SDOT Pedestrian Wayfinding Focus Groups

Focus Group Opportunity

The Seattle Department of Transportation is looking for 8 to 10 people to participate in a discussion about finding your way around the city on foot. This discussion is part of a year-long project to design better walking directions and information to encourage Seattleites and visitors to walk more and further. These meetings will provide the City with critical early input from those who have first-hand knowledge of wayfinding challenges in Seattle.

The discussion will take place over 2 hours on October 10th at the Central Library (1000 4th Ave, Seattle 98104). There will be an afternoon (2pm-4pm) and an evening (5:30-7:30) session. Volunteers must be available on this date to be considered. Refreshments will be provided. Participants will be acknowledged for their time with a $60 Safeway gift card.

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Mayor Durkan Coming to Lake City

LC Welcomes Back Mayor Jenny Durkan on September 15th

Message from Mayor Durkan:

Please join me Saturday, September 15 for a community discussion on how we can work together to deliver on essential services and create a more affordable, inclusive, and just Seattle. You can find some more information below.

 This administration is working to bring City Hall to you. That’s because I know that community members are our City’s most vital resource, and that the best solutions often come from communities, not from the top down.

Before our community discussion, we’ll also host a resource fair, so you can work directly with our City departments on essential services and solutions that are important to you.

When: Saturday, September 15, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Resource Fair begins at 11:30 a.m. with the community discussion starting at 12 p.m.

 Who: Lake City residents, Mayor’s Office representatives, and representatives from the following departments: Finance and Administrative Services, Office of Economic Development, Parks and Recreation, Human Services Department, Department of Neighborhoods, Seattle Department of Transportation, Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Police Department, Seattle Office for Civil Rights, and the Seattle Public Library.

 Where: Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98125

LCW Corridor Improvement Project

LCW Corridor Improvement Project Update – September 7, 2018 – Info From SDOT

This month, there will be two informal public drop-in sessions to provide an opportunity for Seattle residents to ask questions, engage with the project team, and learn more about proposed improvements. Interpreters will be present to assist non-English speaking individuals with these languages: Amharic, Tigrinya, Oromo, Somali, Chinese (Traditional), Spanish, and Russian. Light refreshments will be provided.

Drop-in Session 1 – September 17, 2018
6-8 PM
Faith Lutheran Church
8208 18th Ave NE
Seattle, WA, 98115

Drop-in Session 2 – September 25, 2018
6-8 PM
Lake City Community Center
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The Post Office and Sunday Clean Up

Sunday, September 16th

Sunday, September 16th – 1pm – 2pm – meet in front of the Lake City Post Office

LCFF has been conducting community clean up efforts in Lake City for the past five years. We are proud of the hundreds of bags of trash collected and give heartfelt thanks to all those that have taken a little time to come out and support these efforts. LCFF provides gloves, bags, grabbers and safety vests. While it is common to find needles we are always sure to instruct our participants not to pick up needles. We ask that people let one of our leads know where they are so that we can take care of it and record it. These are family friendly events and safety is our top priority. The clean up portion of the work provides part of the goal for this program. While trash pick up is an ongoing effort; the conversations, connections and community spirit is a huge part of why these gatherings are so important.

This Sunday we have chose to meet in front of the Lake City Post Office. The area around the post office and the Panos properties has been a very hot topic on local social media as well as being featured on KOMO and Q13 news. We felt that this meeting place gives us an opportunity to connect with neighbors who might be interested in discussing the area with others in hopes of authentic dialog around solutions and strategies.

Please know that LCFF is in contact with our Seattle City Council Member, Debora Juarez, the Mayor’s office and King County Health to ensure that the issues around human waste is being addressed around the area of the post office and the Panos property. All have committed to responding to the issues and we are hopeful for a resolution that will address a complex set of circumstances.

We hope that you will consider joining us this Sunday