Monday, March 23, 2009


Regular Meeting
NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency), Pacific Marine Center on Lake Union
1801 Fairview Avenue East

Thursday, March 26, 2009


Seattle’s Stormwater Code Revision Project
featuring Robert Chandler, Seattle Public Utilities

The State Department of Ecology has mandated that Seattle adopt additional stormwater control regulations as a condition of the City's National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit for its stormwater system. These regulations protect people, property and the environment from damage that could be caused by rain water running off of urban land surfaces. The stormwater runoff can cause flooding, landslides, erosion and other potential hazards. It can also carry pollutants into our creeks, lakes, bays and other receiving waters. Learn about the code revisions and changes to the Director’s rules from expert Robert Chandler of Seattle Public Utilities.

The March meeting will also include our monthly Round Robin of issues and projects in your neighborhood. It is your opportunity to brief our citywide membership about what you are working on and to share perceptions on what is going right and what isn’t with our city government. Don’t forget, it is time to renew your Federation dues!

If you have informational materials you would like distributed at the meeting, please email electronic copies or links to Jeannie Hale at

7:00 Call to Order and Introductions

1. Changes to the agenda
2. Treasurer’s report
3. President’s report

7:15 Seattle’s Stormwater Code Revision Project: Robert Chandler, SPU

8:00 Round Robin

1. Legalizing detached accessory dwelling citywide
2. Open and Participatory Government Plan and Policy—update
3. Lower Woodlawn field issues—update
4. HB 1490—density legislation update
5. Neighborhood Planning Advisory Committee—status report
6. Other issues/projects

9:00 Adjourn

NOAA is a federal facility on high security alert, so attendees must enter by the security gate and may need to present photo ID. If you haven't attended a recent Federation meeting, please send your name, contact information, and address to to be added to the entry list. No e-mail? Call 206-365-1267. The building is ADA compliant, with ample parking in front.

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