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“City Hall will not be the same;” reactions to the emergency building moratorium in Sammamish

The surprise move Tuesday by the Sammamish City Council to adopt an emergency building moratorium was about more than creating a pause to understand how traffic concurrency became an enabler of development rather than a control mechanism. It was a … Continue reading

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Sammamish, in surprise move, adopts a building moratorium to deal with traffic concurrency

The Sammamish City Council, in a surprise move, unanimously adopted a building moratorium for six months to make time to sort out the traffic concurrency problems that emerged in June. The item was not on the agenda. Deputy Mayor Christie … Continue reading

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Two years later, Sammamish fixing 228th stop lights

Nearly two years after turning on the “Intelligence Transportation System” stop lights on 228th Ave. from one end of the City to the other, Sammamish is finally fixing it. The ITS is intended to coordinate lights on 228th to give … Continue reading

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Council returns Sept. 5 to take up traffic, concurrency

This is six pages when printed. The Sammamish City Council returns Sept. 5 from its August recess with traffic and concurrency the No. 1 priority and the No. 1 item on the agenda. City Manager Lyman Howard will present a … Continue reading

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Keller is Mayor through the end of the year

Bob Keller has been selected mayor through the end of the year. Don Gerend resigned as mayor, but remains on the City Council, due to personal commitments. Council Member Tom Hornish nominated Ramiro Valderrama for mayor for the sake of … Continue reading

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GMA nuanced in development control, says City staff

The special study session on Sammamish transportation concurrency and traffic issues continues at the City Council meeting today. This begins at a special time, 4:30pm, to about 6:30pm. It will be televised by Comcast 21 and webcast on the City … Continue reading

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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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