York Planning Committee Report
July 15, 2007
Submitted by committee chair, Anne Mackie
The York Planning Committee has a 24-person roster of
participants and interested residents.
There have been approximately 12 consistently active members. It has been meeting since February ’07; and
beginning in April it has held two meetings per month: one a business meeting and one a “walk
around” through one of the neighborhood’s areas.
letter of invitation to join the committee was issued in March to possible
Sehome Neighborhood planning meetings; collaborative work with Sehome
1, 2, 4, and 9 have been toured as a group and written reports will be
forthcoming on each plus Area 6.
8 and 5 will be completed in August.
neighborhood needs assessment survey has been prepared and will be issued
by August 1, with a postcard to be mailed to each residence, property
owner or business owner announcing the survey web address (for filling out
the online survey); or a person can request a paper copy.
date for the survey results to be issued is Sept. 22 to coincide with the
annual neighborhood picnic.
information table at the picnic will be staffed by committee members.
general public York planning meeting scheduled for Wed. October 10, at
which work groups will be formed to manage the details of rewriting the
of Intent to file the neighborhood plan update in 2008 is due to the city
by December 1, 2007.
Monthly costs for the survey software $19.99 (through
surveymonkey.com) and the post card printing and mailing will be funded through
the city’s grant to neighborhoods for their plan update work.
To confirm date of October 10 for first general
membership meeting dedicated to the neighborhood plan update process.