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There are going to be impacts to our neighborhood soon as Kirkland begins its slurry seal and asphalt overlay program. Many neighborhood streets will be slurry sealed, which can get messy and impact residents. The City of Kirkland, “Street Preservation Program” web site page has more information. Attached is a map showing the Finn Hill streets impacted by the slurry seal...read more
FHNA Members and Friends: As you may know, the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG event is on Wednesday, May 15, and we are exhorting…urging…and entreating you to make a tax deductible donation that day to the Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance. Just go to our GiveBIG page and donate online. What is GiveBIG? It’s the Seattle Foundation’s annual one-day event to promote contributions to non-profit organizations in the Puget Sound area. Donations made through the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG website between 12:00am and 11:59pm on May 15 to...read more
The City of Kirkland and it’s consultant team will be at the Wednesday, May 29 Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance meeting to outline the scope of the Juanita Corridor study and highlight some important upcoming dates. The master plan will identify future improvements to include in the City’s prioritization process in 2014 for the 2015-2020 Citywide Capital Improvement Program. Learn more about the study and how to get involved by going to the Project Web Site or contact Kari Page, Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator at KPage@kirklandwa.gov...read more
June 7, 3-7 PM at Juanita Beach Park. Alongside the Friday Market vendors, the City of Kirkland proudly presents the Walk ‘n’ Roll Safety Fair, dedicated to highlighting safe walking and biking. Since it’s Kids Day at the Friday Market, this is the perfect time to bring your entire family. Fun, Games, valuable Information and tips for safe walking and biking, and an opportunity to express your opinions and ideas to city staff and politicians! Friday, June 7, 3-7 pm at Juanita Beach Park – in partnership with the Juanita Friday...read more
With the first day of April came the end of the decade-long management of Finn Hill parks by elected commissioners using funding generated by a tax local residents voted to place upon themselves. The Finn Hill Park and Recreation District was approved on November 20, 2002 following passage of ballot Proposition No. 1. The proposition was spurred by King County funding shortfalls that closed O.O. Denny Park in 2001 for lack of maintenance. Park neighbors rallied Finn Hill residents to create a taxing district, which received voter approval...read more
Stuff was shuffled around Finn Hill on Saturday, April 27th. The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance held a first annual neighborhood garage sale! This was not one sale in one location; this was 11 garage sales in our neighborhood, all mapped on our website, a win-win for everyone. There was lots of traffic, many folks going from sale to sale with their map in hand. Some folks were not aware of the online map but saw the A-frame signs. Treasures were found, money was made in the ultimate recycling event…start collecting your clutter for next...read more
A long long time ago, Finn Hill was not as it is. 50 million years ago, we’d all have been swimming in the middle of a huge sea west of the Idaho coastline. 40 million years ago, we’d have risen above water as Cascades and Coast ranges. 17 million years ago, we’d have been embroiled in a lot of lava and swampy land. It would be balmy, and we’d be surrounded by balmy-loving creatures and balmy-loving trees. But after a long time we would have felt the cold come in. Our familiar creatures would have migrated south and the trees died. ...read more
Finn Hill Neighbors and Friends: April-May 2013. Here’s a quick report on notable events and developments on Finn Hill. There is a lot going on: Saturday, April 27 – Fabulous Finn Hill Garage Sale Extravaganza: If you looking for deals this weekend, or just need an excuse to hopscotch around Finn Hill, check out all of Finn Hill’s garage sales this Saturday. You’re bound to find that lava lamp you’re looking for. A map and details on what’s being sold are available on our website. (Note: you’ll find 3 garage sales in...read more
Saturday, April 27th, 9am – 4pm Neighborhood Wide Garage Sale … Don’t Miss It! 10 Garage Sales on the map - The Finn Hill Neighborhood Alliance (FHNA) will do it all: promotion, advertising, maps, and signage. Map of 2013 Garage Sale Addresses If you would like to participate send the following information: Your Name Your Address Your e-mail Send a brief description of items for sale (i.e. baby clothing, toys, tools, etc.) Only your address and list of items for sale will be listed on our map. Send the...read more
Dear Finn Hill Residents: Now that those taxes are done, you’re probably wondering, “What’s going on in Finn Hill these days?” Here’s a quick update on what’s happening now, or is about to happen – or has just happened: Chaffey PAR – April 16: the City Council will decide at its meeting on Tuesday, April 16, if it will act on a request to rezone a wooded parcel on Simonds Road from 4 units/acre to 8 units. If you want the City to defer consideration of the request until Finn Hill has a neighborhood plan, please send an email...read more