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Chapanis ends candidacy for Council, cites health

Roger Chapanis ended his candidacy for Sammamish City Council yesterday, citing ill health. It’s too late to remove his name from the ballot, however.

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Chapanis asks Council Members for answers to his candidate questionnaire from Sammamish Comment

Roger Chapanis, one of four candidates running for Sammamish City Council in the Aug. 1 primary, asked each of the seven sitting council members to answer questions sent to him by the Sammamish Comment. The questions are in a three … Continue reading

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King County sues Sammamish again over Lake Trail

King County filed a new lawsuit June 14 against Sammamish over the long-running legal battle over development of the East Lake Sammamish Trail. This time, it’s over Sammamish’s threat to block construction at two trail/road intersections in the Southern portion … Continue reading

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City manager says Mullor inaccurate, “deeply offensive” with concurrency study

The Sammamish city manager cherry-picked three or four slides out of more than 90 to point to errors to discredit the concurrency study by citizen Miki Mullor. But Lyman Howard didn’t address a key issue Mullor pointed out: that the … Continue reading

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City Council needs to adopt building moratorium tonight

June 6: The Sammamish City Council needs to adopt an emergency building moratorium tonight at the Council meeting. The meeting begins at 6:30pm. Public Comment is scheduled to begin about 7:25pm. Discussion of the study is not on the agenda … Continue reading

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Outraged, shocked, surprised about Sammamish cooking the books on concurrency? I’m not.

The City Council meeting tonight at 6:30p will undoubtedly discuss the Mullor Study. The study may be accessed here. Commentary By Scott Hamilton The news yesterday that Sammamish has been using outdated traffic counts, mostly from 2012 but some from … Continue reading

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Sammamish manipulates traffic counts to approve development, study charges

Update,  June 6: The City Council meets tonight and this topic will come up. The meeting begins at 6:30pm at City Hall; Public Comment is scheduled about 7:25pm. Mullor’s study may be accessed here. Original post, June 5: Sammamish manipulated … Continue reading

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