Tag: Parks & Seattle Center Committee

Status quo is not an option: streamlining the operation of our community centers

September 12th, 2011

This afternoon in High Point, I stood with Mayor McGinn and acting Superintendent of Parks and Recreation, Christopher Williams, as the mayor announced his preferred option for the future of our community centers. Mayor McGinn will incorporate our Option #2, or the Geographic Management and Service Level option, into his 2012 budget. It is unusual […]

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Building 11 Wrap-up: Affirming our Vision for Magnuson Park

August 11th, 2011

The day had finally arrived. The day we voted. It went so smoothly and was actually so easy that I almost forgot why I had had a pit in my stomach for the last several months. But then I remembered the history, the issue, the concerns – the desired outcome and all of the work that we, […]

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Parks & Seattle Center Committee recap for August 4th

August 5th, 2011

The Parks & Seattle Center Committee met yesterday with a full agenda, and I’d like to take a moment to revisit the meeting. Our first focus was again on Building 11 at Magnuson Park. Over the course of four committee meetings, my colleagues and I have evaluated a proposed lease amendment that made alterations to a lease […]

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Building 11: projected legislation timeline

June 6th, 2011

The proposed lease amendment for Building 11 at Magnuson Park is an issue that has been the source of much public discussion over the past few months. If you’d like to learn more about it, I invite you read my previous blog post or visit the “Current Issues” section of my website. The developer is […]

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