Monday, April 30, 2012

Upcoming Meetings

Here is a list of meetings over the next week:

Monday, April 30th - DPC Weekly Walk
We meet tonight at 6:30pm at the corner of 125th and 26th. We'll be picking up litter in Virgil Flaim Park and our usual route.

Tuesday, May 1st - Parks and Greenspace Opportunity Fund Workshop
The workshop is from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Greenwood Library ( 8016 Greenwood Ave N ). The Opportunity Fund has $8 million dollars available for the acquisition and development of parks space through community initiative. The amount available for a proposal to acquire property is $1.5 million and the property must be over 10,000 sf. The amount available for improvements on public land is between $200 and $750k per project. DPC reps will be there tomorrow to discuss a proposal for the development of a skatepark in Lake City using these funds.

Wednesday, May 2nd - North District Council meeting
The NDC meeting is from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Lake City Library Conference Room ( on the north side of the building ). Discussion about the Pierre Properties Workshop on May 19th. There will also be an SDOT rep there to talk about the Seattle Waterfront redevelopment.

Wednesday, May 2nd - North Precinct Advisory Council meeting
The meeting is held at 7pm to 8:30pm in the Student Club Room ( by the Cafeteria ) at the North Seattle Community College.

Thursday, May 3rd - Douglas Park Cooperative meeting with Marty Curry
At Kaffeeklatsch from 7pm to 8pm. We will be doing the Mental Map of Lake City with Marty Curry and the UW students for inclusion in the work on the Pierre Property redevelopment vision.

Updated: New event added 
Sunday, May 6th - North Helpline Empty Bowls Fundraiser
Noon to 3:00pm at the Lake City Elks Lodge #1800, 14540 Lake City Way ( Bothell Way )

Monday, May 7th - Douglas Park Cooperative meeting with Parks, SPD, and DON
Updated: At the Lake City Library Conference Room  from 7pm to 8:30pm.  
We will be meeting with representatives from Parks and Rec, Seattle Police, and Department of Neighborhoods to put an action plan in place for reducing nuisance behaviors in Virgil Flaim and Albert Davis Parks. Solutions will include making problem spots more visible, creating a schedule of programs for positive activities this summer, and establishing proper routines for reporting and documenting negative behaviors in the parks.

Douglas Park Cooperative meetings are open to all.

Monday, May 7th - City Council "Three Mondays in May"
At North Seattle Community College in room #1161 from 6pm to 7:30pm.

"Join the Seattle City Council for one of three conversations in May about the City budget and community priorities. Participants will engage City Councilmembers and neighbors in conversation centered on five thought-provoking questions about the future of our City."

More info here and here.

Saturday, May 19th - Pierre Properties Redevelopment Public Workshop
Updated: Time and Links added.  
From 9am to 1:30pm at Nathan Hale High School. This will be a workshop open to the public to talk about your vision for Lake City with the community.

More information at Families for Lake City & at the UW Grad Students project blog.

There will also be a large public safety meeting in our area some time in May or June that will be put on by Councilmember Bruce Harrell's office. This event will have ~350 to 400 devices that the audience will use to respond to questions regarding public safety in our neighborhood. It will provide them with real time feedback for addressing concerns. Questions will be presented by leaders of community organizations. The last event was held in the South Precinct. More info about that event and who to expect at ours is here.  We will post a time/date/place for this event as soon as we know.

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