Posts Categorized: General

Thurston County Food Project – Pick-up August 12

The next Thurston County Food Project pick-up is coming up on Saturday, August 12. Please place your green bag on your porch by 9:00 am and your neighborhood coordinator will pick it up. The suggested theme for August is foods for the backpack (4Kids) program – stocking up on easy to open / easy to prepare foods (foods that can be prepared… Read more »

2016 Madison Plant Sale – Saturday, May 7th

Annual and perennial plant and vegetable starts professionally grown and affordably priced.  All proceeds benefit the school’s garden program.  This is a great one-stop spot for Mother’s Day gifts.  Ready made baskets and build your own for a special Mother’s Day! WHERE: Madison Elementary Parking Lot, 1225 Legion Way SE, Olympia WHY: Your purchase directly… Read more »

Bike Corridor Pilot Project

Just in from the City of Olympia,  Michelle Swanson  The project is going to begin construction in late April. We will be notifying affected property owners along the route, but I wanted to make sure you and your neighborhood association knew about it, too.  The route will go from Lions Park to Sylvester Park downtown. … Read more »

Thurston Transportation Oriented Development

This post is in reference to the property north of Boulevard, formerly known as the “Medela” site. It was recently incorporated in to the City of Olympia, as it was an “island” of county. It was then rezoned by the city. The Thurston Transportation Oriented Development (TTOD) came and spoke at our Annual General Meeting and… Read more »

Public Hearing: Medela Rezone

Public Hearing: 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 6,2015, in the Council Chambers, 601 East 4th Avenue, Olympia, Washington From the City of Olympia: The City of Olympia has issued the following State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination of Non-significance (DNS) and Notice of Public Hearing for the Olympia Hearing Examiner for the Medela Rezone proposal… Read more »

Legion Way Trees – Nine Coming Down Soon

This informational news was sent to the President. I am sharing it so the neighborhood knows; My name is Kevin McFarland and I am the consulting arborist working for the City of Olympia.  I have been tasked with conducting tree risk assessments of the Legion Way trees and supervising tree removal and replacement efforts as… Read more »

Eastside Food Project Pick-Up – Saturday, December 13, 2014

The December pick-up for the Food Project is Saturday, December 13. Please place your green bags on your front porch by 9:00 am, unless your Neighborhood Coordinator has specified otherwise. If you’re wondering what the Food Project is, you can learn more on the ENA website.  We’d LOVE to have more Eastside neighbors participating! This is a super… Read more »

Eastside Food Project Pick-Up Saturday 10/11/14

The October pick-up for the Food Project is this Saturday, October 11. Please place your green bags on your front porch by 9:00 am, unless your Neighborhood Coordinator has specified otherwise. If you’re wondering what the Food Project is, you can learn more on the ENA website.  We’d LOVE to have more Eastside neighbors participating! This… Read more »

Greening Capitol Way – Public Involvement Meetings

From the City of Olympia: Olympia is one of three capital cities to be selected for the EPA’s Greening America’s Capitols external link program. With technical design assistance from EPA, we will re-envision Capitol Way, from the Farmer’s Market to the State Capitol campus, as a greener and more vibrant streetscape. Get Involved The City… Read more »