Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Newsletter

Maureen Sheehan

Hey Neighbor: Meet Maureen Sheehan

Our Hey Neighbor! series introduces you to the people behind the scenes working to build, strengthen, and engage the communities of Seattle.

Maureen Sheehan has been the Major Institutions and Schools staff liaison for the past 3 years. Before coming to the City of Seattle, she worked for the federal government doing environmental compliance, primarily on projects funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) along the US/Mexico border and California. (Watch the Video)


Mayor Durkan Announces $75 Million to Create and Preserve 1,400 Affordable Homes: The City of Seattle will invest more than $75 million to build and preserve more than 1,400 affordable homes in neighborhoods across Seattle, the largest number of affordable homes ever created in Seattle in one year. (more)

Online Resource to Help You Get Through the Viaduct Closure and Beyond: Seattle Department of Transportation has created a one-stop resource to help you prepare for Seattle’s era of tough traffic over the next five years. (more)

City Launching Online Registration System for Short-Term Rentals: Beginning on January 1, 2019, anyone operating a short-term rental in Seattle must have a short-term rental operator’s license. (more)

Mark Your Calendars for the North and South Seattle Home Fairs: Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord, renter or potential homeowner, Seattle Department of Construction & Inspections' home fairs will have something for you! Ask them about permitting process, inspections, code requirements, rental housing rules, and so much more. (more)

Louisa Hotel Renovation Project Offers Opportunity for Community Development: As businesses in the Chinatown International District struggle with rising rents and rapid changes in the neighborhood, the Louisa Hotel project is an exciting opportunity to connect business owners with the perfect space to run their restaurant or shop for years to come. (more)



Get the Latest Updates on Plans for RapidRide H Line: Take a look at Seattle Department of Transportation's plans for transforming Route 120 to the new RapidRide H Line and the subsequent redesign of Delridge Way SW. (more)


South Park Neighborhood Association: January 8, 7pm (more)



Volunteers Needed to Advise on Development Plans for Seattle Central College: Here’s your chance to advise the City on development plans of Seattle Central College on Capitol Hill. Apply by December 20. (more)


Let There Be Light - Closing Viewing Party: December 21, 7pm (more)

Queen Anne Community Council: January 2, 7:30pm (more)



Green Lake and Wallingford Paving & Multi-Modal Improvement Project: Learn about the improvements you can expect near Green Lake Park next year. (more)

N 34th St Mobility Improvements Survey: Seattle Department of Transportation's proposal will upgrade the existing bike lanes to protected, paint-and-post bike lanes on N 34th St from Fremont Ave N to Stone Way N and keep parking on the north side of the street. (more)


City University Community Advisory Committee: January 8, 6:30pm (more)

Meadowbrook Community Meeting: January 8, 7pm (more)

Phinney Ridge Community Council Meeting: January 8, 7pm (more)

Ballard District Council: January 9, 7pm (more)