Learn more about the Block Watch program at Monday’s QACC Public Safety Meeting

QA Crime WatchIf you’ve ever wondered about Seattle Police Department’s Block Watch program, you can find out more get answers to your questions at Monday’s Queen Anne Community Council’s Public Safety meeting. The meeting is open to all, and neighbors who already participate in Block Watch programs are encouraged to attend and share their experiences.

At the meeting, you can ask questions of current Block Watch captains, as well as of SPD representatives. Our local West Precinct Crime Prevention Coordinator, Terrie Johnston, and SPD’s Officer Larrabee will be on hand to discuss the program and answer questions.

If you’re interested in starting your own Block Watch program, this meeting is a great way to find out the easy steps you’ll need to take to kick one off for your immediate neighbors.

As a reminder, the annual Night Out Against Crime is Tuesday, August 2nd. You can register to close your street for a Block Party, deadline to do so is August 1st.

The QACC Public Safety meeting will be held at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St), from 7pm to 8pm on Monday, June 27th. All are welcome to attend.

Queen Anne Community Council welcomes State Representative Noel Frame on Wednesday

Screen Shot 2016-05-31 at 8.44.23 PMThe Queen Anne Community Council meets tomorrow, Wednesday, June 1st, at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St).

This month’s agenda features State Representative Noel Frame. The meeting is open to all, if you have questions for Frame, be sure to attend the QACC meeting.

Here’s the full agenda:

7:30 – Adoption of Agenda

7:35 – Open Forum: comments from the attendees

7:45 – State Representative Noel Frame

8:30 – Committee Reports

9:25 – New Business

Learn more about the new Expedia campus at the Queen Anne Community Council meeting

Screen Shot 2016-04-04 at 4.59.41 PMHave you been curious about Expedia’s plans for the old Amgen campus on the waterfront? Or, perhaps you have questions about traffic impacts and mitigation? If so, attend this month’s Queen Anne Community Council meeting to learn more.

The QACC meeting is Wednesday, April 6th at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St). It begins at 7:30pm, here’s the full agenda:

7:30 -Adoption of Agenda, Approval of minutes, Treasurer’s Report

7:35 – Open Forum-comments from the attendees

7:45 – Expedia

8:30 – Port vacation letter

8:40 – Committee Reports – Parks, LURC, Transportation, PR, Public Safety, Communications, District Council, NAC

9:25-New Business

Adjournment

Annual Queen Anne Community Center Egg Hunt is Saturday

Screen Shot 2016-03-20 at 1.55.09 PMThe annual Queen Anne Community Center Egg Hunt is this Saturday, March 26th. Along with seeking out hidden eggs, kids can also meet the Easter Bunny at the eggtastic event.

The hunt kicks off at 10am sharp, so arrive at least 15 minutes early with your egg baskets and bags to ready, start, go hunting for colorful eggs! The Egg Hunt is impervious to rain, so regardless of the weather, the hunt will go on.

The Queen Anne Community Center is at 1901 1st Ave W, make your plans now to take the kiddos to the Egg Hunt on Saturday morning. Happy hunting!

Queen Anne Community Council meets Wednesday; Pier 86 grain silo art on the agenda

The Queen Anne Community Council meets tomorrow, Wednesday, March 2nd, at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett St). The meeting kicks off at 7:30pm and runs to 9:30pm. All Queen Anne residents and business owners are welcome to attend.

The QACC has drafted a letter that addresses proposed art on the Grain Elevator at Pier 86. Per the letter:

“The Queen Anne Community Council has been briefed on and discussed the draft feasibility study concerning adding public art at the grain terminal at Pier 86. Pending a specific art proposal, the Council has not taken a position for or against, but based on our discussions, Council members have strong opinions on the matter.”

Attend the meeting to find out more about the opinions of the QACC. And, read ahead at the Friends of Art on Pier 86 website to learn about the potential for making the grain silos more visually appealing and enriching to the community. Photos of the grain silos is from their site:

From an Airplane

Pier 86 Grain Terminal & Silos Aerial View

Here’s tomorrow’s agenda:

7:30 – Adoption of Agenda, Approval of minutes, Treasurer’s Report

7:35 – Open Forum – comments from attendees

7:45 – LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion)

8:15 – Grain Elevator Art letter

8:30 – Committee Reports (Transportation, LURC/Planning, Public Safety, Parks, District Council, NAC, Communications, PR)

9:25 – New Business & Adjournment

Proposed light rail routes on tonight’s Queen Anne Community Council agenda

Tonight’s Queen Anne Community Council meeting is kicking off the year with an important topic to all residents and business owners – light rail options that could impact Queen Anne.

The four light rail routes proposed run from downtown to Ballard, but there are several options. Three run through Interbay, two of which are at grade, the other would include a tunnel. You can read the full documentation on these routes here.

Light Rail options

 

Representatives from Sound Transit will be at tonight’s QACC meeting to explain the routes and answer questions. The QACC will be submitting a letter to the Mayor’s office with its preferred option.

Attend tonight’s meeting to learn more about the proposed light rail and have your voice heard. The QACC meets at 7:30pm tonight, Wednesday, January 6th at Queen Anne Manor (100 Crockett Street).

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