Special guest: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (District WA-07)
Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 7:00 PM In-Person at the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Center, all are welcome 4659 Sunnyside Ave N.
NOTE: Max. Capacity of the Chapel is 85 people. The elevator to the Chapel is broken. 🙁 Hot tip from the building manager: follow the WAY FINDING signs to get to the correct stairwell. To watch online: https://meet.google.com/vhx-chgc-vrg
AGENDA: 6:30pm: Member check-in, followed by elections. Must attend in-person to vote. 7:00pm: Welcome and Officer Elections 7:20 – 8:00pm: Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal 8:00pm: closing remarks by Miranda Berner 8:15pm: adjourn
· Have a topic that you would like Rep. Jayapal to touch upon? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with it prior to Wednesday. · Volunteers needed to help with setting up chairs before the meeting and then putting them away afterwards. · Reminder: To vote in the election, you must be a current member for 2023. Five years ago, we moved to a calendar year membership cycle. If you joined or renewed your membership on or after November 1, 2022, then your membership is valid for all of 2023. To be eligible to vote in this year’s election, you must have renewed or joined no later than April 17, 2023. · If you would like to be considered for nomination to an Officer position, please send a message describing your interest, and your past level of involvement with the neighborhood and the WCC, to email@example.com
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Wednesday, June 7th, 7pm, join us on-line as Kristin presents the WCC survey results. Link to come. No in-person meeting. Saturday, June 10th, 10am, Wallingford Waterway Walk and Tour. Rain or Shine! Meet at the tiled plaza of the Wallingford Steps (1800 N Northlake Way). Learn about the connection between the neighborhood and Lake Union, along with past and presents efforts to preserve our many public access points to Lake Union. To read more about the Wallingford Shoreline, click here: https://www.wallingfordcc.org/shorelines/
Wednesday, May 3rd, 7:00 PM. The Wallingford Community Council (WCC) will hold its Annual Membership Meeting and Election of Officers on Wednesday May 3rd, 2023, at 7:00 PM, with member check-in at 6:30pm, in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd Center, 4659 Sunnyside Ave N.
If you would like to be considered for nomination to an Officer position, please send a message describing your interest, and your past level of involvement with the neighborhood and the WCC, to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 15th. Thank you!
Please note: There is no Monthly Meeting on Wednesday, April 5th, as we have moved to having bi-monthly (every other month) meetings.
Saturday, April 22nd, 10AM – 1PM, Wallingford Spring Clean-up! Earth Day! Come pick up garbage BEFORE it gets into our beautiful Lake Union. Two meeting spots to choose from!
Cat Storm Pole on 45th St @Wallingford Avenue N.
3333 Wallingford Ave. N, across from the Varsity Inn
Saturday, June 10th, Morning, Wallingford Waterway Walk and Tour. Details to come.
Have you renewed for 2023?
Reminder: To vote in the election, you must be a current member for 2023. Five years ago, we moved to a calendar year membership cycle. If you joined or renewed your membership after November 2022, then your membership is valid for all of 2023. To be eligible to vote in the May election, you must renew or join no later than April 17, 2023. Click here to Renew or Join.
Please take 5 minutes to fill out THIS SURVEY to help the WCC set priorities for 2023-2024. Survey closes Saturday, April 15th.
The Communications Committee is looking for volunteers to help with promoting the Wallingford Waterway Tour in June.
Hybrid Meeting Tech Help: need volunteers with the equipment to lend to make the bi-monthly meetings hybrid. It is something we would like to offer, but we need a volunteer to do so. 🙂
Join us for the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 7:30 PM. Our guest speakers are Tanya Kim, Acting Director, and Michael Bailey, Assistant Director, of the Human Services Department (HSD). This meeting will be virtual.
Presentation, question & answer session with Tanya and Michael, Human Services Department – Attendees can ask questions directly in the videoconference, by submitting them through the chat feature, or in advance by email to the moderator.
Board / Committee reports
Good of the order – (anything you want to bring up).
Members of the Wallingford Community Council only, check your inbox for an email message with the correct information on how to register to vote. Due to changes in the Zoom meeting configuration, the previous registration link sent was incorrect.
7:30 PM Annual Meeting – All are welcome
This is a separate Zoom meeting from the Officer Elections meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Annual Meeting.
Welcome by current President Jenny Ring-Perez.
Guest Speaker: Remarks by Representative Frank Chopp.
Question and Answer session with Representative Chopp.
The Wallingford Community Council holds its Annual Meeting and Officer Elections virtually on Wednesday May 26, 2021 at 7 PM. Our guest speaker is Representative Frank Chopp.
Report of the Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee recommends the following members for office:
Jenny Ring-Perez for President.
Miranda Berner for Vice President.
Mark JoHahnson for Treasurer.
Bonnie Williams for Board Member-At-Large.
Lee Raaen for Board Member-At-Large.
Ted Hunter for Board Member-At-Large.
At present, we are still seeking a candidate for Recording Secretary! Please email us if you would like to serve.
As a member, you may run for one of the elected officer positions. There are seven positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Recording Secretary and three Board Members-At-Large. If you would like to be a candidate, please email us. In addition, at the virtual Annual Meeting, any member may nominate any consenting member for any office during the election.