This is a general reminder that you should already have you ballots and they need to be postmarked by November 5th. And given that sidewalks and walkability are often one of the primary concerns in the area I thought people might be interested in FeetFirst’s guide to the candidates. The full link is above [...]
It’s that time again! Check out safety tips for keeping your kids safe on the Seattle Police Deptartment Web site:
It is also important to ensure that your home is safe and accessible to trick-or-treaters. As adults there are some very simple things we can do to make the evening safe for everyone:
This coming Wednesday, December 2nd, North District Council will be hearing sidewalk proposals from neighbors in Cedar Park, Jackson Park, Lake City, Maple Leaf, Meadowbrook, Olympic Hills, Pinehurst and Victory Heights. There are over 20 projects that neighbors have submitted for funding consideration. Each neighborhood has picked their top one to three projects. The council [...]
Help shape Seattle’s future as the most walkable city in the nation
Three volunteers are being sought to serve on the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board. Residents are invited to apply to serve on a volunteer committee that plays an influential role in implementing Seattle’s Pedestrian Master Plan. The board advises the mayor and City Council, [...]
Come to Pacific Place Mall in downtown Seattle this Saturday, November 21, at 2:30 p.m., for the launch of the 2009 Holiday Pedestrian Safety Campaign!
Following a “safety fair” with bags and stencils for the kids (beginning at 1:30 p.m.), MC Penny LeGate of KIRO-TV will introduce the campaign as well as speakers from Seattle [...]
Recently, Councilmembers Burgess and Conlin and Mayor Nickels proposed repealing the “Head Tax” (aka “Employee Hours Tax”). This tax costs businesses, on average, only $91 for an entire year and only taxes employees who drive by themselves to work. Some have suggested it should be called a “Wheel tax” or “SOV tax” instead.
This funding, [...]
“Head Tax” Brownbag LunchThursday, August 13th12:00 – 1:30 pmGGLO Space at the Steps1301 First Ave, Level AEnter through door located about ¼ of the way down the Harbor Steps
Please join Great City as we discuss the recently proposed repeal of the “head tax” with City Councilmember Tim Burgess, Rebecca Deehr, and Renee Staton. The [...]
You may have heard about discussions that are happening in Seattle regarding the possible repeal of the Employee Hours Tax that is also known as the “Head Tax”. This is a $25 per employee per year tax to employers for each employee who drives alone to work. The “Head Tax” does not apply for employees [...]
Sustainability advocates in Seattle have been uniting in an effort to ask Council and the Mayor to retain the “head tax”, a $25 per employee per year tax on employees who drive alone to work. The Downtown Seattle Association and the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce have been lobbying Council for the past few years [...]