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Seattle’s Tree Canopy Gets a Webinar May 8

Seattle’s Office of Sustainability & Environment hosts  a webinar on May 8 to share results of a recent study and update on Seattle’s urban tree canopy. (more) Seattle Urban Tree Canopy Webinar  Mon, May 8, 2017 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PDT You can join the meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.  https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/818824541 You can also […]

Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Invites You to HALA Open Houses

Talk to the City at citywide Spring Open Houses  Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, in collaboration with the Seattle Office of Housing, Seattle Parks & Recreation, Seattle Office of Planning & Community Development, Seattle Department of Transportation, and others are hosting community Open Houses across the city. Everyone interested in making a more affordable, livable Seattle for all […]

FNC Sends Recommendations on HALA to City Officials

“FNC supports livability, diversity, inclusion and affordable housing for all…FNC offers the following specific suggestions to add density to Fremont while enhancing livability, diversity, inclusion, and even affordability.” On March 27, 2017, after considerable study and discussion with Fremont neighbors and among the FNC board, the Fremont Neighborhood Council voted to send to city officials […]

Councilmember Mike O’Brien to Address FNC Annual Meeting April 24, 2017

SAVE THE DATE!  Fremont Neighborhood Council Annual Meeting Featuring Special Guest Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien, representing District 6 Monday, April 24, 2017, 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Doric Lodge, 619 N. 36th Street (half-block east of the Lenin Statue) You’re invited to the Fremont Neighborhood Council Annual Meeting for 2017 featuring Fremont resident Councilmember Mike […]

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 […]