Food Truck Round-up – Magnuson Park

Don’t miss the Food Truck Round-up, Sunday, Sept 24, 12-4 PM at Magnuson Park.

A link to more info a list of trucks that may be there:

The last one was in the parking lot by the playground, this one says it may be at Hanger 30.


Candidates Forum – Sept 13, 2017

Candidates Forum – Sept 13

For the candidates vying for Positions 8 and 9 on the Seattle City Council.  These are the 2  “at large” seats on the Council and voted on by all Seattleites.

Wednesday, September 13 from 6-8 pm

View Ridge Room in “The Brig” at Magnuson Park (enter the Park at the NE 74th St entrance).

Candidates include:

Teresa Mosqueda and Jon Grant for Position 8

Pat Murakami and Lorena Gonzalez for Position 9

The Forum is open to everyone.  

Special thanks to Nancy Bolin for organizing


Northeast District Council Mtg, Thurs 8/3


Wedgwood Presbyterian Church, 8008 – 35th Avenue NE

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, –  7:00 P.M.


7:00     Welcome –

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Secretary of the Night (can someone volunteer NOW)
  • Minutes of last meeting?
  • Announcements
  • Public Comment
  • Upcoming Meetings
  • CNC
7:15 Forum on Community Safety – definitely a “heated” discussion given the weather

·        Objective: How can we improve community safety/ risk management for individuals and communities Format: Panelist briefs, NEDC members Q&A, audience Q&A, Panelist closing remarks

·        Panelists (selected to provide perspective including a “woman’s view,” community safety, current “crime prevention” technology, and Seattle resources and constraints

o   Former longtime Parks Board member Diana Kincaid

o   Native American Housing Executive Joseph Diehl JD CPA

o   Allied Universal  – largest US private security firm

§  Brandon Ezola, General Manager

§  Brandi Devasier, Operations /Manager

·        North Precinct Police Lt. Kevin Grossman

(When we planned this session in early spring we were not aware of how timely the subject would be; i.e. Seattle #3 of 100 for worst crime in USA; (, Murder at Magnuson & Cancelled Outdoor Movies, Sexual Assault, DWI, Car and Home disturbances, etc.)


8:45 Round Robin – Neighborhood Updates
9:00 Adjourn


SNC Mayoral Candidates Forum #2

The Seattle Neighborhood Coalition is having a series of in-depth conversations with Seattle Mayoral Candidates, the next one is this coming Saturday AM. Here is the a link for this event. I am not involved with this, but wanted to forward.

On July 8 they are joined by: Cary Moon (9:00am) Michael McGinn (10:00am) Bob Hasagawa (11:00am).  RSVP’s requested.

Meet Candidates Running for Seattle Mayor – Thursday, June 8

The Northeast District Council invites you to meet candidates running for Seattle Mayor at 7 pm Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Wedgwood Presbyterian Church located at the corner of 35th Avenue NE and NE 80th.

Candidates joining us include:

            Jenny Durkan

            Jessyn Farrell

            Bob Hasegawa

            Michael McGinn

            Cary Moon

            Nikkita Oliver

The event timeline:

7-8 pm           Candidates introduce themselves and address the question of how they will serve Seattle’s diversity of citizens: age group; neighborhood; income; ethnic background, etc.

8-9 pm           Questions taken from the audience

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