Missed tonight’s Seattle 2035 meeting? 8 more days to comment

Over the course of tonight’s West Seattle open house for the city’s Comprehensive Plan update process – aka “Seattle 2035” – about sixty people stopped by, according to city reps. That leaves about 99,940 West Seattleites who didn’t. Maybe you’ve already commented on how you think the city should shape growth over the next 20 years. If you haven’t, you still have time – until November 20th, one week from tomorrow. Here’s what you’ll want to look at first:

*Open-house presentation slide deck
*Online illustrated doc explaining the process
*Overview document including the four options the city is suggesting for how growth could happen – scroll all the way to the end to review “Alternative 1: Continue Current Trends,” “Alternative 2: Guide growth to Urban Centers” (The Junction is our area’s Urban Center), “Alternative 3: Guide growth to Urban Villages near Light Rail,” and “Alternative 4: Guide growth to Urban Villages near Transit.”
*The full 394-page document is here

Last but not least, here’s how to comment.

5 Replies to "Missed tonight's Seattle 2035 meeting? 8 more days to comment"

  • DrKate November 13, 2015 (6:44 am)

    Thank you so much for sharing this information!

    This is the chance for all of those people who are dissatisfied with the direction Seattle is going to have a voice. If you want to shape what’s going on make sure you click that last link!

  • SGG November 13, 2015 (8:38 am)

    No coverage from the Port of Seattle open house?

    • WSB November 13, 2015 (8:46 am)

      SGG – Unfortunately, we couldn’t get there too due to factors including the last-minute discovery of the Senior Center’s future being discussed at its board meeting (story to come, and we only have this blurb about the 2035 meeting because our staffer was already in the same building). No decision was to be made at the port meeting … most important thing was for people who cared to be there (and we covered the runup to it as thoroughly as we could over the past few months dating back to the neighborhood campaign for an EIS), or at least to comment before the deadline, about which we’ll be publishing a reminder, since a week and a half remains for comments on this phase of the process. – TR

  • Edgar November 13, 2015 (8:43 am)

    I am sure it will be as meaningful experience as our heavy participation in the urban village proces in the 90s
    Heavy input from the community and they went anhead and did what they wanted to line pockets with the developers
    the entire council and mayor are progressive crooks who want to get rid of middle class homeowever and turn west seattle into a transit community…My wife and I spent hours and hours and in the end they broke promises right and left
    Their word is worthless and the process is worthless but gives folks the feeling that the actual have input and I can tell you historically you don’t
    Its a laugh at our community’s expense

  • Jim November 13, 2015 (10:50 am)

    It was terrible timing that people who do care had to choose between the 2035 meeting and the Port scoping meeting. That detracted from both meetings.

    But you are correct that we need more people in West Seattle to get involved to influence our future.

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