Sustainable Crown Hill Mtg. Minutes
Meeting held September 13, 5-7pm at Jean Davis’ house

Announcements

Significant neighborhood tree program being put together. Grant has been applied for. A walking tour is being planned.

Neighborhood News

Aug 4th Neighborhood Night Out parties very successful. Parties held on Mary Ave , 12th Ave, 9th Ave and 11th Ave.

Aug 16th Crown Hill Park dedication & Small Faces Head retirement combined party. Excitement growing for a community space.

Village concept for seniors staying in own homes. Are necessary services available in Crown Hill and can we support such a program? What can Sustainable do to be a part?

Gardening Support

Lasagna gardening demonstration held in Kit and Dennis Galvin’s yard taught helpful techniques that they and others have used to convert lawn into usable and healthy garden spaces

Gardening supplies available-Carol Kennedy has string and feathers fo those who want to add it to their compost.

The People Helping Horses Manure availability has ceased but the King County Manure Exchange is available at http://www.kingcd.org/programs-farm-manure.htm

Celebrations

Halloween Celebration-Date TBA. Being put together by Danielle Lavilla.

Mary Ave Walkable grant approved for planter boxes. Unfortunately it may not be as traffic calming as originally hoped but will beautify street.

Coming Events & Discussions

Workshops-Native plant workshop planned for the fall to be taught by Doug Gresham

Fruit Harvest-Seeking possibility of a matching grant from the city. Dennis is willing to help write a grant. Who would head the project? How can we be better organized?

Asked at meeting-Is Crown Hill Community Center available for Sustainable meetings? Do we have to pay for the space? Is it a way to gain a presence in the community?
Answered-Yes the space is available for Sustainable meetings for 2 hours once per month.

Next mtg. scheduled for October 11th 5-7pm at the community center. Facilitator will be Lanae Rhoads