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Join the fun…look for PARK(ing) Day parks

SDOT has invited Seattle to pop up parks for a day–look for them in Fremont and think about yours for next year: What can you do in a parking space? Well, for one thing, you can create a park for a day on September 19, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.! PARK(ing) Day happens [...]

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Community invited to review design of Troll’s Knoll Park–Second meeting July 16 6:30 pm

Did you miss your first change to see what will happen at Troll’s Knoll?  Here’s your second: “Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Department of Neighborhoods and Harrison Design invite the community to the second meeting on Troll’s Knoll Park on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. at the Fremont Abbey Arts Center, [...]

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Troll’s Knoll Moves Ahead with update and survey

Karen O’Connor writes to thank “everyone that attended the first public meeting for the Troll’s Knoll project.  A survey about the project along with the notes from the first meeting are posted on the website http://www.seattle.gov/parks/projects/troll_knoll/   Please remind your neighbors and friends of the second meeting on Wed. July 16.   Best, Karen” From  Karen O’Connor, [...]

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Siphon Project in West Fremont Seeks your opinion on how best to work with the community

The Fremont Siphon Project will make some significant changes at the west end of Canal Park and the entrance to Fremont from Ballard on Leary Way. Help make the Fremont Siphon Replacement Project even more responsive to the community: June 19, 2014 Hello from King County -  Thanks to all the community members who contributed [...]

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Parks seeks input June 11 on community-initiated park at Fremont Troll

 Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Department of Neighborhoods and Harrison Design: …invite the community to a public meeting on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. at the Fremont Abbey Arts Center, 4272 Fremont Ave. N. At this meeting, participants can learn about the new community-initiated project at the Fremont Troll – Troll’s [...]

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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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What’s Happening with Gas Works Park?

Learn what’s happening with Gas Works Park Tuesday March 11 at the Good Shepherd Center (4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103), Room 202, from 6:30 – 8pm.  David Graves, AICP Senior Planner,Planning & Development Division, Seattle Parks and Recreation,  who met with FNC on Feb. 24,  writes: Gas Works Park Play Area renovation – [...]

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News Highlights Danger for Pedestrians at Stone & N 41st

KING-TV covered part of the story about  pedestrian safety at N 41st and Stone Way N and the discussion at Monday night’s Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting, Feb. 24.http://www.king5.com/news/cities/seattle/Mother-fights-for-safer-Wallingford-ped-crossing-246999481.html  An earlier story on KIRO  http://m.kirotv.com/news/news/mother-continues-fight-light-dangerous-crosswalk/ndX9r/  alerted the neighborhood about the meeting. The SDOT representative present heard a the concerns voice by FNC board members and by [...]

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FNC Gets Early Update on Gas Works Park Play Area Renovation

David Graves, Senior Planner for Seattle parks, spoke about the Gas Works Park Play Area renovation at the FNC January meeting Monday night. The first public meeting about the improvements will be March 11. At FNC’s request, Graves wrote up some information to share here: The 2008 Parks and Greenspace levy included money to make [...]

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Last Meeting to Respond on Parks Investment Proposal- Jan. 30, 7 pm

The last of three community meetings in January to get feedback on the work done by the Parks Legacy Citizens’ Advisory Committeein preparation for a potential 2014 park and recreation funding ballot measure is tonight–Thursday, January 30 at 7 p.m. Bitter Lake Community Center 13035 Linden Ave. N (map) Hear “a brief presentation that describes [...]

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