What Happened at KAN - The Kirkland Alliance of Neighborhoods Meeting?

By Debra Sinick

KAN? The Kirkland Alliance of Neighborhoods (KAN) met just last week to share information about the latest happenings in Kirkland. For those of you who don't know, KAN is made up of representatives from each Kirkland neighborhood.  Guest speakers also make presentations at each meeting about topics which affect Kirkland.   Topics discussed ranged from Kirkland's future as a livable city to manure providing electricity (yes, manure!) to the census, keeping our parks clean, and Google's plans for Broadband.

Cascade Land Conservancy Workshop

Do you have a vision for Kirkland?

The first speaker represented The Cascade Land Conservancy because the group is sponsoring a class this Thursday in The Peter Kirk Room at City Hall.  The class will focus on establishing a plan for a livable city.

Cascade Land Conservancy Workshop: Taking Action in Kirkland How to Shape the Future of Your Community

What are the most important issues Kirkland faces?  Where should future growth occur in Kirkland and what issues such as transportation and design need to be addressed? Learn how to take action and improve the quality of life in your community at Cascade Land Conservancy’s free workshop on participating effectively in the land use process.

Time: 6:30-9:00pm, Thursday, March 18th Place: Kirkland City Hall, Peter Kirk Room, 123 5th Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033 Free – but space is limited to the first 50 people who RSVP.

I don't know if there's still space available, but I thought it'd be interesting to attend, so I'll be there.

The 2010 U.S. Census:

Did you know that $400 billion is at stake?  Who will get this money?  Do you have 5 minutes for 10 questions and your stake in that $400 billion?

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