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News for Fremonsters – ADUs/ DADUs – Trees – Playfield Renovations

ADUs and DADUs EIS challenge explained A city-wide meeting was held on November 1, 7-9 pm at the Queen Anne Community regarding the recent appeal filed by the Queen Anne Community Council challenging the city’s Final Environmental Impact Study (FEIS) for proposed changes to ADU/ DADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit –aka “mother-in-law apartment”—and Detached Accessory Dwelling […]

Conversation both civil and revealing at FNC meeting October 22, 2018

This past Monday night, over 50 Fremont neighbors attended FNC’s “Civil Conversation about Homelessness,” moderated by Fremont resident Jenny Brailey, learning from and questioning  panelists Tawny Bates, Fremont Housed Representative Concerning Impacts; August Drake-Ericson, Operations Manager for the City of Seattle Navigation Team; Tracy Cramer, Lead Clean City Inspector, SPU; Judy Gay, long-time Fremont Baptist […]

Learn about new apartments, SCALE appeal, Ernst Park and more at Monday’s FNC meeting

Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting
 features proposed Aurora N apartment project, updates on SCALE appeal of MHA, and appeal on Seattle’s tree canopy.  Monday, September 24, 2018: 7-8:45 p.m. at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St.

 AGENDA 7:02 Introductions and Announcements 7:10 Presentation on Proposed Project  4711-4717 Aurora Ave N; MUP 3029853 – 46 unit apartment building with parking […]

City grants available for arts and events in the parks

The Office of Arts & Culture writes that they have: “opened two grant programs to support and encourage the vibrant cultural work being done in and by communities throughout Seattle.” Apply now for the 2019 Arts in Parks and Neighborhood & Community Arts grants–deadline is Oct. 23, 2018 Arts in Parks 2019 (AIP) “In partnership […]

Seattle’s Tree Ordinance to be updated–review proposed changes here

Learn more about the proposed changes in how Seattle protects its urban trees. This from Steve Zemke, Chair – Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance – a Project of Friends of Seattle’s Urban Forest and TreePAC.  He writes: “We are in the homestretch of a 10 year effort to update  Seattle’s existing Tree Protection Ordinance and need […]

Apply by August 13 for trees for your neighborhood-Troll’s Knoll Work Party & more

Trees for Neighborhoods applications are open until August 13. Get your application in today , plant up to four free trees this fall, and you will be on your way to a shadier summer in the future       More about trees in Seattle at http://www.seattle.gov/trees/treesforneighborhoods.htm   Trees for Neighborhoods  \ Since 2009, Trees […]

Art & Site Design for Ship Canal Water Quality Project on FNC agenda 7-23-18

Join us! Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting
 Monday, July 23, 2018: 7-8:45 p.m. at Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. Fremont Neighborhood Council Meeting Monday, July 23, 2018: 7-8:45 p.m. Location: Doric Temple, 619 N. 36th St. AGENDA  25 June 2018; 7 p.m. Announcements BALLOTS for the August 7, 2018 Primary and Special Election were delivered to mailboxes last […]

Love Trees? You Can Help Seattle Trees Thrive

“Join the Urban Forestry Commission — Applications are due February 28, 2018 Did you know?  Having access to green space in a public housing complex supported more outdoor play, adult-to-child interactions, and creative play – all important aspects of child development. “Seattle’s urban forest needs you! Our Urban Forestry Commission was established in 2009 to […]

Fremont Solstice Parade, Fremont Fair & Fremont Siphon Project Moving Along

In Fremont: Solstice Parade gets ready to roll and the Fremont Siphon Replacement Project sends an update: Welcome to Fremont Solstice Parade Central! We’re gearing up for a deliriously good time! Are you ready? Fremont Solstice Parade begins earlier this year, at 1:00 pm on June 17th, 2017. What’s happening at the Powerhouse? The floats […]

Paving Planned for the Green Lake area, from N 40th and Stone to N 80th

SDOT writes: “We’ve kicked off planning and outreach for a new round of paving projects that will be constructed as soon as 2019, and I wanted to make sure you knew about it. In the Green Lake area, we’re paving multiple streets: N 40th St: Stone Way N – Latona Ave NE N 50th St: […]