Category Archives: Information

Busy week for meetings–and Genesee Hill School updates!

There’s a public meeting for everyone this week! Check it out: Monday, 9/23, Community Conversation on the Future of Seattle Public Library services, 5:30-6:45 p.m. with City Librarian Marcellus Turner at the West Seattle Public Library. More details from the … Continue reading

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Deadline is this Wednesday, Sept. 18, for Genesee Hill School Departure Advisory Committee

The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods is seeking volunteers who live or own property near the Genesee Hill School site to serve on a Departure Advisory Committee for the new school. The Seattle School District is requesting a waiver (departure) from … Continue reading

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Hearing set for Oct. 2 on disposal of substation properties; written comments due Oct. 18

GSNC board members who attended Seattle City Light’s August 27 informational meeting regarding the utility’s proposal to sell the 50th & Dakota substation and others substations in West Seattle reported that the meeting was well attended, and community interest in … Continue reading

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Interested in West Seattle transit issues?

Are you interested in transportation issues affecting West Seattle? Is your commute taking longer than it used to? A move is afoot to form a West Seattle Transit Coalition (WSTC) to fight further cuts to Metro transit service and to … Continue reading

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Concerns Raised About Smart (Wireless) Electric Meters

GSNC recently received this letter raising awareness of concerns surrounding Seattle City Light’s transition to Smart Electric Meters. We wanted everyone to be aware of this information and would like to hear your thoughts on this issue.

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Major changes made to plans for new Genesee Hill school!

At the School Design Advisory Team meeting on Monday, August 5, BLRB Architects presented significantly revised plans for the new elementary school to be built at the Genesee Hill location. These changes were made largely as a result of the … Continue reading

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Benchview neighbors ask for help ASAP in fighting third home on split lot

Dick Miller, past president of the GSNC, e-mailed us this morning, saying “We just learned that the developer has responded to the Court decision (which nullified the developer’s proposed Lot Boundary Adjustment allowing two additional homes to be constructed onĀ  … Continue reading

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Latest on “small lot development” issue

One of the controversial issues facing the Genesee-Schmitz Neighborhood and other neighborhoods throughout the city is the construction of multiple houses on lots that were originally intended for a single home. This has happened as a result of developers taking … Continue reading

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City Light invites comments on sale of surplus Dakota Substation

Seattle City Light has announced that they are kicking off a series of neighborhood meetings to solicit community comments on the sale of surplus City Light properties. The Dakota Substation at 4918 SW Dakota Street (across from the north side … Continue reading

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Landmark status for old Genesee Hill Elementary School?

Are you interested in weighing in on whether the Genesee Hill Elementary School meets the criteria for a city landmark? The city will hold a hearing on August 7 at 3:30 p.m., according to the city’s announcement below that was … Continue reading

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