September 26, 2018 Meeting
-- see also the
August 22, 2018 meeting summary
Welcome and Introductions. Attendees:
Greg Helland, FOMP President; Ben Mefford, NW
Stone Association; Norah Robinson, King County Parks;
Scott Thomas, King County Parks; Amy Dunn,
AEG; Shane Berry, Seattle Event Solutions
Stone Sculpture Proposal Presentation
by Scott Thomas. Community partnership grants from King
County Parks facilitates partnerships (usually with
non-profits) for projects within parks. Stone sculpture
discussion started at the August FOMP meeting, and continued
to obtain input from attendees for prospective art locations
(probably 2 locations). The idea is to place stone
sculptures in visible areas within Marymoor Park. NW Stone
Association is a non-profit organization with the goal of
encouraging stone art and sculpture. Pieces that would go in
Marymoor would be available for sale. A concrete base would
be installed, on which the various pieces of art would be
placed. Norah pointed out that most of the vehicle traffic
occurs on the west side of the park, west of the Pea Patch
Road. Locations 6 (near entrance to turf soccer fields) and
8 (at intersection of Marymoor Way and Pea Patch Road) were
identified by the attendees as the preferred locations. NW
Stone Assoc membership will be solicited for proposed
pieces. Art would be selected partially based on the
locations that were preferred. King County Parks and NW
Stone Association have more work to do before any project
moves forward, so we won’t see any art for several months.
Maintenance Items - Working on
fence design for the river, preferably a design that
would be easier to remove in November when the water
level is higher.
Sound Transit – Moving the Osprey
nest platform requires a permit. As a result, the
current plan is to move the nest with other project
activities start along the north edge of the park.
New Parking Machines -
Procurement challenges will delay the new parking
machines. Installation now TBD.
Dudley Carter Sculpture Renovation
– The sculpture restorations are in progress. The
restored sculptures should be ready for installation by
the end of the year.
Willowmoor Floodplain Restoration
Project – The King County project team is convening
a meeting of the Stakeholders Advisory Committee (SAC)
to provide an update about the design process. The SAC
meeting will start at 4:00 PM on Thursday, Oct 4th. A
public workshop will be held after the SAC meeting the
same evening. During the workshop, public input will be
solicited regarding recreational opportunities as part
of the Willowmoor project.
Events Update Cirque has started.
Nothing new on the Events schedule.
All the remaining concert equipment
should be removed from the park by early October.
November meeting schedule will need to
be decided at the October meeting. The fourth Wednesday
in November is after Thanksgiving this year.
next meeting will be on Wednesday,
October 24th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.
Thanks to Greg Helland for these notes!
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