhood can fully examine how the changes would affect residents and businesses. […]

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