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Archive for January, 2014

FNC Gets Early Update on Gas Works Park Play Area Renovation

David Graves, Senior Planner for Seattle parks, spoke about the Gas Works Park Play Area renovation at the FNC January meeting Monday night. The first public meeting about the improvements will be March 11. At FNC’s request, Graves wrote up some information to share here: The 2008 Parks and Greenspace levy included money to make […]

Last Meeting to Respond on Parks Investment Proposal- Jan. 30, 7 pm

The last of three community meetings in January to get feedback on the work done by the Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory Committeein preparation for a potential 2014 park and recreation funding ballot measure is tonight–Thursday, January 30 at 7 p.m. Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave. N (map) Hear “a brief presentation that describes […]

Special Meeting Feb. 4 of the King County Council Addresses Metro Funding Proposal

Councilmember Larry Phillips writes: I  wish to advise you of a proposal under consideration for funding Metro Transit service and local road and transportation infrastructure in King County.The King County Council is currently considering proposed legislation that would form a Transportation Benefit District in order to place a local transportation funding measure on the April 2014 ballot.  The proposed measure would generate approximately […]

Utility Box at BFDay Attracts Some Love

FNC has arranged for painting four utility boxes in Fremont, including the one in front of BF Day Elementary. Neighbor Judie Clarridge writes, “I was driving southbound on Fremont Avenue on Sunday morning and stopped at the traffic light at 39th, near B. F. Day School.  While I was waiting, I noticed a mom and […]

Have a Say on Proposed 2014 Park & Recreation Funding Proposal

Seattle Parks and Recreation writes that they “will host three community meetings in January to get feedback on the work done by the Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory Committee in preparation for a potential 2014 park and recreation funding ballot measure. The meetings will be held: TONIGHT–Thursday, January 23 at 6 p.m. International District/Chinatown Community Center […]

Engage in Choice of New Seattle Police Chief

From Seattle Neighborhood Group: Dear Seattle Community members: I am honored to serve on the Seattle Police Chief Search Advisory Committee and I would like to take this opportunity to let you know how your voice can be heard in the process. The timeline is short, so I encourage you to look at the following […]

All Fremont Neighbors Welcome! Fremont Neighborhood Council Meets Jan.27

Meet our brand-new WA State representative, hear about Gas Works Park upgrade and pedestrian safety at 43rd and Fremont Avenue at the FNC meeting Monday, January 27, 7-8:30pm, Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. law coursework AGENDA 7pm Introductions 7:05 Announcements 7:15 Introduction and Legislative Update–Presenter: Brady Walkinshaw, newly-appointed 43rd Legislative District State Representative 7:25 […]

Devil in the Details: Fremont neighbors asked to weigh in on Pedestrian Master Plan

The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) is asking for input on the Pedestrian Zone Mapping Project (pedestrian retail areas). But you will have to search to find plans for Fremont and Wallingford.  Here are the links: essay writers Stone Way N – south of N 45th St. Stone Way N – south of N […]

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OF SERVICE

On Jan. 20 from 10 am to 4 pm, you are invited by the Fremont Neighborhood Council, Fremont Chamber of Commerce, Fremont Baptist Church and the Church World Service to participate in Fremont’s MLK Day of Service event at Fremont Baptist Church 717 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103 Information here http://www.fremontmlkday.org/ Sign up here […]

Dates to Save: FNC’s 2014 Meeting Schedule

FNC meets on the 4th Monday of every month (except May, when we meet on the 3rd Monday, and December when we skip a meeting).  We meet at the Doric Lodge on N 36th just west of Fremont Avenue. Here are the dates for 2014: January 27 February 24 March 24 April 28-Annual General Meeting-Location […]