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Community Input Wanted: Vote for Neighborhood Street Fund Projects

Vote for Neighborhood Street Fund Projects

It's time to vote for the Neighborhood Street Fund projects your community needs most! Voting will be open now through May 5, 2019. Your vote will determine which projects in your district move forward for final selection by the move Seattle Levy Oversight Committee.

Please consider supporting improvements to help make Licton Springs more connected to Green Lake:

  • Wallingford Ave N crosswalk (#2019-114). This project is listed as part of District 6 but would benefit both District 5 and District 6.

Vote for Licton Springs

There are three ways to vote:

Voting is open to anyone age 11 and up 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 five (5) projects per district. If you mark more than 5 projects, your vote will not be counted.

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April Community Happenings

LoveLicton Sponsored Events:

Open Source Hackathon meetups provide an opportunity to work with others on Open Source Projects. There will be a variety of projects to work on, including some that do not require programming knowledge at all. All contributions, from code to graphic design and documentation are welcome. If you've always wanted to get involved in Open Source or work on projects with other developers in the community, this is a great way to start!

Social Events:

Community Engagement Events:

  • Tuesday, April 2nd, @ 5:45PM-6:45PM, April Mineral Springs Park Community Meeting, Meridian Center for Health
    Discuss Mineral Springs Park events, work parties, and community engagement.
  • Wednesday, April 3rd, @ 7PM-8:30PM, SPD North Precinct Advisory Council, Cascadia Elementary School’s library, 1700 N 90th St.
    Questions and informal networking with law enforcement and community members follows the agenda for about 15 minutes. NPAC meetings are open to the public and people concerned about public safety are encouraged to attend.
  • Monday, April 8th @ 7PM, Neighbors of Nesbit: SNG Community Meeting, Epic Life Church
    Interested in public safety and community building in your neighborhood? Join SNG and neighbors in planning BBQ's, block parties, clean-ups and more! Refreshments provided, children are welcome! To learn more, contact Jordan Haselnus, [email protected]
  • Thursday, April 11th @ 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, April 13th @ 10AM, Friends of Licton Springs Park Clean Up,
    Licton Springs Park Join FRIENDS OF LICTON SPRINGS for our monthly work party.
  • Wednesday, April 17th @ 6:00PM-7:45PM, Licton Springs Community Council Monthly Meeting, Northgate Community Center 10510 5th Ave NE
    Licton Springs Community Council Meetings are open to the public and represent the interests of the residents and the owners of commercial and professional businesses in the Licton Springs Neighborhood of the City of Seattle, Washington, to improve community welfare and happiness, and to promote a quality of life consonant with an urban, residential community
  • Saturday, April 27th @ 12:00PM-1:00PM, Dedication “Aurora Bright Dawn”, Oak Tree Village
    Join ALUV and artist Vicki Scuri for the dedication of the art installation on the N 102nd pedestrian bridge. Through SDOT’s Neighborhood Street Fund Grant program, ALUV members were able secure funds and select an artist to bring color to Aurora Ave.

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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March Community Happenings

LoveLicton Sponsored Events:

Be part of a community effort to restore a forgotten neighborhood greenspace! We will mulch in areas that volunteers have already removed blackberries and continue to reclaim space and free trees from aggressive weeds.

Trees 4 Seattle Helpers

Social Events:

  • Sunday, March 3rd, @ 2PM-4PM, Fastelavn: A Danish Carnival in Seattle, Northwest Danish Association, 1833 N 105th St ($10 entry free for non-members)
    Fastelavn is a Danish carnival for kids! Come celebrate this Danish tradition with us in Seattle. Costumes are encouraged!
  • Saturday, March 9, @ 12PM-4PM, Greater Seattle Linux User Group,North Seattle College, Education Building, Room 1840A
    Meet with other Linux users in the area.
  • Monday, March 11, @ 6PM-8PM, North Seattle Tech Talks: Surviving Technical Interviews, North Seattle College, 9600 College Way North, Room CC1161
    We'll be talking about how to survive – and thrive – in the software development interview process, including tips and tricks for answering both behavioral and technical interview questions.
  • Friday, March 22, @ 7PM-8:3PM 1st Annual Continuing Education Writers Salon
    1st Annual CE Writers Salon where the Juror Award Winners from our CE Writers Contest will have the opportunity to read their work. All are welcome to this event. Drinks and snacks will be served.

