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9/23/2009  4:19:00 PM
Dan Nolte, Clark Office, (206)684-8802 Dana Robinson Slote, (206) 615-0061

Councilmember Sally J. Clark

Architects, builders and designers to present best and worst in low-rise projects Council to review renderings as part of decision-making process on Multifamily Code update

SEATTLE - In an effort to understand what is possible to build, both good and bad, under the proposed changes to the Multifamily code dictating low-rise housing rules, the Planning, Land Use and Neighborhoods Committee will hold a special meeting Thursday, Sept. 24, including a guided tour of low-rise renderings.

The meeting begins at 4 p.m. Three different teams of architects and designers will lead the Council through the drawings hung in Chambers, explaining all the possibilities for low-rise projects based on proposed amendments before the Council.

Following the guided discussion, Councilmembers will engage in a more in-depth conversation about what should be changed and/or preserved in the proposed Multifamily Code Update.

The public is encouraged to attend this meeting and see for themselves what the proposed changes could mean to low-rise housing in the city.

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