Tag Archives: Tom Odell

Seatax fatigue may affect Sammamish tax need

Sound Transit 3 would not have passed without an overwhelming Yes vote from Seattle. The tax hike still is reverberating. (Sammamish voted 52%-48% against this new tax.) Dow Constantine, King County Executive headquartered in Seattle, proposes a $469m countywide tax … Continue reading

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This Gang of 4 deserves thanks

Commentary Four long-time civic leaders in Sammamish decided not to seek reelection the City Council. They deserve the thanks for their community service here, and in the case of one member, her service pre-dating Sammamish. Don Gerend, Bob Keller, Kathy … Continue reading

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Power shift now certain at Sammamish City Council

Analysis With Saturday’s declaration by Sammamish City Council Member Tom Odell that he will not seek reelection in November, this assures a major power shift is coming. Three other incumbents previously said they aren’t running again. They are Mayor Don … Continue reading

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Odell won’t seek a third term

Sammamish City Council Member Tom Odell won’t seek a third term this fall, he announced Saturday. In an email Odell sent to The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter and to Sammamish Comment, Odell prefaced his announcement with, “Despite the fact this is April … Continue reading

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It’s official: Indapure files for Sammamish City Council

The fourth, unofficial candidate for Sammamish City Council, Ritjua Indapure, filed today with the state Public Disclosure Commission for Position 5. The seat is held by retiring Mayor Don Gerend. The line up now is:

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Fifth candidate for City Council emerges

A fifth candidate for Sammamish City Council emerged, becoming the fourth to officially announce: Chris Ross. The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter has the story here. No position was declared, apparently. The three other declared candidates are Jason Ritchie, who updated his filing … Continue reading

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Fourth candidate appears ready to announce for City Council

A fourth candidate for Sammamish City Council has emerged, although no formal announcement has been made. Ritjua Indapure, left, in a photo from her Facebook page, was introduced at the Save Sammamish meeting last night as a candidate. She has … Continue reading

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