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  1. No up zoning of Bainbridge required for the GMA

    Bainbridge cannot grow any more than its current zoning allows. Without a guaranteed water source the island cannot grow as the state's GMA would force upon the community. While the USGS claims there...
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    Aug 21, 2014 by N Marck (5 points)

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  2. What do you think should be included in the City public participation plan?

    We want to hear from you on how you would like to participate in the City Comprehensive Plan Update-Navigate Bainbridge. Share your ideas here!

    Aug 22, 2014 by Kellie Stickney (105 points)

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  3. No more mall sprawl

    In light of the Visconsi development, how do we avoid future developments such as this? Cutting down 800+ trees to erect another sprawling mall was against the wishes of the majority of the...
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    Sep 11, 2014 by Susan M (8 points)

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  4. The Sixth Principle: METRICS

    We have many goals and ideas laid out in our comp plan. Yet we have not been able to see how we are progressing towards meeting these goals. It is time for us to establish some METRICS, or a...
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    Dec 2, 2014 by charles wenzlau (23 points)

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  5. Guiding Principal #5 to delete the words “the island’s”

    Sustainability is a global initiative that requires everybody’s participation and stewardship. For example, fossil fuel consumption in other cities and nations like LA, China or India affect our air...
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    Dec 9, 2014 by Kee Song (23 points)

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  6. Grow our nodes.

    Allow more retail development in our commercial areas along with more multifamily in Lynwood and rolling Bay. Winslow is fine but new growth is on the edges and car oriented. Let's strengthen our...
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    Nov 1, 2014 by Jw (11 points)

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  7. Contract a PNW *local* design firm or designer to rebrand COBI

    As a passionate local designer, I'm pretty sad that COBI would not consider (advertise the opportunity, alert the local design community, etc) contracting a Pacific Northwest designer or firm to...
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    Jun 18, 2015 by Lindsay Gatz (5 points)

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  8. Our Comp Plan Needs a Sixth Overriding Principle

    OUR COMP PLAN NEEDS A SIXTH OVERRIDING PRINCIPLE Our comprehensive is guided by Five Overriding Principles: 1. Preserve the special character of the Island which includes forested areas,...
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    Nov 13, 2014 by Ron Peltier (20 points)

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  9. What are your thoughts on the draft vision statement for the Comprehensive Plan?

    We have a vision that Bainbridge sustains for future generations the qualities that keep us here, draw us here, and often draw us back. We address growth and change, mindful of the limits and...
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    Jan 5, 2015 by Kellie Stickney (105 points)

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  10. Drone Usage in Public Spaces

    Draft agreement for usage of drones by private individuals or businesses in public spaces on Bainbridge Island. Ideas may include drone-permitted areas, drone-free spaces, permitting for usage of...
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    Apr 15, 2016 by BeckyC (5 points)

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  11. Why are we allowing an easement through the Tiny Tot park?

    Should not be allowed

    May 25, 2015 by IslandTime (5 points)

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  12. Our Comp Plan: A Wish List of Conflicting Goals

    After tonights comp plan workshop I came away impressed that islanders care about environmental sustainability and a lot of other things not necessarily compatible with that ideal. Affordable housing...
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    Nov 13, 2014 by Ron Peltier (20 points)

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  13. Island Internet Service

    With the new FCC rules, should the Island consider establishing a local ISP?

    Mar 2, 2015 by Doug Schulze (9 points)

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  14. creative dialouges, outside of coffee houses on issue of "shizo" info-politics-cant everyone finally look allright on bi -after all we all are sensitive...

    everyone interested, even those of interest ha ha-should love to research the ethics politics of shizo-culture -us france, England, india and dialogue about names, dsm/pills, rorshach,...
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    Mar 10, 2015 by craig janus (5 points)

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  15. Inappropriate posting during Comp Plan Update

    Nonsignificance Notice 2016-04 fails to meet requirements. Cook resigned--should not allow her to post anytng. She's harmed the island enough.. Neighborhoods do not require institutions next door....
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    Jan 3, 2016 by patti (10 points)

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  16. Bus Lane South Bound 305 for evening commute

    This would be a lean process suggestion. The time of getting off Bainbridge Island in the evening during the week is very long commute. Suggestion just as Seattle has in place to have a bus lane for...
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    May 4, 2016 by Jeff Mason (5 points)

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  17. Environmental Element

    Let's discuss the environmental element. Topics include: Sustainability in City Operations, Fish and Wildlife Habitat, Aquifer Recharge Issues, Wetlands, Streams, Frequently Flooded Areas,...
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    Jul 16, 2015 by Kellie Stickney (105 points)

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  18. Slow traffic on Ferncliff

    Many vehicles use Ferncliff as a pass through in lieu of 305. These vehicles tend to barrel down the street at high speed. We live on the last block of Ferncliff, as do many families with small...
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    Nov 20, 2015 by Kirsten Ashmore (5 points)

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  19. Fitness park or trails

    Id love to see a fitness park or trials with fitness like equipment along them. I've seen fitness parks around the maple valley area of king county that are very nice and easy to use, maybe something...
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    Apr 18, 2016 by Thomas (5 points)

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  20. Crosswalk needed!

    There is a need for a crosswalk to be installed on Miller road so that hikers and bikers can safely cross from the parking lot of Grand Forest West to the Forest to sky trail that leads to battle...
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    Apr 23, 2016 by Dylan (5 points)

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  21. Start by getting rid of the the Fire Commission. No advanced or modern urban center does not have a municipal "Fire Department". A voice of experience.

    Check your vast databases. No population center (save "laize-faire"), elitist communities have separate commissions, Such structures lead to duplication of efforts and uninformed "civilian"...
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    Dec 9, 2015 by jimc (5 points)

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  22. Housing Element

    Most in our community recognize the importance of affordable housing, and how we have struggled to keep pace with the growing need. Part of our challenge is mitigating impacts to the environment as we...
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    Dec 17, 2015 by charles wenzlau (23 points)

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  23. Speed limits on the island need to be both ENFORCED and reduced to 30 mph max!

    I live right next to High School Road. When the traffic volume peaks in the afternoons as the high school is letting out, the noise of the traffic roar is unbearable from 3:00-4:00pm, because the cars...
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    Mar 4, 2016 by Caty Kehs (11 points)

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