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STEAMBOAT CONSERVATION PARTNERSHIP

The Griffin Neighborhood Association and Capitol Land Trust have created a unique partnership to conserve the natural areas that make the Eld and Totten Inlet watersheds so special.

Thank you, Griffin area residents! We have met our fundraising goal for the five years. In May, 2014, the GNA and Capitol Land Trust agreed to continue the Steamboat Conservation Partnership for another five years. We couldn't have done this without your support and we look forward to another five years of habitat preservation right here in our own backyards.

Help us to meet our goal of $15,000 for
each of the next five years.

Click here to learn more about how you can join the Partnership and make a contribution that will last for generations.


Griffin/Steamboat Peninsula now a "Nextdoor" Neighborhood

Click here for more information. If you live in the Griffin Area, click the logo above to join Nextdoor.


FOCUS ON LOCAL BUSINESS

The GNA asks you support local businesses.

Tell them you saw it on the GriffinNeighbors web site!


LOCAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS

Help us to help you find local businesses by using our Business Directory and by encouraging local businesses to join our new Business Directory.


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SUPPORT THE GRIFFIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION WHILE SHOPPING ONLINE

Now you can support the GNA while shopping on Amazon.com. Simply start shopping here, using this search tool. Any purchases you make during your session that begins here will generate a small commission paid to the GNA, at no additional cost to you.

Simply Click Here to Shop Amazon.com and Support the GNA

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NEW DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS

Click to go to ► Subdivide parcel at 6245 - 49th Lane NW totaling about 12.1 acres into two lots. The new parcel will be accessed directly from the existing cul-de-sac, This is a resubmittal of a prior application which has expired.
Click to go to ► Application to co-locate AT&T cell phone equipment on an existing tower located at 7311 Old Highway 101 NW.
Click to go to ► Special Use Application to build and operate a bed and breakfast at 5531 Sunrise Beach Rd NW.

Click to go to ► Totten Inlet Mussel Culture Environmental Impact Statement. Link is to the Thurston County Development Services web site.
Click to go to ►
Application to amend plans to build a private tennis club at Sexton and Steamboat Island Road.

Click to go to ► 150' cell tower near 9604 Hunter Point Road.

Click to go to ► All the applications for which we have documents.

Click to go to The County's web page listing recent land use activities. We are in the County's "Sub-Area 1."


WHO IS THE GRIFFIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION?

The Griffin Neighborhood Association (GNA) is a registered, nonprofit, nonpartisan group of neighbors living within the boundaries of the Griffin School District, Thurston County, Washington.

Any person owning property, a business, or residing in the Griffin area is eligible to become a member and to participate fully in the Association. Membership is also open to community groups and students of the Griffin School District. If you live or work in the Griffin neighborhood or Steamboat Peninsula, the Griffin Neighborhood Association is you.

Originally organized as the Oyster Bay Neighborhood Association in 1990, we were registered as the nonprofit Griffin Neighborhood Association in December, 1995.


MISSION OF THE GRIFFIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

Our mission is to help build community consensus on major issues confronting the Griffin area, including growth, land issues, habitat, water quality, transportation and school planning. When appropriate, we research issues as honest brokers of information, provide forums for debate, attempt to arrive at community consensus and issue resolution, and present this consensus to appropriate decision makers.

The Griffin Neighborhood Association also undertakes and supports projects that benefit our community, help to build a sense of community, and educate the community on topics of interest.


BOARD AND OFFICERS OF THE GRIFFIN NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION

Our Board is comprised of current members of the Association, elected by members of the Association present at the Annual Meeting. Officers are elected from the Board membership by members of the Board.

The Board typically sets a schedule of regular meetings, annually. Tentative meeting dates, times and locations are posted on the Community Calendar.

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