A new planning grant from the Department of Neighborhoods will support a park planning process for Thornton Creek Park #1, October 2010 through Summer 2011. Here are the phases (all dates approximate):
Late October: Advertise for proposals from Planning and Landscape firms
November: Receive proposals and examine them, define short list
Late November: Presentations from shortlisted firms
December: Announcement of award of the planning contract, signing of a contract between the Friends of Thornton Creek Park #1 and the landscape planning firm.
February 2011: Begin series of three public meetings for input of ideas, concerns and support for the future of the Park. Meetings will be two months apart. Tentative location: North Neighborhood Service Center conference room, 12525 28th Ave NE (2nd Floor), Lake City — in the Lake City Library building.
Summer 2011: Presentation of Final Plan for Thornton Creek Park #1 to the public and the Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation.
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