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Posts for 'Parks'

2015 Seattle Park District Budget

December 1st, 2014

The Seattle Park District has approved its 2015 budget and appointed the City’s finance director as its treasurer.


Lake City Community Center

November 17th, 2014

The Department of Parks and Recreation will include in the Mayor’s proposed 2016 Budget & 2016-2021 Capital Improvement Program its preferred alternative for renovating or replacing the Lake City Community Center.


UP #356 – Seattle Park District Next Steps

August 27th, 2014

What’s next, now that the Park District ballot measure has passed?


Art in the Park

June 16th, 2014

ARTSparks presents art & music in Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park through September…


Urban Politics #349 – A Seattle Park District

April 21st, 2014

I proposed changes to the Council’s Seattle Park District legislation that call for a more diverse citizen oversight committee and increased funding for recreation programs.


Building 30 Progress Report

July 29th, 2013

Here is an update on the City’s renovation of Building 30 at Magnuson Park.


Envisioning New Waterfront Parks

July 22nd, 2013

Piers 48 & 52 could be the first parks in Seattle operated by the State.


Skateable Art for Myrtle Edwards Park

May 28th, 2013

Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Office of Arts and Culture, and Red Bull are inviting people to a public meeting this Wednesday, May 29th, from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Belltown Community Center.  The purpose of the meeting is to learn about and comment upon The Red Bull energy drink company’s commissioning of an artist […]


Give Parks a Piece of Your Mind

May 6th, 2013

The Parks Dpt. is soliciting help from the public in planning the future of Seattle’s parks. Their goal is to gather public input for incorporation into their Parks Legacy Plan.


Summer Art in the Park 2013

April 8th, 2013

Did you know that Seattle’s Department of Parks & Recreation contributes to Seattle’s ranking as a top U.S. arts destination?