Alicia took the survey and the site plan down to the permit assistance center at City Hall on Monday to ask what we would need to do to get a permit to grade and beautify the park site for some potential summer events. They said that while it was unprecedented, they gave … Read More
Our very first all volunteer meeting at the West Central Park site this morning was a success. The immediate future of the park was discussed at length in a question and answer, and free discussion format meeting with Olympia neighbors. At the future park site, hot coffee from Dino’s and pastries … Read More
This was a meeting with Melanie and Devon and Alicia to discuss the future of West Central Park and Tamale Fusion. The possibilities of the young, local business selling food at the park were discussed for the short and long term.
This was a meeting with the board of the South West Olympia Neighborhood Association and Alicia. Park plans, and history of park proceedings to date were discussed. In addition, how SWONA works and future meetings were also talked about. The board was extremely receptive and helpful and is excited for our new … Read More
Alicia recorded a short interview with Dick Pust today at KXXO. Alicia’s visions for the park and how the park would work were discussed. The interview will air on Dick’s show ‘It’s Your Community’ on May 26th, at 9 am. Stay tuned!
Our new water meter has been installed at the park, by the city. Tomorrow you may see more work being done, as Mike Moore plumbing will be installing the back flow prevention, and park volunteers will be setting a cement pad to support that. It is our intention to shroud the equipment … Read More
West Central Park is beginning meetings with Cushman Law to discuss establishing nonprofit status for the park.
Alicia had a great meeting with Justin and Zoe, the owners of La Petite Maison, a beautiful French restaurant across the street from the park site. History of their building, prospects for the park and neighborhood dynamics were discussed. Future fundraiser events at the restaurant are a possibility.