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Seattle Public Safety Survey and Interview with Prof. Robert Crutchfield

We recently received a newsletter from former City Councilmember Tim Burgess with two items of particular interest to Fremont: Take the Seattle Public Safety Survey Each year Seattle University administers a citywide survey to gain the public’s opinions and perspective on a wide range of public safety issues impacting the city. Complete the confidential survey […]

New proposal for dealing with encampments under discussion at City Council

As the City Council and Mayor work on the budget, proposals are being advanced to address issues made dramatically more important by the events of 2020. So, for example, Councilmember Lewis is proposing a fully civilian replacement for the Navigation Team that formerly worked with those living in encampments to try to get them housed. […]

New Members Join FNC Board

At the Fremont Neighborhood Council Annual Meeting September 21, 2020, current board members were re-elected and three new members joined, all by unanimous consent. Treasurer Jim Engelhard and Secretary Judie Clarridge were reelected. Board for September 21, 2020 until the next Annual Meeting in 2021: DennisBatemanBoardTawny BatesBoardJudie ClarridgeSecretaryLindaCliftonBoard & Web ContentJim EngelhardtTreasurerBruce GrewellBoardBaileyHinkleyBoardChrisHumphreysBoardNormaJones BoardAlexLevineBoardShawn MulanixBoardErikPihlBoardJoeSwainBoard Voting membership in FNC is open […]

REMINDER: FNC August 24 2020 meeting tonight

Featuring Community Police Team Officer Nicholas Boys and Friends of Upper Fremont. 7 pm August 24 on Zoom ear Fremont Neighborhood Council Members, residents, and friends,In light of the COVID-19 crisis and in the interest of everyone’s safety, the Fremont Neighborhood Council is meeting via Zoom at this time. Please plan to join our August […]

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Fremont Chamber Announces the Center of the Universe Relief Fund!

The Fremont Chamber Center of the Universe Small Business Relief Fund is accepting applications for its $1500.00 small business grants! Image from Fremont Chamber Fremont is made vibrant by its residents and its small businesses. Now the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, of which FNC is a member, writes: Our unique blend of small retailers, restaurants, […]

MEET NEW FREMONT NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL BOARD MEMBERS AS FNC GOES VIRTUAL

Please join FNC tomorrow evening, July 27 at 7:00 pm via Zoom–link in this blog post. FNC’s July 27 meeting at 7-8:30 pm on Zoom will introduce new Board member (Tawny and Bruce, welcome aboard!), devote 40 minutes to Seattle City Light—20 minutes to present and 20 minutes for questions–hear the FNC president’s report on […]

FNC supports green construction

A letter from FNC’s President: Hello everyone,This article in the New York Times includes Watershed, the 7-story office building on 34th, immediately east side of the Aurora Bridge. The Neighborhood Council supported this project because the project was aligned with our values for environmentally sustainable construction that adds value to the neighborhood (we also supported […]

REMINDER: Please Join Mayor Durkan for a Town Hall this Thursday

From Department of Neighborhoods: When: Thursday, May 7th from 4:30 – 6:00 PM Agenda: 4:30-5:15 PM: Brief remarks and Q&A with Mayor Jenny A. Durkan, 5:15-6:00 PM: Presentations and Q&A with Department Directors. Please join Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and City of Seattle Department Directors for a conversation about North Seattle community needs and how we can […]

Coronavirus means event cancellations in Fremont

Solstice revelers at the Fremont Fair and Parade will have to wait until 2021 for these two signature Fremont events, but virtual alternatives await your participation here. And here. No Fair or Parade until 2021 Solstice revelers at the Fremont Fair and Parade will have to wait until 2021 for these two signature Fremont events, […]

Message from FNC President

Dear Fremont Neighborhood Council Members and friends, In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, and in the interest of everyone’s health, the March 23rd Fremont Neighborhood Council meeting has been cancelled. We will plan to meet again on April 27th for the Neighborhood Council’s Annual General Membership Meeting (pending recommendations by, or requirements of, City, County, and […]