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North City Neighborhood Association Meeting

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When
Where
Anderson Plaza
17201 15th Ave NE

Shoreline Economic Development Update

Venue Change

Note that the meeting is at Anderson Plaza, not the North City Water District.

Dan Eernissee, Economic Development Manager for the city of Shoreline will be speaking on the city’s plans for future business development.

Learn about Shoreline’s 5-year development strategy. Get current status updates on projects like the Aurora Square Community Renewal Area, the Fircrest property and other sites in Shoreline.

Dan will also be sharing information about the “Promoting Shoreline” Initiative. See results of a recent survey of Shoreline’s desirability among targeted future residents.


Please join us!

  • Meet your neighbors
  • Share ideas and concerns

145th Street Corridor Study Open House

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When
Where
Shoreline City Hall
17500 Midvale Ave N

On May 20th, the city will host an open house regarding the 145th Street Multimodal Corridor Study currently being performed by the City of Shoreline.

145th St Corridor Study map

145th Street (SR 523), which borders Shoreline and Seattle, is a major east-west travel corridor connecting north King County with Aurora Avenue (SR-99), Lake City Way (SR 422), and a future light rail station near I-5. The City of Shoreline is leading a corridor study to address traffic congestion, and improve safe pedestrian, bike and transit access.

If you have questions, please contact Catherine Lander at clander@shorelinewa.gov or (206) 801-2415.

185th Street “Planned Action” Challenged in Court

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The fight over the rezoning around the planned 185th Street light rail station is, apparently, not over.

On Monday, the Shoreline Preservation Society (SPS) filed a Complaint for Declaratory Judgment against the City of Shoreline. The action seeks to nullify the “planned action ordinance” (Ord. No. 707) which was adopted by the City Council on March 16. SPS has also filed a challenge to Ord. No 707 with the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board.

For more information, including the legal documents that were filed with King County, or if you would like to support their efforts, see the SPS blog.

City Council to Vote on 185th Street Subarea March 16

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Update

The Council adopted all three 185th Street rezoning ordinances at the March 16 meeting. You can read a bit more about the decision at the Shoreline Area News blog.

On February 23 the Shoreline City Council directed staff to make changes to the Planning Commission’s recommended zoning map for the 185th Street Station Subarea.

Council is scheduled to adopt the entire 185th Street Station Subarea Plan package, including the zoning map and development regulations, on March 16.

The current proposal has the rezone occurring in three phases:

  • Phase 1 occurring immediately upon adoption of the Subarea Plan and zoning map.
  • Phase 2 would begin in 2021
  • Phase 3 in 2033.
Phased zoning map

The new phased zoning map

Read more about this at the Shoreline Area News.

The best way to comment is to email Council at council@shorelinewa.gov in advance of the meeting. There will also be a limited amount of time for oral public comment at the Council meeting on March 16.

185th Subarea Zoning Still in Play

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Diane Hettrick has written a great article on the Shoreline Area News about the current state of the 185th Street Subarea zoning plans. Apparently much has changed recently, and there is growing momentum behind a plan to roll the zoning changes out in phases. (Read the article now.)

There is still time to provide your input, but final decisions will be made soon — the zoning changes are currently scheduled to be adopted onf February 23 — so speak up now!

A good place to make yourself heard would be at the city council meeting on February 9 where the 185th St zoning changes will be discussed. Also, you can call or email your city council members.

There is more information on the subarea plan on the city’s light rail planning page.