There will be a full closure of 35th Ave NE and NE 110th from Saturday, November 9 to Monday November 11. Crews will be addressing long-term drainage issues at the intersection. To minimize impact on neighboring schools, this will take place over Veterans Day weekend. Please see the attached pdf for further details on this project and detour information affecting the neighborhood roadway access.
Join Share The Cities, Build Lake City Together, Kendra Azari and Mark Mendez on a walking tour of the many murals in Lake City.
About this Event
Please bring cash, as we are collecting donations to give directly to artists. Suggested donation $4 to $40
Date And Time
Sun, October 20, 2019
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PDT
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12728 Lake City Way Northeast
La Bohéme cafe
Seattle, WA 98125
Learn more about the Lake City Murals:
Learn more about Build Lake City Together:
“Children’s Home Society of Washington, Lake City Future First and Lake City Neighborhood Alliance began a community-focused partnership in summer 2016 to create a strategy that helps improve the quality of life for children and families in Seattle’s Lake City.
From this strong collaboration and support by the Wells Fargo Foundation, a comprehensive, resident-driven neighborhood plan was launched in 2018 called Build Lake City Together. The revitalization plan covers community needs ranging from affordable housing, social services, green spaces, economic development and social cohesion.”
Meet at La Boheme Bakery at 12728 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98125
Dress for all weather and be ready for uneven sidewalks. We will be walking for about an hour and a half.
Please bring cash, as we are collecting donations to give directly to artists.
Suggested donation $4 —- $40; no one will be turned away due to lack of funds.
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Join Share The Cities, Build Lake City Together, Kendra Azari (artist) and Mark Mendez (Lake City Arts & Culture) on a walking tour of the many murals in Lake City.
Please plan to attend the final community meeting to present the completed Schematic Design for the Jane Addams Middle School-Campus Exercise Loop.
The meeting will be in the JAMS cafeteria Thursday, October 17th from 7-8:30PM.
Come have cake, view the final design, and celebrate this continued progress on our Master Plan. Your time at this meeting counts as match towards the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods grant we are operating under. Please spread the word and invite your friends, neighbors and co-workers!
JAMS PTSA Environmental Stewardship Coordinator
JAMSDREAMBIG Project Coordinator
This project is studying 4 bridges in the Matthews Beach neighborhood that have an average age of 65 years and are showing signs of deterioration. While still safe to use, each bridge is near the end of its useful life. The primary goal of this study is to identify feasible solutions that address long-term multimodal transportation demand.
At the drop-in sessions, you’ll be able to learn about the 4 bridges we’re studying, provide feedback, and engage with project staff.
Below are the details of each session:
Tuesday, August 20: 5:30 – 7 PM
Meadowbrook Community Center
10517 35th Ave NE
Wednesday, August 21: 8:30 – 10 AM
Saint Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
3540 NE 110th St
These drop-in sessions are informal; we encourage you to come by when it’s convenient for you. If you can’t make one of these events, similar content will be posted to our project webpage as soon as August 22.
There are 4 bridges being studied during 2019. All the bridges cross Thornton Creek Channel:
Various experts have visited each bridge to study their current condition and to write a report detailing their findings. These experts examined many factors, including the structure of the bridges, the condition of the soil beneath them, the flow of the creek, and the potential environmental impacts of any work.
We will complete this study before the end of 2019 and share recommendations with the community in order to secure feedback from all interested parties.
The elements of this preliminary study will be ongoing throughout 2019. They will include public meetings. The schedule for these meetings will published here once determined.
This study has been funded through early planning. Funding for design and construction will be evaluated following a review by the Levy to Move Seattle Oversight Committee.
Thornton Creek Bridge Study Outreach
|August 21, 2019||Open House – Saint Anne Nursing and Rehabilitation Center|
|August 20, 2019||Open House Meadowbrook Community Center|
|August 8, 2019||Invite Mailer|
|April, 2019||Door to door outreach|
We will be sharing information and seeking public input throughout this project. Your feedback will help ensure that designs reflect the needs of the community. To sign up for email updates on the project, please contact our communication lead, Darrell Bulmer at Darrell.Bulmer@seattle.gov.
If you have any questions, feel free to reach out at any time.
Please join us again this year on Alton Ave NE and NE 107th Street for Seattle Night Out 2019 from 6:30p until 9:30p.
You are welcome, but not required, to bring a dish — be it a salad, entree, or desert to share with the neighborhood. Hamburgers, Veggieburgers, Hotdogs, Chips and Soda will be provided free of charge.
Grills will be available for use if you wish to bring your own food.
Children are welcome as are well behaved pets, but please be considerate of others.
NOTE: Alton Avenue NE will be closed to vehicular traffic between NE 105th and NE 107th Streets during this event.
Thank you! We look forward to seeing you at the event next Tuesday!
On March 29, lifelong Lake City resident Jesse Gurnett was killed in the crosswalk at Lake City Way and NE 127th by a speeding driver, a tragedy that simply should never have occurred. Had the driver been obeying the posted speed limit, Jesse might have survived the collision–or the driver might have avoided hitting him altogether.
Here in Lake City, we live every day with the peril of having a state highway as our Main Street. Many improvements have been made on LCW, but more are needed if we want people walking to have the chance they deserve to get from here to there without injury.
