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Share your thoughts on Juanita Drive; attend Kirkland Council candidate forum
Do you travel on Juanita Drive with a car or bike or via bus? Do you have an opinion on what’s good or have suggestions for improvements about that primary route serving 10,000 vehicles daily between Kirkland and Kenmore?
You are invited to share your thoughts with city of Kirkland staff at a public meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 7 at Finn Hill Middle School.
Kirkland City Council candidates will be in attendance for a question and answer forum held later.
Kirkland Fire Chief Kevin Nalder will also provide an update on the new Finn Hill fire station location search.
The open house will be held in the school auditorium, at 8040 NE 132nd St., with discussion of the Juanita Drive corridor. City of Kirkland staff will share its recommendations and gather comments until 7 p.m. regarding proposed improvements for Juanita Drive.
Preliminary recommendations are expected to be presented to the Council in November. For more background information, visit http://bit.ly/1fvQFaX.
A Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance meeting will begin at 7 p.m. with the fire department presentation. At 7:30 p.m., a one-hour candidate forum takes place with al Council candidates expected to be in attendance.
Five city council positions are on the November election ballot, with two of the seats being actively contested. The Alliance is soliciting questions from neighborhood residents for the candidates to address. Questions can be submitted via email to Matt Pruitt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance works with an active community of residents and regional partners to preserve, protect and restore the natural environment of the Finn Hill neighborhood of Kirkland, and to promote the welfare of the Finn Hill community by engaging in civic issues.