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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

Get the Department of Neighborhoods Newsletter

Learn more about the events and happenings in Seattle by signing up for the Department of Neighborhoods Newsletter. While the NEDC blog (run by a NE Seattle resident and member of the Northeast District Council) shares info mainly about NE Seattle as well as some citywide info, the DON newsletter shares info about all areas of the city, and has lots of valuable information about city initiatives.

You can sign up here.


Healthy Youth CAN Forum

The Healthy Youth CAN (Central Area Network) program is sponsoring a Community Town Hall Forum, with key prevention, intervention and treatment experts that can address critical issues related to youth drug use.

Mark your calendar:

Central Area Community Town Hall Forum, Thursday, March 30th, 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Garfield Community Center, 2323 East Cherry, 98122

Please see the attached flyer, it will open in a new tab.

Healthy Youth CAN Forum

Youth Job Fair for LGBTQ and Allies – April 1, 2017

This Youth Job Fair for LGBTQ Youth and Allies is hosted by Seattle Parks and Recreation.

From the Parkways Blog: Seattle Parks and Recreation will host a free job fair for LGBTQ youth and allies on Saturday, April 1, 2017 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Miller Community Center (330 19th Ave. E). Youth of all ages are welcome to attend and there will be many employment opportunities for high school-age youth (14-19) and young adults (19-24). Attendees should come prepared to spend some time visiting the various booths, which will have representatives from private employers as well as City of Seattle youth-employment and stipend programs.  

Get more info here.