Fall 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

For the first time since 2020, West Hill Community Association’s Community Quarterly Meeting was back in person on October 17. Dozens of neighbors joined us at Campbell Hill Elementary to share some delicious local food and learn about what’s new in the neighborhood.

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WHCA Summer Community Quarterly Meeting 2023-07-18

Summer 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

Folks who tuned into West Hill Community Association’s Summer 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting on July 18 found out which criminal activity is skyrocketing in the area, how to let King County know what programs and services to prioritize, what exciting new event WHCA is rolling out this summer, the latest on the Taylor Creek Restoration Project, and more. Watch the full video below, or read on for highlights.

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Spring 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

Folks who tuned into West Hill Community Association’s Spring 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting on April 18 found out how King County Metro’s new “Metro Flex” service works, got the inside scoop on King County’s new heat pump program, and more. Watch the full video below, or read on for highlights.

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Winter 2023 Community Quarterly Meeting Highlights

by Devin Chicras

On January 17, 2023, West Hill Community Association held their winter Community Quarterly Meeting. Many information-packed community reports preceded insightful presentations on the plight of our local beloved forested hiking spot and community land trusts.

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Kahdijah Jackson, coordinator of Skyway Community Van (credit King County Local Services)

WHCA Fall 2021 Quarterly Meeting Recap

By Devin Chicras

Our Fall Quarterly Community meeting on October 19, 2021 featured updates from Skyway Water & Sewer District, King County Local Services, King County Fire District #20, King County Sheriff’s Office, and a great presentation from Kahdijah Jackson who leads the Community Van program in Skyway for King County Metro. Also, learn more about what a Community Development Association (CDA) is, and what WHCA’s next steps are in becoming one!

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KCSO West Hill Storefront Deputy Josh Sayles speaks at WHCA 2021 July Quarterly Meeting via Zoom

Big Announcement from WHCA and More News from July Community Meeting

By Devin Chicras

Your quarterly community catch-up featured some great speakers sharing what’s new in the Skyway-West Hill area, and we made a big announcement about what’s next for our organization. Guests included: Skyway Coalition, King County Local Services, Skyway Water & Sewer District, King County Fire District #20, and King County Sheriff’s Office.

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WHCA Spring 2021 Quarterly Meeting Zoom Screenshot

Quarterly Snapshot: Free Student Orca Cards, New Storefront Officer, Board Elections

by Devin Chicras

West Hill Community Association’s 2021 Spring Quarterly Community Meeting once again packed tons of hyperlocal information into 90-minutes – but since you don’t have that much time, let us give you the recap of what you need to know so you can go about your day!

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Giselle Zapata-Garcia of Public Health Seattle King County presents COVID-19 vaccination updates at West Hill Community Association Winter 2021 Community Meeting

Back to Schools, Vaccinations, Expanded Metro Service Highlight WHCA’s Winter 2021 Community Meeting

by Devin Chicras

Held again over Zoom and Facebook Live on February 16, West Hill Community Association’s (WHCA’s) Winter 2021 Quarterly Community Meeting was absolutely packed with interesting and useful information and resources. Hear the fire chief recount the tragic 3-alarm fire that happened the day before Christmas Eve, get the inside scoop on how to get vaccinated, and let King County Metro explain how the Community Van program works (and how you could be a driver!) by rewatching the video.

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WHCA 2020-12-10 Fall Quarterly Meeting on Zoom

Tiny Homes, Budget Wins, Message Boards: WHCA’s Fall Quarterly Meeting Recap

by Devin Chicras

On Thursday, December 10, West Hill Community Association (WHCA) held its Fall Community Quarterly Meeting (rescheduled from October) via Zoom and Facebook Live. We heard about some big projects in the works, from a new tiny home village and community message boards to planning for recreational and multiservice community centers.

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WHCA Spring 2020 Quarterly Meeting Zoom Window

Persevering Amid Pandemic: Our Spring Quarterly Recap

by Devin Chicras

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have prompted us at the all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association to host our first-ever virtual Community Quarterly Meeting, it has also inspired an outpouring of support and togetherness (even while maintaining social distancing!).

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King County Wastewater Treatment Division Presentation

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Fall 2019

by Devin Chicras

Whether in person or via our live stream, folks paying attention at our Fall 2019 Quarterly Meeting on October 15th, 2019 at Skyway VFW Post #9430 learned all sorts of valuable information from deciphering what’s on their General Election ballot to what proposed land use policies are set to shape their neighborhoods for the next twenty years, and much more.

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WHCA Spring QM - 2019-04-16 - Board Elections Announcements

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Spring 2019

by Devin Chicras

What services will the first ever King County Economic Development Manager offer our Skyway Business District? Could the County buy more land to create better access points to Skyway Park? Who are the newest WHCA board members? About forty neighbors (and hundreds more online) joined us at Skyway VFW Post #9430 to find out answers to those questions and many more on Tuesday, April 16th at West Hill Community Association’s Spring Quarterly Community Meeting.

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Audience listens to speakers at Skyway VFW Post #9430 on January 15th, 2019 for WHCA's Winter Quarterly Community Meeting.

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Winter 2019

by Devin Chicras

How is King County working to improve services for unincorporated area residents, and what does Skyway’s new health clinic have to offer? About forty neighbors (and many more online) joined us at Skyway VFW Post #9430 to find out answers to those questions and many more on Tuesday, January 15th at West Hill Community Association’s Winter Quarterly Community Meeting.

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18 Wonderful West Hill Moments from 2018

by Devin Chicras

In 2018, your friends at the all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association had a banner year. From successfully partnering with teens to boost voter registration and turnout to leading community cleanups, neighborhood forums and highly anticipated events like our annual Skyway Outdoor Cinema festival and Halloween party, the year just flew by.

So we paused for just a bit to take a look back at some of the most wonderful, surprising, and memorable moments of last year (in absolutely no particular order). How many do you remember?

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