York Planning Committee Report

October 17, 2007

Submitted by committee chair, Anne Mackie


Accomplishments this month:


  1. Hosted first general neighborhood meeting for the York Plan Update project:  City Planner Chris Koch was guest speaker; 30 people attended; four work groups formed with leaders:

      All have set follow-up meetings.


  1. The neighborhood assessment survey is continuing, and a group of WWU students have been recruited to conduct door-to-door surveys of residents who have not submitted a survey.  Helen is coordinating this effort.


  1. A joint Sehome/York meeting is set for Monday, Nov. 5 at the Methodist Church, room B, 7:00 p.m. to discuss the Samish Way Urban Village concept.  A special letter of invitation will be mailed to business owners and residents within or near the York section.  (See the attached letter of invitation and copy of Bellingham Herald article.)