Tag Archives: public safety

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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See plans for new North Precinct Station–Open House Saturday 10 am

The City of Seattle has identified property (located at the southeast corner of Aurora Ave. North and North 130th St.) as the recommended site for a new police station serving North Seattle. Council review and approval of legislation authorizing the property acquisition, including a public hearing, is expected in December 2013.   Join the North Precinct [...]

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Meet your neighbors at Seattle Night Out

On the first Tuesday evening  in August every year, Seattle allows neighborhood street closures for Seattle Night Out parties. Hold one, or attend one, and meet your neighbors.  Many of these parties are potlucks, so bring a salad or a casserole and plan to stay for conversation.  Some parties are registered, so you can find [...]

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Pedestrian Safety on FNC Agenda – March 25, 2013

7 pm at Doric Lodge 92, 619 N 36th St.  Sign up or renew your membership online here . 7:00 – Welcome & Introductions 7:05 – Announcements – Seattle Subway & Duwamish River Cleanup (Tent.) 7:10 – Review and Approval of Outstanding Minutes & Treasurer’s Report 7:15 - Guest Speaker –  Dongho Chang, Seattle Dept. of [...]

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Seattle PD Presents Info on Crime Stats

Fremont and Wallingford Chamber will be hosting a Safety Meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 9-10:30 am at Seattle Bank, 1227 N Allen Pl  Seattle, WA 98103, next door to Tutta Bella.  This month Loren Street, Community Police Team Officer, will be presenting to the group about current crime statistics in the north precinct.  He will [...]

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Join Fremont Public Safety Roundtable Oct 24 9 am

  Wednesday, October 24, 9am, History House, 790 N 34th St.This Roundtable discussion on safety, crime and prevention is free and open to all–business and resident–and is focused on frank discussion and meaningful comment.  The Fremont Neighborhood Council and the Fremont Chamber have invited Seattle Police Department Officers Loren Street and James Manning and Terrie Johnston [...]

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North Precinct Hosts Safe Communities Conversation

FNC  reported Fremont public safety concerns at the Safe Communities meeting at North Seattle Community College October 10. this evening.  Here’s the list:   break-ins and burglaries, including when residents are present traffic speeds and pedestrian safety, including bad paving and narrow sidewalks spill-over from the bars onto private property, though diminished from past problems [...]

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Thunderbird Coming Down at Last

This morning neighbors celebrated the coming demolition of the Thunderbird Motel (Fremont Inn) with a small gathering at the site.  The Seattle P-I has covered this story for a long time, and has more, including photos and quotes from Catholic Community Services, who will build low income housing at the site, and from Judge Ed [...]

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New Officials & New Buildings

Fremont will soon see a new Assistant City Attorney, Jana Jorgensen, who assigned to the North Precinct starting in February. We haven’t had this kind of help since the former Assistant City Attorney, Ed McKenna, now a judge, stepped down and the program’s federal funding ended. The Seattle Times has a full article about the [...]

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Stay Warm Out There–Resources

City code says you must keep sidewalk in front of your property clear; sweep or shovel as soon as possible so it won’t compact and then ice up. Thanks to Fremont Emergency Preparedness Representative John Nordstrand for this list of resources for winter preparedness: General Preparedness Sites: Take Winter By Storm www.takewinterbystorm.org  Seattle Office of Emergency [...]

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