NHUAC - Committees

 

(1) King County Government, Public Safety, & Code Enforcement

Example

  • Takes community complaints, advocates, and works with DDES officers regarding health and neighborhood cleanup
  • Works on “Dirty Dozen” cleanup projects
  • Works on updates of crime trends
  • Supports King County Sheriff’s Storefronts
  • Receives and takes action on citizens’ public safety concerns and complaints
  • Makes recommendations for NHUAC annual budget
  • Monitors King County’s budget process and advocates/lobbies for North Highline
  • Works with and advises King County’s Office of Budget

Members:  Ron Johnson, Christine Waldman

 

(2) Housing, & Public Health and Human Services

Example

  • Advocates and supports appropriate and affordable housing
  • Advocates, supports, and advises King County’s weatherization and repair program
  • Monitors Greenbridge development and advocates for residents
  • Supports, advocates, and advises King County regarding the White Center’s Health Clinic
  • Supports and advocates for Robert Woods Foundation Asthma Grant for children
  • Monitors, advocates, and advises King County regarding surface water management services
  • Supports, advocates, and advises King County’s Community and Human Services Department regarding diverse human services, i.e., youth, elderly, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities Works with and supports Southwest Social Services Coalition chaired by Bong Sto. Domingo

Members:  Pat Price - Chair, Barbara Dobkin, Liz Giba, Elizabeth Gordon

 

(3) Arts & Parks

Example

  • Supports and advocates for all of North Highline parks
  • Works with and advises King County’s Department of Natural Resources and Parks
  • Works with and advises King County’s Parks Commission
  • Works with and supports King County’s Preservation and Development Authority (PDA) for Arts (formerly King County Arts Commission)
  • Publicizes NHUAC meetings and goings-on
  • Updates NHUAC website
  • Collects and coordinates press clippings
  • Supports community events, i.e., Jubilee Days, Cambodian New Year, etc.
  • Outreaches to diverse community of youth, elderly, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities, etc.

Members: Christine Waldman, Barbara Dobkin

 

 

(4) Governance, Growth Management, & Zoning

Example

  • Gathers information and informs community of governance options, i.e., remain unincorporated, incorporate, or annex to a neighboring city
  • Coordinates information from neighboring cities
  • Monitors King County ’s $75,000 governance study
  • Works with and advises King County’s Office of Budget relative to governance
  • Works with and advises King County Council’s GMUAC Committee
  • Monitors updates of King County’s Comprehensive Plan which regulates land use. King County does a major review of the plan every four years and limited updates annually.
  • Keeps abreast of the King County Council’s GMUAC Committee, which meets the first and third Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chamber at the King County Courthouse. Contact Olivia Aguilar, Committee Assistant, for more information at (206)296-1691.
  • Keeps NHUAC informed of DDES’s zoning and permit applications.
  • Advocates for healthy economic development in all of North Highline
  • Works with and advises King County’s Economic Development Program
  • Participates in citizens’ advisory committees
  • Supports living-wage jobs for residents and supports Southwest Social Services Coalition chaired by Bong Sto. Domingo

Members: Douglas Harrell - Chair, Liz Giba

 

 

(5) Natural Resources, Transportation, Roads, Pedestrian Safety, & Metro

  • Monitors, receives community concerns, and advocates for road safety and pedestrian safety through a variety of means, i.e., citizens’ advisory groups
  • Advises King County’s Department of Transportation
  • Monitors and advocates for CIP projects in King County’s Transportation Needs Report
  • Monitors, receives community concerns, and advocates for Metro bus service in North Highline through a variety of means, i.e., citizens’ advisory groups, etc.
  • Connects with Eco for the promotion of Natural resources

Members: Rebecca Lopes, Jessica Stoneback, Ron Johnson

 

 

(6) Public Outreach

Members:  Doug Harrell, Christine Waldman, Jessica Stoneback, Pat Price, Rebecca Lopes, Barbara Dobkin, Richard Miller, Liz Giba