His full announcement, posted on Facebook, is below.
By Celia Wu and Miki Mullor
The Sammamish Comment sat down for an interview with City Council candidate Rituja Indapure. Indapure was a candidate in the 2017 election and lost to now Council Member Chris Ross. In 2018, Indapure was appointed to the City’s Planning Commission.
She has filed for the seat currently held by Tom Hornish, who is completing his first term. He has not declared whether he will run for another four-year term.
It’s three weeks to the first filing date May 12 for the August primary for local elections. So far, there are only two declared candidates for three Sammamish City Council seats up for election this year.
Only one of the three incumbents announced election plans; two others haven’t decided if they will seek reelection.
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”
By Miki Mullor
- Six finalists selected for a final round of interviews.
- A public reception is scheduled for Friday, March 15, 6:30 pm at City Hall.
- A full panel interviews by the Council is scheduled for Sunday, March 17, 3 pm.
The Sammamish City Council has identified six finalists in the search for a new city manager. Current Interim City Manager Larry Patterson is leaving after running the day-to-day operations in the city on an interim basis for the past six months.