Meeting Archive

Agendas, Notes & Videos from Past BDC Meetings

2020 Meetings

October 14, 2020 — 36th District Candidate Forum

Six Ballard-area organizations helping pose questions to candidates Liz Berry and Sarah Reyneveld. View the full video on BDC’s YouTube channel.

September 2020 — BDC did not meet in September, following our “extra” August meeting (when we are typically on summer hiatus). President Brent Lackey sent this September email update. (Please contact us at info@ballarddistrict.org if you’d like to be added to our email list.)

August 12, 2020 — SPU Ship Canal Water Quality Project & Seattle City Light Transportation Electrification

We had an information-rich set of presentations at our meeting on Wednesday 8/12/20 from Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle City Light, including remarks from two local artists about permanent art installations coming to Ballard. Big changes are underway on the waterfront at the base of 24th Ave NW.

July 21, 2020 — Councilmember Strauss Town Hall

Vice president of Ballard District Council participated in Dan Strauss’s Online Town Hall, providing a brief recap of the district council’s scope and history, as well as posing two Public Safety questions on behalf of the community.

July 8, 2020 — Market Street Developments

  • Full online video available with detailed notes to jump to specific time marks
  • Presentations included:
    • Ballard Aegis presentation by Bryan Ziegler (949 NW Market St)
    • Ballard Yards presentation by Frank Stiegl (2417 NW Market St)
    • Land Use/Neighborhood Remarks by District 6 CM Dan Strauss

May 13, 2020 — Covid-19 Local Panel Update (Online Meeting)

  • Full online video available with detailed notes to jump to specific time marks.
  • Panelists included:
    • Jody Grage, Ballard Community Taskforce on Homelessness & Hunger
    • Mike Stewart, Executive Director, Ballard Alliance
    • Rosemary Byrne, King County Health update on Ballard Farmers Market
    • Seattle District 6 Councilmember Dan Strauss
    • King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles
    • Community Q&A
    • The meeting was followed by a community open mic night hosted by Grumpy D’s coffeehouse

March 11 and April 8 meetings had to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

February 12, 2020 — The Re-Opening of Webster School

January 8, 2020 — Senator Reuven Carlyle

  • Washington State Senator Reuven Carlyle joined us to provide an update on his work representing the 36th Legislative District and answer a wide range of community questions. Thank you, Senator Carlyle!

2019 Meetings

December 2019 — Seattle Police Community Service Officer (CSO) Program, Incoming D6 Councilmember Strauss, BDC Board Elections

November 2019 — Elder Care Presentation, Ballard Senior Center, New Kaiser Permanente Clinic

October 9, 2019 — King County Council District 4 Candidate Forum

October 2, 2019  — City Council District 6 Candidate Forum at Nordic Museum, co-hosted with Ballard Alliance

September  2019 — No meeting, due to two candidate forums being hosted in October.

August  2019 — Summer break. No meeting.

July  2019 — Interbay Armory Project, Ballard P Patch, Our Redeemers Safe Parking Program, Ice Cream Social
June  2019 — District 6 City Council Candidate Forum
May  2019 — Seattle Community Police Commission (CPC)
April  2019 — Dept of Neighborhoods (DON)
March  2019 — Crown Hill Upzone
February 2019 
  • Due to severe weather, this meeting had to be postponed. The Seattle Community Police Commission is rescheduled for May 8, 2019.
January 2019 — BDC Member Organization Updates & Open Forum

2018 Meetings

In 2018, agendas featured a wide range of projects and issues, including:

For more information, please contact us at info@ballarddistrict.org.