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News Gleams: Constantine Wants Changes for Metro, and Rainier Beach Revitalization Group Awarded Equity Grant

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Constantine Proposes Making Metro its Own County Department

King County Executive Dow Constantine announced a plan on Tuesday to begin transforming King County Metro into its own department within County government by early 2019. The proposal will go to the County Council next year for a vote.  Continue reading News Gleams: Constantine Wants Changes for Metro, and Rainier Beach Revitalization Group Awarded Equity Grant

Neighborhood News Gleams: Beach Gets Its Parklet, Parade Returning to Skyway, and Music Comes to Columbia Park

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Info Session on Taylor Creek Culvert Replacement Project

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will be hosting an upcoming community event on July 19 from 6 pm – 8 pm for the Taylor Creek Culvert Replacement Project. SPU is seeking input from the community on design elements within the new natural area. Goals of the event include:

  • Re-introducing the project’s purpose and need.
  • Providing an opportunity for neighbors to talk one-on-one with the project team regarding the planning concepts
  • Providing an opportunity to give feedback on design elements

Continue reading Neighborhood News Gleams: Beach Gets Its Parklet, Parade Returning to Skyway, and Music Comes to Columbia Park

Paying Tribute to Charleena Lyles, No Justice No Pride Action Disrupts Pride Parade

by Kelsey Hamlin

The planning was set over the course of a week, organized by three core members. This year’s Pride Parade would feature a surprise altar for Charleena Lyles, a 30-year-old pregnant mother of 4 killed by Seattle Police Department officers Steven McNew and Jason Anderson on June 18. Continue reading Paying Tribute to Charleena Lyles, No Justice No Pride Action Disrupts Pride Parade

News Gleams: City Council Upholds Paris Accord, Metered Parking Coming to Columbia City

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City Council Affirms Seattle’s Commitment to Paris Accords

Seattle’s City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday afternoon committing the city to upholding its portion of the United States’ former commitment to the Paris Climate Accord. The resolution also reaffirmed Seattle’s target to reduce City greenhouse gas emissions 58 percent below 2008 levels by 2030. Continue reading News Gleams: City Council Upholds Paris Accord, Metered Parking Coming to Columbia City

News Gleams: Paul Allen Donates $35 Million For Homeless Center, VR Comes to South Seattle, and Beacon Hill Hosting Small Food Entreprenuers

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Paul Allen Providing $35 Million to Homeless Families

On Monday afternoon, Mayor Ed Murray and philanthropist Paul G. Allen announced a partnership to address the region’s homelessness crisis through a permanent supportive housing and onsite services community that will serve as a resource hub for Seattle-area families with children who are experiencing homelessness. Continue reading News Gleams: Paul Allen Donates $35 Million For Homeless Center, VR Comes to South Seattle, and Beacon Hill Hosting Small Food Entreprenuers

News Gleams: Pothole Palooza, “Trump-Proof” Town Hall, and SPD Seeking Assistance With Investigation

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PotHole Palooza Coming

Monday, April 17, kicks off PotHole Palooza in Seattle. The campaign will aggressively repair potholes across the city. Currently, the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is asking community members to report neighborhood potholes for mapping by SDOT’s Pothole Rangers. Continue reading News Gleams: Pothole Palooza, “Trump-Proof” Town Hall, and SPD Seeking Assistance With Investigation