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Work continuing on new SHAG senior living complex

Work continuing on new SHAG senior living complex

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Developers announce plans for housing, retail/commercial space in Mountlake Terrace Freeway Tourist District

Developers announce plans for housing, retail/commercial space in Mountlake Terrace Freeway Tourist District

Calling the highly-visible land along the east-side of I-5 an “iconic location,” three private developers announced their plans for 600 apartments and more than 100,000 square feet of retail and commercial space in the Mountlake Terrace Freeway Tourist District just north of the King-Snohomish County border. Steve Cox, President of West Ridge Land Corp; Fred Grimm, Chairman and CEO of Triad Capita... »

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to review Comp Plan Transportation Element, hear Development Activities update at Monday’s meeting

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to review Comp Plan Transportation Element, hear Development Activities update at Monday’s meeting

The Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission is scheduled to review the Comprehensive Plan Transportation Element Update and and to hear the Development Activities Update at Monday’s meeting. The purpose of the Transportation Element is to guide the development of the City’s transportation system in a manner consistent with the City’s adopted goals and policies. The Element includes the new tra... »

Sponsor spotlight: Finishing touches being placed on Vineyard Park building

Sponsor spotlight: Finishing touches being placed on Vineyard Park building

Photographer David Carlos provided these before-and-after shots of the four-story, 104-unit Vineyard Park retirement and assisted living complex that is nearly ready for occupancy at 56th Avenue West and 231st Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace). The before shot, taken in 2011, shows some of the previous businesses occupying the lot, including Electri-City and Distinctive Countertops. The after... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves Atwood Commons project, Subdivision Code Ordinance and Tour de Terrace agreement

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves Atwood Commons project, Subdivision Code Ordinance and Tour de Terrace agreement

The Mountlake Terrace City Council was busy at Monday’s meeting. The Council took unanimous action on the Atworth Commons PUD (Planned Unit Development)/Preliminary Plat, the Subdivision Regulation Code and an agreement with the organizers of Tour de Terrace. The Atworth Commons PUD/Preliminary Plat was approved. City staff had recommended that before the Council gave its approval that the b... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to continue Comp Plan review at Thursday’s work session

Mountlake Terrace City Council to continue Comp Plan review at Thursday’s work session

The Mountlake Terrace City Council continues its update of the Comprehensive Plan at Thursday’s work session. The next chapter to be considered is the Utilities Element Update. Public participation and input is important and welcome. The Comprehensive Plan is a broad-based 20-year plan that guides the city’s livability. It includes goals, policies, and a land use map that indicates where lan... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council extends Public Hearing on Atworth Commons project, update of Subdivision Code to March 2

Mountlake Terrace City Council extends Public Hearing on Atworth Commons project, update of Subdivision Code to March 2

The Mountlake Terrace City Council voted last week to continue the Public Hearings on the Atworth Commons project and the Subdivision Code to the March 2 meeting. The Council tabled consideration of the Preliminary Plat and Planned Unit Development on the Atworth Commons project, pending finalization of a boundary line adjustment that is required before final approval can be taken. The proposal is... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to hold Public Hearing on Atworth Commons project on Tuesday

Mountlake Terrace City Council to hold Public Hearing on Atworth Commons project on Tuesday

The Mountlake Terrace City Council will hold a public hearing to consider preliminary plat approval for the Atworth Commons Project on Tuesday, Feb. 17, The proposal is to subdivide a 4.35-acre parcel into 31 single-family lots for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) to allow reduction in lot sizes below the minimum of 8,400 square feet. This proposed project is located on the former City Church site... »

Work starts on new Senior apartment complex

Work starts on new Senior apartment complex

Work at the site of a long-planned senior living apartment complex in the 5400 block of 244th Street SW in Mountlake Terrace has finally begun as tractors and backhoes began clearing the vacant lot of brush and debris this week. The new 106,683 square-foot Mountlake Senior Living Apartments are now scheduled to open in the spring of 2016. The project is made up of a four-story building facing 244t... »

Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on update to Subdivision Regulation Ordinance Feb. 9

Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on update to Subdivision Regulation Ordinance Feb. 9

An amendment to the Mountlake Terrace Municipal Code to update the Subdivision Regulations Code to make it consistent with state law will be considered at a Public Hearing of the Planning Commission on Feb. 9. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 220, second floor. The Subdivision Code Update is needed to deal with changes in state su... »

