South Lake Union Proposal to bring $29.7 million in sustainable infrastructure to Seattle, save 25,000 outlying acres
Filed Under South Lake Union
The City Council continues to review the South Lake Union Rezone proposal, including the proposed use of the Landscape Conservation and Local Infrastructure Program (L-CLIP). While not often discussed, the L-CLIP is a great example of “putting your money where your mouth is.” The program will provide $29.7 million for infrastructure in South Lake Union and Downtown (with bike/ped/transit projects, green streets and a community center as top priorities) and preserve more than 25,000 acres of regional farm, forest and open space.
Please let Council members know you support this important legislation.
Nate was born and raised at the intersection of Seattle’s Central District and Capitol Hill neighborhoods. He earned his BA in History from Western Washington University but it was a summer in New York City that sparked a passion for urban planning, livability, development and transportation issues. He volunteered with the Downtown Renaissance Network in Bellingham and Futurewise (back when it was still 1000 Friends of Washington) in Seattle. He has worked for Downtown Seattle’s Metropolitan Improvement District (MID), the Seattle Monorail Project and since 2004, as a consultant for housing and health care non-profits, mortgage and commercial real estate companies, hospitality and aviation brands as well as government and consumer technology businesses. He is a former member of the Uptown Alliance where he briefly served as the Co-Chair of the Transportation Committee (in reality, more of an understudy to D. John Coney). An employee of Great City Nate is also a former board member and one of the organizations earliest volunteers. He has also served on the executive committee of the Leschi Community Council. He is a cycle commuter, occasional bus rider and resident of Eastlake.