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North Beacon Hill Council meeting at library tonight

November 5th, 2013 at 5:00 am | 2 Comments | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

Today is not only Election Day, but as the first Tuesday of the month, it’s also North Beacon Hill Council meeting day. The meeting takes place at 7 p.m. at the Beacon Hill Library, 2821 Beacon Ave. S. All interested neighbors are invited to attend.

Here’s the planned agenda this month:

  • 6:45-7:00 Snack and shake hands: come early, get to know your neighbors, enjoy a little bite
  • 7:00-7:05 Introductions; NBHC updates plus reports from the Greater Duwamish District Council and Department of Neighborhood
  • 7:05-7:15 Happening on the Hill/Community Calendar: updates from neighborhood groups and calendar of events
  • 7:15-7:45 Seattle Police Department: Introducing Captain Carme Best, commander of the South Precinct. Sgt. Ann Martin also attending.
  • 7:45-8:00 Seattle Public Schools boundary change proposal
  • 8:00-8:15 New business
  • 8:00-8:30 NBHC board meets in Beacon Hill Resource Center (open to the public)

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El Centro project, school attendance boundaries on this month’s busy NBHC agenda

September 27th, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 2 Comments | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

Kids walking to school are an important element of walkable, livable neighborhoods. How will proposed new attendance boundaries affect Beacon Hill? Photo by D. Sharon Pruitt.

Some blistering-hot topics are on the agenda for this month’s North Beacon Hill Council meeting, at 7 pm on Tuesday, October 1, at the Beacon Hill Library. Topics this time around include an update on El Centro’s Plaza Roberto Maestas development project, a discussion on changes in school attendance boundaries, an update on airplane noise, and more.

Here’s the agenda:

  • 6:45-7:00 Snack and shake hands: come early, get to know your neighbors, enjoy a little bite
  • 7:00-7:05 Introductions, NBHC updates, reports from the Greater Duwamish District Council and Department of Neighborhoods
  • 7:05-7:10 Happening on the Hill/Community Calendar: updates from neighborhood groups and calendar of events
  • 7:10-7:15 Green Day Seattle: Dee Dunbar
  • 7:15-7:35 Port of Seattle update about airplane noise
  • 7:35-8:05 Growth Boundaries: Seattle School District changes to reference school boundaries. School board Director Betty Patu will be there.
  • 8:05-8:30 Update regarding Plaza Roberto Maestas from Kate Gill de la Garza, Beacon Development Group
  • 8:30-9:00 NBHC Board meets in Beacon Hill Resource Center (open to the public)

The Beacon Hill Library is at 2821 Beacon Avenue South.


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North Beacon Hill Council meetings start up again 9/10

September 5th, 2013 at 3:17 am | 4 Comments | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

After a couple of months off for the summer, the North Beacon Hill Council (NBHC) will meet on Tuesday, September 10 at 7 p.m. in the Beacon Hill Library meeting room to discuss air quality, new construction, and other issues of interest to Beacon Hill neighbors.

Here’s the agenda for the September meeting:

  • 6:45-7:00 Snack and shake hands: come early, get to know your neighbors, enjoy a little bite
  • 7:00-7:20 Introductions; NBHC updates plus reports from the Greater Duwamish District Council and Department of Neighborhoods
  • 7:20-7:40 Happening on the Hill/Community Calendar: updates from neighborhood groups and calendar of events
  • 7:40-8:00 Air quality concerns and how to deal with them. Craig Kenworthy, Executive Director Puget Sound Clean Air
  • 7:45-8:15 What are they doing on that corner? Update on new developments and how to cope with construction.
  • 8:15-8:30 Wrap up: new/other business
  • 8:30-8:55 NBHC Board meets in Beacon Hill Resource Center (open to the public)

The Library is at 2821 Beacon Avenue South.


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NBHC agenda: Broadband projects and Pac Med

June 3rd, 2013 at 8:54 pm | 1 Comment | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

Tuesday’s North Beacon Hill Council meeting is the last until September 2 — it’s summer break!

