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Controversial Republican-led Senate coalition aims to split power Democrat Rodney Tom, 48th District Senator, joins Republican-led coalition BY CARRIE RODRIGUEZ email@example.com
wo Democratic state senators announced Monday they will join an unprecedented Republican-led Senate coalition that aims to split power between the two parties. The Majority Coali-
tion Caucus proposes to have six Democrat-led committees, six committees led by Republicans and three panels that are evenly split between the two parties. Those committees will have no more than a one-vote majority. Sen. Rodney Tom (D-Bellevue), who will serve as the coalition’s
majority leader, said during a news conference in Olympia that “the public is hungry for us to come together, to work together in a collaborative manner and that’s exactly what this coalition is trying to accomplish. We want a cooperative relationship and making sure that we work across party lines.” Sen. Tim Sheldon, who is also a conservative Democrat, will serve as the body’s president pro
tempore. and needs of the state’s The coalition currently middle class. has 25 Senate members Republican senators and Tom hopes also lauded the other Democrats effort as an eqwill join. uitable approach The body’s govthat would evenly erning principles divide the govinclude promoting erning structure job growth in a across party lines. vibrant economy, But the proposal Rodney Tom ensuring a world is drawing opposiclass education tion from some system and building a Democratic Party leaders, sustainable budget. Tom who say the coalition is noted those are values risky and would bring
instability and more gridlock to Olympia. Washington State Democratic Party Chair Dwight Pelz said in a news release that Senators Tom and Sheldon stood for re-election as Democrats in 2010. “But today, (they) turned their backs on the Democratic Party by siding with a radically right Republican caucus that earlier this year attempted [ more TOM page 7
Conviction in Kirkland road-rage incident
Council makes final decision on Potala Village zoning
BY CARRIE RODRIGUEZ
At least one dozen opponents of the Potala Village project dressed in red at the last Kirkland City Council meeting of the year Tuesday to express dissatisfaction on an unclear zoning code that would affect development in the Moss Bay neighborhood, among others. But in the end, the group walked away with a compromised victory. On a 4-3 vote, the Kirkland City Council voted to amend the zoning code, which caps density for Neighborhood Business (BN) zones at 48 units per acre. The amendment also exempted the 25 percent bonus for developers looking to provide affordable housing. Council members and residents alike were shocked to discover an [ more POTALA page 13 ]
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A Bothell man was found guilty on Monday of pulling out a gun during a Kirkland road-rage incident in April. A jury found Phillip Warren Baxter, 64, guilty on one count of second-degree assault during his trial in King County Superior Court. His sentencing is set for Dec. 19 and he faces three to ninth months in jail. The victim in the case claimed that Baxter pulled his vehicle in front of her car in Kirkland’s Juanita neighborhood the morning of April 10. She said his car was driving at a speed of 15 mph in a 35-mph zone, according to charging documents. She admitted to follow[ more RAGE page 7 ]
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Kirkland Children’s School set to expand to keep up with early childhood education demand BY RAECHEL DAWSON email@example.com
A new addition to the Kirkland Children’s School was recently approved by the Kirkland City Council and Houghton Community Council that will include three additional classrooms, nine parking stalls and a rain garden for children to learn. Director Rachel Mikulec has been working with parents, city council members and the community for nearly four years on the expansion of the school and she describes the support as overwhelming. “Houghton Council members (Lora) Hein and (Betsy) Pringle actually said they had never seen a ‘love fest’ like it before in response to all the support letters and council meeting attendees,” said Mikulec in an email. “Yesterday, Councilman Sternoff said Kirkland Children’s School is an asset to the community. The process has truly been awesome on all levels.” The school, formerly the Red Farm School, was founded by Rosalind Simmons in the late 1960s in Kirkland’s Houghton neighborhood. It is among
four other schools located on the Eastside that use an early childhood educational approach by incorporating curriculums as early as 1 year old. And this approach is likely why the school currently has a one-in-a-half to a two-year wait list for the toddler and preschool programs - one of the reasons the school of about 100 will expand. “I think parents have become more aware of what their early childhood education options are, and they are doing a lot more research on schools before enrolling,” Mikulec said. When Mikulec began working at Kirkland Children’s School about seven years ago, she said the school was full with students but did not have a wait list. Now, nearly 300 students and families eagerly await a phone call to let them know a spot has been opened. Mikulec speculates its popularity has been from word of mouth - almost all students live in Kirkland or their parents work in the city - as a way to find schools that offer science and music lessons for toddlers, among other features.
“There was a point in time it was just kind of, drop my child off and pick my child up at the end of the day and know that there was a good meal, they were read to, they were held and their diaper was changed,” Mikulec said. “Now, those things are assumed, basic care is assumed. They want to know: Was their child nourished? Did they have educational opportunities? Were they engaged? Were they encouraged to explore? They definitely want to know different things now than they did back in the day.” Jonni Ressler, a parent of two children who attended the school, agrees that the early childhood approach was necessary. “They each entered first grade with the confidence and skills to take on the challenge of grade school,” Ressler said. “Additionally, they helped us identify special needs in our eldest son, which enabled us to engage with the right support and therapies aimed specifically at those with Asperger’s. Although they don’t specialize in this, they were able to work so closely with him and with such a small ratio that
their initial feedback and assessments were of great value to us.” While the wait list may seem daunting, Mikulec encourages families to call back every three months to check in and communicate with staff if they are still interested. The 3,400-squarefoot building will allow the school to take on about 60 additional students, which will help curb the wait list, but not quite enough. “When you’re starting at the number we’re starting at, it’s significant for sure but in terms of the need in the community, it’s not going to put a dent in it,” she said. Nonetheless, children who do attend can also look forward to outdoor classrooms, a rain garden and themed play areas such as an edible garden, gnome village or a potential climbing structure. Although all student’s curriculums have environmental education, Mikulec hopes this will further put an emphasis on outdoor learning. “We believe children should be outdoors,” Mikulec said. “They need to have those real life experiences of getting dirty, falling down,
Kirkland Children’s School director Rachel Mikulec. The private school will soon expand to help accommodate a long wait list. RAECHEL DAWSON, Kirkland Reporter
getting a scratch on the knee, feeling things, getting wet, getting hot and sweaty in the summer - all of those things.” However, the monthly tuition of this private school ranges from $610 to $1,515 per child and is based on the age of the child and how
many days he or she attends. Mikulec hopes construction will begin in a few months so the building will be finished in August but notes sometimes unexpected things can come up along the way.
