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It’s time to approve concurrency plan, lift moratorium

By Scott Hamilton Editor Commentary It’s time to wrap up the Sammamish traffic concurrency plan and move forward. It’s time to lift the building moratorium. The City Council spent a good portion of the meeting last night taking another crack … Continue reading

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Sammamish city council members just screwed their constituents

Editorial The Sammamish City Council members just screwed their constituents. On a 5-2 vote May 15, the council agreed to advance the current proposal for revising the traffic concurrency model. It was a vote that shocked Mayor Christie Malchow and … Continue reading

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New traffic concurrency model ignores congestion; city council caves to staff

By Miki Mullor Deputy Editor Sammamish drivers hoped for traffic congestion relief when the City Council adopted an emergency building moratorium last year in order to take time to fix the traffic concurrency model. What they are going to get … Continue reading

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Sammamish City Council evolves into new 4-3 split

This is the inside story about how old alliances on the Sammamish City Council broke down and how new ones have been formed. Analysis If there was any question following the first two or three months of the seating of … Continue reading

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Valderrama’s hypocrisy over Hornish issue

Analysis Sammamish City Council member Ramiro Valderrama displayed hypocrisy last Tuesday in his aggressive attempt to force fellow member Tom Hornish to remain on committees following acceptance of a new job in the private sector. Two years ago, Valderrama sought … Continue reading

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Give Hornish a chance, city attorney advises council

The city council meeting may be viewed here. The discussion begins at 8:30 and continues o 46:30 minutes. It resumes at the 2:11 hour mark for committee assignments. The Sammamish city council should give Tom Hornish up to 90-120 days … Continue reading

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Hornish steps down as deputy mayor in heated meeting

Tom Hornish stepped down Tuesday as deputy mayor but remains on then Sammamish City Council as an elected member. Hornish has taken a new job that will require heavy travel in the next several months. He announced that he has … Continue reading

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