“New” Juanita Neighborhood Association to meet with City Council on Nov. 3

Juanita neighbors, both north and south, are invited to a special Juanita Neighborhood Association meeting with the Kirkland City Council on Thursday, Nov. 3 at Juanita Elementary School, 9635 N.E. 132nd St. in Kirkland. Come at 6:45 p.m. for informal networking with neighborhood leaders, city staff and elected officials; the meeting officially begins at 7 p.m.

The City Council regularly meets with several neighborhood groups throughout the year. This is the first time “new neighborhood” residents from the recently annexed north Juanita will be included in this type of meeting.

The Council will take a few minutes to introduce themselves and then attendees can discuss anything they want to ask the City Council or staff.  Questions have been submitted online and will be answered and handed out at the meeting.  To submit a question go to www.kirklandwa.gov/neighborhoods see City Council meeting with the Juanita Neighborhood under Important Information.  Questions submitted to date include:

  • What is the cost of and tax increases for the annexation area?
  • What is the status of and plan for Juanita Beach Park? Other questions included concerns related to recent improvements at the park.
  • Will work parties be organized for Edith Moulton Park? What about a bridge across the stream?
  • Can code enforcement staff patrol on weekends for signs that violate Kirkland rules?
  • When will work be finished 98th Ave NE between NE 116 and NE 124?
  • Has there been any consideration to extending the sidewalk along 100th from Blockbuster to Simonds Road?

For more information or to sign up for neighborhood association updates, check www.meetup.com/The-New-Juanita-Neighborhoods/