East Ballard Happenings

A lot has been going on in East Ballard, and our friends at EBCA want you to be involved, especially in planning for Ballard’s newest park along 14th Avenue NW between NW 59th Street and NW 61st Street. Here’s how you can participate:

  • Attend the March 7 community meeting, at which “the Salmon Ladder concept for the park has been selected for further study.” It’s the second of two community input meetings.
  • Attend the March 15 EBCA Steering Committee meeting. Details at the EBCA blog.
  • Simply read up on East Ballard happenings at the EBCA blog

Currently, 14th Avenue NW between NW Market Street and NW 65th is designated a collector arterial with a posted speed limit of 30 miles per hour. The current speed limit affects several aspects of the park design including safety, cost, and available parking. The survey company found that the surrounding study area contains approximately 400 available spaces at most times. EBCA says that more details and opportunities for discussion will likely be provided at the March 7 meeting.

March 7, 2012, 7-8:30pm
14th Ave NW Park Boulevard Public Involvement Meeting 2
St. Alphonsus School cafeteria – 5816 15th Ave NW – Enter building east of the church

Ballard’s newest park is in the works along 14th Ave NW between NW 59th and NW 61st. EBCA, the Parks Dept and Mithun will focus on the design of the park. It’s the second of two community involvement meetings, so don’t miss this important opportunity to provide input.

March 15, 2012, 7-8:30 p.m.
EBCA Monthly Steering Committee Monthly Meeting
Location: TBD
The EBCA Monthly Steering Committee Meeting meets on the third Thursday of every month and is open to the public. Meeting locations change — contact eastballard@gmail.com or 206-953-3940.

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