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...
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.
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).
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:
Thursday, May 17, 6 – 8 p.m.Fauntleroy Church
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
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
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”)
Sound Transit will be conducting a Neighborhood Forum at the Alki Masonic Center on May 5th from 10 AM to 12:30 PM. Details can be found here. There is a link to RSVP for the forum if you would like to attend. This is our opportunity to specify our preferences on how we would like to interface with light rail in our community.
February 20, 2018
To: City of Seattle (email@example.com)
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:
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.Read More...
FCA Business Meeting
Feb 13, 2018
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.
|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
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.Read More...