City planner Bruce Rips ran the Sept. 18 meeting to hear residents’ concerns about the Toll Bros. development on the former Seattle Children’s Home site. Photo by Sarah Radmer
City planner Bruce Rips ran the Sept. 18 meeting to hear residents’ concerns about the Toll Bros. development on the former Seattle Children’s Home site. Photo by Sarah Radmer
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 2:43 PM
The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) held a public meeting to hear residents’ concerns about the proposed Toll Bros. development at the former Seattle Children’s Home site (901 W. McGraw St.) in Queen Anne.
  • QA neighbors speak out against Toll Bros. development
    The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) held a public meeting to hear residents’ concerns about the proposed Toll Bros. development at the former Seattle Children’s Home site (901 W. McGraw St.) in Queen Anne. 
  • Future Queen Anne raises money to continue fight
    At Thursday night’s meeting, the group Future Queen Anne announced that it is fundraising to continue its fight against the Seattle Children’s Home development (901 W. McGraw St.) as it has been designed. 
  • The first round of Metro Transit bus cuts go into effect on Saturday, Sept. 27, with 28 routes deleted and 13 routes revised to match available the agency’s revenues. 
  • The City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development has posted King County’s application for a permit revision to expand hours for biosolids trucks leaving West Point Treatment Plant.  
  • A woman was beat and tied up during a home-invasion robbery in Uptown. The details on that crime and more in this week's Police Blotter. 

     
  • The Puget Sound Regional Council is seeking public comment on projects recommended for funding in Seattle.  
  • Head on down to the Seattle Animal Shelter (2061 15th Ave. W.) on Saturday, Sept. 20, for Cool City Pets, an adoption event highlighting small animals looking for their forever homes.  
  • The City of Seattle Department of Planning and Development has posted King County’s application for a permit revision to expand hours for biosolids trucks leaving West Point Treatment Plant.   
  • Land use updates for Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • Seattle Center feels impacts from Mercer construction
    In a box on his desk, Seattle Center director Robert Nellams keeps a map of the completed Mercer Corridor construction routes. “Whenever I have bad days, I go back to this to say...when these things happen, this will be far better than it ever was,” he said. 
  • New life for NW Center building on QA
    The former Northwest Center Kids building on Queen Anne is now empty. NW Center has moved to its new facility in Greenwood, and Cascade Parent Partnership is awaiting some remodeling work before it moves to the building in February.  
  • Queen Anne resident Kami Combes had rarely heard of brain cancer before she was diagnosed. Now she is in remission and now crusades with other patients, survivors, and families for more research and funding to find a cure. 
  • Read the latest Community Corner to find out what the Queen Anne Community Council and Queen Anne Helpline are up to this month.  
  • A list of last week's major crimes in Queen Anne and Magnolia.  
  • Through Friday, Sept. 19, southbound Dexter Avenue North will be restricted to one lane between Roy and Mercer streets from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. while crews complete underground utility work.  
  • The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 in the Kenneth R. Bounds Park Board Room (100 Dexter Ave. N.), to discuss the Lower Kinnear Off-Leash Area. 
  • This week there's a land use permit application at 1207 Westlake Ave N. for two six-story structures (one containing 277 residential units and one containing 110 residential units above retail) in an environmentally critical area. 
  • The King County Council has unanimously approved an agreement between King County Metro Transit and the City of Seattle that assures continued operation of “Night Owl” bus Routes 82, 83 and 84.  
  • The big stink
    For the last four months, George Andreadis, who lives near 43rd Avenue West and West Dravus Street in Magnolia, has noticed a smell, which he compares to raw sewage. He started smelling it once a week, then it was once a day and then it persisted for hours. 
  • A list of the major crimes from Queen Anne and Magnolia last week. 
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