Council Business

Ballard DC Bylaws 2009




Ballard District Coordinator

Thomas Whittemore
5604 22nd Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Phone: (w) 206-684-4096

Neighborhood District Coordinators work to bring City government closer to communities across Seattle. They help to empower all community members to make contributions in their communities, as well as serve as their resource and liaison.


Committee Meetings are open to the public.

Executive Committee

The Ballard DC Executive Committee is composed of the four DC officers elected annually and the Ballard DC’s rep to the City Neighborhood Council.

Other non-voting participants include the Council’s immediate past president and the chairs of any standing committees.

The Executive Committee meets on Thursdays in the week following general meetings of the DC. Meetings are at 7:30 AM at the Ballard Neighborhood Service Center.

The BDC Executive Committee develops the agenda for district council general meetings, tracks ongoing issues, and approves correspondence to be signed by the president.

2014 Executive Committee

Kirk Robbins, President,
Joe Wert, Vice President,
Jim Doub, At Large,
Jody Grage, At Large,

Representative to City Neighborhood Council

Catherine Weatbrook, CNC Representative,

City Neighborhood Council Role in City of Seattle Government


Each year, the CNC makes recommendations on the City budget by writing to the Mayor and City Council, with one going in early summer when the Mayor’s budget is being put together, and the letter to the City Council going in October after late September release of the Mayor’s budget proposals.

In addition, the CNC writes to the Mayor, City Council, and City Departments about issues of importance to neighborhoods.

Historical Documents

History of Seattle Neighborhood District Councils

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