Community Engagement Events:

  • Tuesday, March 5th, @ 6PM-7PM, March Mineral Springs Park Community Meeting, Meridian Center for Health
    Discuss Mineral Springs Park events, work parties, and community engagement.
  • Wednesday, March 6th, @ 7PM-8:30PM, SPD North Precinct Advisory Council, Cascadia Elementary School’s library, 1700 N 90th St.
    Questions and informal networking with law enforcement and community members follows the agenda for about 15 minutes. NPAC meetings are open to the public and people concerned about public safety are encouraged to attend.
  • Saturday, March 9th @ 10AM, Friends of Licton Springs Park Clean Up,
    Licton Springs Park Join FRIENDS OF LICTON SPRINGS for our monthly work party.
  • Thursday, March 14th @ 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.
  • Wednesday, March 20th @ 6:30PM, Licton Springs Community Council Monthly Meeting, Meridian Center for Health
    Licton Springs Community Council Meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm at Meridian Center for Health (10521 Meridian Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133).

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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February Community Happenings

LoveLicton Sponsored Events:

Open Source Hackathon!

Open Source Hackathon meetups provide an opportunity to work with others on Open Source Projects. All contributions, from code to graphic design and documentation are welcome. If you’ve always wanted to get involved in Open Source or work on projects with other developers in the community this is a great way to start! Free and open to all skill levels and experience. Food, coffee, and expert advice provided free.

Social Events:

  • Saturday, February 9th @ 12-4PM, Greater Seattle Linux User Group, North Seattle College, Education Building, Room 1840A
    GSLUG is a community of people in the Seattle area who share an interest in Linux and open source software. Everyone is welcome, whether you’ve never used Linux before or you’re a seasoned kernel developer. Come join us the 2nd Saturday of each month to learn and share!

Community Engagement Events:

  • Tuesday, February 5th, @ 6PM-7PM, February Mineral Springs Park Community Meeting, Meridian Center for Health
    Discuss Mineral Springs Park events, work parties, and community engagement.
  • Wednesday, February 6th, @ 7PM-8:30PM, SPD North Precinct Advisory Council, Cascadia Elementary School’s library, 1700 N 90th St.
    Questions and informal networking with law enforcement and community members follows the agenda for about 15 minutes. NPAC meetings are open to the public and people concerned about public safety are encouraged to attend.
  • Saturday, February 9th @ 10AM, Friends of Licton Springs Park Clean Up,
    Licton Springs Park Join FRIENDS OF LICTON SPRINGS for our monthly work party.
  • Saturday, February 9th @ 11AM, 8547 Midvale Ave N, On Site Design Review
    Northwest Builders Finance and JW Architects are collaborating to design the redevelopment of 8547 Midvale Ave N. To give feedback attend this drop-in session or take the 8547 online survey before February 15.
  • Saturday, February 9th @ 11AM, 8551 Midvale Ave N, On Site Design Review
    Northwest Builders Finance and JW Architects are collaborating to design the redevelopment of 8551 Midvale Ave N. To give feedback attend this drop-in session or take the 8551 online survey before February 15.
  • Thursday, February 14th @ 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.
  • Wednesday, February 20th @ 6:30PM, Licton Springs Community Council Monthly Meeting, Meridian Center for Health
    Licton Springs Community Council Meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm at Meridian Center for Health (10521 Meridian Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133).

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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Community Input Wanted: Neighborhood Street Fund & Your Voice, Your Choice

Help Prioritize Neighborhood Street Fund Projects

Community members have submitted over 300 projects for the Neighborhood Street Fund and now it is time for community prioritization of the initiatives. Every vote has a huge impact at this stage of the process.

Please consider supporting some of the proposed Licton Springs projects:

You can find a map of all the submitted projects here.

Upcoming Community Meetings:

  • District 6 - Crown Hill Center, Tuesday, January 29, 7pm to 8:30pm
  • District 5 - Broadview Branch Seattle Public Library, Thursday, January 31, 6pm to 7:30pm
  • District 5 - Lake City Community Center, Tuesday, February 5th, 6:30pm to 8pm
  • District 6 - Phinney Center Community Hall, Wednesday, February 13th, 6pm to 7:30pm

To provide feedback, rank projects proposed in your district online here, or at a Community Prioritization Meeting in your district. The meetings will begin with a presentation of all the projects proposed in the hosting district. Then, you will receive a score card, where you can rank your top projects and submit to SDOT staff. Top-ranked projects will proceed to the voting phase in spring 2019.

Submit Ideas for Your Voice, Your Choice 2019:

After voting on Neighborhood Street Fund Projects: help decide how to spend $2,000,000 of the City's budget on small-scale physical improvement projects to Seattle's parks & streets through Your Voice, Your Choice!

Each project must: Benefit the public Cost $90,000 or less * Be a physical project that is located within Seattle's parks or streets

Ideas may be submitted online or in-person at any Seattle Public Library branch or various public outreach events. Submit your ideas by February 22nd!

Please contact Amy Nguyen at [email protected] or 206.222.2044 with any questions.

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