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.
START PLANNING NOW FOR THE
31ST ANNUAL SEATTLE NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2015!
Night Out is a national crime prevention event designed to heighten crime
prevention awareness, increase neighborhood support in anti-crime efforts,
and unite communities. To learn more about Night Out, visit www.seattle.gov/police/Nightout/.
To participate in Night Out and to have your street closed for the event,
you must officially register your Night Out event with the City of Seattle.
Last year, over 1,400 events were registered to participate.
If your neighborhood needs funding to participate, the Neighborhood Matching
Fund may be able to help. Community groups can request up to $1000 to
help fund Night Out planning efforts and activities such as outreach efforts,
educational fairs, bike parades, and neighborhood cleanups, to name a
However, you’ll need to apply now to its Small Sparks Fund because the
deadline to apply for this event is Monday, June 22 at 5:00 p.m.
For information on the application process, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/nmf/smallsparks.htm
or call 206-733-9916. The Small Sparks Fund is open to applications year-round.
Beautiful Dunn Gardens in Broadview.
Past winners of the Chili Rama in Haller Lake.
View of Puget Sound from Broadview and Carkeek
COMING SOON TO TAPROOT THEATRE:
Conceived and Originally Directed by John-Michael Tebelak Music and
new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Runs July 10 - Aug. 15 and previews July 8 & 9. It's Fresh.
Fabulous. Fun. Set against the backdrop of Seattle’s public market, our
multi-talented cast sings, dances and plays their own instruments as they
tell this high-energy story of loyalty, laughter and unconditional love.
Join the celebration—it’s summer in Seattle! Inspired by the Gospel of
Matthew, Godspell boasts a Tony-nominated score featuring popular songs
like “Day By Day” and “Learn Your Lessons Well.” Purchase
your tickets now!
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