Posts Categorized: General

Traffic calming coming to Central

Neighbors on Central Street will be receiving information from Public Works: after the public meeting in April, the city decided to put in four speed “cushions” on Central between 11th and Legion. These are designed to help slow traffic and make it safer for pedestrians. Download a newsletter (PDF) and map of the locations (PDF)…. Read more »

Upcoming Changes

We’re making some changes this year that we want you to know about. The monthly potlucks that started this spring will be replacing our prior schedule of general meetings. The potlucks are held on the third Thursday of every month at 6pm at the Light & Life Church, except in August (and possibly December). All… Read more »

2010 Parks, Arts & Recreation Plan

Download the plan at — print copies also available for review at the Library, the Olympia Center, and the Evergreen library. Note that Lions Park and Madison Scenic Park improvements are described as “Tier 1” projects and are scheduled for the 2010-2011 timeframe. (pgs 68 & 104. See also pp 91-94, “New Approach to Play”… Read more »

Show your support for Madison Elementary School

Show your support for Madison Elementary School – our neighborhood school. The next two years could be difficult for students, families, and staff at Madison Elementary School. If no changes are made the Olympia School District is will cut one of Madison’s seven classroom teachers next year and another classroom teacher the following year. Why?… Read more »

Central St Traffic Calming Survey

A request by Central Street neighbors for traffic calming devices is now on the city’s schedule for 2010! Olympia Public Works is collecting survey responses to help decide what kinds of devices might be installed. Download the Central Street traffic calming survey (PDF) and get your responses in by Friday, February 26. Residents of Central from… Read more »