THE NW DISTRICT COUNCIL
The Northwest District Council is an organization of
vibrant neighborhood groups working hard to keep this district a great
place to work, play, visit, and live. The efforts of our active local
neighborhood councils make living here the best it can be, ensuring neighborhood
schools, libraries, parks, roads, utilities, and other amenities are maintained
and enhanced for the health, safety, and enjoyment of all. The NW District
Council works with other Districts, the City of Seattle, and state and
regional entities to make life better for everyone. For more information
on the purpose of the NW District Council, see the right hand column on
this page. Click here
to view a printable version of our by-laws.
PROGRESS MADE ON PROCURING SITE FOR NORTH PRECINCT POLICE STATION
SEATTLE - The city of Seattle is making progress on securing a property
at the SE corner of Aurora Avenue North and North 130th Street for the
new SPD North Precinct site. In December 2013 City Council authorized
acquisition of 3 parcels of land for the new Station. Negotiations with
the property owners and Phase II Environmental Site Assessments of two
of the sites are under way. A surveyor has been hired to confirm the property
boundaries prior to the City assuming ownership and a hearing is scheduled
for 8:30 a.m. on March 28, 2014, in the King County Superior Court on
the designation of Public Use and Necessity to allow purchase by negotiated
settlement or, if necessary, using its power of eminent domain (condemnation).
The project team will discuss the project and building concepts with the
Seattle Design Commission on May 15, 2014. You can also visit the New
North Precinct Station project website for more information and to
sign up for the project's listserv.
CERT TRAINING HELD 2X YEARLY
After a major disaster, emergency services people rely on will be overwhelmed
and unable to meet the increased demand. Community Emergency Response
Team (CERT) Training provides a combination of skills based classes covering
Fire Suppression, Utility Control, Light Search and Rescue and Disaster
First Aid, in addition to basic tenants of Emergency Preparedness and
Emergency Response. For more information visit the CERT
Beautiful Dunn Gardens in Broadview.
Past winners of the Chili Rama in Haller Lake.
View of Puget Sound from Broadview and Carkeek
NOW PLAYING AT THE TAPROOT THEATRE:
The Fabulous Lipitones
Runs Sept. 19-Oct. 18 and previews Sept. 17 & 18. Written by John
Markus and Mark St. Germain.
The barbershop quartet is suddenly a trio scrambling to find a tenor.
When the golden tones of “Bob” (aka Baba Mati Das) are heard over the
phone the Lipitones are all ears … but will this old school trio find
anything in common with a young man so different from them? As they teach
Bob to sing barbershop, they discover what they have to learn. An uproarious
comedy of turbans, tanning salons and the path to perfect harmony.
More info on the Taproot
The purpose of the Northwest District Council
to provide a forum for community business and residential groups located
in the NW district council area to strengthen the neighborhoods, share
ideas, provide planning, solve common problems, and promote the responsiveness
of our local government;
to work together for the benefit and improvement of the neighborhoods
in order to enhance community livability;
to establish and maintain contacts with government agencies, the business
community, churches, schools, and other private and public organizations;
to inform people of plans and actions affecting the neighborhoods and
to encourage citizen participation.;
to address issues which may affect neighborhood livability. These include,
but are not limited to land use, zoning, housing, human resources, social
and recreational opportunities, open space and parks, environmental quality,
crime prevention, pedestrian safety, traffic and transportation;
to make recommendations on government policies and City funding including,
but not limited to Neighborhood Matching Fund Large Fund Projects and
Neighborhood Street Fund/Cumulative Reserve Fund applications that affect
the Northwest District and/or its member neighborhoods.
to send a representative to the City Neighborhood Council
NW District Council Chair
NW District Council Secretary
NW District Coordinator