Upcoming Events

Public meeting about the fight over Seattle’s tree ordinance — Wed., Jan. 23 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. Featured speaker is Steve Zemke, chair of the Coalition for a Stronger Tree Ordinance. For background, see article on page 17 of the winter 2019 Eastlake News.

SDOT public workshop on potential parking strategies as part of the RapidRide Roosevelt Project — Thurs., Jan. 24 6-8 p.m., Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley Street. Agenda will include a brief presentation and then a workshop with small group discussions. Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. A key document to review beforehand is SDOT’s study (click here) of Eastlake parking supply and demand and the impacts of the project’s removal of most on-street parking on Eastlake Avenue. For SDOT’s project page, click here. For independent background, click here.

Public meeting on Roosevelt Rapid Ride, bikeways, parking, and other transportation issues — Tues., Feb. 12 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. For background, see article on page 2 of the winter 2019 Eastlake News (available in column at top right).

City Council’s ONLY remaining public hearing on Council Bill 119184, the proposed upzone of Eastlake and 26 other neighborhoods – Thurs., Feb. 21 5:30 p.m. (signup to speak may be as early as 4:30 p.m.) in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 601 Fifth Avenue downtown. Once the Feb. 21 public hearing agenda is released, it will be available by clicking here. The Select Committee on Citywide Mandatory Housing Affordability (whose membership consists of all nine City Councilmembers) is scheduled to vote on the legislation as early as two business days later, on Monday, February 25. If you can’t attend the Feb. 21 public hearing or the Feb. 25 City Council meeting, please attend the ECC public meeting on land use and housing issues Tues, Feb. 26, 6:30 p.m. at TOPS Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. to find out what happened. The final City Council vote is scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2019. Click here for Council Bill 119184.
About the issue, click here and see also the article that starts on page pp. 6-7 and 18-19 of the winter 2019 Eastlake News.

Public meeting on land use and housing issues in Eastlake — Tues., Feb. 26 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. For background, see article on page 6 of the winter 2019 Eastlake News (available in column at top right).

Public meeting with open mike to dream about and discuss Eastlake priorities — Tues., March 12 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. For background, see article on page 23 of the winter 2019 Eastlake News (available in column at top right).

Need for volunteers to help make a sidewalk happen on Lakeview Blvd. between the Blaine and Howe and Howe Street stairs About the history of the stairs, see http://www.streissguthgardens.com/stairs. About the proposed sidewalk and for download of a petition that you and others can sign, see http://eastlakeseattle.org/?page=lakeviewsidewalk (also available in column at right). For questions or to volunteer: info@eastlakeseattle.org or phone/text 206-322-5463.

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