West Seattle Tuesday: How to get involved with your neighborhood, your school, transportation/growth advocates…

May 13, 2014 at 9:05 am | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | 2 Comments

(Monday photo by Mark Wangerin)
Another beautiful day under way – and then a big night for community meetings (as is always the case on the second Tuesday of the month) – highlights from the WSB West Seattle Event Calendar:

BLOODMOBILE: 10 am-4 pm (closed for noon-1 pm break), it’s at PCC Natural Markets-West Seattle (WSB sponsor), walk-up donors welcome. (California/Stevens)

SOMETHING TO SAY ABOUT METRO’S PLANNED CUTS? As announced last month, tonight is the first County Council committee hearing, and the closest one to West Seattle – 6 pm in the board room at Union Station downtown. (401 S. Jackson)

CAL-SEATTLE @ JUNCTION NEIGHBORHOOD ORGANIZATION: 6:30 pm in the downstairs meeting room at the Senior Center of West Seattle, two guests are on the Junction Neighborhood Organization agenda announced by director René Commons: John Fox from CAL-Seattle (Citizens for an Affordable Livable Seattle), who “has been tracking growth of Seattle neighborhoods and growth targets established by the city of Seattle. What can be done by our neighborhoods to manage smart growth? Vote to be taken if JuNO will support this citywide effort”; also, from the city Department of Neighborhoods, district coordinator Jenny Frankl. (California/Oregon)

MAYOR’S TRANSPORTATION REP @ WS TRANSPORTATION COALITION: 6:30 pm at Neighborhood House’s High Point Center, the WSTC agenda includes guest Andrew Glass Hastings, transportation adviser to Mayor Ed Murray, who this morning will announce his proposal for raising money to keep Metro from slashing bus service in Seattle. Other agenda items as published on the WSTC website include confirmation of board members. (6400 Sylvan Way)

TALKING WITH TEENS ABOUT POT: 7 pm in the West Seattle High School library, as previewed here last week, come talk with experts about talking with teens about marijuana. (3000 California SW)

PRECINCT COMMANDER @ ADMIRAL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION: 7 pm at The Sanctuary at Admiral, Southwest Precinct commander Capt. Steve Wilske is a guest at the Admiral Neighborhood Association‘s monthly meeting. Also on the agenda shared by ANA president David Whiting, the Steps at Stevens project for better pedestrian access to West Seattle High School, and plans for participation in this July’s West Seattle Grand Parade. (42nd/Lander)

WEST SEATTLE BOOSTER CLUB: The announcement:

Please join us for our May meeting….Tuesday, May 13th, 7 pm, WSHS Library. We would love to see you. The more people involved, the more we can help the students and the school! Please check out our website, westseattleboosterclub.org, and follow us on Twitter, @WSBoosterClub, or contact us at westseattleboosterclub@gmail.com. We hope to see you on Tuesday!

(3000 California SW)

FAUNTLEROY COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION: 7 pm FCA board meeting in the conference room at historic Fauntleroy Schoolhouse, all welcome. (9131 California SW)

DENNY IMS PTSA: 7 pm at Denny International Middle School, the PTSA plans a potluck, “thank you” celebration, and change of cabinet. (26th/Kenyon)

PUBLIC HEALTH CAFE: “Nanotechnology & Nanotoxicology” – come hear and talk about it at 7 pm at Chaco Canyon Organic Café; details in our calendar listing. (38th/Alaska)

2 Comments

  1. There is also a VERY important City Council hearing about minimum wage tonight, 6pm, for everyone in Seattle
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    Committee on Minimum Wage & Income Inequality Agenda – Special Meeting 5/13
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    SEATTLE CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON MINIMUM WAGE AND INCOME INEQUALITY*

    AGENDA – SPECIAL MEETING Tuesday, May 13, 2014 6:00 p.m.
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    Members: Sally J. Clark, Chair, Sally Bagshaw, Member, Tim Burgess, Member, Bruce A. Harrell, Member, Jean Godden, Member, Nick Licata, Member, Mike O’Brien, Member, Tom Rasmussen, Member, Kshama Sawant, Member
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    Staff: Jesse Gilliam, Legislative Assistant, LaTonya Brown, Legislative Assistant, Kelsey Beck, Legislative Assistant
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    Location: Rainier Beach Highschool 8815 Seaward Park Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118
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    Please Note: Times listed are estimated.
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    A. Call to Order
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    B. Items of Business
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    1. Discussion of the Executive’s Proposal to Raise Seattle’s Minimum Wage (20 minutes)
    Presenters: Robert Feldstein and Brian Surratt, Office of Policy and Innovation
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    Supporting Document: a. Income Inequality Advisory Charge
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    http://clerk.seattle.gov/~public/meetingrecords/2014/minimum20140513_1a.pdf
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    C. Public Comment Sign-up sheets will be available at 5:30 p.m. Speakers will have up to 2 minutes to comment and public comment will be open until 9:30 p.m.
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    D. Adjournment

    Comment by Diane — 1:16 pm May 13, 2014 #

  2. Wonderful shot of the sailing vessel and the Olys.Congrats to Mark for grabbing it (looks like 11:00 AM Monday when I was penned in by buildings dwntwn). We worry about free-range for chickens, why not us? :-)

    Comment by JayDee — 5:54 pm May 13, 2014 #

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