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Tag: Roosevelt Rezone

Final Roosevelt Decision Upholds Neighborhood Values

The City Council voted 7-2 (Harrell and Godden in opposition) this afternoon to approve the Roosevelt rezone proposal. The final legislation mandates landscaped setbacks at the ground level to achieve wider sidewalks and wider view corridors to the high school,…

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Four Truths about the Roosevelt Rezone

On Wednesday, December 14, a major legislative rezone in the Roosevelt neighborhood was voted out of the Committee on the Built Environment (COBE). The legislation will come to Full Council on Tuesday, January 17.

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Sorting Through Roosevelt Station Area Rezone Conflicts

The City Council’s committee handling the Roosevelt neighborhood rezone meets again tomorrow morning at 10:30 a.m. to consider and possibly vote on this package. The Council’s decision will be important for the Roosevelt neighborhood but also carries implications for the…

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Seattle City Council to discuss Roosevelt neighborhood rezone

News Release
The Seattle City Council’s Committee on the Built Environment will take up the Roosevelt neighborhood rezone during its meeting on Wednesday, December 14 at 10:30 a.m. The committee will hear testimony from the public about the proposal before discussing and possibly voting on the legislation.

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UP #317 Roosevelt Neighborhood Rezone

As I mentioned in UP 317, as of Monday night (and this morning) the agenda for tomorrow’s COBE meeting, was not yet available for public review. Our Council rules state that: “All reasonable effort will be made to provide the preliminary agenda online and in hard copy at least two business days prior to the meeting.” Further, the Open Public Meetings Act requires notice of a Council meeting 24 hours in advance. The concerns I raised this morning about proper notice identified this legal requirement and now has necessitated a last minute change in the meeting start time.

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