SDOT Responds on Pedestrian Safety at Stone Way and N 41st

Fremont Neighborhood Council received the following response to FNC’s March meeting discussing  pedestrian safety improvements at Stone Way N and N 41st on the eastern edge of Fremont, and FNC’s subsequent letter supporting prompt and effective action on those improvements (emphasis added):                                                                                                                        4/17/14 Stephanie Pure, Chair, Fremont Neighborhood Council Dear Stephanie: I’m writing to [...]

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BF Day Playground Improvements Taking Shape

Volunteers to plant gardens needed for April 26 at BF Day: “Four raised garden beds will be constructed on Saturday, April 26, 11am-3pm. Tools, supplies and FOOD will be provided for volunteers. These garden beds will be place in the wood chip area (old rings) in the ‘lower lowers,’ filled with organic soil and planted [...]

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Apply by April 30 for mini-grant funding for safe routes to school projects

The Seattle Department of Transportation writes: …now accepting applications for mini-grants of up to $1,000 to fund projects that educate students about pedestrian and bicycle safety and encourage walking and biking to school. Private and public schools, PTAs, neighborhood councils, local advocacy organizations, and other school-related nonprofit groups may apply. In a change from previous [...]

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Design for New Project in Fremont Unveiled April 19 at Informal Meeting

A new mixed-use apartment project is proposed for 743 N 35th Street. You are invited to an informal Fremont Neighborhood Meeting to discuss the project. B9 Architects writes, “Come see the preliminary design proposal and share your comments with those involved in designing the project. All are welcome!” Where: Fremont Public Library Meeting Room 731 [...]

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Nick Licata to Keynote Fremont Neighborhood Council Annual Meeting April 28

Meet your neighbors and hear from Seattle City Councilmember Nick Licata, a champion of pedestrian safety, the arts, and much more, on Monday, April 28, 2014, 7-8:30 pm when he keynotes the  2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING of the Fremont Neighborhood Council, at the Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. in Fremont. Officers for the coming [...]

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Coming Soon to BF Day

The utility box at 40th and Fremont across from BF Day School will soon display this design by Kyler Martz, part of FNC’s ongoing project to replace tagging on Fremont’s utility boxes with art. FNC is working with Urban ArtWorks and community partners to fund and place the designs around Fremont.

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School Superintendent José Banda Hosts NW Region Town Hall Meeting March 27

Seattle Public Schools write that they are hosting several “community meetings to share information on the District’s five-year Strategic Plan, with tailored comments, topics and data from each of the five educational regions. These meetings are designed to engage families, students, staff and community members in ideas to ensure academic success for every one of [...]

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Help Shape 2035′s Seattle & the City’s Plan for Growth

Planning Alternatives Are Here! Seattle’s Department of Planning and Development writes: On Monday, March 24, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM we will be hosting our EIS Scoping Meeting and Open House at City Hall to discuss ways to plan for the growth expected in Seattle over the next 20 years. We will be presenting and [...]

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Larry Phillips Will Discuss Metro Plan at FNC Meeting March 24, 7pm

King County Councilmember Larry Phillips, Chair of the Metropolitan King Council, representing District 4 including Fremont, will speak to the Fremont Neighborhood Council on Monday, March 24, 2014, 7-8:30pm at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th S. Phillips serves on  the County’s Transportation Committee and the Sound Transit Board; he is expected to discuss Metro’s plan to [...]

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Stone Way & 41st, Metro Funding, Feet First, Coalition for an Affordable and Livable Seattle Make Full FNC Agenda March 24

Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting – AGENDA Monday, March 24, 2014, 7-8:30pm at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.(Map) 7pm    Introductions 7:05    Announcements 7:15    King County Councilmember Larry Phillips  Larry Phillips is the Chair of the Metropolitan King Council and represents District 4 (which includes Fremont). King County deals mainly with Metro transit, jails, parks, libraries, and [...]

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