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Your Voice, Your Choice Voting Ends 9/30

Vote Now for your favorite Your Voice, Your Choice park and street improvements!

Want to help Seattle decide how to spend $2 million of the city’s budget on park and street improvements? Voting is now open for Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets.

Voting is open to anyone age 11 and up (must be 13 and up to vote online) who lives, works, goes to school, worships, receives services, volunteers, or is part of a program in the City of Seattle.

Each voter may cast one ballot per City Council district, and may choose up to three (3) projects per district.

You can vote online here or by paper ballot at any Seattle Public Library branch.

You can find more information and voting instructions here. After ballots are tallied, the winning projects will be announced in October.

In District 5, check out these Licton Springs Projects:

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September 2019 Community Events

Social Events:

  • Saturday, September 7th, Thai Festival, 11AM - 5PM, North Seattle College
    Come explore Thai culture, delicious food, and shows. The event is kid-friendly.

  • Saturday, September 28th, Live in D5, 1PM - 4PM, Hubbard Homestead Park 11203 5th Ave NE
    Councilmember Debora Juarez is hosting her 4th annual Live in D5 event, a celebration of North Seattle! The event will be held at the Hubbard Homestead Park, just north of the Target at Northgate. Live in D5 is free and family-friendly. Local bands, Free food from Ryan's Rez-ipes, A petting zoo, Booths from neighborhood & municipal organizations, Accessible bicycle riding with Outdoors for All and more! All are welcome!

Community Engagement Events:

  • Wednesday, September 4th @ 3:30PM, Landmark Preservation Meeting for Licton Springs Park, Seattle City Hall
    The Landmarks Preservation Board will consider this nomination of Licton Springs Park. The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments.

  • Wednesday, September 4th @ 7-8:30PM, SPD North Precinct Advisory Council, Northaven Senior Housing, Harbor Room
    Informal networking with law enforcement and community members follows the Captain’s precinct update as time permits.

  • Thursday, September 12th @ 7PM, ALUV Monthly Meeting, Epic Life Church 10510 Stone Ave N
    Joining ALUV this month is CM Juarez to discuss current neighborhood initiatives and concerns. Topics are community center feasibility study, neighborhood design guidelines, 100th Street pedestrian bridge and concerns over increased homicides/shootings.

  • Saturday, September 14th @ 10AM-2PM, Friends of Licton Springs Park Clean Up, Licton Springs Park
    Join FRIENDS OF LICTON SPRINGS for our monthly work party.

  • Monday, September 23rd @ 6:30PM-8PM, NORA Business Meet-up & Networking Night, Lantern Brewing
    Come meet and get to know your NORA (NOrth AuroRA) neighborhood business owners, managers, and leaders! We are discovering, the more we all know each other the more we can work together for the good of this community. Introduce yourself and your business to others who, like you, work hard and have invested in the NORA arena.

To stay up to date on other activities coming up, check out LoveLicton's calendar.

Hope to see you at an upcoming event! Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments below or by emailing us at [email protected]

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Landmarks Preservation Board to consider nomination of Licton Springs Park for landmark status

Seattle’s Landmarks Preservation Board will consider the nomination of Licton Springs Park (9536 Ashworth Avenue North) on Wednesday, September 4 at 3:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in Seattle City Hall (600 4th Avenue, Floor L2) in the Boards & Commissions Room L2-80.

The public is invited to attend the meeting and make comments regarding the nomination. Written comments are also accepted and should be received by the Landmarks Preservation Board at the following mailing address by 3:00 p.m. on September 3:
Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board
Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
PO Box 94649
Seattle, WA 98124-4649

A copy of the Landmark Nomination is available for public review at the Northgate Branch Library, 10548 Fifth Avenue NE, and the Seattle Department of Neighborhoods office in Seattle City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, 4th Floor (206-684-0228). The nomination is also posted on Seattle Department of Neighborhoods website here.

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August 2019 Community Events

Social Events:

  • Tuesday, August 6th Seattle Neighborhood Night Out
    Connect with your neighbors at the annual night out event. Find your neighborhood event here.

  • Saturday, August 10th @ 1-4PM, Live In D5, Hubbard Homestead Park
    Councilmember Debora Juarez is hosting her 4th annual Live in D5 event, a celebration of North Seattle.

  • Friday, August 16th @ 7-10PM, Outdoor Movie Night & Picnic, Mineral Springs Park
    Please join us for an upcoming community movie night (Secret Life of Pets) at Mineral Springs Park. Bring a comfy blanket or chair, and bring your favorite picnic food. Beverages and pre-made hot dogs and chips will be provided by 3 Fish catering and Green Lake & Woodland Hall Preschool. This is a family friendly event. This is an alcohol and smoke free event. This event is sponsored by Seattle Parks Commons and Arts in Parks.

  • Saturday, August 24th @ 1-6PM, Happening: Licton Springs, Licton Springs Park
    Live bands and DJ's, food trucks, local vendors, an interactive art area and more!

Community Engagement Events:

  • Thursday, August 8th @ 7PM, ALUV Monthly Meeting, Epic Life Church 10510 Stone Ave N
    ALUV stands for Aurora Licton Urban Village and seeks to build a pedestrian-safe, visually vibrant, economically sound, livable, and welcoming urban village using sustainable-growth principles.

  • Saturday, August 24th @ 12-3PM, Licton Springs P-Patch Fundraiser, Licton Springs P-Patch
    Licton Springs PPatch flower bouquet sale while the flowers are at their peak; and bake sale too!

Note: There is no Licton Springs Community Council meeting in August. There is also no North Precinct Advisory Council (NPAC) meeting in August.

To stay up to date on other activities coming up, check out LoveLicton's calendar.

Hope to see you at an upcoming event! Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments below or by emailing us at [email protected]

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