“How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon.” - Dr. Seuss
Sound Transit approves Development Agreement
After months of the Capitol Hill Champion and community laboring to create and fight for a Development Agreement that would ensure that the land surplus surrounding the incoming light rail’s Broadway Station would best serve the neighborhood, it was voted on and approved by Sound Transit on Thursday, September 26.
After months of community input and laboring, Sound Transit approved an agreement on September 26 that would ensure the surplus land surrounding the incoming Broadway Light Rail Station would best serve the neighborhood. The Capitol Hill Champion and community labored to create and fight for this Development Agreement, which will require developers to implement elements like affordable housing, a permanent home for the Broadway Farmers Market, public plaza and festival street in their design.
Capitol Hill mayoral forum
Tomorrow, October 3, the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog will host a mayoral forum between candidates Mayor Mike McGinn and Senator Ed Murray. Capitol Hill residents and business owners are invited to submit neighborhood-specific questions at the event or by Tweet using the hashtag #CapHillMayor. This is a good opportunity to hear each candidate’s plan for not only for city, but for our Hill.
The debate is happening at 925 East Pike Street (below Neumos); doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the main event starts on time at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but registration is required to enter. To register, follow the link at the Chamber’s website: http://www.caphillchamber.org/2013/09/capitol-hill-mayoral-forum/.