Mayor McGinn’s Proposed 2011-2012 City Budget as it relates to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods(DON):

  • Closing 7 Neighborhood Service Centers(6 nonpayment locations and one payment office in West Seattle)
  • Eliminating 6 Neighborhood District Coordinators
  • Reducing Neighborhood Matching Fund budget by $700,000
  • Reducing Historic Preservation budget by $300,000 which includes eliminating one time funding of $127,000 for survey and inventory work in Southeast Seattle

For addition information, see:

City Council’s Budget Public Hearings:

October 13

  • Time: 5 p.m. Sign-in 5:30 p.m. Public Hearing
  • Location: The Brockey Center at South Seattle Community College (6000 16th Avenue SW)

October 26

  • Time: 5 p.m. Sign-in 5:30 p.m. Public Hearing
  • Location: Seattle City Hall Council Chambers, 2nd floor (600 Fourth Avenue)

Please find the following documents attached here for your information:

1. The impacts of the proposed budget to Seattle Department of Neighborhoods are detailed in the attached letter from Stella Chao, Director.

2. Seattle City Council Budget Public Hearings,  that starts tonight Wednesday, September 29th, 2010 at Northgate Community Center Gym.

To review the entire 2011-2012 Proposed Budget, visit

You may also visit for dates and times of the City Council’s Budget Public Hearings.

For more information on participating in the budget process, visit