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Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on amendment to driveway standards at Monday’s meeting

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on amendment to driveway standards at Monday’s meeting

The Planning Commission will be having a Public Hearing on an amendment to driveway standards during its Monday meeting. The proposed amendment pertains to driveway lengths for townhouse and cottage house developments. The amendment would eliminate the 250-foot maximum length provision and instead require conformance to all fire code access and turn-around requirements. Under the proposed amendmen... »

Mountlake Terrace launches special Comp Plan update website

Mountlake Terrace launches special Comp Plan update website

Mountlake Terrace has launched a special website on the City’s update to the Comprehensive Plan. The website (www.cityofmlt.com/majorupdate) tracks the update process and progress. A public open house on the update to the City’s Comprehensive Plan will be fronm 6-7 p.m., Monday, April 27 in the Council Chambers at the Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, second floor, Mountlake Terrace. ... »

Mountlake Terrace hosts Open House on Comp Plan update Monday, April 27

Mountlake Terrace hosts Open House on Comp Plan update Monday, April 27

Mountlake Terrace is hosting an Open House on the City’s Major Comprehensive Plan Update from 6-7 p.m., Monday April 27 at the Council Chambers in the the interim City Hall. The regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting follows the Open House. The Planning Commission and City Council have been reviewing each chapter of the Comp Plan over the last year and the document will be finalized... »

Strong turnout for public meeting to discuss future of Ballinger Park

Strong turnout for public meeting to discuss future of Ballinger Park

More than 75 citizens turned out on Tuesday evening for the kickoff public meeting to explore the future of Ballinger Park. Formerly the Ballinger Golf Course, the City of Mountlake Terrace acquired the property in 2013 to develop as a public park and recreational space. The city subsequently contracted with the Berger Partnership, a Seattle-based design firm, to develop a master plan to reinvent ... »

Work about to begin on Atworth Commons housing project

Work about to begin on Atworth Commons housing project

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Residents urge Edmonds School District to sell property next to Esperance Park to Snohomish County Parks

Residents urge Edmonds School District to sell property next to Esperance Park to Snohomish County Parks

If residents living near Esperance Park in Edmonds have their way, the Edmonds School District will sell its surplus property adjacent to the park to the Snohomish County Parks and Recreation Department. The County also has every intention of adding the 3.35 acres of vacant property, located to the south and east of its existing 6.8 acres of park, according to Parks and Recreation Director Tom Tei... »

Sound Transit Board set to decide on Lynnwood extension final route and stations on April 23

Sound Transit Board set to decide on Lynnwood extension final route and stations on April 23

The Sound Transit Board is expected to select the final route and stations for the Lynnwood Link Extension at its Thursday, April 23 meeting. The Board meeting is scheduled from 1:30- 4 p.m. at Union Station, Ruth Fisher Board Room 401 S. Jackson Street, Seattle. For more about the Lynnwood Link Extension see www.soundtransit.org/Projects-and-Plans/Lynnwood-Link-Extension. The Final Environmental ... »

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... »

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