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City Council Discussion of the 185th Street Subarea Zoning

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When
Monday, February 9,
Where
Council Chambers, Shoreline City Hall
17500 Midvale Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133

At the City Council meeting on February 9, the Council will review the Planning Commission recommendations and proposed phasing of zoning and development regulations for the 185th street station subarea.

This will be among the last opportunities for citizens to voice their input regarding the planned zoning changes. Since the zoning plans are still in flux, it is important that all who care make their opinions known.

You can find more information on the city’s light rail page.


Panel Discussion on Taxes and Real Estate

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When
Thursday, December 11,
Where
Council Chambers, Shoreline City Hall
17500 Midvale Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133

On December 11 at City Hall, the 145th Station Citizens Committee (145SCC) will host a panel discussion on taxes and real estate for homeowners in the two light rail station subareas.

The idea for the panel emerged out of the meetings of the 145SCC, at which homeowners questioned the potential implications of redevelopment of neighborhoods surrounding the future 145th Station, particularly in regards to taxes and real estate. These topics are also applicable to homeowners in neighborhoods adjacent to the future 185th Station.

The volunteer panelists include representatives from King County Department of Assessments, Windermere Real Estate, and North Coast Realty Advisors. The event will be held in the Council Chambers of Shoreline City Hall at 7pm to 8:30pm, 17500 Midvale Ave N.

All are welcome. Questions about the event may be directed to 145SCC@gmail.com.


Final EIS for 185th Street Station Subarea Available

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The full Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 185th Street Station Subarea Plan is now available on the City’s webpage. A Review Guide that was presented at last Thursday’s Planning Commission meeting is also available on the webpage, and provides a summary of the full EIS document.

The Subarea Plan, which includes zoning, and Planned Action Ordinance, which includes Development Code regulations, will be the subject of the December 4 Planning Commission meeting. All of these documents will be the subject of a public hearing before the Planning Commission on January 15, 2015 from 7:00–9:00pm in the Council Chambers of City Hall, then discussed by the Council at their February 9 meeting. Council may adopt the Subarea Plan and Planned Action Ordinance at their February 23 meeting.

Please visit the light rail station subarea planning main webpage for more information, or contact Miranda Redinger, Senior Planner, at 206-801-2513 or mredinger@shorelinewa.gov with questions.



Welcome to Our New Website

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After taking a bit of a vacation, our web site is back!

Look here for announcements of upcoming North City Neighborhood Association events and meetings as well as other neighborhood news and announcements.

Feel free to leave comments or suggestions about the site.


What’s Happening with Crime in North City

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When
Tuesday, February 3,
Where
North City Water District
1519 NE 177th Street
Shoreline, WA 98155

Keep the date open for the February meeting of the North City Neighborhood Association.

Shoreline police officer Steve Perry will be speaking about crime prevention and traffic safety in North City.

  • Local crime trends

  • How burglars target and enter homes

  • Strategies to defend yourself against crime

  • How to organize a Shoreline Watch group on your block

Please come, meet your neighbors, and learn what we can do to keep ourselves safe.


2014 Holiday Tree Lighting Event

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When
Saturday, December 6,
Where
Les Schwab
NE 180th St & 15th Ave NE

We invite you to the 16th annual North City tree lighting event. Bring the whole family to Lew Schwab at 180th & 15th Ave NE to help light the 25 foot “tree” on top of the North City water tower.

There will be live music and children can have their pictures taken with Santa (courtesy of the North City Walgreens.) We will have coffee and other refreshments to help keep you warm, so don’t let the weather keep you from coming out.

We will be collecting non-perishable food items for Hopelink.

This free event is sponsored by:


North City Neighborhood Association Meeting

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When
Tuesday, November 4,
Where
Anderson House, Activity Room
17201 15th Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155

Note

Due to flooding at the North City Water District offices, this meeting has been moved down the street to the activity room at Anderson House.

Find out what’s happening before the bulldozer shows up!

Mark your calendar for the next North City Neighborhood Meeting!

Light rail is coming to North City, and the city is going to be making considerable zoning changes as part of the 185th Street Station Subarea Plan. The current “preferred alternative” under consideration would assign a MUR-85 designation — allowing the construction of seven story buildings — to significant portions of North City. The Planning Commission and City Council will be voting on the plan within the next few months, so the time to provide input is now.

At the November meeting, Miranda Redinger, Senior Planner for the City of Shoreline, will be giving a presentation to get us “caught up” on the zoning changes under consideration.

  • What changes to expect

  • Property value impact

  • Building heights

  • Parking

  • Zoning definitions

There will also be a discussion on what opportunities there are to influence the decisions being made.

Please come!

If your have questions, please call (206) 801-2253, or leave a comment below.


September Meeting Wrap-Up

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The Association is Alive!

