Category Archives: General Membership Meeting

Monthly Meeting – April 2024

Wednesday April 3, 2024, 7 PM

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Location: Room 202 of the Good Shepherd Center4659 Sunnyside Ave N.

Agenda:

  • Welcome and Call to Order
  • Special Topic: Future of Aurora Avenue – SDOT is seeking public input.  Jules Posadas, Public Engagement Lead, Seattle Department of Transportation to present.
  • Special Topic: “Comp Plan” – Both the One Seattle Comprehensive Plan 2044 to guide growth for the next 20 years and the DEIS (Draft Environmental Impact Study) which analyzes impacts of growth strategy alternatives have been released.  The city’s public engagement period has started and comments will be incorporated into the Final Comprehensive Plan and FEIS (Final EIS).  Click here for more information (open houses, links, how to submit feedback, etc.).
  • Committee reports
  • Announcements
    • Earth Day Clean-Up: Saturday, April 20, 10 AM to 1 PM.  Meet at 45th & Wallingford, next to the Animal Storm statue 
    • Annual Meeting and Board Elections: Wednesday, May 8, 7PM.  Any interest in serving on the WCC Board, please email communications@wallingfordcc.org
    • Note: the May Monthly Meeting is canceled
    • Membership – Renew / Join: To vote for the 2024-2025 Board, one must be an official member a minimum of 15 days prior to election.  To renew or join, click here.
    • Wallingford Beautification: if you are interested contact Rhonda Bush at rhonda.bush@historicwallingford.org to participate. 
    • Seattle Needs Trees – There is a city-wide movement to amend the legislation to bring it into compliance with the City’s own 2035 Comprehensive Plan goals (30% coverage by 2037), as well as the state Growth Management Act. To learn more, click here.
    • 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 or two to do so.  Contact pres@wallingfordcc.org if interested. 🙂
  • Good of the Order (anything people want to bring up)
  • Adjourn

Annual Meeting and Officer Elections

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 pres@wallingfordcc.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 communications@wallingfordcc.org

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, 10amWallingford 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/

June Monthly Meeting – Moved to June 9

Did you know – The City has grown 21.1% since 2010.

We are partnering with the Seattle Redistricting Commission to host the District 4 Public Forum – a hybrid meeting on the Redistricting of Seattle’s seven City Council Districts.  Come learn and provide feedback.  All are welcome. 🙂

Time: 5:30-7:30 PM
Date: Thursday, June 9, 2022
Location:  Wallingford Community Senior Center in the Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue Northsuite, Suite 140, Seattle, WA 98103
OR
Virtual Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82217028349

Note: there is no meeting Wednesday, June 1st.

Join us for the April Wallingford Community Council Monthly Meeting

We will hold the next Wallingford Community Council (WCC) monthly meeting Wednesday April 6, 2022 at 7 PM. Our featured guest is Councilmember Dan Strauss (district 6). 

Meeting Agenda

  • Question & Answer session with Councilmember Dan Strauss – 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).
  • Announcements

We want to hear from you.

Send us your questions or topic ideas for the upcoming monthly meetings to communications@wallingfordcc.org.

March Monthly Meeting

We will hold the next Wallingford Community Council (WCC) monthly meeting Wednesday March 2, 2022 at 7 PM.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Welcome and Call to Order
  • Question & Answer session with Councilmember Sara Nelson (position 9, citywide) – Attendees can ask questions directly in the videoconference, by submitting them through the chat feature, or in advance by email to the moderator.
  • Seattle Redistricting – Guest Elsa Batres-Boni, Civic Engagement Advisor, will introduce the Seattle Redistricting Commission and how to participate. The Seattle Redistricting Commission is responsible for overseeing the development of new City Council district lines in response to the completed 2020 Census. Learn more
  • Update on new apartment building on Stone Way N. – Guest Scott Lien from Kamiak will join us to provide an update on the development plans and design.
  • Board / Committee reports
  • Good of the order – (anything you want to bring up).
  • Announcements