Learn about Issaquah’s long-term growth plans Thursday

October 11, 2010

By Warren Kagarise

NEW — 8 a.m. Oct. 11, 2010

Issaquah residents can take a sneak peek at the plan to re-envision more than 900 acres of the city Thursday.

Head to the Pickering Room at City Hall Northwest, 1775 12th Ave. N.W., from 6:30-8:30 p.m. to learn more about the Central Issaquah Plan and the proposed redevelopment of Rowley Properties land.

Joe Forkner, chairman of the Central Issaquah Plan task force, is scheduled to speak about the draft plan and offer a timeline for the project. Representatives from Rowley Properties and the community advisory group for Rowley proposal plan to address the meeting as well.

The event will include a brief workshop to prepare citizens to advocate for quality planning in order to preserve and enhance quality of life, natural beauty and community structure.

E-mail Cascade Land Conservancy representative Katie Collier at katiec@cascadeland.org to R.S.V.P. or to learn more.

Mayor Ava Frisinger appointed a task force last September to study how Central Issaquah, a 915-acre swath along Interstate 90, should redevelop in the decades ahead.

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