People who live, work, worship, attend school, or connect in some way with one of the Seattle city council districts have an opportunity to vote for on their top three Your Voice, Your Choice district projects between June 3-30.
Back in December, we were excited to spot three shiny new crosswalks near 38th Ave NE & NE 85th Street. But earlier this week, two of the three crosswalks disappeared.
Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets is a new Seattle program that lets residents decide how to spend $2,000,000 of the City budget on small-scale improvements to streets and parks.
Sorry for this last minute notice. But, parents from around the City are meeting tonight, from 7-8:30PM at the Bryant Elementary library to discuss planning how to increase the number of students walking and biking to schools. This discussion builds on the success demonstrated already at Bryant Elementary which has lifted the percentage of students biking to school in from 11% in 2007 to 33% in 2011. For more information, visit the Walk.Bike.Schools! website.
The North East District Council, which includes representatives from the community councils in the North East District (as the name implies) and the Dept. of Neighborhood, meets monthly throughout the year. At the next meeting—Thursday, April 7, 7pm at the Wedgwood Presbyterian Church—the NEDC will discuss the various Neighborhood Street Fund applications that have been received and rank them. Wedgwood has 3 projects that will be discussed at the meeting: 2 submitted by WCC trustees (Katie Travers and Gretchen Bear) and 1 submitted by Meg Goldman. NE 77th Street and 25th Ave NE at main entrance to Dahl Playfield, Wedgwood/Ravenna Read More …