LICTON SPRINGS COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Minutes of Board
J. Paul Blake (Director of Community Relations Department,
Seattle Public Utilities), Jeff Caldwell (Director of Safety and
Debra Willendorf presented two reports:
We need to find a way to do outreach so that more people are aware of the Community Council and will want to pay dues. Liz noted that the Friends of Licton Springs Park Group is going to flyer the new townhouses being built by the Park. It was suggested that the Council could also do outreach to new residents living there.
Debra asked members to keep the 2004 Treasurer’s Report and use it in connection with the planning of our 2005 budget.
The Treasurer’s Report was approved.
Sidewalks on North 100th. Liz said she needed to touch base with Trung Pham regarding sidewalks on North 100th. Mr. Pham has confirmed there is additional money
available for sidewalks, but because of the difficulty of continuing
He gave a very thorough overview and then answered
questions. He also informed us
that SPU recently received an award from Harvard for management innovations
in government. He said the award
was because of the work done by SPU near
Mr. Blake told about and had handouts relating to recycling.
He explained the importance of recycling because our garbage
is shipped to
Mr. Blake promised that he would be sure to get us the answers to questions he couldn’t answer on the spot.
North Campus Greenbelt Trails. Jeff Caldwell presented information about the wetlands-campus trail improvement project that he has organized and for which he is seeking funding from Starbucks. It was a very well thought out system with connections made for trails that presently dead end, including footbridges. There will also be welcoming signs, walking guides that identify points of interest, and sun-powered emergency phones.
Flex Cars. Jeff
also told us that
Jeff said that NSCC is also considering replacing its fleet vehicles with flex cars. There is also a program whereby they could get a flex car to be used by employees who commute to work in a carpool, bus, or by bike and need to get to an appointment during the day. There is also a program for funding a flex car for students who could use a flex car to drive to employment interviews. The plans also include obtaining a flex car for community use.
New Homeowner in the Community. Janet Hyde-Wright, who is buying a house across
the street from Liz on Wallingford North asked
questions about the community and Liz explained events that the LSCC
Board sponsors and organizes. Janet
said she saw an announcement for our meeting and came by to get better
acquainted with Licton Springs. She
currently lives on
The meeting was adjourned at