Upcoming Events

Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands (State DNR) – Tues., Feb. 20 6-8 p.m. At Agora Conference Center, 1551 Eastlake Ave. The Department of Natural Resources owns most land under Lake Union, and plenty on shore. It grants funds to enhance aquatic lands, and can regulate seaplane uses (on the latter, see Noise section at right). Come with questions or send them to info@eastlakeseattle.org. Sponsored by ECC.

City Council public hearing on changes in the Land Use Code which will reduce or eliminate the requirement for new buildings to include on-site parking — Wed., Feb. 21 9:30 a.m. in Council Chambers, 2nd floor of Seattle City Hall 601 Fifth Avenue. Comments may also be made by e-mail or by mail. About the issues and where to comment, see the web page at right on parking issues.

City Councilmember Rob Johnson – Tues., March 6 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. Rob represents this part of Seattle (district 4). A particular focus of the meeting will be traffic, transit, and parking; SDOT and Metro reps will also be there. Come with questions or send to info@eastlakeseattle.org. Sponsored by ECC.

Eastlake Egg Hunt and Fun Run Sat., March 31 11 a.m. at Rogers Playfield (2500 Eastlake Ave.). A cash donation is welcome ($5 suggested; make out check to ECC and send to Lake Union Mail, 117 E. Louisa St. #1, Seattle 98102; or on-line at top of column at right. Volunteers are needed to assist the Bunny in preparations and in hiding the eggs that day. To help with anything or if you have questions, call 206-715-8762 or e-mail christyelton@gmail.com and info@eastlakeseattle.org.

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