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‘Cliff’ solution: taxes, spending
he U.S. is poised to fall off a “fiscal cliff” on Jan. 1 unless Democrats and Republicans find a way to avoid automatic spending cuts and tax increases. Yawn. It’s not that we don’t believe – sort of – the doomsayers who tout what a catastrophe this would be to the nation’s economy. It’s just that we don’t think rational people – yes, that means politicians – are so stupid as to let that happen. So, some time – by the end of this year or shortly after the start of 2013 – politicians will force themselves to come up with an answer. When they do, it must contain both spending cuts and tax increases. The U.S. debt now stands at more than $16 trillion. To put that in more personal terms, that’s more than $52,000 on the shoulders of every man, woman and child in this country. But, instead of fixing this, we’ve passed the problem on to future generations. That has to stop. There’s no question that higher taxes will be necessary to help pare down this problem. And the pain needs to start with families whose income is $250,000 and
higher. Higher taxes, while unpleasant, won’t have a debilitating impact on their quality of life. That’s not the case with many in the middle class who have little left over after paying their monthly bills. However, the middle class, too, needs to help fix this mess, perhaps in the form of fewer or more limited deductions. Spending also needs to be reined in. Govern-
ment trying to be everything to everyone is one reason why we’re in this fix. It would be best if all this were accomplished before the end of the year. However, given the political stakes, that may be unlikely. If we have to jump, at least we’ll be holding hands.
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Affordable housing should not be driving force for density What an insult to the citizens of Kirkland. At the council meeting on Tuesday, adoption of Ordinance 4388 establishes 48 units per acre, which can be increased by as much as 25 percent for a total of 60 units per acre. The 25 percent increase should be applied to the previously existing density. In the case of Potala Village, it should be 12 units per acre, an existing density of those who live there that was adopted and used for the past 24 years. It should be the driving force, not affordable housing. The staff report mentions the densities discussed at previous meetings. Any of that information could be used when deciding which density to adopt. Staff has misquoted affordable housing provisions. Previous staff reports included Kirkland’s figures on affordable housing. They say that Kirkland already has more affordable housing on the Eastside. We already have complied with the Growth Management Act. So why is the Planning Department pushing for greater density that does not consider existing densities? Are all neighborhoods willing to accept higher densities of low cost housing? The answer is contortion. The Planning Department has not and does not use all the provisions of the GMA to satisfy the needs of the community. Yet, it feeds the council with hard-to-swallow input. If the council disagrees, they need to go.
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‘Life is good’ in Kirkland
up … it’s time! I am upstairs right now in our closet looking at my husband’s T-shirt inventory. At last count he has 22 T-shirts, none of which he should ever wear in public. He cannot remember my exact birthday day nor our anniversary, but he can remember every last detail of how long he has had each shirt, which ones were free (those are his favorites) and sordid stories about each rip, tear and stain, all with great excitement! For those new readers of my column, you must know that I mercilessly but lovingly tease my husband of 33 years. He is a great sport about it (well, most of the time anyway). Is he allowed to mercilessly tease me? Heck no. Ahhh, the inequities of a happy and successful marriage. Okay, back on point. I think it’s time to buy my husband a couple of new T-shirts and a surprise gift that I saw when I had the wonderful opportunity to sit down and talk with Regan Montano. She, along with her husband, Marty, are the proud owners of Jake’s Kirkland, the Life is good Shoppe on Lake Street in downtown Kirkland. Jake is the face of the brand – the perpetually grinning stickfigured character that can’t help
but make you feel good. Inside this very inviting store you will find a huge variety of merchandise from 100 percent Peruvian cotton Tshirts and sweatshirts to blankets, mugs, tote bags, jewelry and so much more, literally. With no retail experience but enthusiastic support from both the east coast corporate office and their west coast corporate rep, Regan, Marty and of course “Jake” opened up their “shoppe” on Nov. 11, 2011, at 11:11 a.m. Help them celebrate many more anniversaries to come by stopping by the store to browse, say hello, familiarize yourself with the brand, and of course, shop. You may even get the chance to meet any one of their three sons, Nick, Tony and Brett. Bring in your holiday shopping list as you are sure to find something for everyone, from newborns to that very special Nana! Trust me, you will soon become a Life is good groupie. Jake’s Kirkland carries feel-good clothes, plays feel-good music and has feel-good owners who are very civic minded, community minded and just very nice caring people! Being in dog-friendly Kirkland, pups are welcome and they will be very happy to find a fresh water bowl and a full treat jar located Victoria Martin
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just inside the front door. As long as they do not use any of the displays as a relief station (our male dog, Bentley, has graced us with many memorable experiences in that regard), Marty and Regan will even help them fill out their own holiday wish list as dogs can choose from frisbees to collars and leashes and dog bowls. Check out their website, jakeskirkland.com. If you see something online that you want, click on “shop” and you will be directed to the main Life is good website but you will be tagged as a Kirkland customer. That’s a good thing, so keep that in mind! Like them on Facebook as well. They are open for business from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Closed on Monday, except during the holiday season. Their address is 125 Lake St. S. Phone number is 425-242-0867. You can’t miss them – look for “Jake” and one blue and one orange Adirondack chair strategically placed just outside their store. And I have to mention the incredibly comfortable leather chairs and wall-mounted big screen TV located conveniently near the fitting room at the back of the store. The Life is good trademarked motto is: “Do What You Like/Like What You Do!” Please help Regan and Marty “Spread the Power of Optimism!”
