Volunteers needed to advise on First Hill development plans!

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking community members to serve on the Standing Advisory Committees at Harborview AND Virginia Mason Medical Centers. The role of each committee is to provide feedback on projects planned and under development by the institution to ensure it complies with its Master Plan. The Master Plan describes zoning rules, long range planning of the property, and transportation planning.

Who can apply: Community members who have experience in neighborhood organizing and issues, land use and zoning, architecture or landscape architecture, economic development, building development, educational or medical services, or an interest in their neighborhood’s future!

Meeting locations and frequency: Typically 1 – 4 meetings annually for 2 years. Meetings are held at the institution’s (Harborview or Virginia Mason) campus in the evening.

How to apply: Send a letter of interest indicating which institution’s committee you are interested in serving on to maureen.sheehan@seattle.gov or to PO Box 94649, Seattle, WA 98124-4649.

To learn more about the program, visit seattle.gov/neighborhoods/programs-and-services/major-institutions-and-schools or contact Maureen Sheehan at 206-684-0302 or maureen.sheehan@seattle.gov.

For more information about each medical center’s advisory committee, visit:

For general information about the Advisory Committees visit our Frequently Asked Questions.


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