Here are assorted links and documents to help you navigate
through the maze of Seattle City government.
Dealing with DCLU
How to effectively ask
the City to do something for you ( PDF)
(tells you EVERYTHING you need to know!)
or try the City Website version with hyperlinks
Receive Council and Council committee agendas by E-mail
City Council: Frequently Asked Questions
How a City Bill becomes law
Miller Playfield lights still blazing away?
Get that Streetlight/pothole/whatever fixed by the City
Report illegal dumping
Montlake Community Club website (MANY useful links)
King County Recorder's Office
Links to Seattle Department of Transportation services
Census data (from Seattle City website)
Zoning map of whole of Seattle
Parks Department Proparks Levy webpage
City of Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board
How to paint out graffiti
Maps available on City website
Central Area Census Tracts
Our neighborhood is within Census Tracts 76 and 79 and a little bit in 77.
Here's what to do if the lights at Miller Playfield or the tennis courts are on when you think they should not be. Ballfield lights should never be on after 10:30 PM.
Please call the appropriate number then drop Andrew an E-mail and we'll keep a log of problems.
Light Repair - Online Form
Street Repair (Pot Holes) - Online Form
Or try fixseattle.com : It is a simple to remember one stop form for reporting 19 municipal maintenance problems - streetlights, signs, crosswalks, clogged storm drains, news vending box problems, METRO litter can overflows, etc. When completed the form forwards to the appropriate department/person (same way City forms do) and the citizen is given a request tracking number.
Spring Clean is all about helping residents improve our precious urban open spaces, whether it's a park, school yard, right of way, or another public property. When you sign up, we can supply you with tools, bags, and even passes to the dump! Spring Clean runs from April 6 through May 18. If you want to clean up open spaces in your neighborhood or pitch in on a project, please call the Spring Clean Hotline at (206) 233-7187 or visit www.ci.seattle.wa.us/util/ept/springclean/. It's quick! It's fun! It makes a difference!