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Morgan Junction park expansion needs your input Skip to main content June 19, 2018|73 °F Mostly Sunny Search Search Secondary links Subscribe Advertise Contact Us Westside Seattle if (typeof googletag !== "undefined") { googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag. }); } NewsBallardHighlineWest SeattlePolice BlotterBallardHighlineWest SeattleCalendarBallardHighlineWest SeattleFeaturesBallardHighlineWest SeattleArts & EntertainmentBallardHighlineWest SeattleObitsBallardHighlineWest SeattleSportsBallardHighlineWest SeattleEatBallardHighlineWest SeattleTrafficWest SeattleDwellHealthMoneyOpinion Recent Articles Morgan Junction park expansion needs your input; Take the online survey Burien City Council discusses renters’ rights and hotel development Future Primitive Brewing will makeover White Center's beer scene UPDATE: White Center Chamber: Garbage collection still unresolved but solutions may be coming West Seattle Traffic Cameras - Current traffic conditions West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting is June 19 if (typeof googletag !== "undefined") { googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag. }); } Trending Morgan Junction park expansion needs your input; Take the online survey Burien City Council discusses renters’ rights and hotel development Future Primitive Brewing will makeover White Center's beer scene UPDATE: White Center Chamber: Garbage collection still unresolved but solutions may be coming West Seattle Traffic Cameras - Current traffic conditions West Seattle Crime Prevention Council meeting is June 19 Morgan Junction park expansion needs your input; Take the online survey Morgan Junction park expansion needs your input; Take the online survey if (typeof googletag !== "undefined") { googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag. }); } Ken Olsen looks at the options for the expanded park area of Morgan Junction Park presented by Seattle Parks during the Morgan Junction Festival on June 17. An online survey is now active hoping to collect more public input on the amenities the public prefers in the project.     Tue, 06/19/2018 Seattle Parks is hoping to get more public input on the expansion of Morgan Junction Park at  6413 California Ave SW, 98136 after first sharing the options with the public during the Morgan Junction Festival on June 17. They have published an online survey that details the two primary options and lists potential program elements in the area to the north of the existing park. Seattle Park District provides $1,260,000 for planning, design and construction. In 2014, Seattle Parks and Recreation purchased the .28-acre property at 6311 California Ave SW, north of Morgan Junction Park, to expand the park and provide additional open space for this high-density neighborhood. The design will incorporate accessibility in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and additional park elements will be incorporated after gathering public input. Construction and completion should happen by the end of 2020. The addition parcel will not be accessible during construction.   TAKE THE SURVEY HERE   Here are the options under consideration. Site Configuration A  SW Eddy Street right of way to remain Right of way to be treated as paved festival street/plaza/woonerf Existing and proposed park spaces remain separated by paved right of way and light vehicular traffic Residential vehicular access would need to be monitored/controlled to maintain safety between park spaces. Site Configuration B SW Eddy right of way to be vacated Park areas would be combined into singular, contiguous park space Vehicular access for park staff only Lower safety concerns due to removal of pedestrian/vehicle conflicts Larger overall park square footage Strong buffer/edge between park and alley They are also seeking public preference as to program elements within the park including: 1. Community Classroom 2. Pavilion/Band Shell 3. Mounded Play 4. Movable Furniture 5. Tree Grove Planting 6 Reading Room 7. Sustainable Streetscape 8. Food Cart/Truck Access 9. Event Venue 10. Natural Play Elements 11. Pollinator Plantings 12. Outdoor Fitness Area 13. Catenary Lighting 14. Woonerf/Festival Street 15. Signature Specimen Tree 16. Table Tennis 17. Group Dining Area 18. Bocce Ball 19. Edible Landscape 20. Swing/Hammock Seating 21. Sculptural Play 22. Shuffleboard 23. Outdoor Cinema 24. Checkers/Chess 25. Craft Fair/Market 26. Rain Garden Planting 27. Buffer Planting 28. Large/Iconic Play 29. Tricycle Track 30. Native/Adaptive Planting 31. Signature Lighting 32. Shade Area 33. Platform Seating 34. Built-In Lounge Seating 35. Pet Relief Area 36. West Seattle Trail Map/Communication Kiosk     Robinson Papers West Seattle Herald Add new comment Your name Comment About text formats CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. 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