Power Outage Affecting 12,900 Customers in Parts of Ballard, Magnolia, and Queen Anne

Seattle City Light  crews are working to restore power to about 12,900 customers in parts of Ballard, Magnolia, and Queen Anne. While working to restore power to an earlier outage, four circuit breakers relayed offline causing a cascading effect and a larger outage. The Seattle Fire Department is responding to a small fire that resulted in the Broad Street Substation.  An early estimate for restoration is later this morning, Saturday, January 20. Customers can get updated outage information at www.seattle.gov/light/sysstat.

Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of the Century Building and the 2703 East Yesler Way residence for landmark status

Century Building

2703 East Yesler Way

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nominations of two buildings on Wednesday, October 18. The structures are the Century Building at 400 Queen Anne Avenue N/10 Harrison Street in Uptown and the 2703 East Yesler Way residence in Central Area. The meeting will be held at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments on either nomination. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following mailing address by 3:00 p.m. on October 17:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

A copy of the Landmark Nomination for the Century Building is available for public review at Queen Anne Branch Library (400 W Garfield Street), and the Landmark Nomination for the 2703 East Yesler Way residence is available at the Douglas-Truth Library (2300 East Yesler Way). Both nominations can be viewed at the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, 4th Floor (206-684-0228). They are also posted on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

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Second public meeting scheduled to discuss zoning modifications for renovation of the Queen Anne Elementary School

A second public meeting is scheduled to discuss Seattle School District plans to renovate and construct an addition to Queen Anne Elementary School located at 411 Boston Street. The meeting will be held at Queen Anne Elementary School on Thursday, July 20 at 6:00 p.m. The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (departures) to the City’s zoning regulations for the following:

  • Increased lot coverage.
  • Continued “off-site only” parking.
  • On-street bus loading and unloading.

This meeting serves as the second required hearing before the Queen Anne Elementary School Development Standards Departure Advisory Committee, a group composed of neighbors and School District and City representatives. It will include a presentation by Seattle Public Schools on the requested modifications to the development standards, along with an opportunity to give public comment. Any public comment received at the first meeting on June 6 will continue to be taken into consideration. Following public comment, the Committee will deliberate and consider the District’s requests.

Written comments can be submitted by Tuesday, July 18 to:

Maureen Sheehan
E-mail:
Maureen.Sheehan@seattle.gov
Mailing Address:  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, P.O. Box 94649, Seattle WA 98124-4649

For additional information or to request an interpreter (by Friday, July 14) for the meeting, contact Maureen Sheehan, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, at 206-684-0302.

The Major Institutions and Schools Program provides a way for neighbors of Seattle’s hospitals, universities, and colleges to be directly involved in the development plans for those institutions to ensure neighborhood concerns are considered when those plans are made. It is a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

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Public meeting scheduled to discuss zoning modifications for renovation of the Queen Anne Elementary School

A public meeting is scheduled to discuss Seattle School District plans to renovate and construct an addition to Queen Anne Elementary School located at 411 Boston Street. The meeting will be held at Queen Anne School on Tuesday, June 6 at 6:30 p.m.

The Seattle School District is requesting modifications (known as departures) to the City’s zoning regulations for the following:

  • Increased lot coverage.
  • Continued “off-site only” parking.
  • On-street bus loading and unloading.

This meeting will include a presentation by Seattle Public Schools on the requested modifications before the Queen Anne School Development Standards Departure Advisory Committee, a group composed of neighbors and School District and City representatives. After the presentation, the public is invited to make comments. Following public comment, the Committee will deliberate and consider the District’s requests. Additional meetings may be held, if needed.

If community members cannot attend the meeting, written comments can be submitted by Friday, June 2 to:

Maureen Sheehan
E-mail:
Maureen.Sheehan@seattle.gov
Mailing Address:  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, P.O. Box 94649, Seattle WA 98124-4649

For additional information or to request an interpreter (by Wednesday, May 31) for the meeting, contact Maureen Sheehan, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, at 206-684-0302.

The Major Institutions and Schools Program provides a way for neighbors of Seattle’s hospitals, universities, and colleges to be directly involved in the development plans for those institutions to ensure neighborhood concerns are considered when those plans are made. It is a program of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods.

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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of KeyArena and four Seattle Center buildings for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider nomination of several Seattle Center buildings to include: KeyArena, West Court Building, NASA Building, and Blue Spruce Apartments on the Seattle Center campus and Bressi Garage/Pottery Northwest at 226-232 1st Ave N.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 21 at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue) in the Bertha Knight Landes Room (1st Floor).

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments regarding the nomination. Verbal comments will be limited to one minute per person or three minutes for a representative of an organization.

With limited time for verbal comment, written comment is encouraged via email or letters that can be shared with Board members in advance. Written comments should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board before 3:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19 to Erin Doherty at Erin.Doherty@seattle.gov or by mail to the following address:

Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649
Attn: Erin Doherty

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Queen Anne Branch Library (400 W. Garfield St) beginning May 26 and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods’ office in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, 4th Floor (206-684-0228). It is also posted on Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website under the heading of “Current Nominations.”

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