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Tag: Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Committee

Urban Politics #73: Sand Point / Magnuson Park Design

October 13th, 1999

The Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Committee (BRC) was formed earlier this year to address the criticisms raised in a financial feasibility study (the “Randall and Ransom Report”) for the redevelopment of the Sand Point Naval Base. The key findings of this report recommended a “top level task force to review uses under new political leadership” and said that without “cohesive and visionary plans” it would be difficult to find the funding to implement any redevelopment plans. The BRC was charged with identifying that vision.

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Urban Politics #40: Key Tower Revisited

June 15th, 1998

On Thursday (June 11) all of the City Council Members (with the exception of Peter Steinbrueck who was out of town) sent the Mayor a letter saying that in light of a downtown real estate market that is even stronger than originally projected, it would reassess the spread of the value of the Key Tower building vis a vis the replacement value of office space.

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Urban Politics #35: Library Bond Shaping Up

May 3rd, 1998

The City Council met with Head Librarian and Board Members to discuss the public’s reaction so far to the proposed bond. Overall reaction has been positive.

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