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File #: CM 20-266   
Type: Committee Memo Status: Presented
File created: 9/4/2020 In control: Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works
On agenda: 9/8/2020 Final action: 9/8/2020
Title: Announcement of Neighborhood Matching Grant Fund Award for Brighton Place Neighborhood Landscape Renovation Improvements
Attachments: 1. Agenda Memo, 2. Attachment A: Evaluation, 3. Attachment B: Revised Budget, 4. Attachment C: Bark Estimate, 5. Attachment D: Landscaping Estimate
TO: Committee of the Whole - Planning and Public Works
FROM: Mayor Angela Birney
DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR CONTACT(S):
Planning and Community Development
Carol Helland
425-452-2107

DEPARTMENT STAFF:
Planning and Community Development
Sarah Stiteler
Senior Planner

TITLE:
title
Announcement of Neighborhood Matching Grant Fund Award for Brighton Place Neighborhood Landscape Renovation Improvements

OVERVIEW STATEMENT:
recommendation
The Brighton Place subdivision in the Education Hill Neighborhood requested a grant of $5,000 to renovate and restore existing landscaping along NE 111th Street, as well as to refurbish monument signage at the two subdivision entrances with new plantings.
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? Additional Background Information/Description of Proposal Attached

REQUESTED ACTION:

? Receive Information ? Provide Direction ? Approve

REQUEST RATIONALE:

* Relevant Plans/Policies:
Comprehensive Plan; supports goal CC-13 of Community Character and Historic Preservation Element.
* Required:
N/A.
* Council Request:
N/A.
* Other Key Facts:
Opportunity for Committee of the Whole to receive information about the project in addition to hearing feedback from Ad-hoc Council members who review and approve Neighborhood Matching Grant project awards. The application has been reviewed and approved by the Council Ad-Hoc Committee appointed by Mayor Birney that evaluates Neighborhood Matching Grant Fund proposals. Council President Padhye, Council Vice-President Anderson and Council Member Kritzer are members of the Ad-Hoc Committee. The Committee members do not meet together but review the application independently.

OUTCOMES:
An improved community entryway along a City corridor will result, contributing to neighborhood vitality and community beautification. Residents have completed phase one improvements to remove diseased or dying birch trees last fall along NE 111th Street which is a highly visible neighborhood arterial that forms the neighborhood boundary between Educatio...

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