Category Archives: Ace Hardware

Sammamish’s Town Center-concurrency dilemma

By Scott Hamilton Editor The Sammamish City Council faces a complex set of issues interconnecting the Town Center and efforts to revise its traffic concurrency policies. At stake is whether the Town Center proceeds per the 2009 plan adopted by … Continue reading

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Ace Hardware signs LOI for Sammamish Town Center: STCA

Ace Hardware signed a Letter of Intent to be one of the anchor tenants of a new portion of the Sammamish Town Center, developer STCA announced today at the Sammamish Chamber of Commerce lunch. Matt Samwick of the company said … Continue reading

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Next critical date for Ace; and Trader Joe’s is confirmed

The next critical date for the future of Ace Hardware appears to be this Tuesday. The Sammamish City Council should receive a staff report on efforts between the City Attorney and Ace’s attorney to reach a Developer’s Agreement to build … Continue reading

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Staff Conclusion: Not enough time to meet Ace Deadline; an analysis

See the running update in previous post here. Analysis: The Sammamish City Council spent a great deal of time on the Ace problem last night and in the end directed the City Attorney, Bruce Disend, to meet with Ace’s attorney … Continue reading

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Update on Ace Hardware at Sammmamish City Council Jan. 8

An update from the City Staff was provided the City Council at a special meeting January 8. Here’s a running synopsis as Kamuron Gurol, community development director, made his presentation to the Council. Goal to give you a status report … Continue reading

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Sammamish and “the vision thing”

In 1987, Vice President George H. W. Bush was gearing up to run for president. The Vice President was well known for mangling his syntax (like father, like son, as it turned out) and often had difficulty articulating his thoughts … Continue reading

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Looking ahead to 2013 for the City of Sammamish

Here are some of the big issues I see facing Sammamish and our citizens for 2013, in no particular order except for…. The future of Ace Hardware. Time is running out. Ace needs a building permit by March (February would … Continue reading

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