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www.kirklandreporter.com is that police, prosecutors, citizens Hill was a local PTA president crime and respond to emergencies. and prison officials have all worked and spent countless hours in the I look forward to hearing from you, together to do things that don’t just classroom tutoring and mentoring and working with you, to make sound tough, but actually work.” students in math and science. He Washington state an even safer place Washington’s criminal justice earned a master’s degree in busifor our families and our communilaws and programs are often picked ness administration from Harvard ties.” for review by the state’s Institute for University. Public Policy, which looks at whether new laws and programs actually U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, noting reduce crime and whether reforms that the economy added 146,000 jobs are cost-effective. State Sen. Andy Hill has been and the unemployment State Rep. Larry Springer has named chairman of the Senate Ways “We’ve learned that some rate fell to 7.7 percent in added several key committee assignthings that sound great on TV and Means Committee, making him November, called on both the Senate’s leader on budgetary mat- ments to his House leadership posior in the newspaper actuDemocrats and Republition as the majority Democrats set ters for the next two years. ally cost a lot of money and cans to deal with the “fiscal their lineup for the 2013 Legislature. “Last year the Legislature put a don’t prevent crime at all,” cliff ” facing the nation. Springer, D-Kirkland, was apdown payment on a responsible Goodman said. “And we’ve DelBene, of Medina, pointed Monday to four commitfuture for Washington by adopting a found that things that don’t who represents the state’s tees: Appropriations, where he also bipartisan operating budget that was get the big headlines actually Suzan DelBene 1st Congressional District, will serve on the subcommittee on balanced and forward-looking,” said work well to stop crime and said the numbers from the general government; Finance; Local Hill. “We’re now at the point where save taxpayer dollars. So it’s Department of Labor show Government; and Rules. lawmakers must take the next step. important to keep trying “our economy is moving in the right Springer earlier was reappointed He said he is ready to work with all different options and testing them direction,” but added the recovery to the high-ranking position of legislators so that statewide priorities rigorously, because in the end, we “is very fragile right now and there’s Deputy Majority Leader for Jobs are reflected in the new budget that should do what works, not just what more to do.” and Economic Development. will take effect in July. sounds good.” In a news release, DelBene said “I look forward to continuing the “I believe a majority of the Senate When he first arrived in the House that failure to address the “fiscal cliff,” of Representatives and push to boost economic prosperity is committed to taking the an end-of-the-year event that would in Washington and adequately fund necessary steps to make sure was assigned to the Public see taxes rise along with large cuts we’re creating plans that align education while crafting a balSafety Committee, Goodin spending, would “hurt millions of anced and sustainable state budget,” the unique needs and desires man asked policy staff and families across the nation in the form police officers what two Springer said. “Our economy is of our residents with the of higher taxes and greater financial recovering from the Great Recesmeans provided by the taxissues consumed most of uncertainty for small businesses.” It sion, but we still face many difficult payers, in a way that makes their time and resources. is critical that we take action now to challenges. We will meet them our state a leader in results, They said drunk driving and Andy Hill vote on the extension of the middle responsibly.” not rancor.” domestic violence. Since class tax cuts, which will help workThe Appropriations and Finance Hill is a long-time Redthen he’s worked with police, ing families.” mond resident from the 45th committees are at the core of the prosecutors, crime victim budget process under the upLegislative District, which includes advocates and other lawmakers on dated committee plan announced Redmond, Kirkland, Sammamish, ways to prevent domestic violence by the majority. Appropriations Duvall, Woodinville and portions of and drunk driving, and he’s won unincorporated King County. He was will consider the $30 billion-plus national awards for his work in this operating budget for the two-year, elected to the Senate in 2010 and is area. 2013-15 cycle; its general governmidway through his first term. “Criminals should be punished, Rep. Roger Goodman (D-Kirkment subcommittee will focus on “Next year’s budget needs to but if that’s all you focus on, you’re land) has been picked to chair the agency spending plans, including for cover most of the operations of state missing the point,” Goodman said. House Public Safety Committee. natural resources and corrections. government for another two years. “The best way to tackle crime is to “In a heartbeat, a violent crime or The Finance CommitCrafting it is going to require prevent it from happening at all. a natural disaster can take away evtee will look at revenue broad consensus, not just Police officers and prosecuerything - your home, your proposals and overall state on balancing revenues with tors like solving a case - but family, your life,” Goodman tax policy. spending, but on ensuring they like it better when they said. “Our state laws must The Local Government that the spending is done in can prevent a bad situation, do whatever is possible to Committee considers a manner that is appropriate actually stop crime before it prevent crime and respond issues relating to the opfor the needs of today and happens, so there’s no crime to floods, wildfires and erations and financing of the unknowns of the future, ” victim who got hurt or killed. ” earthquakes because lives Larry Springer counties and cities as well continued Hill. Goodman said he appreciare literally at stake.” Roger Goodman as land-use questions. Hill will no longer serve as ates hearing the stories and Goodman, an attorney The Rules Committee the ranking minority memideas of citizens, local police and criminal justice expert, plays a critical role in the legislative ber on the Senate Higher Educaofficers, sheriff deputies, prosecutors has served as vice chair of the House process, determining the schedultion Committee; however, he will and crime victims. Judiciary Committee for the last six ing of bills and other measures for continue as a member of the Senate “The biggest part of this job is lisyears, which handles non-criminal consideration. Early Learning and K-12 Education tening,” Goodman said. “Republican issues involving the law and courts. The House Democratic Caucus Committee. He is also the co-chair of or Democrat, prosecutor or defense “It’s important to protect citizens announced Monday its committee the Quality Education Council and lawyer, big city detective or smallfrom crime while safeguarding assignments for all its members. serves on the Joint Select Committee town sheriff - everybody has stories individual liberties,” Goodman said. on Education Accountability. “What’s great about Washington state to tell and ideas on how to prevent
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Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the 10th annual “12K’s of Christmas Holiday Run” to be held on Sunday, Dec. 16. Several lanes will be closed, and boat launch access will be unavailable, from 9:20 a.m. until the final athlete finishes at approximately 12 p.m. A course map is posted online at www.kirklandwa. gov/specialevents. The 12k’s of Christmas hosts 3,000 athletes during the event, which includes a Little Reindeer Run for kids, 5K run/walk and 12K run. The event starts and finishes at Marina Park, 25 Lakeshore Plaza, Kirkland. Cost is $30-$45 and event proceeds support the Sleep Country Foster Kids nonprofit. For event information, go to www.explorekirkland.com or www.12ksofchristmas. com. For permit information, contact Sudie Elkayssi 425-587-3347.
