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12th Avenue Stewards-March Meeting

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Please come to the 12th Ave Stewards March Meeting

When: March 12, 2013  5:30pm

Where: Seattle Arts Academy (the portable classroom on 12th Ave just south of Madison)


Updates and Reminders

5:30 to 5:40 Cloud Art Funded! Update, next steps, and possible celebration for 12th Avenue Square Park (Ellen, Bill, others)

5:40 to 6:00 King County Youth Detention Center Site Redesign: First Public Hearing March 16 (Bill)

6:00 to 6:10 Report on Swedish Sabey Major Institution Master Plan (Joy)


Discussion Items

6:10 to 6:15 Board Retreat March 23 – why you should come (Ann)

6:15 to 6:25 Von Trapps outreach and grant opportunity (Ann)


Post Meeting Project

6:25 to 7:00 DON Small and Simple Grant Application (Ann)

12th Ave Stewards Meeting February 12th

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Hello Neighbors!

Please come to the February 12th Ave Stewards monthly meeting:

Tuesday, February 12, 2013– 5:30-7pm


NEW LOCATION: Seattle Academy,  12th Avenue Conference Room (1140 12th Avenue, in middle of block between Spring and Union/Madison streets.  Look for “A-board” on sidewalk)

Everyone is welcome! Please bring neighbors and friends as we discuss important issues that directly affect the 12th Avenue Community.

Community Projects and Grant Updates 5:30 to 5:45
Cloud Art Grants:  the public art for the 12th Ave Square Park (at 12th and E James Ct.) is in need of additional funding.  http://www.seattle.gov/parks/proparks/projects/12_ave_model_views_20110630.pdf

Neighborhood Street Fund Application: plans for funding requests to make improvements along 12th Avenue
Changes to 12th Avenue websites
Von Trapp Development and Sidewalks: plans to update pedestrian lighting and tree plantings in this location to match the rest of 12th Avenue

SAAS Campus Consolidation Communication 5:45 to 5:55
Drafting topics and questions for a letter that responds to the presentations we’ve had from SAAS so far about their campus consolidation plans in order to create a dialogue.

DON Small & Simple Grant 5:55 to 6:10
Restarting the process of applying for a Department of Neighborhoods Small and Simple grant:

  • A review of what happened during the last round of funding
  • A review of the timeline for the current round of funding
  • Requests for those who wish to work on proposal for next round

Board Elections 6:10 to 6:25
The Executive positions for the board, including Chair, Vice Chair, and Secretary are available, as well as regular positions on the board for the 12th Avenue Stewards.  Please come to nominate, run, discuss, and vote.

Neighborhood Engagement Process for King County Redevelopment 6:25 to 7:00
A discussion on the next steps for communication with King County about the Youth Services Center site redevelopment (block between 12th and 14th avenues,  E Remington and E Spruce streets).
We look forward to seeing you.

The 12th Avenue Stewards