TO THE NW DISTRICT COUNCIL
The Northwest District Council is an organization
of vibrant neighborhood groups working hard to keep this district a great
place to work, play, visit, and live. The efforts of our active local
neighborhood councils make living here the best it can be, ensuring neighborhood
schools, libraries, parks, roads, utilities, and other amenities are maintained
and enhanced for the health, safety, and enjoyment of all. The NW District
Council works with other Districts, the City of Seattle, and state and
regional entities to make life better for everyone. For more information
on the purpose of the NW District Council, see the right hand column on
this page. Click here
to view a printable version of our by-laws.
CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD PUBLIC
HEARING ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING IMPACT MITIGATION PROGRAM FOR COMMERCIAL
The Seattle City Councilís Select Committee on Housing Affordability will
hold a public hearing to take comments on the proposal on Wednesday
September 30th at 5:30 p.m. at City Council Chambers, 2nd floor,
Seattle City Hall at 600 4th Ave.
The City Council is considering a proposed ordinance that would add a
new Chapter 23.58B to the Land Use Code and make other amendments. Chapter
23.58B would establish a framework for an Affordable Housing Impact Mitigation
Program to partially mitigate the impacts of commercial development on
the need for affordable housing.
It would also amend the State Environmental
Policy Act ordinance, SMC Section 25.05.675, to adopt environmental policies
to help mitigate the need for affordable housing caused by commercial
development, and amend Section 23.76.006 to address procedures for certain
For more information on the time of the hearing, please check the Committee
a few days prior to the meeting. For those who wish to testify, a sign-up sheet will be available outside the Council Chamber one-half hour before the public hearing.
Beautiful Dunn Gardens in Broadview.
Past winners of the Chili Rama in Haller Lake.
View of Puget Sound from Broadview and Carkeek
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The purpose of the Northwest District Council
to provide a forum for community business and residential groups located
in the NW district council area to strengthen the neighborhoods, share
ideas, provide planning, solve common problems, and promote the responsiveness
of our local government;
to work together for the benefit and improvement of the neighborhoods
in order to enhance community livability;
to establish and maintain contacts with government agencies, the business
community, churches, schools, and other private and public organizations;
to inform people of plans and actions affecting the neighborhoods and
to encourage citizen participation.;
to address issues which may affect neighborhood livability. These include,
but are not limited to land use, zoning, housing, human resources, social
and recreational opportunities, open space and parks, environmental quality,
crime prevention, pedestrian safety, traffic and transportation;
to make recommendations on government policies and City funding including,
but not limited to Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Fund Projects and
Neighborhood Street Fund/Cumulative Reserve Fund applications that affect
the Northwest District and/or its member neighborhoods.
to send a representative to the City Neighborhood Council
NW District Council Chair
NW District Council Secretary
NW District Coordinator