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FNC Meets to Discuss HALA in Fremont Monday Night Feb. 27

HALA will occupy a prominent place on the agenda of the next Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting on Monday, February 27, 2017,  7-8:30pm at  Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. BF Day will present an update on Phase II of their playground improvements. The full agenda includes: 7pm    Intros/Announcements February 27  @6:30p, the City of Seattle Department of Construction […]

First Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting of 2017 Discusses N 34th Bus Stop Safety, HALA

First Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting of 2017 was this Monday night, January 23. Nico Martinucci,* Associate Transportation Planner for SDOT presented detailed information about the City’s plan to reconfigure the bus stop at N 34th and Fremont Avenue to try to solve the problem of crowding where so many board the bus, walk, drive and […]

East Fremont Reacts to HALA Proposals

Residents in East Fremont/West Wallingford who live in the Wallingford Urban Village between Aurora Avenue North and Stone Way North are raising their voices in concern that the proposed upzoning in the HALA “Grand Bargain” will not bring diversity and affordability to the neighborhood while it dramatically affects liveability.  One resident called the neighborhood the […]

City Invites You: Share Your Thoughts on Housing Affordability Proposals

This from the Department of Neighborhoods: “Housing affordability continues to be on many people’s minds as we see headline after headline about rising home prices, rising rents, and an increase in our homeless population.  While we see many things in our community changing, what hasn’t changed is our commitment to each other and to rolling […]

FNC Updated on Ernst Park and the Fremont Siphon–Still Time to Comment on HALA and More

At the October 22 FNC meeting, Seattle Parks and Recreation presented the three options being considered for the expansion of  A.B. Ernst Park,  located at 715 N. 35th St. next to the Fremont Library, which several present urged be named the Fremont Central Park, Fremont Library Park, or Slippery Slope Park for the new slides […]

NEW ZONING MAPS RELEASED BY CITY

Two FNC board members, Toby Thaler and Pete Hornyack, serve on the city’s HALA’s Focus Group, and will meet next Thursday, October 27th. Meanwhile, they share some information about maps the city is considering.  Toby writes, “You can see all available maps and down load as (very large) pdf files here: https://hala.consider.it/  Pete adds, “The […]

HALA updates posted

The City of Seattle has posted what’s been happening with HALA and feedback so far. Take a look: Come see our web updates!  Based on feedback on our website and the progress so far, we have made it much easier to track HALA progress and get information. The What’s Happening tab is the center for progress on policies and […]

FNC Monthly Meeting Features HALA Update–Tonight, Aug. 22, at 7 pm

Tonight! Hear this HALA/Seattle 2035 Update from FNC Board Members Toby Thaler and Pete Hornyack–The City of Seattle’s Housing & Livability Agenda (HALA) has been moving through a community engagement process of which FNC Members Toby Thaler and Pete Hornyack have been participating.  They will give an overview of their experience serving on the HALA […]

City Council Voted Aug. 2, 930 AM on Mandatory Housing Framework Policy Amendment

Fremont Neighborhood Council has not taken an official FNC position on HALA or Seattle 2035, but FNC does want all residents in Fremont to be aware of what is happening on that front. UPDATE ON STORY BELOW–here is a link to the PLUZ Committee action. In brief, “The Council’s Planning, Land Use & Zoning committee […]

Agenda for July 25 FNC meeting revised

Presentation by Weber Thompson Architects added–learn more about their 7-story “Living Office Building”  planned for 900 N 34th St., NE, corner of N 34th and Troll Avenue N. REVISED AGENDA
 
Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting
Monday, July, 25, 2016, 7-8:30pm, Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. 7pm    Introductions 7:10    Announcements/Upcoming Events 7/26: Spoke & Food at Red […]