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Funds available to neighborhoods to support Night Out 2014 activities

From the Department of Neighborhoods, to support Seattle Night Out August 3: Small Sparks Fund provides matching funds to support community engagement. Deadline to apply is June 23  If your neighborhood plans to participate in the 30th Annual Night Out on August 5, Seattle Department of Neighborhoods has a fund to support your event and [...]

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Open Meetings Scheduled for Appointment of New Police Chief

Wednesday, June 4, 2:00 p.m. in Council Chambers - Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Technology Committee – Kathleen O’Toole will appear, make opening comments, and respond to initial questions from Councilmembers. Public comment will be accepted at the beginning of the meeting. Wednesday, June 11, 5:30 p.m. at New Holly Gathering Hall, 7054 32nd Ave South [...]

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Pedestrian Light Coming to Stone Way N & N 41st By End of This Summer

SDOT has written to Fremont Neighborhood Council and Bennett Barr at the Mayor’s office to let them know that the crosswalk at Stone Way N and N 41st Street DOES meet the federal warrant for a school crosswalk to have traffic signalization. SDOT wrote to say that they are recommending installation of a pedestrian-activated overhead [...]

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SDOT Responds on Pedestrian Safety at Stone Way and N 41st

Fremont Neighborhood Council received the following response to FNC’s March meeting discussing  pedestrian safety improvements at Stone Way N and N 41st on the eastern edge of Fremont, and FNC’s subsequent letter supporting prompt and effective action on those improvements (emphasis added):                                                                                                                        4/17/14 Stephanie Pure, Chair, Fremont Neighborhood Council Dear Stephanie: I’m writing to [...]

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Apply by April 30 for mini-grant funding for safe routes to school projects

The Seattle Department of Transportation writes: …now accepting applications for mini-grants of up to $1,000 to fund projects that educate students about pedestrian and bicycle safety and encourage walking and biking to school. Private and public schools, PTAs, neighborhood councils, local advocacy organizations, and other school-related nonprofit groups may apply. In a change from previous [...]

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Stone Way & 41st, Metro Funding, Feet First, Coalition for an Affordable and Livable Seattle Make Full FNC Agenda March 24

Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting – AGENDA Monday, March 24, 2014, 7-8:30pm at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.(Map) 7pm    Introductions 7:05    Announcements 7:15    King County Councilmember Larry Phillips  Larry Phillips is the Chair of the Metropolitan King Council and represents District 4 (which includes Fremont). King County deals mainly with Metro transit, jails, parks, libraries, and [...]

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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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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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RapidRide and Pedestrian Safety on FNC Agenda Feb. 24

Learn about Aurora’s new RapidRide E Line and progress on pedestrian safety at Stone Way N and N 41st at the February Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting AGENDA Monday, February 24, 2014, 7-8:30pm, Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. All Fremont Neighbors Welcome! 7pm    Introductions 7:05     Announcements 7:15     Aurora RapidRide E Line Status Update Jonathan Dong, Senior Transportation Planner, [...]

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SDOT Responds But Will This Fix at N 41st & Stone Way N Protect Pedestrians?

The Fremont Neighborhood Council recently received the following response to FNC’s letter expressing concern about pedestrian safety, especially for Hamilton Middle School students, at N 41st and Stone Way N. The improvements planned, to be done by the end of February, and further possible action are bolded below: Dear Stone Way Community: Thank you for [...]

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