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Greenwood Community Council meeting tonight on moving forward from last week’s explosion

The Greenwood Community Council is hosting a meeting tonight (Tuesday) with city officials to focus on the neighborhood moving forward after last Wednesday’s natural gas explosion that destroyed three businesses and damaged more than 50 others.

The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Egan Hall, 120 N. 79th St., just off Greenwood Avenue, and will focus on how to prepare for and avoid future disasters such as gas leaks, and resources for recovering and rebuilding over the long term.

Here’s the agenda:

7:00 Welcome and introductions

7:10 How to stay safe from gas leaks and prepare for disaster — Speakers from Puget Sound Energy, Greenwood CC Safety/Health Committee, Q&A

7:40 Steps and resources to recover and rebuild — Speakers from Phinney Neighborhood Center, Dept.
of Neighborhoods, Office of Economic Development, Q&A

8:20 Testimonials from the audience for those who stepped up to help neighbors in a time of crisis

8:30 Adjourn