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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 […]

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 […]