Ballard District Council Meeting

Agenda Points of Interest:

Replacing Our Alaskan Way Viaduct with a Deep Bored Tunnel and New Surface Roadway – Ron Paananen, project manager for WSDOT, and Eric Tweit from SDOT.

The latest on plans, schedule, budget & traffic impacts for the project and how the Ballard community will be affected.

A Chat with City Councilman Tom Rasmussen

Rasmussen is the new chair of the council’s Transportation Committee. He is co-chair of the Alaskan Way Viaduct & Seawall Replacement Committee. He serves as vice chair of the Parks & Seattle Center Committee. He is also a member of the Housing, Human Services, Health & Culture Committee.

Annual Ballard Community Service Awards – Fred Maxie

The Ballard District Council acknowledges a few who stand out from the crowd. This is an opportunity for the community to recognize those persons who, through their contributions and accomplishments, have put this community on the map. Mayor Mike McGinn will join us to honor these persons who have done much to create the community which we enjoy today. This year’s award recipients are:

Jane and George Hancock, owners of Maritime Pacific Brewery
Steve Cohn, past president of Ballard District Council 2007-2009
Jesse Harris, Ballard’s nationally recognized young film producer
Barry Hawley, long-time active member of the Ballard business community
Art Olsen, formerly of Olsen’s Furniture and now Olsen’s Real Estate Associates

For more information or to share your ideas about projects and issues contact Ballard District Council staff Rob Mattson at 684.4051 or


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