Councilmember Licata left office on January 1, 2016.
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Posts for 'Parks'

Parks Levy Funds for Neighborhoods

April 1st, 2013

April 22nd is your chance to let the Parks and Green Spaces Levy Oversight Committee know what you think of their proposed 2nd round of Opportunity Fund grants.


Art in the Park & African American Film Fest

March 27th, 2013

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival kicks off April 13th & the Parks Dpt. is accepting applications for art in the park until May 10th.


Magnuson Park Bldg. 11 Dispute Resolved

March 11th, 2013

Now that Building 11 at Magnuson Park is returning to City control, I hope to see some of the working artists that left be welcomed back.


Good News on Building 30

January 28th, 2013

The winning bid for renovating Building 30 at Magnuson Park came in below City estimates, saving about $392,000.


Staffing Cultural Development & Volunteer Park

November 19th, 2012

Included in the 2013-2014 City budget my colleagues and I finalized today are two staffing issues I fought for.


New Parks Policy

October 4th, 2012

I’m glad that the community members I worked with in 1998 have continued to monitor the issue and have found a way to negotiate a better approach while also not compromising on public safety and fair access to our parks for all.


Urban Politics #325: The Yesler Terrace Redevelopment Project

September 10th, 2012

It is the Council’s duty to watchdog this legislation as it is implemented and to work with SHA and the community to assure that every requirement that is in this legislation is met.


Redesigning the Central Waterfront

July 20th, 2012

On Monday, July 23 the City Council will hear the recommendations of the Central Waterfront Committee about how to redesign the Downtown Seattle waterfront. The Central Waterfront Committee was created by the Council in Resolution 31264 to “advise the City on designing, developing and managing a series of premiere public spaces on the Central Waterfront […]


Little Free Libraries for the Waterfront?

July 16th, 2012

“Little Free Library” promotes the love of reading by inspiring people to build free book exchanges that in turn build a sense of community.


Tuesdays & Thursdays @ City Hall

July 9th, 2012

Farm-fresh produce from Pike Place Market every Tuesday and music concerts every Thursday on City Hall’s Plaza through the summer. Yes, summer is finally here.