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Changes coming to bus stops and bike routes in Fremont epicenter

Changes, and maybe not enough changes, may be coming to the very center of Fremont, at N 34th and Fremont Avenue N.  Here’s part of what Seattle Bike Blog reports on the issue: SDOT is in the early design phase for bus stop improvements on Fremont Ave between N 34th and 36th Streets directly north […]

City Light Continues Electronic Equipment Upgrades in Fremont & Wallingford

“Starting in late December 2016, Seattle City Light will be supporting enhanced cellular and data services in Fremont and Wallingford by upgrading electronic equipment to 11 utility poles throughout the public right-of-way of these neighborhoods” Fremont, and Wallingford, will be getting an upgrade, says Seattle City Light. “…Affected customers are receiving the information [copied below]. “Highlights…: This […]

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 […]

Keep up with neighborhood changes with FNC–next meeting June 27

As the neighborhood changes, learn more at FNC meetings. Join us at the June Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting
, Monday, June, 27, 2016, 7-8:30pm at the Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.

 Up first–plans for the trucks using Fremont streets.  AGENDA: 7pm    Introductions 7:10    Announcements/Upcoming Events Fremont Neighborhood Cleanup a success! Fremont Solstice Recap Neighbor Night Out […]

A Cautionary Note About Lead in Seattle Water

Since recent reports of lead in Tacoma’s water supply, Seattle has been running tests here. FNC is posting this information because older homes, like a number in Fremont may be at risk. However, Seattle is reporting that recent testing in five sites around the city showed no lead levels to cause concern.  In part, the […]

Do police response times in Fremont seem slow? It depends

If you’re on Nextdoor, you’ve recently seen posts about a rash of package thefts, interspersed with complaints about the slowness, even the lack of, police response. Now, shedding light on that issue, Gene Balk at the Seattle Sunday Times has done some citywide research that shows Fremont, especially west of Aurora, is not wrong to […]

News tidbits for Fremont’s year-end

Why is City slow to respond to Find It Fix It? On 39th and Linden, neighbors became irritated by dumping that they got creative, and finally their local street couch and love seat, Couchy and Luvey, made the news. KING5 reports that the city’s new app, Find It, Fix It, has increased reporting–a good thing–and […]

Some tips for a Safe and happy holiday

Advice for the holidays from Seattle Police Department’s Crime Prevention Team: A few Safety Tips from Crime Prevention Coordinator, Terrie Johnston – It’s the time of year when our calendars can become crazy with  parties; shopping; travel;  cultural events; and long to-do lists.  Our normal routines are stretched and attention to our safety can suffer.  […]

Fremont Neighborhood Greenways

Fremont Greenways seeking projects as group organizes–meeting Nov 4

Fremont Greenways is planning to improve pedestrian and cycle ways to get around Fremont.  On November 4 they will be holding a project identification workshop to “help Fremont Neighborhood Greenways identify potential projects in and around Fremont. Past Greenways projects have included crosswalks, bike lanes, safe routes to schools, and more. Format will be open […]

Taxes, Safety, Development & Design,Traffic, Earthquakes–lots to have your say on

Coming up soon: City Council Begins Budget Process — Public Hearing: Tuesday, October 6, 5:30 p.m., Council Chambers.  The City Council is the midst of a two-month review of Mayor Murray’s proposed 2016 operating budget. Between September 28 and November 23, Councilmembers will evaluate proposed spending in City departments, hear from the public, make amendments, […]