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Join Us for the Annual Meeting, Wednesday May 17

The Wallingford Community Council (WCC) will hold its Annual Membership Meeting with the Election of Officers and Directors on Wednesday May 17, 2017, 7:00 PM in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue N. Everyone is welcome!

Guest Speaker

George Scarola, Director of Homelessness, City of Seattle

Agenda

6:45 PM – Doors open
7:00 PM – Welcome, Miranda Berner
7:05 PM – Election of Officers
7:30 PM – Program

Election of Officers

This year we will be electing the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and three At Large Board Members. Nominations will be accepted from the floor. The present list of nominees is:

  • President: Miranda Berner
  • Vice President: Ted Hunter
  • Secretary: Karen Dalton
  • At Large 1: Matt Hallett
  • At Large 2: Glenn Singer
  • At Large 3: Donn Cave

To vote at the Annual Meeting, you must have applied for membership and paid the required dues at least 15 days prior to the annual meeting, which for this year is after May 25, 2016, and on or before May 2, 2017.

Program

George Scarola, Director of Homelessness, City of Seattle
With short perspectives from:
Jake Weber, Executive Director, FamilyWorks
A representative from Solid Ground
Claire Petersky, Executive Director, Wallingford Community Senior Center

See You on May 17!

Volunteers are needed to help set up chairs. If you wish to help, please arrive at 6:15 PM. Please help to put away chairs afterwards. Thanks!

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Notice of Annual Meeting – Wednesday May 17

The Wallingford Community Council (WCC) will hold its Annual Membership Meeting and Election of Officers and Directors on Wednesday May 17, 2017, 7:00 PM in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue N. Everyone is welcome!

Guest Speaker

George Scarola, Director of Homelessness, City of Seattle

Election of Officers & Directors

WCC Bylaws require the election of Officers and Directors at its Annual Meeting in May of each year. To vote at the Annual Meeting, you must have applied for membership and paid the required dues at least 15 days prior to the annual meeting, which for this year is after May 25, 2016, and on or before May 2, 2017.

Dues range from $10 (Senior, Student, and Military) to $15 (Individual) to $25 (Family) per year. Dues waivers are available by application to the Board of Directors. Membership information can be found at www.wallingfordcc.org/membership. Dues can be paid online through PayPal or by regular mail.

This year we will be electing the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and three At Large Board Members. Treasurer is a two-year position and is not elected this year. Nominations will be accepted from the floor. The present list of nominees is:

  • President: Miranda Berner
  • Vice President: Ted Hunter
  • Secretary: Karen Dalton
  • At Large 1: Matt Hallett
  • At Large 2: Glenn Singer
  • At Large 3: Donn Cave

See You on May 17!

Please note: The Monthly Meeting scheduled for Wednesday May 3 is cancelled.

Volunteers are needed to help set up chairs. If you wish to help, please arrive at 6:15 PM. Please help to put away chairs afterwards. Thanks!


First posted on April 27 at 11:42 PM by Frank Fay.

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Monthly Meeting on Wednesday April 5, 7PM

Location: Room 202 of the Good Shepherd Center, 4659 Sunnyside Ave N.

Special Program: Seattle Tenant Rights Boot Camp

Agenda:

7:00 PM – Welcome / Call to Order.
Approval of Minutes.
Nomination Committee – Lee Raaen.
Membership Process Change – Ted Hunter.
Neighborhood Street Fund improvements project at N 40th Street and Bagley Ave N – Kristin Anderson, SDOT Outreach Team Lead.
Find It, Fix It Walk – quick recap.
Wallingford Urban Village Workshop – follow up from the City.

7:30 PM – Seattle Tenant Rights BootCamp.

Announcements:

  • Yard Signs: ‘Keep Seattle Livable; No HALA “Grand Bargain” Upzones’.
  • The Annual Meeting will take place on Wednesday May 17, 7PM in the Chapel at the Good Shepard Center. The election of officers for the coming year will be followed by a presentation from George Scarola, Director of Homelessness, City of Seattle.
  • Reminder: Anyone wishing to vote must join the Wallingford Community Council and pay dues at least 15 days before the Annual Meeting (on or before May 2).
  • The Monthly Meeting on Wednesday May 3 is cancelled.
  • Councilmember Mike O’Brien will have Office Hours at the Ballard Public Library on Wednesday April 5, 4:30 – 6:30 PM.

