Sunday, March 28, 2010

2010-2011 Community Budget Meeting Schedule

Mayor Reed and the San José City Council will be holding community meetings in each district over the next several weeks to seek input from residents about potential cuts in services and programs as well as changes in service delivery. The community budget meetings offer an opportunity for residents throughout San José to learn more about the budget and share their ideas and concerns. The meetings are open to the public, held in the evenings to make it easy for residents to participate. They will be held in March and April throughout San José. You may attend any of the locations/times.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Mar 23 NWGNA meeting and flier distribution

We need help getting the word out for our upcoming neighborhood meeting on Tuesday Mar. 23 at the Word of Faith Church, 873 Delmas Ave (at the corner of Fuller). The meeting will run from 6:30 to 8:00 and will include NWGNA outlook for 2010, high-speed rail update, and a special guest speaker from the master gardener program.

If you can help drop off fliers at local homes, let us know.

-Fuller (between Gregory and Prevost) - 86 homes
-Warren, Shepherd, and Snyder - 61 homes
-Fisk, Willis, Brooks, and Marshall - 71 homes
-Bird (both east and west sides) - 64 homes
-Hull (between Bird and Prevost) - 71 homes
-Spencer and Delmas (between Willow and Fuller) - 108 homes
-Atlanta and Coe - 105 homes
-Willow from Bird including Bird and Willow apartments to Minnesota, Prevost, and the apartments at Prevost and Willow - 64 homes

Please let us know how you can help! Please call Bill at 408-893-6684.

Friday, March 12, 2010

High-Speed Rail Simulations

High-Speed Rail released the three simulations shown at the meeting last week. You can find them at the CHSRA web site in the library under SJ to Merced or go to the Shasta Hanchett web site.

1. Fuller Park/Gardner Alignment. Check out the height of the wall at Bird Avenue near Fuller.
2. 280/87 with simple posts.
3. 280/87 with iconic bridges also a fancier Diridon station.

Shasta Hanchett site:
CA High-Speed Rail site: - look under Alternatives Analysis, March 2.

Friday, March 05, 2010

Meeting Minutes Available from March 2 HSR Presentation

The minutes from the March 2, 2010 High-Speed Rail meeting are are available on the North Willow Glen Yahoo! Groups List, under the "Files" section,

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Bocce! Horseshoes! Oh, my!

North Willow Glen's Fuller Park has both a bocce court and a horseshoe pit, with lighting coming in the future for both areas. Enjoy this space - it came into being with a lot of hard work by your neighbors working with the city, so be sure to not miss it! The bocce is between Bird and Delmas and the horseshoe area is between Delmas and Prevost.

Greater Gardner SNI Meeting Minutes Available

The minutes from the March 3, 2010 Greater Gardner Strong Neighborhoods Initiative meeting are available on the North Willow Glen Yahoo! Groups List, under the "Files" section,