Attend a Forum: City Council District Redistricting

The Seattle Redistricting Commission is currently examining how to redraw the boundaries of Seattle’s seven City Council Districts and is inviting community members to learn about the process and provide feedback at upcoming public forums. Individual forums are scheduled for each City Council District. At these meetings, Seattle Redistricting Commissioners will educate community members about the redistricting process and present interactive maps that detail examples of boundary changes and how they may impact specific districts. Meetings will be hybrid (available both online and in-person) and members of the public will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback directly to the Read More …

Northeast Seattle Tool Library Tool Sale – Saturday, May 21st, 9AM – 2PM

The NE Seattle Tool Library, an awesome community resource that any aspiring DIY-er or seasoned tinkerer should know about, is having its “biggest tool sale ever.” According to their announcement, the tool sale will be on Saturday, May 21st, from 9AM – 2PM. ALL OFFERS WILL BE ACCEPTED! And, if you’re a member and bring someone who becomes a new member then you get a free tool! There will be thousands of tools and (arguably more importantly) baked treats! So, go give an aspiring tool a home and keep it out of the landfill!  Oh, and tell your friends! For Read More …

Seeking Sponsors for the 2022 Wedgwood Community Picnic

We are excited to announce the return of the Wedgwood Community Picnic! Since 2016, the picnic hasbecome a family-friendly event for neighbors to get together and celebrate local music, food and fun for an afternoon. Our mission is to build community by bringing neighbors, businesses, community leaders and non profits from Wedgwood and NE Seattle together. We need your help. Our fundraising goal for this year’s picnic is $6,000. As a sponsor your contribution helps our volunteer team fund the infrastructure, permits, equipment and other material to put on this great community event. This is a great way to connect. Read More …

Join Us and Councilmember Sara Nelson for our May WCC Board Meeting (and Elections!) – Tues, May 3rd, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our April board meeting on Tuesday, April 5th at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below). We are excited to be joined for this upcoming board meeting by Sara Nelson, Seattle City Council Member-Position 9 (citywide).  And as it’s May, we’ll kick-off our elections for our 3 new interim board members. Our agenda is still being developed, but we anticipate it will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Introduce Councilmember Nelson Social equity check-in Happy National Asian American and South Pacific Islander Heritage Month Happy Jewish-American Read More …

April Highlight: Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda Joins Wedgwood Community Council Meeting

One of the highlights of our April board meeting was having Councilmember Theresa Mosqueda join us to share some thoughts and answer questions.  Councilmember Mosqueda was elected to the Seattle City Council in 2017 to represent the at-large position 8. Her newsletter is available by signing up here.  Wedgwood resident, Maura, prepared the following summary of Mosqueda’s comments.  Join us for our Tuesdsay, May 2nd, 7PM board meeting where Councilmember Sara Nelson (Position 9) will join us. Seattle Councilmember Theresa Mosqueda is encouraged by the work the city is doing to help ease the region’s homelessness crisis. “There is nothing Read More …

Wong’s Redevelopment Update

There’s been some progress on the proposed redevelopment of Wong’s that we wanted to share. And no, despite the image below, not everyone in the neighborhood will soon be driving a Porsche or other convertible sports car. First, a quick history. In late 2018, a pre-design community meeting was held on-site as part of the city’s required Early Design Guidance to present a proposal for a townhome community to be developed on site. In late 2020, Milton Lam Architects proposed 3 different options for of a townhome community on-site.  The different options were simialar in some ways, but varied substantially Read More …

Annual Eckstein Band Rummage Sale is Back! Saturday, April 23rd, 9AM-3PM

In order for this event to be a success, your donations are needed.  Please set aside your gently used clothing, household items, books, music, furniture, sporting goods, and more. All donations will be accepted on Friday, April 22nd from 1:30PM to 4:30 PM in the Eckstein Cafeteria (back of the school from 75th entrance). Mark your calendar and come to the Rummage Sale on Saturday, April 23rd from 9 to 3!

Join Us for our April WCC Board Meeting. Tues, April 5th, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our April board meeting on Tuesday, April 5th at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below). We are excited to be joined for this upcoming board meeting by two special guests: Teresa Mosqueda, Seattle City Council Member-Position 8 (citywide) and Vivian Van Geller, Seattle Council PTSA, District 5 Area Rep. Our agenda is still being developed, but we anticipate it will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Introduce Councilmember Mosqueda Social equity check-in Introduce PTSA District 5 Area Rep, Vivian Van Geller Seattle City PTSA Read More …

Panel on Homelessness in Seattle – March 30th, 7PM

The Racial Justice group at Sand Point Community Church (4710 NE 70th St) invites you to join them at 7PM, Wednesday, March 30th, for a panel discussion on Seattle’s homeless and how these organizations are working to meet the challenges presented. Panel Members include: Sharon Lee – Executive Director Low Income Housing Institute Alex Pedersen – Seattle City Council – District 4 Tiffany Washington – Mayor Deputy for Mayor Bruce Harrell Marc Dones – CEO King County Regional Homeless Authority Bill Kirlin-Hackett – Interfaith Task Force on Homelessness Jenn Adams – telling her story of being homeless Bring your friends Read More …

Join Us for our March WCC Board Meeting. Tues, 3/1, 7PM via Zoom

You’re invited to join us for our March board meeting on Tuesday, March 1st at 7PM via Zoom (meeting details below).  Our agenda is still being developed, but we anticipate our will look something like the following: Welcome and Introductions Public comments Review and approve past meeting minutes Social equity check-in Wedgwood stories – brainstorming Potential guest speaker… Emergency Hub update Land-Use Committee check-in Grand Central Bakery site QFC US Bank site Wedgwood Ale House/Wedgwood Apartments NE 95th Street and Burke Gilman Trail conceptual planning update Questions Wedgwood Community Council is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Wedgwood Read More …