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Green Seattle Day

posted: 15 Oct 2018

Have a hand in restoring Seattle’s forests during our biggest party of the year, Green Seattle Day! We want you to dig in, and to get out into your local neighborhood to help us kick off our planting season. Join the fun at 15 parks across the city, and be one of hundreds of volunteers planting thousands of plants in parks throughout the Emerald City! All community members are welcome, and no experience is necessary! The event is family friendly and open to all ages. Volunteers will plant trees and other plants that will become the future forests of Seattle. We hope you will all lend a hand in the neighborhoods you live in, and volunteer at the closest park near you!

Spots do fill up quickly, so please sign up in advance to help us plan a great event. Information and registration links can be found at: https://www.greenseattle.org/get-involved/green-seattle-day/ For any additional questions, please feel free to contact us by email at info@greenseattle.org, and by phone at (206) 905-6924.


SCALE Update

posted: 04 Oct 2018 Seattle Coalition for Affordability, Livability and Equity (“SCALE”) finished its appeal of the MHA EIS in front of the City’s Hearing Examiner on September 10, 2018 after 18 days of testimony. SCALE’s attorneys, Bricklin and Newman, in addition to six volunteer attorneys from SCALE presented SCALE’s appeal representing the 29 community and neighborhood objections to the MHA EIS. The Hearing Examiner will make his ruling on the appeal by mid November 2018. Fauntleroy Community Association sent a letter to the mayor in August 2017, challenging the MHA EIS, joined SCALE in February, made two contributions to the SCALE appeal and had an FCA representative at most SCALE meetings. FCA believes that it is in the best interests of the Fauntleroy Community to continue to work with SCALE on the appeal and fundraising efforts to satisfy any outstanding expenses related to the appeal. Read More...

Washington State Ferries Long Range Plan 2040 Open House

posted: 05 Sep 2018

On Monday, September 17th from 5-7 pm at the Fauntleroy Church (9140 California Avenue SW) Washington State Ferries will hold an open house to introduce a draft of the Long Range Plan.

Washington State Ferries (WSF) will release the Draft Long Range Plan for a 45-day public comment period and hold a second round of community meetings in Fall 2018. Come to an open house (pdf 718.04 kb) to review and comment on the Draft Plan

This plan projects a 37% increase in Fauntleroy/Southwroth riders by 2040, and a 19% increase in Vashon/Fauntleroy riders. The plan also appears to include enhancements to the Fauntleroy Ferry Dock and Terminal, and vessel replacement among other things.

Read more about the Long Range Plan at the links below:

https://wsflongrangeplan.com

https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/ferries/planning/long-range-plan/the-plan


Letter of Comment regarding ADU DEIS issued May 10, 2018

posted: 25 Jun 2018 June 25, 2018 To: City of Seattle (ADUEIS@seattle.gov) Subject: Letter of Comment regarding ADU DEIS issued May 10, 2018 The Fauntleroy Community Association (FCA) supports land use policies that: retain the character of our Fauntleroy neighborhood and businesses, provide for affordable housing, with fair 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 dealt with traffic, parking, pollution, and other topics related to the existence of the ferry dock in our community. Over the years, our activities have expanded to include restoration of salmon habitat in Fauntleroy Creek and Cove, local parks and playgrounds, crime and public safety, and traffic issues as they affect all of West Seattle, including involvement in transportation-related committees and meetings, and providing flags for the crosswalks. We support Fauntleroy small businesses, and have purchased and planted containers for the business district. We sponsor two local festivals — the spring Food Fest draws hundreds of attendees, the Fall Festival draws nearly 3,000 — and we issue quarterly newsletters for 400 member households, businesses and supporters. The community finds enough value in the FCA that they are willing to pay annual dues to maintain and further these activities. Read More...

City Weighing Options for Regulating Accessory Dwelling Units

posted: 01 Jun 2018 by: Kris Ilgenfritz On May 10, the city of Seattle released its draft environmental impact statement for attached dwelling units (ADUs). ADUs were formerly known as backyard cottages and detached ADUs (DADUs) were formerly known as backyard houses. Here is an overview of the three alternatives that the city is proposing for changing land-use codes that apply to these units. To see the full document, including a table comparing components of the alternatives. go to www.seattle.gov/council/adu-eis and click on “Read the Draft EIS.” Read More...

MHA Public Hearing

posted: 10 May 2018

June 5 is a Public Hearing for District 1. This meeting is at Chief Sealth High School, 2600 SW Thistle, beginning at 6. The hearing begins at 6:00 p.m. and will continue until all in-person comments have been received. Members of groups, organizations, or coalitions with similar interests are encouraged to combine their presentations. Group presentations with four or more people will be limited to up to five (5) minutes. Individual comments will be limited to up to two (2) minutes.


MHA Final Open House

posted: 04 May 2018

May 9 from 6 - 8 is the Final Open House for the Mandatory Housing Affordability (MHA) District 1 is at Louisa Boren K - 8, 5950 Delridge Avenue SW. District 1 includes Fauntleroy and the urban villages: Admiral, Morgan Junction, South Park, West Seattle Junction, Westwood-Highland Park. This is the last chance to ask questions about the proposed upzones from representatives from multiple city departments directly working on the MHA Proposal. The City has sent out emails that the following City departments planning to attend are: Office of Community Planning and Development (OPCD), Office of Housing (OH), Department of Neighborhoods (DON), Seattle Parks, Seattle City Light (SCL), Seattle Public Utilities with Rainwise (SPU), Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections with RRIO and code compliance (SDCI), Office of Sustainability and the Environment (OSE), Office of Economic Development (OED), King County Metro Transit (METRO), and Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT).


WSF 2040 Long Range Pan outreach

posted: 01 May 2018

Washington State Ferries continues its WSF 2040 Long Range Plan outreach meetings. The final meeting for the Triangle route is in Fauntleroy on May 17th. The details are below:

Fauntleroy

Thursday, May 17, 6 – 8 p.m.

Fauntleroy Church
9140 California Avenue SW
Seattle

If you are unable to make it to the meeting, or if you have additional thoughts, the online open house will be live through May 24: https://wsflongrangeplan.com/

There is a nice poster here


Eat at Joe's

posted: 04 Apr 2018

Support the Fauntleroy Fall Festival

Dine at Endolyne Joes on Tuesday April 24th, 2018 between 8AM and 10PM and support the Fauntleroy Fall Festival.

Joe’s will donate a percent of sales to help keep the popular october festival free for the entire community.

Add your own donation by buying a chance (or two) on many attractive raffle items.

Endolyne Joe’s is located at 9281 45th Ave SW. 206-937-5637


Update on Parking Bill

posted: 30 Mar 2018

Councilmember Herbold has proposed an amendment to the legislation contained in Council Bill 119173 to exempt the area around the ferry terminal. The details are on page 55 of this City Council Staff Memo.. (The pages are numbered strangely. After letting the document load, search for “Amendment E3: Parking requirements near the Fauntleroy ferry terminal”)

It is important that we contact Lisa and the other PLUZ committee members to express our support. Contact information for each can be found here.


 

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