Councilmember Godden left office on January 1, 2016.
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Posts for 'Planning and Land Use'

Quick Thoughts On The Arena

May 4th, 2012

I have received many thoughtful letters and emails, both in support and in opposition, to the proposal to build a new arena for a basketball and potentially a hockey team in South Downtown. Like many who have written in support, I am thrilled to think that there may be a way to bring the Sonics […]

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All Roads Lead to Downtown

February 9th, 2012

Still there was a lot of good news. Never shy about Seattle’s accolades, she noted that Seattle is one of the “best cities for young professionals,” “No. 1 post-recession mecca for young skilled workers” and picked as “one of the geekiest cities in America” by the U.S. National Science Foundation.”

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Going International in South Downtown

August 2nd, 2010

Last Thursday afternoon, four councilmembers, led by Councilmember Sally Clark, slipped into their most comfortable walking shoes and toured South Downtown neighborhoods.

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Vancouver’s Renaissance

June 28th, 2010

Yesterday I went on a walking tour with Vancouver, Washington’s assistant city manager Eric Holmes. And forgive me if I report in cliché: It was a mind-blowing experience.

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