9:00 PM – Adjourn.

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Monthly Meeting tonight Wednesday March 1, 7PM

Location: Room 202 of the Good Shepherd Center, 4659 Sunnyside Ave N.

Agenda:

Welcome / Call to Order.
Approval of Minutes.
Nomination Committee.
Family Parade.
Waterways.
U-District Upzone.
Reports from Committees (if anything).

Program:

Good of the Order (anything people want to bring up)

Announcements:

  • Yard Signs: ‘Keep Seattle Livable; No HALA “Grand Bargain” Upzones’.
  • WCC Membership: Reminder to join or renew.
  • WallHALA Meeting, Tuesday, March 7, 7PM Senior Center.
  • Seattle Tenant Rights Bootcamp is the program for the next WCC Monthly meeting on Wednesday April 5, 7PM.

Adjourn


Special Notice – Community Involvement Commission:

If you wish to serve on the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods new Community Involvement Commission, the application deadline is today Wednesday March 1 by 5PM. Applications may be submitted online, by mail, or in person.

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Monthly Meeting on Wednesday February 1, 7PM

Location: Room 202 of the Good Shepherd Center, 4659 Sunnyside Ave N.

Agenda:

Welcome / Call to Order
Approval of Minutes
Program:

  • Update on possible uses of Meridian Playground, Wallingford Playfield, and Recycling Challenge funds – Eric Fisk.
  • Update on the UW Campus Master Plan Comments and Future Review – Brian O’Sullivan or Jon Berkedal.
  • Impact Fees to support housing growth – Eric Fisk and Ted Hunter.
  • Q & A with Geoff Wentlandt from the City of Seattle.

Good of the Order (anything people want to bring up)
Announcements:

  • Yard Signs: ‘Keep Seattle Livable; No HALA “Grand Bargain” Upzones’.
  • Find It, Fix It Walk with Mayor Murray: Community Walk Action Team meeting on Thursday February 16, 6:30 PM at Wallingford Center in Suite 206, between Bootyland and Bad Woman Yarn.  RSVP requested to Lemmis Stephens III.
  • Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) wants community feedback on their Strategic Business Plan. Tuesday February 7, 5:30 – 7:30 PM at the North Transfer Station.  See the Customer Outreach page for other meeting times and locations.
  • Seattle Tenant Bootcamp on Wednesday April 5, 7PM as part of the WCC Monthly meeting.
  • The next WCC Monthly Meeting is on Wednesday March 1, 7PM.

Adjourn

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Cancelled: Monthly Meeting on Wednesday January 4

The regular WCC Monthly Meeting on Wednesday January 4 is CANCELLED!

Please join us instead for Wallingford Educates Wallingford on Saturday January 7, 10AM – 1PM. Come to this special meeting to learn more about the potential effects of zoning changes on ALL RESIDENTS of Wallingford!

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Monthly Meeting on Wednesday December 7 at 7PM

Location: The Wallingford Community Senior Center in the Good Shepherd Center, 4659 Sunnyside Ave N. Note that this location is downstairs from our usual meeting place in Room 202.

Agenda:

Welcome / Call to Order
Approval of Minutes
Program:

Announcements:

  1. Wallingford Urban Village Workshop. We are waiting for a date from Rob Johnson’s office.
  2. Seattle Public Schools Community Budget Gap Meetings for families to provide feedback on budget priorities:
    • Ballard High School, Tuesday December 13, 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
    • South Shore PreK-8 School, Thursday December 15, 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
    • Franklin High School, Tuesday January 3, 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
  3. Yard Signs: Keep Seattle Livable; No HALA “Grand Bargain” Upzones.
  4. The WCC Board approved getting a third party review of the environmental report for Waterway #20.
  5. North Transfer Station: Official ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday December 10, 10:00 to 11:30 AM.
  6. Next Monthly Meeting: Wednesday January 4, 7 PM.

Good of the Order (anything people want to bring up)
Adjourn

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Monthly Meeting tonight (November 2)

Wednesday November 2, 7PM

Location: Room 202 of the Good Shepherd Center, 4659 Sunnyside Ave N.

Special Guests: Officers Enoc Lee & Ron Willis, Seattle Police Department
Join us as we continue the conversation that we began in August on Race and Policing in Seattle.