On Saturday, June 22, Jesse’s family and friends will join Lake City Greenways in celebrating Jesse’s life and honoring his memory with a gathering at the Lake City Mini Park and the intersection where Jesse lost his life. Our celebration will be followed by a meeting between community members and City officials to discuss actual, effective actions that can be taken to improve the intersection and reduce speed in the commercial core of Lake City.
Please join your neighbors and Jesse’s people for this important opportunity to honor Jesse and create a legacy of greater safety for our community. Mark your calendars for 10:00 a.m. to Noon on June 22 and look for more details to come.
Janine and Monica
Lake City Greenways
Thornton Creek Natural Drainage System Project
SPU is working on a project to install natural drainage systems in the Thornton Creek basin. These systems consist of shallow depressions in the public right-of-way, or “planter strip,” filled with deep-rooted plants and spongy soils that temporarily hold and clean polluted stormwater from streets and sidewalks.
Why Thornton Creek?
Stormwater picks up pollutants from streets— including oil, heavy metals, and fertilizers— and flows into the Seattle’s creeks through ditches or pipes. Thornton Creek is a salmon-bearing urban creek with degraded water quality, and SPU is performing this work to remove pollutants from the stormwater before it reaches the creek.
What’s Happening Now?
We completed our technical analysis of potential locations for the natural drainage systems, and the project team is starting the design phase of this project. Throughout 2019 and 2020, our team will be engaging residents near the project site locations to share more information and gather feedback.
Stay in the Know
For more information about the project, please visit www.seattle.gov/utilities/environment-and-conservation/ projects/thornton-natural-drainage
You can also reach out to SPU Project Manager, Luis Ramirez, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Share your experiences with flooding and sewer backups
Take our survey: go.participate.online/DSA1
Seattle Public Utilities is studying flooding in the drainage and wastewater systems. Information you and your neighbors share will help us understand where the system isn’t working and plan future upgrades. Please fill out our online survey. We are especially interested in hearing from you if you have experienced flooding or sewer backups, noticed flooding in the street or sidewalk in your neighborhood, or if you own a building/house in Seattle. If you’d like a paper survey, or to complete the survey over the phone, please call (206) 274-4944. After filling out the survey, you can enter into a raffle to recieve one of several gift card prizes.
What if I have problems now?
- For emergencies, call 911
- If you experience sewer backups or bad flooding during a storm, call our 24/7 Emergency Services line at (206) 386-1800
- For non-urgent plugged storm drains, use our online drain report by visiting www.seattle. gov/utilities/services/drainage-and-sewer; a crew member will respond in 3-5 business days
Overview of upcoming work as of May 7, 2019
Night work for final striping on 35th Ave NE begins tonight, Tuesday, May 7 and continues for the next several weeks
Due to the anticipated daytime temperatures in the upper 70s and 80s for the next several weeks, our contractor needs to install final striping on 35th Ave NE at night. Higher temperatures can cause new paint to take longer to cure and is harder to clean up if a vehicle drives through it. Crews will begin work between NE 47th and 75th streets. Once complete, crews will continue working at night between NE 75th and 91st streets.
We are working to minimize impacts wherever feasible and 35th will remain open with one lane in each direction during the work. Please read below for what to expect while striping takes place:
- Nighttime hours: 7 PM to 7 AM, Monday through Friday
- 1 lane of traffic in both directions will be maintained at all times: Uniformed police officers (UPOs) and flaggers will direct traffic around the work area
- Parking will be restricted along the corridor to maintain a safe work area
- Noise and vibrations during final striping installation at night are expected to be slightly louder than typical traffic but not as loud as nighttime paving.
- All sidewalks will remain open for people walking
If you have questions or concerns about the work, please contact our project information line, 206-512-3950, as soon as possible and we will do our best to minimize impacts whenever feasible.
Driveways will remain accessible, but you may experience intermittent delays while paint is drying:
Uniformed police officers (UPOs) and flaggers may re-direct you to avoid driving on fresh paint when trying to access a driveway. Fresh paint that has been driven on is difficult to clean up and harmful to vehicles.
If you have concerns about accessing your driveway during nighttime work, please park on side streets and walk to your residence or business.
You can find more background about this project on our webpage. Please forward this email to those you think will be interested or share this link to sign up to receive construction updates by email. If you have questions, please contact us at 35thAvePaving@seattle.gov or 206-512-3950.
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Dear Friends of Nathan Hale’s Horticulture Program—
Our 2019 Spring Edible and Ornamental Plant Sale is right around the corner!
We are having a special Early Bird Event on May 10 from 4 -8 pm, and a public sale on May 11 from 9 am to 3 pm. Tickets for the Early Bird Event are available on the Brown Paper Tickets website. Get your tickets soon—quantities are limited!
We welcome gardeners from all over the city and beyond to come and enjoy Nathan Hale Urban Farm, our students and our well-priced plants! Please visit our website to get our plant inventory list, driving directions and learn more about Nathan Hale Urban Farm: nathanhaleurbanfarm.org You can also learn more about our program by watching this recent spot on KIRO TV with reporter Deborah Horne.
We hope you will join us on May 10 and 11 for the sale. We would really appreciate it if you would forward this message to your plant-loving colleagues, friends and family members.
Location: Greenhouse/Urban Farm are north of Jane Addams Middle School parking lot. Entrance at 113th St. and 31st Ave, NE
Jessica Torvik, President
Friends of Nathan Hale Horticulture and Urban Farm