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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Buildings, Dog Parks, District Council Changes, Grant Guidelines on FNC Agenda July 25

Monday, July, 25, 2016, 7-8:30pm, Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.

 AGENDA: 7pm    Introductions 7:10    Announcements/Upcoming Events

 7/19: Tableau Grants for the Fremont Community: Happy Hour & Info Night 5:30pm 7/19: Solstice Parade debrief, 7:10pm at the Powerhouse Fremont Arts Council. Can’t make it? Take the survey at surveymonkey.com/r/SolsticeParadeSurvey 7/26: […]

Learn about Seattle Housing Levy, Seattle Freight Mobility Plan, upcoming FNC projects May 23

Full agenda for Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting

 Monday, May 23, 2016, 7-8:30pm at  Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.


– Seattle Housing Levy, Seattle Freight Mobility Plan, upcoming FNC projects: 7pm        Introductions 7:10        Announcements/Upcoming Events Farewell Mitzi Simons Fremont Clean-Up Day: Saturday, May 28th 9:30-11:30. Meet at Patrick Place Apartments (PPA) at 9:30am for refreshments and supplies. Meet […]

Seattle plans for the future can affect Fremont

Seattle is considering both the HALA (Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda) & Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan As Seattle looks ahead, major re-zones to in a number of neighborhoods are proposed, with the hope that increasing the number of units and setting aside units as affordable will increase availability of housing at more reasonable prices. Many […]

Keeping up with Development

Want to know more about that new land use notice that just went up on your block? Seeing construction start and wondering what the planned result is?  Seattle in Progress describes itself as “a free desktop and mobile web app for seeing what’s being built in Seattle. Think of it as a modern alternative to […]