Read our 2014-2017 Find It, Fix It Community Walks Program Report

The Find It, Fix It Community Walks began in 2014 as a neighborhood outreach program named after the then recently introduced Find It, Fix It App. Held in 5-6 neighborhoods a year, these walks provided an opportunity for community members to meet with the Mayor and City Department heads and staff in their neighborhood to discuss public safety and maintenance concerns.

Check out the 2014-2017 Find It, Fix It Program Report to get an overview of the program and a glimpse into the program’s operations and results including 26 community walks, 39 community volunteer projects, and 576 completed service requests.

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Rainier Valley and Capitol Hill neighbors invited to apply for Community Project Grants by October 10

In partnership with Cities of Service, the Find It, Fix It Community Walks Program is offering funds to support community-led projects in Capitol Hill and in Rainier Valley neighborhoods. The Community Project Grants will be awarded for public safety projects that engage the community and help prevent crime. Potential projects could include clean-ups, murals, graffiti paint-outs, landscape maintenance, and plantings.

Each project can be funded up to $1,500 or as funds allow. The funding is open to neighborhoods visited by Find It, Fix It Community Walks in 2014 when the grant was not yet available. These communities include Capitol Hill, Brighton, Dunlap, Genesee, New Holly, Othello, Rainier Beach, Rainier Vista, and Rainier Valley. All funded projects must be completed and project funds spent by December 1, 2017.

You can find the easy-to-complete application at www.seattle.gov/finditfixit. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until Tuesday, October 10 at 5 p.m. The selection committee will notify applicants of funding decisions within three business days of when the application is submitted.

If you have an idea for a project in a Rainier Valley neighborhood or Capitol Hill, please apply today! For more information on the Find It, Fix It Community Project Grants or to request a paper copy of the application, please contact Laura Jenkins at 206-684-0320 or laura.jenkins@seattle.gov or visit www.seattle.gov/finditfixit.

 

The Find It, Fix It mobile app offers smartphone users one more way to report selected issues to the City. With Find It, Fix It, reporting an issue is as easy as snapping a photo with a smartphone, adding detailed information, and hitting submit.

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Neighbors invited to help plan North Beacon Hill Find It, Fix It Community Walk

The North Beacon Hill neighborhood is invited to help plan the North Beacon Hill Find It, Fix It Community Walk, the sixth Mayor-led walk happening this year. Find It, Fix It Community Walks bring together City officials, business owners, and community members to address neighborhood needs.

The North Beacon Hill walk will be held on Saturday, October 7 and will follow a route determined by community members and those serving on its Community Walk Action Team. To participate, community members can fill out the Find It, Fix It Community Input survey. For more information, contact Find It, Fix It Program Coordinator Paige Madden at paige.madden@seattle.gov or 206-233-5166 or Hailey Oppelt at hailey.oppelt@seattle.gov or 206-386-1907.

In addition, community members are invited to apply for up to $3000 to complete community projects that improve the safety or appearance of their neighborhood. To apply for a Community Project Grant, community members can find the application at seattle.gov/finditfixit.

Lastly, community members don’t have to wait for the walk to report safety needs or city maintenance issues. They can use the Find It, Fix It mobile app. Android users can download the app from the Google Play Store and iPhone users can download it from the App Store.

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Neighbors invited to First Hill Find It, Fix It Community Walk

(Photo: Rachel Greenberg)

Mayor Murray’s Find It, Fix It Community Walks provide a unique opportunity for community members to identify neighborhood needs and discuss challenges directly with City leaders. The fourth walk this year will be held in First Hill on Tuesday, July 11.

  • Sign-in, refreshments, and volunteer opportunities from 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Program and walk from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Walk begins at First Hill Park at 1201 University St (map)

 

First Hill Find It, Fix It Community Walk
Tuesday, July 11

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sign-in, refreshments, and volunteer sign-up opportunities with various City programs.

6:00 p.m. – 7:25 p.m.
Walk commences (view the route map)

7:25 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Walk concludes at the intersection of 9th Ave and Jefferson St

 

 

Participants can use the Find It, Fix It mobile app on the walk. This smartphone app offers mobile users one more way to report selected issues to the City. Make sure to download the app before the walk.

In partnership with Cities of Service, the city will offer up to $3,000 in grants for community-led projects to each 2017 Find It, Fix It Walk neighborhood. The First Hill Community Project Grant Application is available at www.seattle.gov/finditfixit until July 25. If you have an idea for a project in First Hill, apply today!

For more information on the Find It, Fix It Community Walks program, contact Paige Madden at paige.madden@seattle.gov or visit www.seattle.gov/finditfixit.

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Neighbors invited to help plan Little Brook Find It, Fix It Community Walk

The Little Brook neighborhood is invited to help plan the Little Brook Find It, Fix It Community Walk, the fifth of six Mayor-led walks happening this year. The Find It, Fix It Community Walks bring together City officials, business owners, and community members to address neighborhood needs.

The Little Brook walk will be held on Monday, August 14 and will follow a route determined by community members serving on its Community Walk Action Team. For more information, contact Find It, Fix It Program Coordinator Paige Madden at paige.madden@seattle.gov or 206-233-5166.

In addition, community members are invited to apply for up to $3,000 to complete community projects that improve the safety or appearance of their neighborhood. To apply for a Community Project Grant, community members can download and complete the application.

Lastly, community members don’t have to wait for the walk to report safety needs or city maintenance issues. They can use the Find It, Fix It mobile app. Android users can download the app from the Google Play Store and iPhone users can download it from the App Store.

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