Tag Archives: Sammamish Comprehensive Plan

Writing Sammamish’s first Comp Plan

In Part 1, the background, objectives and membership of the Planning Advisory Board was described. In Part 2, the PAB gets down to work writing Sammamish’s first Comprehensive Plan. This is six pages when printed. The 17-member Planning Advisory Board … Continue reading

Posted in City Council, City Staff, Issaquah, King County, Klahanie, Pine Lake Center, Sammamish, Sammamish City Council, Sammamish Highlands, Town Center | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

“Greenwashing” in Sammamish: A Special Report

Greenwashing (a compound word modeled on “whitewash”), or “green sheen,” is a form of spin in which green PR or green marketing is deceptively used to promote the perception that an organization’s products, aims or policies are environmentally friendly.–Wikipedia. Since … Continue reading

Posted in City Council, City Staff, Community Center, Comprehensive Plan, East Lake Sammamish Trail, King County, Sammamish, Sammamish City Council, Sammamish Comment, Town Center | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Sammamish council goes on August recess; here’s what’s waiting when it’s back

The Sammamish City Council has gone on its August recess. Here are some of the things waiting for their action when they come back–and some additional information as well. On the waiting list:

Posted in City Council, City Staff, Klahanie, Sammamish City Council, the Notch | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Sammamish needs to act now for more commercial zoning–not wait to 2015–due to ‘economic emergency’

There were three “Docket Requests” submitted to the City from citizens seeking amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. One was from Ace Hardware, which as I’ve reported in a previous post was a placeholder and which is superseded by the preferred … Continue reading

Posted in Ace Hardware, City Council, City Staff, Comprehensive Plan | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Details of the Ace Development Plan and the initial Staff Response rejecting the plan

Here are the details of the proposal by Ace and a land-owner to develop property immediately south of the Starbucks at NE 4th St. The plan involves a land-swap between the City and the property owner. The key issue is … Continue reading

Posted in Ace Hardware, City Council, City Staff, Comprehensive Plan, Town Center | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Citizens for Sammamish push Initiative Vote Right Dec. 4; also Comp Plan changes on the agenda

Citizens for Sammamish plan to push Tuesday for the Initiative at the City Council meeting. Harry Shedd, head of C4S, sent this email to the Council last week: Next Tuesday’s meeting will offer you one more chance to certify the … Continue reading

Posted in Citizens for Sammamish, City Council, Comprehensive Plan, Town Center | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment