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Cheasty Mountain Bike/Pedestrian Trail Pilot Project
Project Information

 

Location: Cheasty Greenspace


Project Status

March 2015
The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the Cheasty Mountain Bike/Pedestrian Trail Pilot Project at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, April 9, 2015, at Rainier Community Center, 4600 38th Ave. S.

The Board of Park Commissioners discussed and deliberated on the Friends of Cheasty Greenspace at Mountain Views mountain bike/pedestrian trail proposal at public meetings in November 2013 and January 2014. The final recommendation to the Parks Superintendent was that Seattle Parks should initiate a pilot project to allow mountain bike trails to be built in the Cheasty Greenspace, in conjunction with restoration and foot trails. Thank you to everyone who participated in the Community Outreach Meeting at the Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club. You can view the meeting notes below along with past PAT meeting notes.

This is a first time, pilot mountain bike project for Seattle Parks.

Members of the Cheasty PAT are:
Connie Bown
Weston Brinkley
Melanie Coerver
Kathy Columbo
David Couture
Edward Ewing
Darrell Howe
Curtis LaPierre
Tom Linde
Dan Moore
Phillip Thompson
Sarah Welch

Seattle Parks and Recreation hosted public walking tours of the area in September 2014. The first public meeting for this pilot project was held Tuesday, March 25. Attendees provided feedback to Parks staff and had questions answered. See below.


LOCATION
Cheasty Greenspace
BUDGET
The project will be completed through volunteer efforts with some assistance of Seattle Parks staff.

Project Description

The pilot project will be implemented by volunteers with some assistance of Seattle Parks staff.

The project will provide a soft surface mountain bike and pedestrian trail at Cheasty.

The goal is to provide a mountain bike and walking experience for users of all ages and abilities to complement the existing natural area.



Community Participation

PAT & Public Meeting #5 2/19/15

PAT Meeting #4  1/29/15

Project Advisory Team (PAT) Conference Call 12/18/14

Community Outreach Meeting 12/3/14

PAT Meeting #3  11/20/14

PAT Meeting #2  10/23/14

PAT Meeting #1  10/2/14

Project Advisory Team (PAT) application closed 8/29/14

Public Meeting 3/25/14


Park Board Meetings About Bicycle Use


Meeting 1/9/14

Meeting 11/14/13

Meeting 10/10/13


Important Links


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Updated March 27, 2015

Events

Park Board Public Hearing
Thursday, April 9, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Rainier Community Center
4600 38th Avenue S

Hearing News Release

For More Information

Doug Critchfield
Natural Resources Manager
206-684-4108
doug.critchfield@seattle.gov

Documents

Fact Sheet/FAQ
» Fact Sheet/FAQ
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» April 2, 2014 Urban Forestry Commission Letter to Mayor Murray You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» August 14, 2014 Letter from Christopher Williams to Councilmember Clark You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Map of Cheasty Greenspace Slope You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Map of Management Zones & Forest Value You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Parks & Recreation Superintendent Christopher Williams Speaking Points You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Inventory You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» PAT Responses to Design Principles and Next Steps You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» ESA Adolfson Draft Consultant Contract You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Preliminary GeoTech Report Cheasty You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» HWA Draft Scope of Work You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Trail Design Process Diagram You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Cheasty Proposed Trail Layout You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» 2013 Wildlife Survey You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» "I Support Cheasty Trail" Petition You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Public Outreach Plan You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» ESA Environmental Report You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» GEOTECH Report You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» January 29, 2015 ESA/GeoTech Reports You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Cheasty Trail Pilot Project Preliminary Schematic Design You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Cheasty Pilot - Outreach Plan

» Revised Feb 11, 2015 Wetland Reconnaissance and Wildlife Habitat Assessment You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Full text of Ordinance 124546 You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» February 25, 2015 Schematic Design You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

» Maintain Foot Traffic Only Petition You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

»Bicycle Policy You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

»ProView Presentation You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

»Monitoring Criteria and Evaluation Checklist You will need adobe acrobat reader to view this document.

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