King County reducing density in shelters by moving nearly 400 people to hotels; and Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 175 new cases for April 2, 2020

King County continues to reduce shelter concentrations by moving nearly 400 people to hotels In a continuing effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus and prevent the transmission of illness through the homeless shelter population, King County has negotiated with three local hotels to serve as temporary shelter locations for people experiencing homelessness. ThisContinue reading “King County reducing density in shelters by moving nearly 400 people to hotels; and Public Health—Seattle & King County announces 175 new cases for April 2, 2020”

“Broken Heart” Wins Award

The Parks, Community Programs and Services Department would like to congratulate Abraham Mora for winning the 2020 SeaTac Youth Art Award.   Community Center staff work annually with local high school art teachers to submit art pieces into the regional high school art competition hosted by the Puget Sound Educational Service District.   Abraham, is pictured hereContinue reading ““Broken Heart” Wins Award”

COVID-19 Community Response Fund

On March 10, 2020, the King County Council approved a suite of emergency legislation proposed by King County Executive Dow Constantine to aid in the county’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The final package included $1 million for the Office of Equity and Social Justice (OESJ) to provide flexible resources for engagement and outreach toContinue reading “COVID-19 Community Response Fund”

Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 16- Key Points Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses. Some cause illness in people and others cause illness in certain types of animals. Coronaviruses that infect animals can become able to infect people, but this is rare. We do not know the exact source of the current outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).Continue reading “Animals and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)”

City of SeaTac COVID-19 Update

March 6-The City of SeaTac continues to monitor the latest developments with COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Since the initial case was discovered in King County, City leadership has met several times to collect facts and determine the next steps forward for the City. The City is making its decisions based on facts from Public Health Seattle KingContinue reading “City of SeaTac COVID-19 Update”

Senior Center Closure

March 5- The SeaTac Parks, Community Programs & Services has decided to close the Senior Center and cancel all Senior Field Trips until further notice. Much thought and consideration went into this decision including examining the recommendations of Public Health Seattle King County. City staff made the determination based on a combination of factors including:Continue reading “Senior Center Closure”

Abandoned Homeless Camps and Bicycle Jumps at Des Moines Creek Park Cleaned Up

In late December, the Port of Seattle alerted  SeaTac Parks, Community Programs & Services about a couple of abandoned homeless camps within a remote location of Des Moines Creek Park. Due to the nature of items discovered at each camp and safety of parks employees, staff contacted King County Solid Waste Division. King County SolidContinue reading “Abandoned Homeless Camps and Bicycle Jumps at Des Moines Creek Park Cleaned Up”

Trees for Yards – Trees for Communities – Trees for YOU

January 24-Did you know 50% of the tree cover in SeaTac, Des Moines and Burien grows in yards and on private land? Protecting and helping increase tree cover starts at home. In support of this, residents in Burien, SeaTac and Des Moines are eligible to receive one free tree (per household) to plant in theirContinue reading “Trees for Yards – Trees for Communities – Trees for YOU”

Have a Day-On and Restore Angle Lake Park

This year for MLK Day take a day on and join the Green SeaTac Partnership for a fun morning of restoration! We’ll be removing invasive weeds to make room for trees and native plants to thrive in Angle Lake Park. Everyone can help! All ages are welcome and no experience is necessary. We provide all of theContinue reading “Have a Day-On and Restore Angle Lake Park”

Community Garden Registration is Open

JANUARY 3, 2020-Registration is now open for SeaTac residents to reserve a plot in our very popular SeaTac Community Garden. Last year, almost all of the plots were full. Single plots are available for $40 each. Second plots can be rented starting March 1, if available. Non-SeaTac residents can reserve a plot, beginning March 5,Continue reading “Community Garden Registration is Open”