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High school jazz musicians to play holiday music outside of Hectors This holiday season, local high school students will be using their musical talents to make a difference and support The American Cancer Society. They will be playing holiday jazz music and collecting donations outside of Hectors Restaurant in Kirkland from Dec. 19-23. This group of eight award-winning high school jazz musicians from Kenmore has decid-
Check out: Medical Teams International (www. medicalteams.org) at their Redmond Office. Contact Jan Calhoon at jcalhoon@ medicalteams.org, 800959-4325 or 425-454-8326. As the name implies, Medical Teams International serves needs all over the world; however, many don’t know that they serve local needs right here at home, and specifically in the Kirkland/Redmond areas as well as others. Volunteers are needed to assist administrative functions, to work in the warehouse where they sort and pack supplies; to drive Medical Teams International trucks and vans for supply pick up etc.; as greeters and facilitators in
their Real Life Exhibit - I could go on. Outside of the United States, volunteers are needed internationally and in areas where disaster response is required. These two programs have great depth and a variety of areas in which you can volunteer. Both organizations are managed well, have strongly committed leaders, have significant positive volunteer morale and directly address issues that exist in our own neighborhoods. It would be worth your while to check them out. Remember – send in suggested volunteer opportunities to the Kirkland Reporter, attn: Bill LaMarche.
Bill LaMarche is a 36year Kirkland resident, retired, and active community, national and international volunteer. Bill’s prior career focused upon coaching and mentoring profit and nonprofit executives and company/organizational participants in professional development, leadership, organizational alignment and performance management – including planning for volunteer service as part of existing company/organizational culture. Bill can be reached through the Kirkland Reporter at letter@kirklandreporter. com
ed to put their talents to use. They will be performing holiday favorites with the intention of reaching their $3,500 fund raising goal. The title of the event is “Christmas Music for the Cure.” After four months of planning and practice, they are ready to hold what they hope to be a fun and successful fundraiser. Planning and preparing for Christmas Music for the Cure has taught these students life skills and the importance of giving back to the community. “It started out as an idea of a fun way to support the American Cancer Society. It’s great to be able to be performing music, and know that it is benefiting such a great cause at the same time” said
high school junior and piano player Jeffery Ni. Not only will the community be able to enjoy great jazz holiday music, but they will be able to leave with the same warm feeling that the performers have, knowing that they have supported a worthy cause. “It’s good to know that by playing jazz music, I’m supporting a cause larger then myself,” said high school junior and saxophone player Logan Heine. Heine, and seven other high school students, will be filling the air with the sounds of Christmas from 4:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 19-21; from 3:30-8:30 p.m. Dec. 22, and 12:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 23 outside Hectors Restaurant, 112 Lake St. South, Kirkland.
To learn more about Christmas Music for the Cure, please email christmasmusicforthecure@ gmail.com
Apartment Homes, the City of Kirkland Parks and Community Services Department and Kirkland Dog Off-Leash Group (KDOG) collaborated to develop the 8-foot wide pathway across city property and a new entry gate into the large dog area. The address of the park is 11225 N.E. 120th St. (at the corner of N.E. 120th St. and 113 Ave. N.E.). On-street parking is available on N.E. 120th St. “We have been very fortunate to have the financial support of Weidner Apartment Homes in building this pathway. It could not have happened nearly this fast without their grant to create safer access to the park. We also want to recognize and thank United Way of King County, Micro-
soft Corporation and the over 120 dedicated volunteers from several Microsoft business units who worked on the new pathway during United Way’s Day of Caring and other work parties in September and October. Our park has rapidly become a favorite of the dog owners in Kirkland and based on the waste bags supplied to date, we believe Jasper’s Dog Park serves over 450 visitors a week or a minimum 25,000 park patrons since the park opened.” said Tracy Doering, KDOG President. If you are looking for an apartment home and have animals, Weidner Apartment Homes welcomes responsible companion animal guardians. To find out more, go to www. weidner.com
Dog owners celebrate new pathway to Jasper’s Park Dog owners, their furry companions and friends celebrated the opening of the new improved pathway and entrance at Jasper’s Dog Park on Dec. 8, made possible by the generous financial support of Kirkland-based Weidner Apartment Homes. Since the opening of the dog park almost a year ago, a wider and safer pathway has been a needed improvement. Thanks to a grant from Weidner
designed for those over 18 years old and is focused on preparing the student for employment and/or education. Requirements for entry into the program are strict and include pre and post evaluation, attendance requirements etc. This program is for real, measured in terms of its effectiveness and needs volunteers! Volunteers are needed primarily in three areas: teachers, talk time facilitators and intake and assessment assistants. Training, orientation and structured materials are provided. The ESL program is a team-based program that is well planned out, well supervised and has a great record.
unteers. Right up our alley – after all we are “Kirkland Volunteers.” Check out: Hope-Link (www.hope-link.org) and their English as a Second Language Program (ESL) managed by Marci Williams (ESL education coordinator at the Hopelink Kirkland/Northshore Center in Kirkland). Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-889-7870, ext. 107. English as a second language has become crucially important for the well being of those having moved to or migrated to our country. The HopeLink ESL program is Bill LaMarche
he responses are pouring in – numerous readers have contacted me with both needs of and opportunities for volunteers. I’m always pleased and surprised that these opportunities are so important – and yet few know of them. We will try to change that. I had the opportunity to interview a number of organizations and “action groups” over the last weeks and have found, I think, two more organizations that do a fine job, “deliver the goods,” have widespread applications and - guess what – need plenty of vol-
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to slash critically important funding for education and social services for the elderly and the vulnerable,” said Pelz, who added the proposal is a “prescription for instability and division.” He also claims that Tom “instigated this unprecedented coup and joined with Republicans to install himself as majority leader out of a desire to further his own personal ambitions, not out of what is in the best interests of his constituents or the public at large.” However, Tom told
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ing the driver closely as she hoped he would speed up. But the woman claims Baxter slammed on the brakes and forced her into another lane to avoid hitting his car, and she proceeded around his vehicle. When the woman stopped for a red light, Baxter pulled up beside her and both drivers rolled their windows down, the documents continue. The drivers yelled at
the Reporter that the coalition is about governing, not politics. “The election season is over and citizens want us to govern and get away from political bickering and move forward on the issues,” said Tom, noting that he is not joining the coalition for his own personal interests. “I think we have a great opportunity and this is unique in that we’re actually listening to voters who want us to govern and get away from politics and to help solve the problems that are the mainstay of middle class families in the state and that’s what we intend to do.” each other and Baxter displayed a loaded .38 caliber revolver and pointed the gun at the woman, according to the documents. The woman claimed he shook the gun at her like someone would “shake their finger at someone who did something wrong.” A Washington State Patrol trooper later stopped Baxter based on the woman’s report of the license-plate number and recovered the gun in a holster on Baxter’s hip.
