Tag Archives: Chestnut Estates

New battle brewing over Ebright Creek development

A tiny, two-home short plat is at the heart of what’s likely to be another appeal to protect environmentally sensitive Ebright Creek. The Sammamish City Staff Monday approved development “to subdivide one parcel comprising approximately 2.97 acres into two single-family … Continue reading

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City’s Newsletter on growth distorts the facts; Variances-R-Us

The September Sammamish City Newsletter–which has become an electioneering tool for the Nov. 3 ballot at taxpayers’ expense–has one and two-thirds pages devoted to growth issues. Unfortunately, it just flat-out distorts and omits some important facts. In a Q&A format, … Continue reading

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Buchan appeals Chestnut Estates West decision denying plat

William Buchan development company filed its appeal Wednesday of the denial of its plat application to build 30 new homes west of the main Chestnut Estates subdivision across salmon-sensitive Ebright Creek. A Sammamish Hearing Examiner denied the plat over open … Continue reading

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Neighbors, environmentalists win appeal over City approval of Buchan project threatening Ebright Creek, kokanee

Hearing Examiner highly critical of City Staff. Outright denies project, and raps City for decisions over roads, environment. Says project should never have been approved. Residents pay tens of thousands of dollars in legal fees to fight City’s approval. A … Continue reading

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