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A letter from the FCA regarding ‘Proposed Council Bill 119173 Concerning Off-Street Parking’

posted: 20 Feb 2018 by: Mike Dey

Fauntleroy Community Association
P.O. Box 46343
Seattle, WA 98136-6343

February 20, 2018

To: City of Seattle (spencer.williams@seattle.gov)

Attn: Mr. Spencer Williams, aide to Mr. Rob Johnson
Ms. Lisa Herbold, West Seattle Councilwoman

Subject: Proposed Council Bill 119173 Concerning Off-Street Parking

The Fauntleroy Community Association (FCA) supports land use policies that:

  • retain the character of our Fauntleroy neighborhood and businesses,
  • provide for affordable housing, with equitable allocations for growth and density,
  • concurrently develop infrastructure, including transit, utilities, green spaces, parks & other amenities to serve our growing community and promote urban livability.

Founded in 1980, the Fauntleroy Community Association has historically focused on issues that affected or potentially affected the quality of life in our community with focus of traffic, pollution, the presence of the Washington State ferry and other issues of concern. Over the years, our activities have expanded to include restoration of salmon habitat in Fauntleroy Creek and the cove, local parks and playgrounds, crime and public safety, traffic issues as they affect all of West Seattle, involvement in transportation-related committees and meetings, and many other topics. We sponsor two local festivals and issue quarterly newsletters for 400 member households, businesses and supporters.

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Agenda: 2018-02-13 FCA Business Meeting

posted: 11 Feb 2018

FCA Business Meeting
Feb 13, 2018
7:00-9:00 PM
Fauntleroy Schoolhouse

The purpose of the Fauntleroy Community Association is to consider and act on concerns affecting the quality of life and character of the Fauntleroy community in Seattle, Washington.

Topic Who Time
Welcome and Introductions Mike 5 Minutes
Review and Approve Minutes Mike/All 2 Minutes
What we know about current zoning Mike/All 15 Minutes
How does HALA/MHA change the zoning All 80 Minutes
What are the next steps All 15 Minutes
Action Items Frank 5 Minutes

Next Meeting - March 13, 2018 Fauntleroy Schoolhouse

Update on the Proposed teardown and rebuilding of the Joslin Building (9250 45th Ave SW)

posted: 22 Jan 2018

In the December newsletter Neighbors we discussed the proposed teardown and replacement of the Joslin Building at 9250 45th Ave SW. We want to update the Community with what is happening and what we understand from the owners and the City.

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Proposed Rezoning, Upzoning Raise Significant Concerns

posted: 15 Dec 2017 by: Mike Dey

Fauntleroy Triangle Proposed Rezone
Fauntleroy Triangle Proposed Zoning.

On Oct. 30, the West Seattle Blog reported a proposed rezoning of the Joslin Building at 9250 45th SW in the heart of Fauntleroy’s retail area. On Nov. 8, representatives of the FCA Board met with the two owners to confirm the report and better understand their intentions so that FCA could begin an informed discussion with the community.

One of the owners lives in the Arroyos and the other is a former Seattle resident now living in Tacoma. At the meeting, they confirmed the Blog’s account and their desire to replace the existing structure with a 5-story mixed-use building with no on-site parking. It would have commercial on the bottom floor and 32 apartments above, each measuring 400 - 500 square feet.

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Fauntleroy is not immune to car prowls

posted: 02 Jan 2017

Chances are that you or someone you know has experienced a car prowl or an auto theft. Our friends in the Seattle Police Department Crime Prevention unit offer these handy tip sheets so you can prevent this from happening to you in the future.

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