Council honors Kirkland firefighter for 35 years of service The Kirkland Council publicly recognized Ed Ulrich during its meeting Tuesday for dedicating 35 years of service as a member of the Kirkland Fire Department. Ulrich has demonstrated professionalism and compassion to our community during his career with the City of Kirkland. He serves as an emergency medical technician and was one of the programs pioneers
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Kirkland Fire Chief J. Kevin Nalder (left) hands Ed Ulrich an award during a council meeting Tuesday, honoring his 35 years of service as a member of the Kirkland Fire Department. CARRIE RODRIGUEZ, Kirkland Reporter operations at the company level. He also maintains the department’s gas and hazardous atmosphere detectors.
Ulrich currently serves as the chair of the Kirkland Fire Department Health & Safety Committee.
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Volunteering Can Be Easy and Rewarding For many of us, December is a month when our thoughts and concerns for the less fortunate in our communities really come to the forefront. This is no doubt due in part to the holidays we celebrate and due in part to the seasonal weather. Cold, wet and windy days remind us how tough life can sometimes be. For an organization like Food Lifeline, the less fortunate are always at the forefront of their thoughts and efforts. Each year in November and December QFC is proud to support Food Lifeline in the Puget Sound area and the Oregon Food Bank in Oregon with a twomonth campaign to collect both food and cash for these organizations. Our campaign is called Bringing Hope To the Table. The food and money that is accumulated helps sustain these organizations and their clients for months after the holidays are over.
demonstrating in 1978 that firefighters can effectively deliver a life-saving electrical shock to a cardiac arrest patient long before the patient arrives at a hospital for definitive care and treatment. He earned an Associate’s Degree in Fire Command and Administration from Bellevue Community College. He is a founding member of the Eastside Hazardous Materials Response Team. Ulrich has served in the Department Training Office and has continued instructing firefighters in Driver Training and testing, as well as emergency vehicle incident prevention, hazardous materials awareness and
freshness, but that is still wholesome and healthful is donated and used to feed hungry people through the great work of these organizations. Much of the great work that Food Lifeline does would not be possible without the assistance of a large group of volunteers. Nora Peters, a Grocery Rescue Program Representative at Food Lifeline notes, “All non-profits agree that volunteers who give their skills and time are a precious resource and are really the backbone of our operations. This is even more true at Food Lifeline where every year over 9,000 volunteers help us sort and repack food donations, help with administrative tasks in our office, and with food and fund drives. These volunteers are the equivalent of 20 full-time employees!” Many volunteers return often to help Food Lifeline, but the door is always open for people who want to donate even just a few hours of their time. As the Food Lifeline website notes, “Businesses, schools, social clubs, faith-based groups, service
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Kartik Iyer, an International Community School student from Sammamish, was recently honored as one of the brightest middle school students worldwide at a national medal ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) in Baltimore, Md. The center honored Kartik, one of 40,800 participants in the 2012 CTY Talent Search, for his exceptional performance as a middle school student on the college SAT in the under 13-year old category. These exceptional students joined the 2011-2012 CTY Talent Search, which finds and recognizes the academic capabilities of advanced students around the world. More than 40,800 second-
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Public hearing on zoning code amendments set for Jan. 2 The Kirkland City Council reviewed zoning code amendments recommended by the Planning Commission pertaining to nonconforming density on Nov. 7. The council directed an ordinance to be prepared for consideration at a future meeting. Consideration of the ordinance is tentatively scheduled for the Jan. 2, 2013 council meeting, at which time a public hearing will be held. The regulations specify under what circumstances a multi-family building with
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claim must be presented by the later of: (a) Thirty (30) days after I served or mailed this Notice as provided in RCW 11.40.020 (1)(c), or (b) Four (4) months after the date of first publication of this Notice. If the claim is not presented within this time period, the claim will be forever barred except as provided in RCW 11.40.051 and 11.40.060. This bar is effective for claims against both the Decedent’s probate and non-probate assets. Date of First Publication: 12/12/12 Personal Representative MICHAEL DALE SCHUETZE 315 Gays Dr., Marysville, WA 98271 (425) 971-5941 Published in Kirkland Reporter December 14, 2012, December 21, 2012 and December 28, 2012. #717028.
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Evergreen Health, Valley General approve affiliation EvergreenHealth and Valley General Hospital of Monroe approved an agreement that makes Valley General Hospital an affiliate of EvergreenHealth. The organizations will deliver on a commitment to provide Snohomish County residents greater choice and greater access to the high-quality services offered by EvergreenHealth and its partners, Virginia Mason Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The Boards of Commissioners of Valley General Hospital and EvergreenHealth voted unanimously on Dec. 4 to approve the agreement. The affiliation is governed by a shared governance council and both organizations will remain independent and separately governed, licensed and accredited. The affiliation provides Valley General the ability to better serve its community through enhanced clinical services and to adopt EvergreenHealth’s approaches to clinical outcomes, patient safety and patient experi-
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Ben Harlan was born on July 22, 1946 in Bellingham and unexpectedly passed on December 8, 2012. Graduated from Lake Washington High School. Served in the Navy and was very proud of his duty which included 2 tours in Vietnam and good will tours which took him around the world twice. Owned H & H Glass for 25 years. Ben will be dearly missed by his wife, Lori, Sons Damion & Charles (Donna), daughters Christine (Alex) & Katharine (Shane), Grandchildren Grace, Will, Luci, Betty & Josie, brother Bill (Melinda), nephew David. Ben loved fishing, gold panning and family parties. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, December 15th at 4504 S. 3rd Ave, Everett 2:00pm. Memorial contributions can be made to American Heart Association or Food Bank of your choice. 716537
ence, which have earned EvergreenHealth national recognition as one of the top-performing hospitals in the nation. As a first step, EvergreenHealth will develop a robust primary-care practice staffed by EvergreenHealth physicians in the Sky River Medical Office Building, located next to the Valley General Hospital campus. Additional priorities include support from EvergreenHealth to develop a strong senior leadership team within Valley General, to assist in developing a comprehensive clinical-services plan, and to create connections to the more specialized services of EvergreenHealth. “This is the beginning of a long-term relationship with Valley General that allows us to focus on the premier goal to enhance patient care and experience. This affiliation positions us in the best possible way to provide Snohomish County residents greater access to comprehensive health care services and it ensures those choices remain where it’s most convenient for patients in their own community,” said EvergreenHealth CEO Bob Malte.
a member of Linfield’s SAVE Club and Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority. The Linfield College study abroad programs are designed for students who have completed one or two years of study in the appropriate foreign language (Japanese, Spanish, French, Chinese or German) at Linfield and who will return to the college to share their international experiences with others in the campus community. Linfield also offers study abroad opportunities in locations where students may choose courses taught in English, such as Hong Kong, Ireland, England, Korea, Norway, Australia, Austria and New Zealand. The curriculum includes language instruction as well as studies in the culture, politics, economics, history and art of the country. The program is open to sophomores, juniors and seniors, and selection is made on a selective basis. Linfield covers the cost of the first round-trip airfare when students qualify. Students pay regular Linfield tuition and a program fee.
