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UPDATE — Seattle Park Board VOTED — APPROVED!

APPROVED!  The Seattle Parks Board of Commissioners has approved the Cheasty Trails and Bike Park pilot project!  Next steps are to go to City Council for review and approval in August (mark your calendars for August 4 and August 10).

Motion: Commissioner Lowe moves to recommend the project moves forward to keep momentum. Marty seconds.

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BikeWork’s Letter of Support

BikeWork’s Executive Director Deb Salls wrote the following letter of support (pdf):

3709 S. Ferdinand St. / Seattle, WA 98118  206.725.9408 / /  BIKEWORKS

Dear City Council Members and Mayor Murray,

I am writing to you to let you know I support the idea of mountain bike trails in the city and … read more

Cascade Bicycle Club’s Letter of Support

On April 9, 2015, Cascade Bicycle Club’s Advocacy Director Jeff Aken wrote the following letter of support (pdf):

Cascade Bicycle Club

Date: April 9, 2015

Re: Cascade Bicycle Club support for Cheasty Trails and Bike Park

Dear Mayor Murray and City Councilmembers:

Thank you for your leadership on creating safe, comfortable and convenient places … read more

Evo’s Letter of Support

On May 18, 2015, evo’s CEO Bryce Phillips and General Manager of Giving Back Ashley Miller wrote the following letter of support (pdf):



122 Northwest 36th Street
Seattle, Washington 98107

May 18, 2015

Seattle City Councilmembers and Seattle Park Board,

On behalf of evo, I am writing to express our support and … read more

Seattle University’s Letter of Support

On July 3, 2014, Seattle University‘s Executive Vice PresidentTimothy P. Leary, Ph.D. wrote the following letter of support (pdf):


Seattle University

July 3, 2014

Mary DeJong and Andrea Ostrovsky
Co-Chairs, Friends of Cheasty Greenspace at Mount View
2809 South Alaska Place
Seattle, WA 98108

Dear Mary and Andrea,

On behalf of … read more

Washington Trails Association Letter of Support

On May 13, 2015, the Washington Trails Association‘s Executive Director Karen Daubert wrote the following Letter of Support (pdf):

Washington Trails Association
705 Second Ave, Suite 300, Seattle, WA 98104 * 206.625.1367 *
Serving hikers since 1966

May 13, 2015

To the Seattle Park Board of Commissioners:

Washington Trails Association writes to … read more

Rainier Valley Greenways’ Letter of Support

Rainier Valley Greenways’ Outreach Coordinator Phyllis Porter wrote a letter of support (pdf) for Cheasty.  The following is the content of that letter.


GO Rainier Valley Greenways

April 29, 2015

To the Seattle Parks Board:

I am writing this letter on behalf of Rainier Valley Greenways to support the preservation and development of Cheasty … read more

HopeCentral’s Letter of Support

On April 27, 2015, Christopher Jones, MD, the Medical Director of HopeCentral Pediatric and Behavioral Health sent a letter of support (pdf) to the City Council and Seattle Parks Board of Commissioners.  The following is the contents of that letter.

Pediatric and Behavioral Health
for Seattle’s Rainier Valley

April 27, 2015

Members of City … read more

Peak 7’s Letter of Support

Peak 7 Adventures‘ Development Manager Julia Horn recently wrote a letter of support (pdf) for the Cheasty Trails and Bike Park pilot project.  The letter is reproduced below.


Peak 7 Adventures
7728 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA  98118
(425) 243-4759

To Whom It May Concern:

Recently I was able to walk through … read more

Give Big!

Today, May 5, is Give Big!  All donations made today to Cheasty Greenspace and other projects will receive a match from an anonymous donor.  Please go to the Seattle Parks Foundation website today and make a donation in our name to help support our work.

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