Agenda:

  • 7:00 PM:
    • Welcome / Call to Order.
    • Approval of Minutes.
    • Comments for the Good for the Order.
    • Announcements:
  • 7:30 PM:
    • Special Guests: Officers Enoc Lee and Ron Willis of the North Precinct.
  • 8:00 PM:
  • 9:00 PM:
    • Adjourn.
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Monthly Meeting (Wednesday, October 5, 7PM)

Location: Room 202 of the Good Shepherd Center, 4659 Sunnyside Ave. N.

7:30pm: Special Guest: Lemmis Stephens III, Find It, Fix It Program Coordinator, Seattle Neighborhoods Outreach & Engagement – to talk with us about the program and the Mayor’s November walk in Wallingford (no date as of yet).

8:00pm: Special Guest: Spencer Williams /Legislative Assistant to Councilmember Johnson-District 4 to talk to us about the upcoming urban village community design workshops (formally charrettes).

Agenda:

  • Welcome / Call to Order
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Thank you to booth volunteers at the Wurst Fest
  • Seattle2035 – Don’t Pass It, Fix it” campaign for the full City Council Meeting on October 17th NOTE: date change from the 10th
  • HALA – update & action steps
  • Living Building Pilot Program & LEED (green building) requirements at Risk
  • 7:30pm: Special Guest: Lemmis Stephens III, Find It, Fix It Program Coordinator, Seattle Neighborhoods Outreach & Engagement – to talk with us about the program and the Mayor’s November walk in Wallingford.
  • 8:00pm: Special Guest: Spencer Williams /Legislative Assistant to Councilmember Johnson-District 4 to talk to us about the upcoming urban village community design workshops (formally charrettes).
  • Good of the Order (anything people want to bring up):
    • Yard Signs & Door Hangers
  • Announcements:
    • Recycling! Goodwill Clothing Van: Sat, Oct. 15, time 1-5:00pm at Seattle First Church of the Nazarene (the parking lot behind Dicks’s) – volunteers needed!
    • Lincoln School: SPS Forum to Answer Questions About Lincoln High School Thurs., Oct. 27 at 6:30pm in the Lincoln Library.  Lincoln High School is slated to open in 2019. Seattle Public Schools Director Rick Burke is organizing a forum for parents looking for more information.
    • Wallingford Waterways Walking Tour – Tentative Date: Saturday, Nov. 5th, 10:00am, meet at the Waterway next to Ivar’s Salmon House, tour to start about 10:15am.
    • The next monthly meeting will be Wednesday, November 2nd, 7:00pm
    • Follow us on twitter!  @WallyComCouncil
  • Adjourn.
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Monthly Meeting on Wednesday September 7 at 7PM

Location: Room 202 of the Good Shepherd Center, 4659 Sunnyside Ave N.

Special Guest: Theresa Doherty, Project Manager of the 2018 Master Plan for the University of Washington

Agenda:

  • Welcome / Call to Order
  • Standard Order of Business:
    • Approval of Minutes
    • 2018 Master Plan for the University of Washington, Theresa Doherty, Project Manager
    • Report of Committees, including:
      • MHA-R EIS – Comments due September 9.
      • Seattle 2035 – City Council Meeting, September 15.
  • Good of the Order (anything people want to bring up):
    • WCC booth at Wurst Festival – volunteers are needed.
      • Friday, September 16 from 4:00 to 8:30 PM.
      • Saturday, September 17 from 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM.
    • Membership Committee: see Miranda Berner if interested.
    • School Committee: see Miranda Berner if interested.
  • Announcements:
    • MHA-R Environmental Impact Statement – comments due this Friday, September 9 by 5:00 PM.  Get your comments into the City!  Find suggested comments here.
    • Seattle 2035 – City Council Meeting, Thursday, September 15 at 2:00 PM.  Read the summary of top WCC concerns here.
    • FONLU (Friends of North Lake Union) invite the community to attend two public meetings on the improvement of Waterway 22 at MiiR, 3400 Stone Way N., on Tuesday, September 13 at 6:45 PM and on Tuesday, September 27 at 6:45 PM.  Read more here.
    • The next monthly meeting will be Wednesday, October 5, 7PM.
  • Adjourn
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