Common Sense Sammamish, a “No” Vote website.
YSoHigh, another “No” Vote website.
YesSammCAC, a “Yes” Vote website.
My Previous Posts:
Risks for the Community Center-YMCA deal
Why the Advisory Vote is a Bad Idea, Part 2
Why the Advisory Vote is a Bad Idea, part 1
Two Hour Long Community Forum.
Ballots arrived last week for the Nov. 6 election and one of the issues is Sammamish Proposition 1, an advisory vote on the proposed public-private partnership between Sammamish and the YMCA for a 40,000+ sf community center with aquatic features.
I’ve previously written that I think an advisory vote is a dumb idea and detailed why in two posts (see above). I still think it’s dumb, but you can’t un-ring this bell, so it’s time to get down and really analyze the issues.
I met Friday and Monday with opponents and supporters of the Proposition. I’ve read the web sites, the newspaper articles and I’ve followed the debate. I participated in one of the public meetings. When it is all said and done, here are the issues as I see them. Continue reading