His full announcement, posted on Facebook, is below.
It was with regret we learned of the decision by Mayor Christie Malchow to pass on seeking reelection to a second term as Sammamish city council member.
Malchow accomplished more in one term than many council members have in multiple terms.
She didn’t hesitate to take on highly controversial issues. Once she did, her tenacity in solving the issue was awe inspiring.
The second of six candidates for Sammamish City Manager withdrew today from consideration.
Daniel Morgan, a retired US Army colonel who is currently a business consultant, withdrew. He only said the position did not meet his career goals, Sammamish Comment was told.
By Miki Mullor
Sammamish Chamber of Commerce President Karen McKnight announced candidacy for Sammamish city council, a filing with the state Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) reveals.
According to her LinkedIn profile, McKnight is a Managing Broker at Keller Williams Eastside and a top producing, award winning realtor at Keller Williams Realty, Windermere Real Estate and the Heller Company.
Two days before a public reception at City Hall, City Manager finalist Regan Bolli withdrew his candidacy over comments made by a Sammamish city council member on Facebook with the last week.
An email to Interim City Manager Larry Patterson from the City’s recruiter reads:Continue reading “BREAKING NEWS: City Manager finalist withdraws over Council Member’s comments on Facebook”
Planning Commissioner Rituja Indapure, who ran for Sammamish City Council in 2017, has announced today on her Facebook page a campaign for city council in 2019.
After losing the 2017 to Council Member Chris Ross, Indapure was appointed in 2018 to the Planning Commission by City Council.
Indapure is the first person to announce candidacy for the city council in the November 2019 election.
She, along with Ross, won the 2017 August primary in a three person race. Ross received about 52% of the primary vote and went on to win the general election by a similar margin.
The Comment endorsed Indapure in that race.
This year, three seats are up for election, held by incumbents Mayor Christie Malchow, Tom Hornish, each completing their first terms; and Ramiro Valderrama, who is completing his second term. None has indicated reelection plans.
She has not indicated which seat she will seek.
Indapure’s 2017 questionnaires:
By Celia Wu
The Sammamish community is acting to counter a series of racist graffiti vandalism in the Klahanie area, organizing a rally tomorrow (see below) and GoFundMe campaigns in support of the victims.
Some residents of Klahanie woke up Feb. 20 to racist graffiti scrawled over their property.
According to Sergeant Christine Elias of the Sammamish Police Department, 17 people were targets, with reports still coming in Friday. Property vandalized included cars, garage doors, mail boxes, street signs, and even a cement dumpster.