Leanne McCallum of Kirkland is among 56 Linfield College students participating this fall in a Linfield study abroad program. McCallum, a senior majoring in international relations, is studying at the China Studies Institute at Peking University in Beijing, China, and living in a student residence hall. In Beijing, students take excursions exploring themes of economic development, history and culture of Southern China and ethnic minorities. Classes are taught in English with other Chinese students, immersing students in different aspects of Chinese culture. She is the daughter of Jill and Craig McCallum of Kirkland and
Undergraduate Scholars Fellowship from the University College at Washington State University. The award is given to students across all majors, who are pursuing undergraduate research at WSU. McFeely graduated from Inglemoor High School in 2009. He plans to graduate from WSU with a degree in digital technology and culture, and a minor in sustainable development in 2013. He is a member of the president’s student advisory board and a WSU Distinguished Regents Scholar. He is also the vice president of Honors Student Advisory Council. McFeely is the son of Eeva and Jeff McFeely of Kirkland.
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through-eighth grade students from 50 states and 110 countries participated in the 2011-2012 search. Enrollment for this year is currently underway at www.cty.jhu. edu/ts. Kartik, who is a student at International Community School in Kirkland, is part of a select group. The honored students are selected because they were the top students among the 13,350 seventh and eighth graders testing last year through CTY. CTY uses above-grade-level tests (such as the college SAT for middle school students) because they provide clear pictures of advanced students’ academic abilities. Students honored at the 2012 Grand Ceremony have also qualified for CTY’s residential summer programs, online classes, and family academic programs, where gifted students meet others like themselves from all over the world and have an opportunity to stretch their creative and intellectual wings, and discover where their special talents may take them. Past participants in the CTY Talent Search in-
Kirkland boy arrested after crashing car on 405, running from police A 15-year-old Kirkland boy was arrested on Saturday after crashing on Interstate 405 and running from police. The boy, suspected of driving under the influence, got onto the freeway southbound in a red Ford van and a King County sergeant saw him CRIME
Police Blotter The blotter feature is both a description of a small selection of police incidents and a statistical round-up of all calls to the Kirkland Police Department that are dispatched to on-duty police officers. The Kirkland Reporter Police Blotter is not intended to be representative of all police calls originating in Kirkland, which average about 1,000 per week. Between Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, the Kirkland Police Department reported 519 traffic violations (11 DUIs), eight school zone traffic violations, 40 alarm calls, 18 noise complaints, nine calls of disturbance, 12 thefts, 15 car prowls, seven vehicular thefts, 31 acts of traffic abandonment, four animal calls, 14 calls of civil disturbance, 10 reported burglaries, three reports of juvenile crime, five domestic violence calls, four calls for harassment, one report of illegal drugs, four alleged assaults, two acts of fraud, five malicious mischief reports, one robbery and five reported suicides. At least 31 people were arrested.
driving with no lights on. The sergeant followed the vehicle and watched the driver swerve abruptly. When the policeman attempted to stop the van, a pursuit ensued, according to King County spokeswoman Cindi West. Then the van crashed into a barrier near the Southeast 8th Street onramp and the suspect fled on foot.
But a King County helicopter was able to locate the boy as he ran, jumped a fence, hid on a roof of a storage unit and attempted to hide at around 9 p.m. that night. A helicopter helped police find him, who eventually booked him into the Youth Service Center - a juvenile detention center.
Assault: 9:49 p.m., 13033 N.E. 70th Pl. A 27-year-old woman was arrested for punching her 24-year-old ex-fiance after he informed her he wanted to break up.
residential burglary and possession of stolen property.
Warrant: 1:10 a.m., N.E. 80th St. and 128th Ave. N.E. A 21-year-old man was arrested for his felony Department of Corrections warrant and on charges for making a false or misleading statement to a public official.
Informational report: 1 a.m., 6505 Lakeview Dr. A 79-year-old woman reported an unknown subject had knocked on her door at Emeritus Senior Living and gave her a “bear hug,”which made her uncomfortable. Police were advised the woman suffers from dementia and other health issues that affect her memory. But the woman was insistent that the hug had occurred. Domestic violence: 9:55 a.m., 12731 N.E. 124th St. A 46-year-old called police after he witnessed a 55-year-old man tackle a 53-yearold woman to the ground and drag her across the parking lot in front of Lucky 7. The suspect denied the allegation and said he was “only trying to help her out.”He was taken into custody.
Dec. 2 Burglary: 6:10 a.m., 10022 N.E. 120th Ln. A 52-year-old woman’s keys and identification were stolen from a gym locker in Woodinville, and as a result, she called her friend to check her apartment. When police arrived at her residence, they caught a 40-year-old man and 27-year-old woman attempting to enter her apartment with the stolen keys. The man had two outstanding warrants. Both were booked on attempted
Car prowl: 9:47 a.m., 10823 N.E. 134th St. A 56-year-old reported a car prowler opened his unlocked Toyota and stole his vehicle registration and insurance card. Theft: 10:40 a.m., 8629 120th Ave. N.E. A 49-year-old man was arrested for stealing a pair of Tod and Coach sunglasses, a Garmin GPS unit and a Klever Kutter from Costco.
Nov. 30 Assault: 6:35 p.m., 451 4th Ave. S. A 31-yearold woman reported that her 24-year-old boyfriend strangled and hit her in the face. Police found evidence of a physical altercation at the scene but the suspect was not there when they arrived. He has been charged with assault in the fourth degree.
