Meadowbrook Community Council

Supporting community spirit and creating a connected environment in NE Seattle's Meadowbrook community and surrounding neighborhoods.

35th Ave NE to be closed between 110th and 105th for up to 6 months

April 16, 2014
For Immediate Release:
Contact:Andy Ryan, (206) 684-7688
andy.ryan@seattle.gov

Project will prevent local flooding, create habitat for threatened salmon.

SEATTLE — Beginning as early as May 5, part of 35th Avenue Northeast will be closed for approximately six months while the city’s longest creek is reshaped to prevent chronic flooding and restore habitat for threatened salmon and other species.

For years, the confluence of the North and South branches of Thornton Creek, just east of 35th Avenue Northeast, has been prone to flooding. High waters have frequently inundated nearby homes, Nathan Hale High School and Meadowbrook Community Center and closed the road to traffic.

To fix the problem, Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) will remove an undersized culvert under 35th Avenue Northeast and realign the existing creek channel through a new two-acre flood plain. Continue reading

Keep our Lake City Farmer’s Market!

Friends, please distribute this post far and wide to your groups and contacts: we are in peril of losing the Lake City Farmer’s market due to decreasing attendance. Lake City Farmers Market

By April 18, please take this easy survey–link below– to help the Neighborhood Farmer’s Market Alliance and your fellow community members determine how we can improve the market and increase attendance. It would be a shame to lose this incredible asset. Your help is appreciated!

http://tinyurl.com/LakeCitySurvey

Thornton Creek Confluence Pre-Construction Work

Thornton Creek Confluence Pre-Construction Work
Starting in April, pre-construction work for the Thornton Creek Confluence project will begin.
As part of the preparation for full mobilization of construction crews by June 1, tree removal and utility relocation work will be underway in and around the Confluence project area. Work will occur during weekday, daytime hours. Details about each activity are below:

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Upcoming Safe Roads Awareness Week 3/25-3/28

Hi fellow NE Seattle and LCW-Area folks!
From: Per Johnson
Wedgwood Community Council

Several people and groups have been coordinating on an upcoming Safe Roads Awareness Week through NE Seattle in late March (Tues, 3/25 – Fri, 3/28) with a variety of events and activities intended to remind all of our fellow road-users of the need for safe roads for people. Some of these events may be of particular interest to you or your group. If they are, we encourage your groups to join us. You’ll notice that the week begins with a major event (Schulte Memorial Walk and Rally) and culminates with the formal announcement of a major SDOT traffic safety project for Lake City Way.

Here is a summarized agenda of events for that week.

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