Eastlake Community Council Newsletter Feb 2017

The Eastlake Community Council offers notice of the following neighborhood events and opportunities. Background is in the links and also the winter Eastlake News—on-line by clicking here.

Public meeting with open mike to dream about and discuss neighborhood projects, needs, and priorities Tues., Feb. 7, 7 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. In this popular format, all comers have some time at the “open mike” to discuss their preferred neighborhood needs/issues/questions, or react to others. Please speak out, or hear your neighbors out, on [your topic, or theirs, here].  Can’t come?  Please send your questions and thoughts to ECC at info@eastlakeseattle.org.

 

Public meeting featuring King County Assessor John Wilson Tuesday, March 7, 7 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E.  Eastlake properties were hit hard this year by assessed value increases of as high as 60 percent. If you have experienced such an increase (or if you didn’t) please tell your story in an e-mail to the Eastlake Community Council, info@eastlakeseattle.org.  Suggestions are also welcome for expansion of the ECC web page on property taxes.

Public meeting and slide talk featuring historian Paul Dorpat about Eastlake’s and Seattle’s past Tues., March 22, 7 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. The Eastlake Community Council welcomes historian/documentarian Paul Dorpat on the past and changes in Eastlake, Lake Union, and Seattle.  His slide talks, presented with empathy, passion, and humor, offer unforgettable insights, and are simply not be missed.  The author of many books, Dorpat also partners with Jean Sherrard on the long-running Seattle Times Pacific Magazine column with photos and commentary on the same place “now and then.”  They share a wonderful web site: click here.

 

Please circulate the above info to others.  For more about the Eastlake Community Council and how to help make and keep Eastlake a great place to live, work, and play:  http://eastlakeseattle.org.  To see or contribute photos of Eastlake scenes: http://instagram.com/eastlakeseattle.  ECC seeks volunteers to help strengthen its Facebook and Twitter presence.  Contact ECC at info@eastlakeseattle.org.

 

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