Housing Roundtable

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Snoqualmie City Council Chambers

8:30 AM Welcome & Introductions

Community Development Director Emily Arteche
Snoqualmie Valley Housing Chair Rob Wotton

History of Affordable Housing Forums – Rob

Objective of Today’s Meeting (Potential RFP, Recommendation to City Council) –
Workforce Housing (Kelly Coughlin, SnoValley Chamber CEO)
Summary Update, Task Force Public Policy Subcommittee – Susan Gillespie

8:45 Key Learnings – Rob & Emily
GMA & the Department of Commerce (Rob)
The Faces of Affordable Housing (Emily)
Workforce Housing (Kelly Coughlin, SnoValley Chamber CEO)
Challenges of Social Services & Transportation (Jen Kirk-Reclaim and Susan
Kingsbury, Mt. Si Senior Center)

9:10 Stepping Up to the Housing Challenge (Rob)
Housing Preservation, ADUs, In-Fills, and New Workforce Construction
Diving into Market Rate Pricing

9:30 Financing Discussion 

Dustin Koon (VP, Banner Bank) and Ann Gorman (VP, Umpqua Bank)

9:45  Proposed Subject Properties – Rob & Emily
1. City-Owned Properties (Developed or Undeveloped)
2. Undeveloped Private Properties

10:00 Break

10:15 Value Engineering 

Tim Locke (CIRCLiving), Chris Padin (Atlas Design), Tom Sroufe (Mill Ventures), and Scott Starr (SMR

10:30 Breakout Sessions, Pros and Cons of Proposed Sites

11:00 Reality Check

Perspectives from many

11:20 Final Comments – Rob & Emily

11:30 Adjournment

Thank you for attending!