Wow! We had a fantastic meeting Tuesday night (September 23) with about 45 people showing up. At the meeting a number of topics of interest were identified for future discussion/speakers/followup. These topics included:

  • learning more about 185th Station Area Planning/Zoning,

  • connecting with Police on crime prevention

  • community emergency preparedness

  • community building activities/events

  • traffic/speeding,

  • economic development

  • supporting a sense of place/personality in North City

Best of all, a number of people volunteered to form a North City Leadership Group to follow up on ideas, advocate for the neighborhood and capitalize on the momentum started on Tuesday to get a Neighborhood Association re-established. They plan to meet on Tuesday, October 14 at 7 pm at Anderson House, 17201 15th Ave NE. If you would like to join the leadership group or just hear the discussion, join them!

Thank you to all who came. Mark your calendar for the next North City Neighborhood Meeting!


Shoreline Walks

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Shoreline Walks is a community walking program to help Shoreline adults stay active, meet new people (or connect with old friends) and feel safer and more confident exploring our city by foot. Walks explore neighborhoods, parks and trails offering great insight into some of the best walking routes in our City. Specifically designed for adults ages 50+ but open to all ages and abilities, each walk is led by a Volunteer Walk Leader and all walks are free to the public.


2014 Walk Schedule

Join us on one of these great walks starting in April 2014. More walks will be added as the season goes on, so check back for the latest list of Shoreline Walks.

Shoreline (Almost) Border to Border Walk

Sunday, April 6, 9:00am

This 6 mile walk will take you from North Shoreline to South and back. Starting at the pool, we'll take the interurban trail to 145th St. and head back North on some city streets exploring a couple parks and stopping for some coffee along the way.

Walk is approximately 6 miles / 3 hrs.
Walk Rating: Difficult (for distance)
Meet at Shoreline Pool Entrance, 19030 1st Ave NE

Hamlin Park Trails Walk

Saturday, April 26, 9:00am

Get acquainted with some of the trails running through the forested haven of Shoreline's beautiful 80-acre Hamlin Park.

Walk is approximately 1.8 miles / 40-45min.
Walk Rating: Moderate (bumpy trails)
Meet at: Hamlin Park, 160th St. parking lot. (by play area)

Richmond Beach Parks Walk

Saturday, May 3, 10:00am

Visit the 4 parks in Richmond Beach while enjoying views of the mountains and the sound.

Walk is approximately 3 miles / 1.5 hrs.
Walk Rating: Moderate (some hills)
Meet at: Entrance to RB Saltwater Park 2021 NW 190th St.

Paramount Park “Million Step Challenge”

Saturday, May 10, 8:30am

Let's meet up to walk around Paramount School Park and participate in the "Million Step Challenge" as a group.

Walk is approximately 1-3 miles / 1 hr.
Walk Rating: Easy - Moderate
Meet at: Paramount School Park, 150th & 8th Ave NE, meet at play area.

Twin Ponds Park Walk

Summertime Date and Time TBD

A nice evening stroll around Twin Ponds Park with an extra loop around Parkwood School. Our walk leader will help us spot water fowl on the ponds.

Walk is approximately 2 miles / 75 min.
Walk Rating: Easy
Meet at: Twin Ponds Park, 14915 1st Avenue NE (Parking lot on 1st by Comm. Gardens)

North Shoreline Land and Water Walk

Thursday, July 10, 10:00am

Enjoy an easy late morning walk around North Shoreline and continue with a low impact workout of water walking at the Shoreline Pool. (pool walk is optional, bring swimsuit and money for pool admission fee.)

Walk is approximately 2 miles / 40-45min.
Walk Rating: Easy (some hills)
Meet at: Shoreline Pool parking lot, 19030 1st Ave. NE.

North Shoreline Loop Walk

Friday, August 1, 11:30am

This short loop walk around North Shoreline starts at the Pool and heads north up to Ballinger Way. We'll then loop around and take the Interuban Trail back to the pool.

Walk is approximately 2 miles / 40-45min.
Walk Rating: Moderate (some hills)
Meet at: Shoreline Pool parking lot, 19030 1st Ave. NE.

North City Neighborhood Walk

Thursday, August 21, 7:30pm

Stretch your legs after dinner with a walk around lovely green areas in the North City Neighborhood.

Walk is approximately 2 miles / 40-50min.
Walk Rating: Easy
Meet at: North City Elementary School parking lot, 816 NE 190th St.

Want to be a Volunteer Walk Leader?

The Shoreline Parks and Recreation Department is always seeking volunteer walk leaders to lead community walks around our community. If you know of great walking routes around our city and would like to lead a group walk, please contact Marianne Johnson, Recreation Assistant at mjohnson@shorelinewa.gov, (206) 801-2638. For more information on being a volunteer walk leader, please view our Volunteer Information and Proposal Form.