SDOT Public Meeting 10/21

Many of you know that the 35th Ave NE repaving project is about to change how 35th Ave NE flows. What is certain in the Seattle Department of Transportation’s design is the addition of a protected bike lane(s). The channelization of 35th Ave NE will move parking to the east side of the street and remove the alternating rush hour parking restrictions currently in place on the east and west sides between NE 65th St and NE 85th St. The WCC had a preliminary meeting with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) yesterday to discuss what the channelization means to Read More …

One Neighborhood’s Loss, Is Another’s Gain

At the end of March, our beloved local fiddler and civic activist Dass Adams, will once again take up his roots and head south to continue his civic engagement in the hotbed of activism lovingly known as Berzerkley. (Perhaps people’s park wields more power than we know.) Dass leaves us at the WCC thus ending this phase in the PNW and blazes a new path. Dass has navigated his way around the US as many of us reformed easterners have, starting in NY, a stint in DC, and Montana.

Information about your property taxes in Seattle

According to a recent Nextdoor Wedgwood post from the office of the King County Assessor, homeowners in Seattle will be receiving a notification in the mail about property taxes. In 2016, King County voters approved several initiatives that will support schools, emergency services, and transportation, including more Sound Transit rail and bus service throughout much of the county.

WCC Meeting Digest for Nov 22nd.

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, and I am out of my food coma, I can reflect upon our WCC meeting and share what the take away’s were. On Tuesday November 22nd, the OneLife Community Church at 3524 NE 95th Street, played host to the WCC monthly meeting. We had Caylen Beaty, from SDOT attend our meeting and provide us with a 10-15 minute presentation regarding the North Paving projects for 2018. We also had Pamela Bowe, from the Meadowbrook Community Council, speak to us regarding neighborhood HUBS and emergency preparedness. During Caylens presentation she explained what factors are going Read More …