FNC Board Meeting – 7/23/2007
Select Minute-taker & pass Attendance sheet
7:05 Jim Bennett, Woodland Park Zoo (http://www.zoo.org/), will talk about the planned zoo parking garage and present the position of the zoo on this debate.
7:25 Review & Approve past Minutes
7:30 Committee Reports
Treasurer: April Thanos
Affordable Housing: April Thanos
LUDC: Dic Selin
Land use: Toby Thaler
Communications: Alan Younker
Public Safety: Sheridan Hammond
Zoo: Jenny Eichwald
Membership: Vafa Ghazi
Liquor Issues: Vafa Ghazi
RPZ: Vafa Ghazi
7:50 Yann Buchanan, Fremont resident, would like to discuss the introduction of a commercial spray painting operation abutting their residential neighborhood at 6th Ave. and NW 45th St. and seek FNC advice on this issue.
8:00 Ryan Thurston, FRIENDS (www.seattlefriends.org), represents a grassroots effort to eliminate suicides from the Aurora Bridge in Fremont. His organization has been working vigilantly with the city and state, to raise awareness and speak with local representatives regarding installing a suicide barrier on the bridge. He’d like to meet members of the council, help educate FNC on this issue and get its support toward the goals and mission of FRIENDS.
8:10 Irene Wall, Phinney Ridge Community Council (http://www.phinneyecovillage.net/prcc), will talk about the planned zoo parking garage and present the position of PRCC on this debate.
8:30 Old Business
– Discussion on sub-committee recommended guidelines on how to better use and spend the funds available to FNC
8:40 New Business
– Extension of Burke-Gilman Trail Closure to summer 2008
– Ernst Park “Water Mover” sculpture