Community Meetings

A team of volunteers manages the operations of Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance, meeting monthly to make decisions on projects supporting the organization’s mission, communications, fundraising, and member development. The Board is elected at its November meeting. Any member in good standing is eligible to run for a Board position.

You can email the board directly with any comments, questions, or ideas. Their email is board@finnhillalliance.org.

If you have an interest in a board position, please contact us.

2016 Community Meeting Dates  will be posted soon

2015 Community Meeting Dates

Neighborhood Meetings in 2015

  • March 25
  • May 27
  • September 13 – DennyFest
  • November 18 (this annual meeting is moved to January 20, 2016 due to Neighborhood Plan Community Listening session-meeting October 15, 2015 and November 14, 2015 Neighborhood Plan Community Workshop)

Board Meetings in 2015

  • January 21
  • February 18
  • March 18
  • April 15
  • May 20
  • June 17
  • July 15
  • August 19
  • September 16
  • October 21
  • November 18
  • December 16

Community Meetings 2014

General Members’ Meetings in 2014:

  • January 15 General members’ meeting
  • March 12 General members’ meeting
  • June 25 General members’ meeting
  • September 7 (first Sunday): DennyFest (aka general members meeting)
  • November 19 General member’s meeting is moved to January 20, 2016

Board Meetings in 2014:

  • January 11 Board meeting
  • February 19 Board meeting
  • March 19 Board meeting
  • April 16 Board meeting
  • May 21 Board meeting
  • June 18 Board meeting
  • July 16 Board meeting
  • August 20 Board meeting
  • September 17 Board meeting
  • October 22 Board meeting
  • December 17 Board meeting

Annual Meeting Wed 7pm March 23

Posted by on Mar 15, 2016 in Blog, Community Meetings, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Annual members’ meeting – Wednesday, March 23: The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance is holding its annual meeting next Wednesday at the 7pm in the Finn Hill Middle School cafeteria, 8040 NE 132nd Street. We’ll elect new board members at this meeting; if you live in the Finn Hill neighborhood, you are an FHNA member, and we hope you’ll come to cast your vote. Unlike other political events you’ve seen on the news, our meeting will be G-rated: no profanity and no fisticuffs. Here’s what’s on the agenda: * Board elections * Finn Hill neighborhood...

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Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan 2016 Schedule

Posted by on Feb 27, 2016 in Blog, Community Meetings, FHNA History, Neighborhood Plan | Comments Off on Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan 2016 Schedule

Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan 2016 Schedule

In 2013-2016, several public meetings will determine the Finn Hill neighborhood plan and become part of the city wide K2035 Comprehensive Plan update process. On February 24th, 2016 the Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan Priorities Forum took place. Participants heard about the ideas suggested at the last November 14, 2015 workshop and were asked to convey their priorities to inform the direction for the neighborhood plan. For summaries on all meetings and the Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan Key Milestones go to the Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan page on...

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Neighborhood Plan Meeting Feb 24 at 7:00pm

Posted by on Feb 6, 2016 in Blog, Community Meetings, Neighborhood Plan | Comments Off on Neighborhood Plan Meeting Feb 24 at 7:00pm

You are invited to attend the third workshop for the Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan on February 24th at 7:00 pm.  Light dinner will be provided. Please join your neighbors in this exciting workshop to envision Finn Hill’s long term future. Participants will hear about the ideas suggested at the last November 14, 2015 workshop and will be asked to convey their priorities to inform the direction for the neighborhood plan. UW Green Futures Lab students and faculty will facilitate the process. Wednesday, February 24, 2016 7:00 pm · Finn Hill Middle...

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Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan Meeting Video

Posted by on Jan 19, 2016 in Blog, Community Meetings, Neighborhood Plan | Comments Off on Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan Meeting Video

Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan Meeting Video

Finn Hill Neighborhood Planning Process is Underway The video below is from the November 14th community meeting. This is the first Neighborhood Plan for Finn Hill since the area was annexed to the City of Kirkland in 2011. The development of the Finn Hill Neighborhood Plan is expected to be completed in December 2016. Thanks to Barbara Travers for preparing this video! For more information on the neighborhood planning process and to access the Finn Hill Neighborhood Planning page on the City of Kirkland website visit the Finn Hill...

