Eastlake Community Council Jan/Feb events

Jan. 12 public comment deadline on Roosevelt RapidRide [Downtown Seattle to Eastlake to Roosevelt bus line] scoping  On how to comment and about some of the issues, see this section of the ECC web site.

Public meeting with open mike to dream about and discuss Eastlake priorities – Tues., Jan. 23  6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. Whether or not you can come, please send your thoughts to ECC at info@eastlakeseattle.org. For possible background, see the Eastlake Neighborhood Plan

City Council open house to examine and comment on maps of proposed upzones for Eastlake and other District 4 neighborhoods – Tues., Jan. 30 6-8 p.m. at Hamilton International Middle School, 1610 N. 41st Street (in Wallingford).  For information, links, and how to comment, see the ECC web site.

Public meeting on crime and its prevention in Eastlake – Tues., Feb. 6 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at TOPS-Seward School, 2500 Franklin Ave. E. Meet with the Police Dept. and your neighbors or co-workers about the latest problems and solutions for Eastlake. Sponsored by ECC.

City Council public hearing on proposed upzones for Eastlake and other District 4 neighborhoods — Mon., Feb. 12 6 p.m. at Eckstein Middle School, 3003 NE 75th St (in Ravenna neighborhood).  For information, links, and how to comment, see the ECC web site

Public meeting on earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, and preparedness –Tues., Jan. 31 or Feb. 13 (date to be finalized soon) 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Agora Conference Center, 1551 Eastlake Avenue.  Learn the latest from Bill Steele of UW’s Pacific NW Seismic Network about earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes; and from Cindi Barker of Seattle Emergency Communications Hubs on how to organize a neighborhood for whatever disaster is to come. Click for background from the Pacific NW Seismic Network, Seattle Emergency Hubs, and Eastlake Community Council.  Whether not you can be there, ECC welcomes volunteers to get involved; please contact us at info@eastlakeseattle.org.

Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands (State DNR) – Tues., Feb. 20  6-7:30 p.m. At Agora Conference Center, 1551 Eastlake Ave. The Department of Natural Resources owns most land under Lake Union, and plenty on shore, and can regulate seaplane uses. DNR leases generate funds to enhance public access to aquatic lands (Lake Union produces  many of these funds, but apparently has never received a grant). Come with questions or send them to info@eastlakeseattle.org. Sponsored by ECC.

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

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. Contact ECC at info@eastlakeseattle.org. To see or contribute photos of Eastlake scenes: http://instagram.com/eastlakeseattle.  ECC on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/EastlakeCommunityCouncil.  On Twitter:  http://twitter.com/@engage_eastlake

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