Here’s the agenda for this week’s meeting at the Beacon Hill Library at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 4:

  • 7:00-7:10 Introductions, Greater Duwamish Council and Department of Neighborhoods updates, raffle sales
  • 7:10-7:25 Broadband in Beacon Hill (Mary Taylor, CenturyLink): CM Bruce Harrell proposing a pilot project in Beacon Hill; Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology committee meets Wednesday, June 5, at 2 p.m.
  • 7:25-7:45 Pacific Medical Center Tower (Judith Edwards)
  • 7:45-7:50 NBHC revised bylaws
  • 7:50-8:00 Raffle last minute sales and drawing
  • 8:00-8:15 Happening on the Hill/Community Calendar
    • Beacon Bazaar at Beacon International School, Sat 6/8
    • Beacon ROCKS, Sun 6/30
  • 8:30-8:55 NBHC Board meets in Beacon Hill Resource Center (open to the public)

The council is also holding a raffle:

“Please support our community council and enter to win fabulous prizes including gift cards at Victrola, El Centro parking pass, Tippe and Drague and many more local businesses. The grand prize will be one free permit (and insurance ) to use Roberto Maestas Festival Street. Proceeds support NBHC overhead for the Beacon Hill Resource Center and Roberto Maestas Festival Street.

“Tickets: $2 each/3 for $5 (Buy tickets from any board member in the neighborhood or at the NBHC meeting)

“Raffle drawings will be held at our June NBHC meeting and June Beacon ROCKS for the grand prize.”


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NBHC meeting agenda revised

May 7th, 2013 at 4:27 am | 2 Comments | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

The agenda for tonight’s North Beacon Hill Council meeting has been revised. Here’s the new agenda for the meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Beacon Hill Library:

  • 7:00-7:10 Introductions, Greater Duwamish Council and Department of Neighborhood updates, raffle sales
  • 7:10-7:25 Plaza Roberto Maestas update (Kate de la Garza)
  • 7:25-7:50 Red Cross Emergency Preparedness
  • 7:50-8:00 NBHC revised bylaws
  • 8:00-8:15 Nominate and elect new NBHC Board of Directors
  • 8:15-8:20 Raffle drawing
  • 8:20-8:30 Happening on the Hill/Community Calendar
    • Happening on the Hill: Mother’s Day Parade between Stevens Park and Festival Street May 11, Pacific Medical Center Tower rental, Food Forest, Jefferson Park playground, Beacon Hill Festival June 1, ROCKiT events (Beacon: Hill of Beans), Beacon Hill Merchants Events
  • 8:30-8:55 NBHC Board meets in Beacon Hill Resource Center (open to the public)

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Red Cross, El Centro, CenturyLink info at NBHC meeting 5/7

May 5th, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 2 Comments | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

The North Beacon Hill Community Council monthly meeting is this Tuesday, May 7, at 7 p.m. at the Beacon Hill Library. All interested neighbors are invited. Here’s the announcement with agenda from the NBHC:

Please support our community council and enter to win fabulous prizes including gift cards at Victrola, El Centro parking pass, Tippe & Drague and many more local businesses. The grand prize will be one free permit (and insurance) to use Roberto Maestas Festival Street. Proceeds support NBHC overhead for the Beacon Hill Resource Center and Roberto Maestas Festival Street.

Tickets: $2 each/3 for $5 (Buy tickets from any board member in the neighborhood or at the NBHC meeting).

Raffle drawings will be held at our May NBHC meeting and June Beacon ROCKS for the grand prize.

North Beacon Hill Council Meeting (NBHC)
Tuesday, May 7th at 7:00 p.m.
Beacon Hill Library

  • Red Cross will be presenting preparedness training
  • NBHC Bylaws & board elections
  • El Centro Plaza Roberto Maestas update
  • Pilot project to allow CenturyLink to build boxes in our neighborhood
  • Other neighborhood updates

Please refer to our website at www.northbeaconhillcouncil.org for further updates.


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Parking, streets, and a raffle drawing on April’s NBHC agenda

March 29th, 2013 at 4:07 am | 1 Comment | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

It’s almost April, which means it’s almost time for the next North Beacon Hill Council meeting on Tuesday, April 2 at 7 p.m. in the Beacon Hill Library community room, 2821 Beacon Ave. S.

