Posts Categorized: General

Response Re: Homeless Assistance Funding

The response below is to an email from a concerned ENA resident concerning funding of the Low Barrier Shelter vs. rapid rehousing: Hi, nice to hear from you! The HOME Bd did not vote to ‘defund’ rapid re-housing agencies, instead we gave rapid rehousing money to two providers with a good history of providing the intensive… Read more »

ENA Response to People’s House Shelter Proposal

To: Interfaith Works Thurston County Home Consortium Olympia City Council Coalition of Neighborhood Associations Thurston County Commissioners The Olympian Editorial Board To Those Concerned, The Eastside Neighborhood Association (ENA) Board was deeply concerned to first learn about the proposed location for a “low barrier” shelter at 1011 10th Avenue from an article in The Olympian… Read more »

Free Home Energy Assessments from PSE

Puget Sound Energy is now offering Home Energy Assessments at no cost.  The assessment is an overview of your home to provide a better understanding of your home’s basic energy consumption.  This written assessment includes useful and cost-effective ways to improve your home’s comfort and efficiency, including a review of your home’s insulation levels, doors… Read more »

Stormwater Stewards Recruiting for 2013

Greetings Neighborhood Association Members, Could you please pass this along this information? This is a great volunteer opportunity to help empower residents and receive extensive free training in Green Stormwater Infrastructure. Also, a Stormwater Stewards site assessment is a great free service for homeowners looking to find solutions for managing stormwater drainage issues.