Next HPAC Meeting is Weds. Sept. 25 – Lots of Good News & Discussions

All HPAC meetings are held at the Highland Park Improvement Club, 1116 SW Holden St. Seattle, WA 98106 on the 4th Wednesday of the month (from Jan – June & Sept – October) Doors open at 6:30 – Meeting from 7:00 – 8:30 pm HPAC: Neighbors Building Community in Highland Park, Riverview, and South Delridge WelcomeContinue reading “Next HPAC Meeting is Weds. Sept. 25 – Lots of Good News & Discussions”

Speak Up for Highland Park Way/SW Holden Intersection Improvements!

Let’s fix Highland Park Way/SW Holden Intersection – We need your support! Highland Park Action Committee (HPAC) is gathering letters of support for an SDOT grant application to the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board for a “Compact Roundabout” at intersection of Highland Parkway and SW Holden St. in West Seattle. In hopes of increasing the chancesContinue reading “Speak Up for Highland Park Way/SW Holden Intersection Improvements!”

Volunteer to be a Reading Tutor at Sanislo Elementary!

Reading Partners is a literacy non-profit that mobilizes community volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring to struggling elementary student readers. No experience is required to volunteer! We seek volunteers who can commit 1 hour/week for a semester. Tutors are paired to work with the same student and are provided with an easy-to-follow curriculum that includes allContinue reading “Volunteer to be a Reading Tutor at Sanislo Elementary!”

DEPAVE Highland Park Improvement Club!

Mark your calendars now for March 22 so you don’t miss out on this really fun event kicking off the beginning of the dramatic change to the HPIC parking lot into a courtyard! You thought the raingardens and cisterns were changing things, wait until you see what’s coming. Depave Day (more info on their website)Continue reading “DEPAVE Highland Park Improvement Club!”

Volunteer Opportunity at Kenyon trail between 14th and 15th

On Feb. 23 and March 2 from 1 to 4 pm, some Highland Park Neighbors are having their final two work parties associated with a Small Sparks grant on Feb 23rd and March 2nd  if anyone wants to join the fun at 14th and Kenyon. The “Kenyon Street Right-Of-Way Beautification Project” received a $1000 grant from the City of Seattle/DepartmentContinue reading “Volunteer Opportunity at Kenyon trail between 14th and 15th”

West Seattle Transportation Coalition

The West Seattle Transportation Coalition is a Peninsula-wide organization working to address transportation and mobility issues for Seattle’s largest constituency. Representing more than 100,000 people living and working in the 10 square mile area between the Duwamish River and Puget Sound, these community leaders, advocates, business owners, and residents are working to address transportation andContinue reading “West Seattle Transportation Coalition”

Surplus City Light Properties Discussion at HPAC

Seattle City Light has some surplus properties in our neighborhood that they are considering selling and are seeking public comment on the idea. More information can be found on Seattle City Light’s surplus properties website.  We asked them to come discuss these properties with us at last night’s HPAC meeting. We also asked Seattle Parks to comment on them: they are not interested in these propertiesContinue reading “Surplus City Light Properties Discussion at HPAC”

Announcements and Notes from September HPAC meeting

Our Parks: West Crest / West Seattle Reservoir Park will begin construction in late winter, scheduled to be finished by summer of 2014. There are still some decisions being made about re-using and moving the existing play equipment, and we will be informed when those decisions have been made. We received a NPSF grant toContinue reading “Announcements and Notes from September HPAC meeting”

June HPAC cancelled for Greenway Meeting July 9th

Our regularly scheduled HPAC meeting will not be happening in June, because SDOT will be hosting a Neighborhood Greenway Meeting instead that we encourage everyone to come to. If you are at all interested in having a Greenway come through Highland Park, and would like a say in which street the route is on- now’s your chance,Continue reading “June HPAC cancelled for Greenway Meeting July 9th”

More People to Contact regarding Nickelsville

Thank you again for all your support and willingness to make your voice heard by the Mayor and City Council through the petition we’ve sent around. To date, we have over 265 signatures on it. As we spoke about at our meeting last night, we have a meeting with the Mayor tomorrow afternoon and haveContinue reading “More People to Contact regarding Nickelsville”