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WELCOME 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.

NORTHWEST DISTRICT ALERTS

Be an Equity Champion: Apply for the Community Involvement Commission - The deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 1 by 5pm. Visit the website to apply.

Wednesday, March 1, 6:00-7:30 pm the Neighborhood Matching Fund team is hosting workshop at University Heights - Room 209 (5031 University Way NE) .To RSVP call 206-733-9916. Workshops will be offered throughout the year.

Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets - Now all ages will have the opportunity to decide how to spend $2,000,000 of the City's budget on small-scale physical improvement projects in Seattle's parks and streets. Have an idea for a project? You can submit your ideas now.

You're invited to help improve the Port of Seattle's website by providing your input via this online survey by Thursday, Feb. 23.

DEPT OF NEIGHBORHOODS NEWSLETTER – FOR FEBRUARY 22, 2017

News About Seattle Happenings -
Mayor Ed Murray's 2017 State of the City Address from Idris Mosque
Your Voice, Your Choice: Submit Your Ideas for Small-Scale Park & Street Improvements by 2/26
Be an Equity Champion: Apply for the Community Involvement Commission by March 1
Learn About Our New and Improved Neighborhood Matching Fund: Workshop on March 1
Click here to see all the news  in a convenient web version. Get ready to mark your calendar!

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NW District Scenes

Dunn Gardens
Beautiful Dunn Gardens in Broadview.
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Past winners of the Chili Rama in Haller Lake.

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View of Puget Sound from Broadview and Carkeek park.

COMING SOON TO TAPROOT THEATRE:

Room Service by John Murry and Allen Boretz
Runs Feb 1-Mar 4, 2017
“This may be the first hotel to win a Pulitzer Prize.” Madcap mishaps and little lies take on lives of their own as a theatrical troupe chases their dream of Broadway. Or Off-Broadway. Make that Off-Off-Broadway. Laugh yourself silly with this hit comedy that inspired a Marx Brothers classic.
Evidence of Things Unseen by Katie Forgette
Runs Mar 29–Apr 29, 2017 “Lord, give us strength and guide us –” “Jane. If faith is the evidence of things unseen, then why are we all so certain of the truth? Unexpected circumstances find sisters Jane and Abigail taking care of their bird-watching father. As they struggle with grief, loss and their opposing beliefs, they discover that the truth sometimes finds you.
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NW DistrictCouncil Purpose

The purpose of the Northwest District Council is:

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

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