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Highland Terrace January Newsletter 2020 (Rev 1/7/20)
 
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City Council Meeting Agenda
Monday, January 6 at 7 p.m.

Location: Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Ave. N.

Agenda Highlights
Action Items 
Adopting Townhouse Design Standards Development Code Amendment
Adopting Municipal Art Fund Amendment
Study Item
Discussion: Amending Recreation Program Refund Policies and Procedures


Public Comments
All City Council meetings are open to the public. Public comments on any topic can be made during the Public Comment section of the meeting. Usually public comments are 3 minutes unless more than 10 speakers sign up to speak, then comment time may be adjusted to 2 minutes per comment.

Comments on agenda items may be submitted electronically to the City Council up to 4 p.m. on the day of the council meeting.  Comment form:
http://www.shorelinewa.gov/government/council-meetings/comment-on-agenda-items

How to Contact City Council:  Comments on any topic can be emailed for distribution to the City Council: council@shorelinewa.gov
HTNA Community Meeting
Thursday January 9 at 7pm
Help Save the Dayton Trees!

Location: Highland Terrace Elementary School (Library)
100 N. 160th St.
Brief Business Meeting 7pm to 7:30pm
Presentation: Help Save the Dayton Trees!
What Save Shoreline Trees is doing to save these trees.
One easy step you can take to help.
Hosted by the Highland Terrace Neighborhood Association

See background and updated information below.
UPDATE:  Here is the WSDOT Project Update
from the City (1/6/20).

Save Shoreline Trees
A community group has formed to address public concerns to the City and WSDOT regarding the proposed removal of trees on Dayton Ave N., N. 155th, and N. 160th. 
Website: SaveShorelineTrees   https://saveshorelinetrees.com
Facebook: ShorelineTrees  https://www.facebook.com/shorelinetrees/

Background Information
WSDOT on Dayton Planning Remodel/New Building Construction
130 Trees Proposed for Removal
WSDOT has applied for multiple permits to remodel their existing facility located on Dayton Ave N, between N.155th and N.160th.  This remodel will allow for the relocation of the State Department of Ecology (DOE) to this site, including a new building which will store DOEs fleet vehicles.  Due to the size of this remodel and construction, the City requires improvements along Dayton Ave N (WSDOT side only) including street pavement widening for on-street parking and bus stops; new curbs; 5-foot wide amenity zone (typically a landscaping strip), and 8-foot wide sidewalks. According to information provided by the City to the community on Nov. 18, approximately 130 of the 378 existing trees along Dayton Ave. N, N.155th and N.160th are proposed for removal, "though this is not the final count of trees to be removed/retained". 
City contact: Caleb Miller, Associate Planner, email cmiller@shorelinewa.gov 
or call 206-801-2552.
 
City of Shoreline CityWise Project - Apply by Jan. 6!
Shoreline CityWise Project - Find out how the City of Shoreline operates and how decisions are made.  This program is free to Shoreline residents, business owners and employees, and students; ages 16 and up.  Class meetings are on Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm, January 21 to March 3, with one Saturday class on Feb 8 and graduation on Monday March 9.  Please submit application by January 6.
For more information contact Constance Perenyi or call 206-801-2253.

Volunteer for Planning Commission
Volunteers needed for City of Shoreline Planning Commission 
4-year term begins in April 2020.  Application and contact information.
For more information email Steve Szafran or call 206-801-2512.
Click on the above link and scroll across the top of the City website for general information, services offered, how to contact City Council and Staff, information about City projects, request services form, volunteer opportunities, "how to", and more.
Shoreline City Hall, 17500 Midvale Avenue N.  (206) 801-2700
Free Recycling Workshop
Saturday, January 18 from 9am to 10am
Location:  The Recology Store Shoreline
15235 Aurora Avenue N, #102
Learn how to recycle properly. Easy changes in recycling habits will have a positive impact on the planet.  Bring your recycling questions to this free event.
For more information call 206-417-3877.

CALENDARS

Volunteer Work Parties: There are volunteer restoration work parties at Twin Ponds and Hamlin Park.  January dates and information can be viewed at Shoreline City Calendar.

City of Shoreline Calendar 
Information about Shoreline meetings, events, and volunteer opportunities.

Richmond Highlands Rec Center: activities for tweens and teens

Shoreline Library and Richmond Beach Library (click on "Events")

Shoreline/Lake Forest Arts Council Calendar

Shoreline Community College Calendar

Shoreline/Lake Forest Park Senior Center Calendar

Calendars: Third Place Books (Lake Forest) and Commons 

Comments about this newsletter and suggestions of events for future newsletters can be emailed to info@highlandterraceneighborhood.org

Volunteer Opportunities with HTNA

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us for more details.
  • Join the HNTA Board!  Build community by organizing events, communicating information to residents, and making improvements around the neighborhood. 
  • Get together with neighbors on your block to plan for emergencies, form a Block Watch, and organize a National Night Out block party in 2020.
  • We are starting to organize informal meet-ups to facilitate people with similar interests getting to know each other.  If you would like to organize one - let us know!
For more information about how to get involved with the neighborhood, please visit the HTNA website or contact us at info@highlandterraceneighborhood.org
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