Agenda to be provided prior to meeting. Check back soon!
Please join us to celebrate the completion of the Landscape Design Master Plan. Come share your thoughts and opinion on which construction area or project we should prioritize.
Cake and refreshments are provided!
Jane Addams Middle School Cafeteria-Enter through the main entrance on the East side of the campus (34th Ave NE)
MCC Meeting Announcement For:
January 9, 2018; 7-8:30pm
I was late in reserving Rm1 so meeting will be in Rm11 (room to the right as you walk in).
We will not be having a featured speaker for this meeting but instead we will focus on several other issues.
I will provide an update on the Your Voice, Your Choice (YVYC) program. It has started with a short time line. Ideas will be due on Feb 2nd. I’ll have forms and ideas that folks can consider as potential project ideas to submit. You can also go on line to study up on the program. I just Googled “Your Voice, Your Choice,” or you can go to Your Voice Your Choice. I will also try to set a date for a YVYC meeting to prioritize and electronically submit our project ideas.
We will also entertain nominations for the board other than those currently proposed i.e., Pam Bowe- President, Dan Keefe – VP, Mike Reinhardt – Secretary, and Wilma Boyd – Treasurer.
We will need to allocate $25 for dues for our continued membership in Lake City Neighborhood Alliance (LCNA) if we indeed want to continue to be a member. We could also use someone to be our representative at their meetings.
The Sidewalk Committee will provide its usual update on the various projects SDOT has been working on in our area and take any comments you may have on what has been implemented so far. I plan to push hard for the completion of the sidewalk on NE 110th btwn 35th & 36th Avenues by Sept, 2018.
Status of JAMS Playground Beautification planning project will be discussed.
Emergency HUB status will be updated.
Look forward to seeing you at the meeting. …… Dan Keefe, President
From: Dan Keefe, President
LOCATION: Meadowbrook Community Center
ADDRESS: 10517 35th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
At our March meeting we elected the existing Board to another one year term with one condition, that this would be the last term for Dan Keefe and Charlene Murray. Thank you and we hope to continue to serve the best interests of Meadowbrook. With that in mind, Pam Bowe will be running our May meeting while Dan visits his grandchildren in Helena, MT. He will be around to run the July meeting.
Our May 9th meeting will feature a representative from CM Juarez’s office and may include CM Juarez herself. In addition, we will have a representative from SDOT Safe Routes to School division (Stephanie) who will give us an update on our long awaited start to the construction (June 2017) of the sidewalk segment on Ne 110th between 39/40th Aves Ne. She will be this project’s key point of contact, so please be prepared to also ask any pertinent questions you might have. We will also hand out the latest milestone updates to Brian Dougherty’s spreadsheet that contains the list of the various sidewalk and crosswalks, etc projects.
Of the three proposals we submitted as part on DoN’s new Your Voice…Your Choice program (replaces NPSF), one was selected for final voting which is the 4-way stop at Ne 98th St and Ravenna which is being championed by Wilma Boyd.
There will be an update on the Emergency Hub and our inquiry into becoming a fiscal sponsor for Matching Funds projects. The committee formed to apply for funds to improve the grounds at Jane Addams MS is having trouble getting volunteers. Finally, the Community Garden and Orchards has held some 8 to 9 work parties since coming back to life in March. Work Parties are currently scheduled for 3-5pm every Sunday with a pot luck following.
Please mark your calendars and support Pam by coming to the meeting.
Dan Keefe, President
The emergency communication hub is part of a network around Seattle that would be staffed by trained volunteers and ham radio operators who could send emergency messages to the city in case of a large-scale disaster.”
We will be discussing how:
• Each household has to be self -sustaining
• To support our neighborhood and community
• The Meadowbrook hub would operate
• We need to communicate with city leaders and emergency responders.
• The Meadowbrook area is unique.
Tue, Aug 2, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Corner of NE 107th Street and Alton Avenue NE
Everyone is Invited! Cups, plates, utensils, and napkins are provided. Please bring an item to share and whatever you would like to grill. If you have an extra chair-bring it too!
Greetings Meadowbrook Area Community Members,
For our September MCC meeting, we are going to get political. We have invited our two City Council candidate primary winners for District 5, Debora Juarez and Sandy Brown, to speak to us at our meeting and they accepted!
Although elections are a bit far off yet, Nov.3rd, we are fortunate to have secured their willingness to visit with us as their campaign schedule is rapidly getting booked up. So give some thoughts to a few questions as after we hear their “stump speeches” we will take a few questions. Big topic areas are public safety, transportation and affordable housing.
In addition, updates and reports on the following will also be provided:
1- Report on the Greenways status;
2- Status of crosswalk installations by SDOT at the three crossings around Jane Addams and Nathan Hale schools;
3- Community Garden and Orchards: current status (harvest pounds to food bank and others) ;
4- Public Safety: (Aundie Collison);
5- Status of planned D5 and at-large candidate Forum, and;
6- November meeting topic.
As usual, an agenda will be provided at the meeting.
THIS IS A BIG ONE! Looking forward to your attendance…Dan Keefe, President
SPRING CLEAN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD STARTS APRIL 1!
It’s time for Spring Clean, Seattle’s premier community cleanup event. Seattle Public Utilities invites you and your neighbors to participate April 1 – May 31.
Help pick up litter, stencil storm drains, or paint out graffiti. All Spring Clean projects are on public property. Volunteers receive free litter cleanup bags, gloves, safety vests, and waste disposal permits.
Register online at www.seattle.gov/util/SpringClean
or at 206-233-7187.
Greetings Meadowbrook Community Council members!
Our next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 10, 7-9pm, in the usual location. We have a number of issues and happenings to deal with. Firstly, as discussed at our January meeting, we will have elections to either re-elect the current board or elect any member who wishes to run for one of the board positions. We will have our once-per-year treasurer’s report and consider the possibility of raising our annual dues from the current $10/yr to $15 or 20/yr.
On the agenda will be reports on several issues and projects affecting our Meadowbrook neighborhood. These will be: Continue reading
I wanted to let you know and invite you and any neighbors to attend the first Meadowbrook/Matthews Beach Greenways Meeting on Tues. 10/28/14at the Meadowbrook Community Center!
The meeting will occur from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm and the address is 10517 35thAve NE. The meeting is being hosted by the Meadowbrook Community Council, learn more about the Council and what they are doing at: www.meadowbrookcouncil.org .
Two experienced representatives of the Seattle Neighborhood Greenways group will speak on the potential to do Greenways projects in the Meadowbrook/Matthews Beach areas. Janine Blaeloch leads the Lake City Greenways Group, and Gordon Padelford is the Greenways Support person overseeing Greenways projects throughout the City of Seattle.
Examples of new Greenways projects being completed are in Lake City ( 27thand 127th ) and Wedgwood ( 39th and 75th to 90th ). There is a wealth of information about Seattle’s Greenways projects going on right now at: www.seattlegreenways.org .
Looking forward to people attending the meeting, asking questions, and with the hope of people in these 2 neighborhoods becoming active volunteers in their Community!