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Reminder: City Light substation property for sale community meeting is Monday, Nov. 6

Just a reminder that Seattle City Light will hold a community meeting and public hearing on selling unused substation sites on Monday, Nov. 6, at Ballard First Lutheran Church, 2006 NW 65th St.

The community meeting portion starts at 6 p.m., with representatives from various city departments sharing information about projects and programs in Northwest Seattle, including:

  • Ballard Loo – Following a Ballard community request for a permanent public toilet, the City of Seattle is collaborating with the community on plans for the installation of a Portland Loo.
  • The Ship Canal Water Quality Project will reduce combined sewer overflows with a deep storage tunnel constructed in the Ballard, Fremont and Wallingford neighborhoods.
  • Ballard Design Guidelines – City staff will provide an update on the process to develop new urban design guidelines for the Ballard Urban Village.
  • Recycling and Composting Information – Learn more about solid waste diversion efforts with a “Where Does It Go?” display, free guides and other cool stuff.
  • The Burke Gilman Trail Missing Link Project will connect the two existing portions of Seattle’s popular Burke-Gilman Trail with a 1.4 mile corridor through the Ballard neighborhood, designed to improving safety, predictability and access for all users.

The public hearing portion begins at 7 p.m., with City Light representatives discussing plans to sell seven substation property sites it no longer needs, including one at 6109 Phinney Ave. N. The other six sites are in Ballard, Crown Hill and North Beach.

If you’d like to email your comments about any of the sites or ask to be notified of actions taken on the site, email SCL_RealProperty@seattle.gov.

Detailed information about all the sites, including maps and pictures, is here.