September 22, 1996 NEWSLETTER Volume II, Number 6
CANDIDATES FORUM at FALL MEETING
The Fall meeting of the Boston Harbor Association will take place on October 16, 1996 at 7:00 pm at the North Olympia Fire Station near the Gull Harbor Store on Boston Harbor Rd. The topic for the meeting will be a candidates forum featuring local legislative and county commissioner positions.
Please put on your calendar. Thanks.
PLANNING: Fall 1995 was spent in developing a variety of action items for pursuit by the Association over the next few years. The final prioritized list of the Action Items were presented in the December 1995 Newsletter and are listed below. The original list of Action Items is on the back page.
Sense of Community
Develop a community mission or vision statement
Sponsor community gatherings
Sponsor community service days
Promote a Boston Harbor welcome sign
Sell Boston Harbor items as fund raisers
Develop a blockwatch program
Implement a local disaster response program
Develop a program to educate existing and new landowners about the natural and cultural values as well as natural limitations that must be considered in developing and clearing in Boston Harbor. This would include pamphlets and community consultants.
Review need for speed reduction actions on local roads
Review need for more signs such as children at play and deer crossing
Work with marina on upgrading features that would benefit the community such as a gathering space, bulletin board, etc.
Review applicable laws
Educate owners on need for keeping pets at home and quiet
Prepare digest of all laws and regulations that pertain to Boston Harbor
Review actual and projected growth in the Association area
ACTION ITEMS UNDERTAKEN:
Work undertaken during 1996 has been to:
* Provide information and sign for Blockwatch Program.
* Develop design for community sign. Negotiate with County over location.
* Provide "Music on the Dock".
* Continue Newsletters and
* Work with County on Boston Harbor Road speed reduction and bike lanes along 73 rd and Zangle Rd.
* Continue Fall community picnic.
* Work with ULID Advisory
* Sponsor Community Garage Sale.
* Establish Historical Committee.
* Place member on County Parks Board.
* Install "Children at Play" signs.
* Monitor County's Wellhead
We need your help!
Please join with us in working on one or more of the above Action Items.
Contact David Jamison, president, at 357 4335 or Pam Jessen,
vice-president, at 357-5670.