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September 2019 SPNA Meeting Minutes

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SPNA September 9, 2019
Sign in/Greetings/Welcome: about 20 folks attended, and we had banh mi for dinner
Quick announcements:
DRCC is partnering with City of Seattle to provide weatherization and oil conversion to eligible residents. Please email
Skate Park party Sept. 14 2 pm
Sat September 14 senior BINGO with dinner 6 pm. It’s really fun!
Library: homework help Mon Tuesdays Wednesdays. We need more volunteers. Spanish story time on Tuesday’s preschools story tine on Wednesdays. Preschool art time on Thursdays for the next sxi weeks. El dia de los muertos programming in October. Also in October Spanish knitting classes on Tuesdays
Your voice your choice voting is open online and at the library. There is one item for SP. Anyone over 11 can vote. Voting ends 09/30.
District 1 City Council seat is up for grabs. Philip Tavel and incumbent Lisa Herbold are competing. There is a debate September 14 at the Duwamish Longhouse 6:30 pm.
There is a second debate at Neighborhood House on the 28th 430-630pm with translation and child care!
Art opening kids are on the side of the South Park curiosity shop 10:15 am Sept. 14.
Concord International has its welcome back dinner Wednesday Sept 11 5-6:30 pm. All current and potential families are invited.
Concord PTA update on the SW Corner project.
King County Green River Trail Extension Project (Uroosa Fatima from ECOSS): summary of the Green River Trail extension. Possibilities include making W marginal way one way in one section.
Puget SoundKeeper: lawsuit against Boeing’s Military Flight Center. Puget SoundKeeper seeks to protect all of Puget Sound as well as its freshwater tributaries. They also work to protect the Duwamish River. One of PSKs arms is Monitoring and Enforcement, with a special focus on water quality. If you have any information to share about Boeing pollutants please contact Puget Sound Keeper.
Camp Second Chance updates (City of Seattle Human Services Division). Both Camp Second Chance and the GT Tiny Village (Nickelsville) have reached the end of their two-year lease but have both been extended through March 2020. There was a long discussion about keeping the villages or closing them. The City has found the villages have better outcomes when compared to the shelters. They believe they are working but the City told residents the villages would only last two years …
Next meeting October 8th. Open agenda so far, what do you want to discuss?