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.
PEOPLE'S ACADEMY FOR COMMUNITY
ENGAGEMENT (PACE) IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
The People's Academy for Community Engagement (PACE) is a civic leadership
development program designed to build the skills of emerging community
leaders. During the 12-month program, 26 emerging leaders (18 years and
up) will learn hands-on strategies for community building, inclusive engagement,
and accessing government from experts in the field. PACE has a strong
focus on Seattle's community and neighborhood organizations, and the city's
governmental structure and processes.
Apply if you are interested in being one of our city's future leaders!
Sessions are taught by facilitators from community and nonprofit organizations
and city departments, and are held on the third Thursday of each month
from 5:30-9 p.m. at Seattle University, beginning Sept. 2015 and going
through May 2016. From May through August 2016, participants will work
with neighborhood groups to plan, engage in, and implement community projects.
to learn more and/or apply online. Tuition is $100, payable after acceptance
into the program. Tuition assistance is available.
For more information
email Wendy Watson or call
her at 206-684-0719.
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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Runs May 15– June 20 and previews May 13 & 14. Adapted by Margaret
P.G. Wodehouse is back on the Taproot stage!
Gertrude is eager to marry
Bertie; Eustace is eager to marry Gertrude; and Aunt Agatha and Uncle
Rupert are eager to see their nephews at the altar.
While the scheming
young men race to disaster the quick-witted Jeeves must devise their rescue.
This delicious comedy is based on P.G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves and the Hardboiled
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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