Posts for March, 2010

Opportunities on Linden Avenue

March 31st, 2010

On Friday, I took a walking tour of Linden Ave. N between 130th and 145th -partof the Broadview/Bitter Lake/Haller Lake neighborhood that is scheduled for a neighborhood plan update in 2010.  I was joined by members of the community, staff from the Department of Neighborhoods (DON), and Deputy Mayor Daryl Smith, among others.  I have […]

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Water, water everywhere

March 26th, 2010

On Tuesday, I participated in a forum hosted by Publicola with Representative Deb Eddy, 48th LD to discuss the future of SR 520.  The audience included Rep. Judy Clibborn, 41st LD and chair of the house transportation committee, and fellow councilmember Tim Burgess.  I enjoyed discussing this project, and my concerns about the future of […]

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Monday update

March 22nd, 2010

Update on special meetings, 520 forum, and the upcoming episode of Council Edition.

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Balancing public safety with first amendment rights

March 19th, 2010

I am kicking this off with a discussion of the Aggressive Solicitation ordinance. If the volume of e-mails my office received in the last week is any indication (over 600!), this definitely falls into the controversial category. Councilmember Tim Burgess’s Public Safety and Education committee work plan started with discussion of his five point plan […]

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Welcome!

March 19th, 2010

Hello, reader! Welcome to my inaugural blog posting. My first three months on the job were full of exciting, and sometimes controversial, issues ranging from transmittal of the Mayor’s seawall replacement proposal to the immigration resolution I co-sponsored with my colleagues. There is never a dull moment on the 2nd floor, and I will do […]

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