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KITH thanks volunteer builders for Salisbury Court renovations The Master Builders Care Foundation celebrated renovation of its
13th homeless shelter at Kirkland Interfaith Transitions in Housing (KITH) on Dec. 4. Homebuilder Murray Franklyn served as builder captain. More than 45 of their subcontractors contributed to the project, and 26 Murray Franklyn employees volunteered weekends to complete the renovation. “We saw a need,” stated the foundation’s HomeAid committee chair Paul Burckhard. “Murray
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Jennifer Barron, executive director of KITH (far left) thanks the Master Builders Association and Murray Franklyn for renovating Salisbury Court apartments. (Left to right) Sam Anderson and Martha Rose of the Master Builders Association, Ron Boscola of Murray Franklyn and Paul Burckhard, HomeAid committee chair. COURTESY OF KITH homes for the temporarily homeless. Murray Franklyn and its subcontractors generously donated more than $71,000 in labor and supplies to the Salisbury Court renovation, exceeding 96 percent of the initial budget.
Kirkland holiday carol Sing-A-Long Eastside residents of all ages are invited to welcome the holiday season with favorite carols at the popular annual Sing-A-Long at Kirkland’s Lake Washington United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19. “Last year people from age 2 to over 100 attended,” said Heather Arnold, local elementary school music teacher and assistant conductor of the Kirkland Choral Society, who will
lead the singing. “Everyone joined heartily in singing these glorious songs.” “People don’t have to be great singers and, if they don’t want to sing, they can come and listen and enjoy,” said Arnold. “Bring the whole family and start a new holiday tradition.” Arnold will bring everyone to singing mode by leading a warm-up guaranteed to have children and adults laughing and in their finest voice. A small ensemble from the Kirkland Choral Society will join the audience to give confidence to anyone shy about singing in full voice. The sing-a-long is free. Donations will be greatly appreciated. All proceeds will benefit co-sponsors KCS and LWUMC. Light refreshments will be served. The church is located at 7525 132nd Ave. N.E. Kirkland.
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In conjunction with MEOW Cat Rescue, and before the party, AHELP will offer an educational program called “Pawsitive Help for your Feline’s Peaceful Parting.” This will be held from 1-2:30 p.m. in the educational room at Seattle Veterinary Specialists (SVS), and admission is on a donations-basis. The program features feline house-call veterinarian Dr. Mary Pittari (APeacefulParting.com) and AHELP director Michelle Nichols, MS, with useful information for caregivers of kitties with special needs due to chronic and terminal illness. Guardians will offer valuable lessons through their Real Life Stories of Feline Hospice. SVS is located at 11814 115th Ave. N.E., Kirkland, only a five-minute drive from the party at Northwest Cellars. You can support AHELP and their mission to promote awareness of caregiving options and quality of life in our animals through their programs. Their vision is to build a community of likeminded animal lovers who support the bond between the animal and his or her family, and who may support each other emotionally, spiritually, and physically in their time of need. Learn how you can become involved with AHELP as a professional network member during the event. If you believe in the AHELP mission, consider becoming an AHELPer, as AHELP is comprised entirely of volunteers. Northwest Cellars will be selling the AHELP-labeled “White Whiskers White”
the AHELP Professional Network, to include animal rescue-inspired piano music from pianist Marilyn Milano; holiday photos with photographers Jeannie Black and TonJe’ Taylor; dog apparel courtesy of D’Marie’s Doggie Boutique; doggie treats courtesy of the Dining Dog Bakery and Café; and animal companion readings offered by Suz at Intuitive Insight Connection on a donationsbasis. Whether you are able to
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Residents disapprove of large Lake Street development Design Review Board to hold meeting on development Dec. 17
ome residents in downtown Kirkland oppose the construction of a large building that would replace the current parking lot behind Hector’s and Milagro Cantina with roughly 189,500 square feet of parking, office, restaurant and retail space. Several residents of the Portsmith Condominiums have expressed to city officials that the size of the building, known as the Lake Street Place development, will overwhelm the small-town look and feel of downtown Kirkland. The condominiums are located directly behind the proposed development, near Merrill Gardens and many have a view of Lake Washington. “The proposal embraces a Costco-sized commercial building right on Lake Street,” said Brian Rohrback, a Portsmith resident, who says the project’s wall on the east would be 14 feet away from the condos. The Lake Street Place development’s property is owned by Stuart McLeod and the proposal seeks to add restaurant space to Hector’s and the Kirkland Waterfront
Market building on the ground floor, while creating retail space under four levels of 252 stalls of enclosed parking. A sixth level of office space will cap the parking garage and three levels of office space will sit atop Hector’s and the Kirkland Waterfront Market. On some parts of the development, rooftop decks and terraces will be used to grow herbs and produce for the restaurants. The building will reach 55 feet at its highest point. This is the building’s third version and second developer since it was first proposed in 2007. Former architect Mark Smedley with Stock and Associates originally proposed underground parking for Lake Street Place, but after Rick Chesmore with Chesmore/Buck Architecture took over, they soon discovered it would not work and were forced to add the four-level garage. “When we got ahold of the parking, subterranean parking was not an option,” said Chesmore. “There’d been a challenge of getting some tieback agreements with Portsmith (to dig close to their property).”
An architect’s rendering of the Lake Street Place development, which proposes 189,500 square feet of parking, office, restaurant and retail space. COURTESY CITY OF KIRKLAND congestion in downtown Kirkland as well as jeopardize the safety of our senior citizens as they come and go from Merrill Gardens,” said Hart. Rohrback has the same concern. “As my mother lives in Merrill Gardens (retirement home) next door, I dislike the idea of having 10 times the traffic or more traversing her doorstep,” he said. Regala said it is still too early to determine this impact and that traffic and vehicular safety will have to be addressed as a part of the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) review. Chesmore said the parking garage will be available for restaurant, retail and office workers during business hours on weekdays but the public can use it on nights and weekends, which could be a benefit to the parking problem downtown Kirkland drivers often face. It is unknown at this time
if it will be paid parking or not. McLeod declined to comment about the status of the project other than the process was going well. He agreed to speak to the Reporter after the final Design Review Board (DRB) meeting on Dec. 17. Hart and Rohrback say they would feel most comfortable with this development if parking was somehow able to return underground, buildings were kept at three stories and overall gave “the residents on the north, the east and the south some breathing room,” said Rohrback. “I would like to see a proposal that is more in keeping with the drive along Lake Street; an office tower does not fit the locale,” said Rohrback. “A scaled-down proposal that does not wall-in existing residents can work.” Chesmore said if the DRB gives them the okay they could work to acquire
the building permit by the middle of next year or if they decide to phase the project a permit could be secured as early as March or April. Kirklanders can expect the courtyard to stay put and Chesmore adds that the extra office tenants could actually do some good. “This should be an exciting project. I think the scaled back version since 2007 is a much better building,” Chesmore said. “There’s not a lot of office space in Kirkland and if you put office space there, (the workers) become patrons of these smaller stores.”
