West Seattle’s second ‘pedestrian retail zone’ presentation planned at Tuesday’s Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights CC meetingFebruary 3, 2014 at 4:13 pm | In Development, West Seattle news | 5 Comments
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Tomorrow is your next chance to find out more about the new kind of “zoning overlay” the city is proposing for some business districts – “pedestrian retail zoning.” We first reported on this last month after a presentation at the Morgan Community Association‘s quarterly meeting. Now, the same city rep who made that presentation, Aly Pennucci from the Department of Planning and Development, is coming to another local meeting – tomorrow night’s Westwood-Roxhill-Arbor Heights Community Council meeting (6:15 pm, Southwest Branch Library at 35th/Henderson). The city has two “study zones” in the WWRHAH area, as noted in the map above – here are direct links to the city’s “preliminary recommendations” about each of them (scroll to the last page of each one for the site-specific information):
#50 – 35th & Barton
#51 – 35th & Roxbury
Ahead, tomorrow night’s entire agenda as shared by WWRHAH president Amanda Kay Helmick, featuring other major topics including the potential change in garbage-pickup service:
6:15-6:20: Introductions & Community News
6:20-6:25: Ratify Bylaws & Upcoming Elections
6:25-6:50: Department of Planning and Development; Aly Pennucci – DPD is evaluating retail areas within our neighborhood to determine where to suggest adding to existing pedestrian retail areas (pedestrian zones). They will map these areas and apply rules to protect and promote pedestrian retail. They are also considering modifications to current regulations that would apply to existing and new pedestrian zones. Pedestrian retail areas are important because they serve the neighborhood residents’ daily needs. They play a key role in creating safe neighborhoods where you would want to live, work, and shop.
6:50-7:30: Committee & Neighborhood Council Updates
Infrastructure Committee; Chris Stripinis, Committee Chair; Roxbury St & 35th Ave SW; lighting in AH; Sidewalks
Metro Committee: Amanda Kay Helmick; Transit Hub
Roxhill Bog Committee: Rory Donovan; Process Update
Roxhill Park Committee: Amanda Kay Helmick & Eric Iwamoto; Grant update
Community Outreach Committee: Childcare at our meetings
SWDC: Rory or Eric
7:30-7:40: Garbage Service: Proposed garbage changes and WWRHAH letter to City
7:40-7:45: Wrap Up: Breakdown the room; library locks up promptly at 8 pm.
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