City hosting Subdivision Regulations Code workshop on Thursday, Feb. 5

City hosting Subdivision Regulations Code workshop on Thursday, Feb. 5

The City of Mountlake Terrace is preparing to update its Subdivision Regulations Code and will be hosting a workshop on the subject. The workshop will be from 8:30-10 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 5 at the Interim City Hall Council Chambers, 6100 219th St. SW., Suite 220, Mountlake Terrace. Staff will introduce the proposed subdivision regulations code amendments and gather input from the development commu... »

Planning Commission to consider Parks and Open Space, Subdivision Regulations at Monday’s meeting

Planning Commission to consider Parks and Open Space, Subdivision Regulations at Monday’s meeting

The Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission will be discussing the Comprehensive Recreation, Parks and Open Space Chapter Update and the Subdivision Regulations Ordinance at Monday’s meeting in the Council Chambers at the interim City Hall. The City is in the process of a major update of the Comprehensive Plan, to be consistent with current state laws, as required under the Growth Management A... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to discuss traffic issues related to new Brighton School at Jan. 29 work session

Mountlake Terrace City Council to discuss traffic issues related to new Brighton School at Jan. 29 work session

Traffic issues related to the new Brighton School will be one of the issues on the agenda for the Mountlake Terrace City Council work/study session on Jan. 29. At Tuesday’s City Council meeting, two residents expressed concerns about the increased amount of traffic the school, which will be located at 21705 58th Ave. W., will bring to the neighborhood. Neither resident thought that the four-way st... »

Planning Commission recommends City Council approve Atworth Commons Housing project

Planning Commission recommends City Council approve Atworth Commons Housing project

The Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission recommended that the City Council approve, with conditions, the Atworth Commons Housing project during its Jan. 12 meeting. The City Council now will consider the preliminary plat and planned unit development (PUD) to subdivide a 4.35-acre site, located at 5601 216th Court SW, into 31 single family residential homes and three open space areas. The property... »

Public Hearings on Subdivision Regulations tenatively set for January and February

Public Hearings on Subdivision Regulations tenatively set for January and February

Public Hearings regarding the updating of the City Subdivision Regulations have been tentatively set for Jan. 26 and Feb. 17. Earlier this month, the City Council considered a proposed scope of review for updating City Subdivision Regulations. The discussion centered on the purpose, benefits and focus of the update. It also confirmed Council’s direction and input on the objectives of the subdivisi... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves transportation priorities for 2015-2020, changes zoning to allow outdoor archery ranges

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves transportation priorities for 2015-2020, changes zoning to allow outdoor archery ranges

The Mountlake Terrace City Council unanimously approved the 2015-2020 Transportation Improvement Plan during Monday’s meeting. The City’s six-year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP) is updated and adopted by the City Council each year. The three main projects are the Lakeview Trail, Main Street and the Gateway Connector. To address the financial constraints, the City is staggering implementatio... »

City Council to hold two Public Hearings, hear presentation from Edmonds School District Superintendent Brossoit

City Council to hold two Public Hearings, hear presentation from Edmonds School District Superintendent Brossoit

The Mountlake Terrace City Council has a busy agenda for Monday’s meeting at the interim City Hall Council Chambers. The City Council will be holding two Public Hearings. One is on the  2015-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) Ordinance, which was discussed at last Thursday’s work session. The Main Street Revitalization Project encompasses 43 percent of the TIP expenditures. ... »

Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on zoning changes to allow outdoor archery

Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on zoning changes to allow outdoor archery

The Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing Monday on a draft ordinance that would allow outdoor archery under a conditional use permit in the Light Industrial/Professional Office District. This staff-initiated proposal was presented to the Planning Commission at its Nov. 10 meeting. Currently, archery is limited to indoor use under the definition of “indoor shooting... »

Edmonds School District to upgrade sound system at Edmonds Stadium; School Board honors former Board President, District Flight team

Edmonds School District to upgrade sound system at Edmonds Stadium; School Board honors former Board President, District Flight team

Local high school sports fans should rejoice. The Edmonds School District will be moving ahead with plans to purchase a new sound system for Edmonds Stadium. Last spring the District and the Board of Directors expressed a desire to look into upgrading the stadium sound system. During the course of research on systems, the District noted the stadium generally is used in one of two ways. One is desc... »

Happening nearby: Snohomish County looking for public feedback on housing, community development projects; meeting set for Thursday, Nov. 20

Happening nearby: Snohomish County looking for public feedback on housing, community development projects; meeting set for Thursday, Nov. 20

Snohomish County residents interested in proving feedback about how federal funding will benefit housing and community development needs in the next five years are invited to attend a public hearing. A South County meeting will be from 1:30-3 p.m., Thursday, Nov 20 at the Whispering Pines Apartments Community Building, 18201 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood. Local governments will develop plans for 2015-19 ... »

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