City Council

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About the City Council

The Sammamish City Council is elected at large by the community to represent their interests. The Council selects one of its members to serve as Mayor and another to serve as Deputy Mayor. It also appoints members to Advisory Boards, which advise the council on various matters.

The city council selects the city manager to act as the chief executive officer of the city. The City Council sets policy for the governance of the City and relies on the city manager to implement the Council's established policies and regulations. Regular council meetings are held on the first Tuesday and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., with a study session on the second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. A Committee Meeting of the Whole will be held on the third Monday as necessary. If necessary, study sessions or special meetings may be scheduled at 5:30 p.m., before a regular meeting.

Agendas are posted to the City of Sammamish CivicWeb portal the preceding Friday. Each council meeting includes time for public comment (up to three minutes for individuals and five minutes for those representing groups) and speakers, typically the first order of business after convening. Additional public comment may be available for agenda items, individuals and speakers on behalf of groups may address an item at that time.

For issues requiring follow-up action, it is helpful to have your comments submitted in writing either prior to or at the meeting along with information on how to contact you.

Leadership

 

Christie Malchow, Mayor (term ends 12/31/2019)

Karen MoranDeputy Mayor (term ends 12/31/2021)

Tom Hornish, Council Member (term ends 12/31/2019)

Jason Ritchie, Council Member (term ends 12/31/2021)

Chris Ross, Council Member (term ends 12/31/2021)

Pamela Stuart, Council Member (term ends 12/31/2021)

Ramiro Valderrama, Council Member (term ends 12/31/2019)

Resources

Events

Date Meeting Info Agenda Minutes Video
12/21/2010 6:30 PM
12/20/2010 6:30 PM
12/14/2010 6:30 PM
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12/07/2010 6:30 PM
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11/16/2010 6:30 PM
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11/15/2010 6:30 PM
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11/09/2010 5:30 PM
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11/02/2010 6:30 PM
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10/26/2010 7:00 PM
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10/19/2010 6:30 PM
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10/18/2010 6:30 PM
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10/18/2010 5:30 PM
10/12/2010 6:30 PM
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10/05/2010 6:30 PM
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10/04/2010 5:30 PM
09/28/2010 6:30 PM
09/21/2010 6:30 PM
09/20/2010 6:30 PM
09/15/2010 5:30 PM
09/14/2010 6:30 PM
09/07/2010 6:30 PM
09/01/2010 5:30 PM
07/27/2010 6:30 PM
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07/21/2010 5:30 PM
07/20/2010 6:30 PM
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07/19/2010 6:30 PM
07/13/2010 6:30 PM
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07/07/2010 5:30 PM
07/06/2010 6:30 PM
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06/16/2010 5:30 PM
06/15/2010 6:30 PM
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06/14/2010 6:30 PM
06/08/2010 6:30 PM
Dinner meeting
06/02/2010 5:30 PM
06/01/2010 6:00 PM
Dinner meeting with King County Executive Dow Constantine from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Regular meeting will start at 7:00 pm.
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05/19/2010 5:30 PM
05/18/2010 6:30 PM
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05/17/2010 6:30 PM
05/11/2010 6:30 PM
05/04/2010 6:30 PM
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05/03/2010 5:30 PM
04/20/2010 7:00 PM
There will be a Dinner meeting with the Councilmembers and the State Legislators from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
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04/19/2010 6:30 PM
Joint Meeting with Parks and Recreation Commissioin
04/19/2010 5:30 PM
Councilmembers attending will be Mayor Gerend
04/13/2010 6:30 PM
04/06/2010 6:30 PM
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04/05/2010 5:30 PM
Councilmembers attending will be Mayor Gerend and Councilmember Cross
03/16/2010 6:30 PM
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03/15/2010 6:30 PM
03/09/2010 6:30 PM
03/02/2010 6:30 PM
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02/16/2010 6:30 PM
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02/15/2010 6:30 PM
02/09/2010 6:30 PM
City Council Joint Meeting with Planning Commisssion
02/02/2010 6:30 PM
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01/23/2010 8:00 AM
Retreat will be held at the Lodge At Suncadia, 3600 Suncadia Trail, Cle Elum, WA 98922.
01/22/2010 8:00 AM
Retreat will be held at the Lodge At Suncadia, 3600 Suncadia Trail, Cle Elum, WA 98922.
01/21/2010 6:00 PM
Retreat will be held at the Lodge At Suncadia, 3600 Suncadia Trail, Cle Elum, WA 98922.
01/19/2010 6:30 PM
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01/12/2010 6:30 PM
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01/05/2010 6:30 PM
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