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FCGMV Secures $100,000 Grant for Cheasty Greenspace Trails and Bike Park!

On Monday, September 28, Seattle City Council approved a $100,000 grant for the Cheasty Greenspace Trails and Bike Park.  The Friends of Cheasty Greenspace Mt. View (FCGMV) thank City Council for accepting the results of the Department of Parks and Recreation’s thorough public design process and the Board of Park Commissioners second approval of the … read more

Reminder: Sunday, Sept 20 @ 12 PM – Bike Ride!

Cheasty Boulevard Bike Ride

Sunday, September 20 @ 12PM

Meet at the open space at the top of Cheasty Boulevard where our restoration events gather.

Sunday, September 20 is the Mount Baker Town Center Street Festival.  SDOT has closed Cheasty Boulevard and Mount Baker Boulevard, as an extension to the last day of Bicycle Sundays! 

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Neighborhoods Committee said Yes!

Friends, today City Council’s Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee voted unanimously in favor of releasing the $100k DON Large Fund grant we were awarded last year for the Cheasty Greenspace Trails & Bike Park pilot project! We are so grateful to the many supporters who came to City Hall today to speak in support

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City Council Vote Thursday, September 17 @ 2:00 PM – Come and Show Your Support!

We need your voice this week to tell City Council that it is time to VOTE YES for Cheasty Trails and Bike Park!  Please come to this meeting and share your comments on our community’s project:

Thursday, September 17  @ 2:00 PM
Council Chamber, Second Floor, Seattle City Hall
600 4th Avenue, 98104

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District 2 City Council Candidate Positions on Greenspaces —

The Friends of Cheasty Greenspace/MtView believe that our city’s greenspaces provide ecological benefits to flora, fauna, and humans.  Our greenspaces provide wildlife habitat and give surrounding neighborhoods the potential for access to nature and opportunities for responsible recreation that will benefit their health, well-being, and vitality.  We sent out a survey asking our District 2 read more

Greenbelt Supplemental Use Guidelines

Welcome King 5 News Viewers,

The Park Department’s proposed Natural Area and Greenbelt Supplemental Use Guidelines (revision memo) (proposed guidelines) are designed to provide a clear, public process for evaluating the ever changing needs of Seattle and its greenspaces.  These guidelines, had they been in place at the beginning of … read more

You shouldn’t have to commute to commune.

We at FCGMV strongly agree with For Better or For Worse today, in that you should not have to commute to commune with nature.

(c) 2015

(c) 2015

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On Independence Day,‘s Board Treasurer, Jesse Sycuro, wrote a letter of support for trails in Cheasty Greenspace.  The letter is reproduced below.

July 4th, 2015

Dear Seattle Councilmembers and Seattle Parks Board,

On behalf of, I am writing to express our organization’s support for the restoration and enhancement of Cheasty Greenspace.  … read more

Washington Student Cycling League’s Letter of Support

The Washington Student Cycling League’s Executive Director Lisa Miller wrote a letter of support for Cheasty Greenspace on June 2, 2015.  The letter is reproduced below:


Washington Student Cycling League
P.O. Box 22187
Seattle, WA 98122
p. 206-291-7773 | f. 206-577-4564
Empowering youth through mountain biking, one mile at a time

June 2, … read more

New Rainier Vista’s Letter of Support

The New Rainier Vista Homeowner’s Association has written two Letters of Support over the last year: on July 21, 2014, and March 26, 2015.  They are reproduced below:


Marian Landa, Board President And all Board Members
New Rainier Vista HOA
2862 S Nevada St.
Seattle, WA 98108

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