Posts Tagged ‘Community Concerns’


December Meeting Agenda — At Youngstown!

Monday, December 10th 6:30 — 8:00 pm Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, Room 106 We’re going to be talking about cannabis – medical marijuana dispensary regulations to be more precise. City Councilmember Nick Licata and Council President Sally Clark will be here to listen to community input and answer questions about the proposed legislation. Here is […]


Highlights from the April 12, 2012 DESC Community Advisory Committee Meeting

First on the agenda was a follow-up to the Delridge Produce Co-op discussion from the March 27 meeting. Vonetta presented a list of community recommendations, based on discussions with NDNC leaders, neighborhood business operators, and the grocery store study presented by Parie at the previous committee meeting, for DESC to consider when selecting its commercial […]


DESC Reminders: Two Meetings Next Week

Following-up on their first meeting on February 21, 2012 (see West Seattle Blog coverage, which includes video), at which neighbors offered input, asked questions and stated concerns, DESC’s community advisory committee has scheduled a second meeting: Delridge Supportive Housing Advisory Committee Meeting—6:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center This meeting is open to all interested […]


DESC: Next Tuesday’s Meeting Reminder

Don’t forget to mark your calendars  and attend the first meeting of DESC’s community advisory committee, which they set up to address neighbor concerns.  It is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 21, at Youngstown.  Folks who would like to testify to the advisory committee can begin signing up at 6:00.  Childcare will be provided. […]

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DESC Update: Three Important Dates

Lots of important news to report! First, the Delridge Supportive Housing Advisory Committee is holding their first community meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. This is a public hearing at which the Delridge community can provide input on DESC’s supportive housing development. Speakers can begin signing up at 6:00 p.m. […]

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DESC Files Master Use Permit – Public Comment Period

According to a City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) Land Use Bulletin, DESC filed for its master use permit on January 23, 2012. The NDNC strongly encourages all interested neighbors to provide comments to the city planner, Michael Dorcy, here, by no later than February 15, 2012. Application materials should be available […]


City Hall Open House

What an adventure!  Holli Margell, Kirsten Smith and I visited City Hall this Saturday and visited all of the council members to bring North Delridge issues to the forefront.  This was the second year for Holli and me and we focused our efforts on reaching out to the council members.  This past year has Delridge seen […]


Boren School Approved for K-5 STEM Program

It’s official, Boren Middle School will be opened in the fall as a K-5 STEM option school.  West Seattle Blog posted a full story a couple days ago.  It is important to note that the School Board has made it clear that is a temporary location and the final location has not been identified.  At […]


DESC To Initiate Community Advisory Committee

As a condition of King County funding for its proposed supportive housing development at 5444 Delridge Way, DESC will execute its Community Relations Plan, which states that DESC will ‘”initiate a Community Advisory Committee to engage interested Delridge residents with DESC staff in advising on project operations impacting the neighborhood and address issues of concern.”

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Youngstown Continues to Struggle

The down-turned economy has hit non-profits across the country as well as in our neighborhood.  For our neighborhood, the downsizing of the Delridge Neighborhoods Development Association (DNDA) has caused a lot of anxiety. In the last year, DNDA has consolidated offices within Youngstown and laid off nearly all of their staff. The big question is, […]

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