More information The Lake Street Place development will have a Design Review Board meeting at 7 p.m. Dec. 17. For more information, visit www.kirklandwa.gov/depart/Planning/ DRB_Meeting_Information. htm or contact senior planner Jon Regala at 425-587-3255 or JRegala@kirklandwa.gov.
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Senior Planner Jon Regala confirmed this by adding that the property owner, McLeod, pursued getting some easements from the Portsmith property but they never went through. The Reporter attempted to contact managers at Portsmith but was unsuccessful. Portsmith resident Sandi Hart said she is concerned about the parking garage’s switch, mostly due to its scale and because she feels there hasn’t been as much public outreach on this change. But Chesmore said they are trying to accommodate Portsmith residents and pedestrians by working with the Design Review Board to put in lighting, landscaping, a top-story setback and are deliberating on the material and color of the walls. “If the garage wasn’t there, it would be office space. We’ll make the building look nice but if there was office space or multi-family (residential use), it would be just as high,” Chesmore said. “There would be other spaces there with windows looking out to their windows.” However, Hart feels the parking garage’s entrance on Main Street could impact the neighborhood. “The location of the parking garage access will undoubtedly cause additional
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Kirkland large capital projects in the pipeline The following is a round-up of construction projects currently taking place throughout the City of Kirkland:
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N.E. between N.E. 90th and N.E. 80th Streets) Funding Partners: City of Kirkland Capital Improvement Program Timeline: Project is under construction and is scheduled to continue through February of 2013. Work hours are scheduled between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Contact: Rod Steitzer, project engineer, Rsteitzer@kirklandwa.gov or (425) 587-3825
redevelopment. Location: N.E. 85th Street between 132nd and 120th Avenue N.E. Funding Partners: Sound Transit, City of Kirkland Capital Improvement Program Timeline: Throughout the month of December, the private utility connections will be made to the newly installed underground electrical conduit along N.E. 85th St. from 120th Avenue N.E. to 128th Avenue N.E. Emergency vehicle access will be maintained throughout the construction process. Many factors, including weather, could impact this schedule.
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improve the neighborhood.” Council members Dave Asher and Bob Sternoff motioned to amend the density ordinance to cap at 36 units per acre, but the amendment lost by a 3-4 vote. The council also agreed to
keep the affordable housing bonuses applicable to the Market Street Corridor (MSC 2) zone. Marchione agreed with Councilwoman Penny Sweet that the MSC 2 zone was better equipped for afford-
able housing because of its location and accessibility to transit. The council also voted on various changes to the Comprehensive Plan and unanimously adopted the 2013-14 biennial budget.
planter strip along the north side of N.E. 67th Street and west side of 104th Avenue N.E. Upgrade ADA ramps at NE 67th Street/103rd Ave. N.E., N.E. 68th Street/104th Ave. N.E. and mid-block crosswalk on NE 68th Street at Lakeview Elementary. Install RRFB (rapid rectangular flashing beacon) pedestrian activated lighted crosswalk at mid-block crosswalk. The project will complete critical non-motorized facilities to safely get students to and from Lakeview Elementary School. Funding: City of Kirkland Capital Improvement Program Timeline: Construction was complete in September. The RRFB is scheduled to be installed before the end of the year
ect to widen and add lanes, install new signal, install sidewalk and bicycle lanes, reconstruct the off‐ramps and on‐ramps, and reconstruct the bridge structure over the Eastside Rail line.
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David Mann, who represents a group of neighbors opposing the Potala Village project, spoke at the last Kirkland City Council meeting of 2012 in which the city made final decisions on zoning for the Potala Village project. The council also amended the Comprehensive Plan and adopted the biennial budget. Carrie Rodriguez, Kirkland Reporter
building would have 6,000 square feet of retail space, plus retail parking. Since then, the council has imposed four moratoriums against development on the Lake Street BN zone. Dargey filed a lawsuit against the city in May that sought an injunction against the moratorium, which is still active. The council is currently in mediation with the developers and concerned neighbors, who formed the coalition STOP (Support the Ordinances and Plans). Although the council did not agree to a settlement that Dargey recently put forth, the council did agree with Kirkland citizens to revisit a 48 unit per acre limit at their Nov. 20 council meeting. Many residents initially hoped zoning would cap density at 12 units per acre and the Planning Commission even recommended 36 units per acre or less, but Councilwoman Amy Walen said the people came together with “a sincere desire to
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affordable housing bonus provision that would have allowed developers in the BN zones to increase density by including affordable housing units in their project under a 25 percent bonus. Deputy Mayor Doreen Marchione said that the bonus provision “caused quite a stir” with the council and citizens when it was outlined in the council packet. If the council had not taken action, a development with six affordable housing units in a 48 unit per acre dwelling would be allowed an additional 12 bonus units for a total density of 60 units. “I think what the council did tonight was to preserve the spirit and the numbers that were discussed and agreed upon the last time around,” said Tom Grimm, a STOP advocate. “I think the council had not had any experience with the 25 percent (provision) as was stated tonight.” Karen Levenson, a backer of STOP, expressed to the
Reporter this could be the end for neighbors. “I think we may be done with the Potala Village controversy - at least as far as citizen involvement with the Planning Commission and the City Council,” said Levenson in an email, noting that litigation between the city, neighbors and developer is still ongoing. During the council meeting, Justin Stewart spoke on behalf of developer Lobsang Dargey and said the Potala project’s process so far has been “disheartening.” He said the developer has spent much time and money trying to move the project forward. When Dargey initially submitted the project proposal last year, it sparked a controversy between more than 1,000 nearby residents, the developer and the city over the project’s scale and neighborhood impacts. Potala Village is a proposed 143 apartment unit project on a 1.2 acre lot with a view of Lake Washington in the Moss Bay neighborhood. The
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