Tag: Department of Neighborhoods

BUDGET 2012 – WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR

October 5th, 2011

Mayor McGinn has now presented a proposed 2012 budget. The Council will take October and most of November to review and evaluate the Mayor’s proposal, and will vote to formally adopt a 2012 budget in mid-November.

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NEIGHBORHOOD DISASTER PLANNING

April 12th, 2011

Three Seattle District Councils and neighborhoods created communications hubs and community outreach on emergency preparedness in 2009, using $21,000 that I secured in the Council’s 2008 budget.  In 2010, these three groups convened a planning summit for other communities to learn from their experience, and a number of other groups are seeking to develop systems […]

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REINVENTING SEATTLE’S COMMUNITY CENTERS AND DEPARTMENT OF NEIGHBORHOODS

December 2nd, 2010

The Departments of Parks and Neighborhoods took the greatest hits in the proposed 2011 budget.  The Parks Department lost dozens of employees, with five community centers cut back to limited use status, while the Department of Neighborhoods was cut by 18.2% — almost three times as large as the total budget reductions. The Council restored […]

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COUNCIL COMMITTEE ADOPTS 2011 BUDGET

November 18th, 2010

On Friday, November 12, the Council, meeting as the Budget Committee, completed its work on adopting some 147 amendments to the Mayor’s proposed budget and accompanying legislation.  This package will now go to the Full Council for formal adoption on Monday, November 22. The budget approved by the Council responds to the challenge of the […]

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