Monthly Archive: July 2017

Minutes for July 25, 2017 Meeting

Friends of Green Lake Meeting, Tuesday July 25, 2017, Hearthstone Boardroom

Convened at 7:00 PM

Richard FlemingGayle GarmanAlice PoggiKaren SchurrRob ZisetteMarcia NormanEllen HewittGina HarmonPeter NestingenGaret MungerGene WilliamsKate McNaughtonBrian DeLuca

Following around the table introductions, Karen S chaired the meeting.

Rob Z began with discussion of his study to install, in a vandalism resistant manner, a float gauge to monitor and report lake levels over time. This would be at the Meridian Avenue N drain box along the North shoreline. The gauge and its associated equipment would measure and record data over time to assess seasonal weather effect and also the impacts of major constructions sites near the park, as their underground portions alter the natural water table’s input to the lake. Much of the water at those sites, formerly migrating to the lake, is now shunted to municipal drainage as a condition of construction. Financial resources to buy, install, maintain, and analyze the output have not been established. Rob noted if it were Seattle City funds, they would likely be under Seattle Public Utilities budget. Related suggestions discussed were: Read More »

Agenda for FOGL Meeting July 25, 2017

Join us Tues. July 25, 7 p.m.

in the Hearthstone Board Room, 6720 E. Green Lake Way N


  • Introductions
  • Proposal to install a Continuous Lake Level Gauge – Rob Zisette
  • Treasurer’s Report – Gayle Garman
  • To-Do List Walk with Parks Department June 15 – Richard Fleming
  • To-Do List Walk with Parks Department June 15 – Gayle Garman
  • To-Do List Walk with Parks Department June 15 – Karen Schurr
  • Utilities for Coffee Stand at Boat Rental Dock – Brian DeLuca
  • Grant Application – Emergency Locator System for Path – Brian DeLuca
  • Removal of Concrete Pad near Community Center – Richard Fleming
  • Tree Cutting for Safety of Park Users – Karen
  • Skate Boarding construction on Duck Island – Richard & Gayle 
  • Change FOGL Mission? – Karen Schurr 
  • Geese at Green Lake 
  • Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 24?
  • AdjournThanks to the Hearthstone for sharing their meeting room!

*The To Do List was drawn up by the Friends of Green Lake and submitted to Seattle Parks and Recreation Department in July.  It includes 24 items such as Improving Path Safety, Remodeling West Beach Changing Rooms, and Removing Trees in Shoreline Wall.  For the complete list visit