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What to Expect at Neighborhood Plan Workshop on November 14

Posted by on Nov 8, 2015 in Blog, Community Meetings, Neighborhood Plan | 1 comment

What to Expect at Neighborhood Plan Workshop on November 14

We need you! On November 14, the City of Kirkland and students from the Green Futures Lab out of the University of Washington will be conducting a neighborhood plan workshop from 10:00 AM to 2:00 at Finn Hill Middle School.  Please come help us prepare for the future of Finn Hill by attending this very important meeting. If you do plan on coming, please click on the following link to let us know:  https://finnhillneighborhoodworkshop.eventbrite.com What should you expect? 9:30    Doors open, sign-in, and on-site registration and team...

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Neighborhood Plan Listening Session Recap

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Blog, Community Meetings, Neighborhood Plan | Comments Off on Neighborhood Plan Listening Session Recap

Neighborhood Plan Listening Session Recap

Upcoming Workshop on November 14th, 10am – 2pm Will be held at the Finn Hill Middle School. All Finn Hill residents are invited to attend! Finn Hill residents had their first opportunity to weigh in on a long-term plan for their neighborhood last Thursday evening, October 15, at a listening session in the Finn Hill Middle School sponsored by the City of Kirkland and the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance (FHNA). The consultant leading the planning effort, UW’s Green Futures Lab (GFL), set up a dozen different stations, hosted by UW faculty...

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Finn Hill’s Future – Two Critical Meetings This Week Oct 12 & 15

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Blog, Community Meetings, Events | 1 comment

Finn Hill’s Future – Two Critical Meetings This Week Oct 12 & 15

Dear Finn Hill neighbors and friends, This week features two meetings of great significance to our neighborhood – one concerns fire protection for Finn Hill and the other concerns nothing less than the future of where we live. I urge you to attend these meetings and participate. It is critical that you express your views. Please read on: Finn Hill Fire Station Plan – Community meeting on Monday, October 12 – Finn Hill Middle School from 7pm to 9pm The City is holding a hearing to explain its long-term plan for building a second station to...

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Finn Hill Fire Station Plan Community Mtg Oct 12

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Blog, Community Committee, Community Meetings | Comments Off on Finn Hill Fire Station Plan Community Mtg Oct 12

Finn Hill Fire Station Plan Community Mtg Oct 12

Finn Hill Fire Station Plan – Community meeting on Monday, October 12 – Finn Hill Middle School from 7 pm to 9 pm.  The City is holding a hearing to explain its long-term plan for building a second station to provide better fire protection service to eastern Finn Hill and the Juanita neighborhood. See press release. The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance board supports the plan subject to certain conditions. We have sent Kirkland’s City Manager, Kurt Triplett, a letter setting forth our support for the City’s proposal to upgrade existing Station...

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Join us for a Listening Session on October 15

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Blog, Community Meetings, Events, Neighborhood Plan | Comments Off on Join us for a Listening Session on October 15

Join us for a Listening Session on October 15

Listening Session on October 15 at Finn Hill Middle School by Matthew Pruitt A listening session is being developed for the evening of October 15 from 5:00 PM – 7:30PM to be held at Finn Hill Middle School. As the date gets closer a time will be determined and more information will be shared on the FHNA website, through email, and other sources. At this meeting GFL will be using surveys, interactive mapping, instant polling and other methods to get your feedback. We need you! We are not making shelf art here. Our intent is to make a...

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The Next Phase in Planning for Finn Hill’s Future

Posted by on Sep 7, 2015 in Blog, Community Committee, Community Meetings, Events, Events Committee, FHNA History, Neighborhood Plan, Policy Committee | Comments Off on The Next Phase in Planning for Finn Hill’s Future

The Next Phase in Planning for Finn Hill’s Future

Remember Kirkland 2035? In January of 2014, the City of Kirkland came to Finn Hill. The planning department was beginning a visioning process aimed at planning the next 20 years and asked our community what we hoped for Finn Hill and for Kirkland. This is what you told them: Finn Hill Neighborhood Visioning Comments, January 15, 2014 What makes your neighborhood a great place to live? Over the next few months the city met with other neighborhoods and community groups and finished the comprehensive plan amendment process. Comprehensive...

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