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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 Park District Community Oversight Committee may need YOU!

This just in:  “Council and Mayor Seek Candidates for Seattle Park District Community Oversight Committee”–respond by Oct. 20 to be considered.  Here’s the press release: From Mayor Ed Murray, Councilmember Jean Godden, Councilmember Sally Bagshaw FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2014 SEATTLE – The City Council<http://www.seattle.gov/council/> and Mayor Ed Murray are seeking candidates to fill […]

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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Hazel Heights Mosaic Completed

The new mosaic sign at Hazel Heights P-Patch on the west edge of Fremont is now complete.  FNC contributed to the cost of the artwork.                                   More about Hazel Heights here: http://bestseattleparks.com/p-patches/hazel-heights-p-patch/  

Hazel Heights Mosaic Art Sign Going Up Next Week

You’re invited to help and to enjoy the mosaic art front entrance sign at Hazel Heights Park: TUES JUNE 25 – 9am start* – Mosaic gets put up on the wall [volunteers needed to bring food/beverages & photo document] WED JUNE 26 & or THURS JUNE 27* – clean up/grout prep: remove tile tape, remove […]

Hazel Heights will post sign soon; invites volunteers to help document project

The Hazel Heights group sends FNC, one of the project sponsors, “the latest info & photos from Vicki Robinson–our fabulous volunteer project lead with equally fabulous Cheryl Knox–for our mosaic art front entrance sign project”           and reports next steps: Glass tiles to surround/frame out the mosaic from Bedrock (gave discount, […]

Changes at Ernst Park Taking Baby Steps

FNC was recently updated by Seattle Parks about the Ernst Park project.  FNC’s Matt Gasparich met with them early April and they agreed to make some short term improvements while the longer term concept for the park was taking form.  Here’s the report from Katie Gray, North Parks Manager, Seattle Parks and Recreation: “I visited […]

Parks and Green Spaces Levy Oversight Committee to hold public hearing on potential Opportunity Fund projects

“The Parks and Green Spaces Levy Oversight Committee has rescheduled the public hearing to gather public comments on the proposed second round of Opportunity Fund projects for Monday, April 22, 2013. The hearing at Miller Community Center, 330 19th Ave. E, will take place from 6 – 9 p.m.   “Parks staff and the Levy Oversight […]

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Update: FNC Grants $5000 to BF DAY Project

On June 25, FNC voted to approve the donation of  $5,000 to the BF Day PTSA, for the BF Day Playground Improvement Project, in support of  PTSA’s grant proposal to the King County Youth Sports Facilities Grant Fund. On May 21 the Fremont Neighborhood Council board had unanimously voted to donate the money, but all expenditures […]