Tag Archives: Miki Mullor

Town Center Plan Flaws Ignored

Glaring omissions in the Town Center plan regarding traffic forewarned 10 years ago – and ignored. By Miki Mullor Guest Contributor During the recent moratorium deliberations by City Council, the Town Center neighborhood plan was brought into the conversation. The … Continue reading

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The strange case of the Larson “investigation”

When Tim Larson, the Sammamish communications manager, was sent home on paid Administrative Leave, his boss, City Manager Lyman Howard wrote in a memo he was under “investigation.” Larson had to make himself available for any questions related to the … Continue reading

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Sammamish Comment continues on limited basis

By Scott Hamilton Sammamish Comment will continue publishing past Dec. 31, but on a limited basis. In August 2016, I announced that my wife and I moved to Bainbridge Island after 20 years in Sammamish and that I would continue … Continue reading

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Valderrama cites fake facts in Town Center moratorium flip-flop

Sammamish City Council Member Ramiro Valderrama, citing what turns out to be a series of unsubstantiated claims, executed a pirouette on his previous vote supporting a moratorium including the Town Center—and went splat. The Town Center was exempted from the … Continue reading

Posted in City Council, Comprehensive Plan, Issaquah, Issaquah Highlands, Lower Reid Infiltration Galley, Sammamish, Sammamish City Council, Sammamish Comment, Sammamish Plateau Water and Sewer District, Town Center | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Funding for roads used for other priorities, wrote former Public Works director

City Council Member Tom Odell is on the record—several times—that Sammamish neglected its road infrastructure for 10 years. Charts and graphs below tell the depressing story. “[F]unding that could have been used for transportation capital projects was used for other … Continue reading

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“Sammamish Watch” launched on Facebook

A new watchdog group to follow Sammamish government has been formed by controversial Miki Mullor. Sammamish Watch is a “closed” group for Sammamish residents only (although Sammamish Comment, written from Bainbridge Island, was invited to join). The Watch’s tag line is “Fighting for … Continue reading

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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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