This month’s agenda:

  • 7:00-7:10 Introductions, Greater Duwamish Council and Department of Neighborhood updates, raffle sales
  • 7:10-7:30 Public Safety
  • 7:30-7:35 Street Stories
  • 7:35-7:50 Sound Transit and SDOT Beacon Avenue design updates
  • 7:50-8:00 SDOT Residential Parking Zone update
  • 8:00-8:15 Rosemary Aragon, Pacific Hospital PDA
  • 8:15-8:20 Happening on the Hill/Community Calendar
  • 8:20-8:30 Raffle drawing and NBHC draft bylaws and call for board members
  • 8:30-8:55 NBHC Board meets in Beacon Hill Resource Center (open to the public)

The Council is currently holding a raffle with prizes including gift cards to local businesses, a parking permit at El Centro, and more. The grand price is one free permit (and insurance) to use Roberto Maestas Festival Street for an event. Raffle proceeds will go to support NBHC’s support costs for the Beacon Hill Resource Center and Roberto Maestas Festival Street.

Raffle tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5, and can be bought from any board member in the neighborhood or at the NBHC meeting. Drawings will be held on April 2 and May 7 at NBHC meetings, and at the June Beacon ROCKS! for the grand prize.

As always, all interested neighbors are invited and welcome to attend and participate in the meeting.


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NBHC March agenda: Greenspace, Greenway, Plaza Roberto Maestas, and Beacon Hill broadband

March 4th, 2013 at 2:17 pm | No Comments | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

It is again time for the monthly meeting of the North Beacon Hill Council, tomorrow night, Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Beacon Hill Library.

Here’s this month’s agenda:

  • 7:00-7:10: Introductions (Melissa), Greater Duwamish District Council (Judith) and Department of Neighborhoods (Steve) updates
  • 7:10-7:35: Cheasty Greenspace presentation — Rick Nishi, Parks and Green Spaces Levy Manager and Councilmember Sally Bagshaw
  • 7:35-7:40: Greenway update — Ryan from Beacon BIKES
  • 7:40-7:50: Plaza Roberto Maestas update — Kate de la Garza, El Centro
  • 7:50-8:10: Broadband in Beacon Hill — SDOT representatives Brian de Place and Barbara Gray
  • 8:10-8:15: Happening on the Hill/Community Calendar
  • 8:30: General Meeting agenda
  • 8:35-9:00: Board meeting begins (open to public)

All interested neighbors are welcome to attend and participate. For further information about the council, see the website.


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Safety, broadband, Quieter Skies on agenda for NBHC meeting

February 4th, 2013 at 1:21 am | No Comments | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

The agenda has been announced for the monthly North Beacon Hill Council meeting, to take place Tuesday, February 5 at 7 p.m. in the Beacon Hill Library community meeting room. All interested neighbors are invited to attend and participate.

Here’s the planned agenda:

  • Public Safety/SPD (Lt. Hayes to speak)
  • Department of Neighborhoods updates
  • Broadband/Internet Service (guest speakers from CenturyLink and others to speak)
  • Neighborhood news: updates about projects in and around the neighborhood
  • Quieter Skies Task Force update
  • Happening on the Hill: Community Calendar

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Agenda updated for tonight’s NBHC meeting

January 8th, 2013 at 5:13 pm | No Comments | Posted by Wendi Dunlap

Please note updated agenda!

The January North Beacon Hill Council meeting is tonight, January 8, at 7 p.m. in the Beacon Hill Library meeting room (2821 Beacon Ave. S.).

Here’s the updated agenda for this month’s meeting:

  • 7:00-7:10 Introductions and welcome
  • 7:10-7:25 Community Safety update (Ted Grimes will be sharing news from the South Seattle Crime Prevention Council)
  • 7:25-7:35 DPD project update
  • 7:35-7:50 Quieter Skies
  • 7:50-8:00 Community Calendar and DON update

All interested neighbors are welcome to attend the meeting, because you are all council members. The council includes all North Beacon Hill residents, property owners, governmental agencies, business licensees and non-profit organizations.


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