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Name not available inside CENTRAL ISSAQUAH November 5, 2020, 1:11 PM

Business Name Carlee Skeel Styles
Business Address 1440 nw Gilman blvd
Contact Name Carlee Skeel
Relationship to Business Owner
Contact Email carleeskeelstyles@hotmail.com
Contact Phone 8087778048
How many years have you been located in Issaquah? 1-5 Years
How many employees do you have? Just me
In what area of Issaquah is your business located? Gilman
What is the primary activity of your business? Personal Services—Salon, Dry Cleaning, etc.
Please check all that apply to your business? Women Owned
Over the past 3 years, how would you best characterize your profit trend at this location? Unusual Fluctuation
What sustainable practices have you implemented? Check all that apply. Use of eco-friendly product (cleaners, etc.), Commute trip reduction (employee carpool, etc.)
What are the top three challenges faced by your business? (Please choose three) Competition, Lack of advertising, Lack of financing
What are the top three advantages Issaquah has to offer as a place to do business? (Please choose three) Pace of growth, Close-knit community, Proximity to home
How satisfied are you with City services overall Completely satisfied
How do you typically get information about City of Issaquah activities, events, and services? Choose all that apply. Word-of-mouth, Local media, Social media
How has your business been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic? Check all that apply. Workers working reduced hours, Reduced access to clients and customers, Unable to get critical supplies, Decline in business due to uncertainty
How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed your plans for your business? Check all that apply. Other - Stopped plans to update the business location
Which of these changes will you permanently adopt? Check all that apply. Other - I don’t want to permanently adopt any changes forced by covid 19
What types of assistance are likely to be most useful to you in the coming 5 years? Check all that apply. Financing assistance, Marketing assistance, Technology assistance
Are you interested in being contacted by City staff for a further discussion of your business needs? Contact details will be used from About You section. No

Name not available inside OLDE TOWN November 1, 2020, 9:02 AM

Business Name Ren's Dog Walking & Pet Sitting LLC
Business Address 115 NE Crescent Dr
Contact Name Karen Auletta
Relationship to Business Owner
Contact Email rensdogwalking@gmail.com
Contact Phone 4257858847
How many years have you been located in Issaquah? 5-10 Years
How many employees do you have? Just me
In what area of Issaquah is your business located? Olde Town
What is the primary activity of your business? Other - Pet Services
Please check all that apply to your business? Women Owned
Over the past 3 years, how would you best characterize your profit trend at this location? Stable
Do you plan to do any of the following in the next 5 years? Check all that apply. Expand / relocate within Issaquah
(Optional) Please explain your answer. I will continue to market to regain the revenue loss from absentee clientele due to COVID. Pre-COVID, I employed two sub-contractors for overflow walks and sitting, and I hope to return to that level of business again.
What sustainable practices have you implemented? Check all that apply. Increased recycling / composting
What are the top three challenges faced by your business? (Please choose three) Traffic, Competition, Lack of advertising
What are the top three advantages Issaquah has to offer as a place to do business? (Please choose three) Pace of growth, Quality of life, Proximity to home
How satisfied are you with City services overall Completely satisfied
(Optional) Please explain your answer. I am impressed with the proactive, forward thinking of both the city's municipal leadership and the elected officials. They do a great job balancing quality of life with balanced growth. Living in Olde Town is wonderful!

I hope there is some review of solutions to ease the workday congestion on Front St/Issaquah Hobart Road. I have clients around Tiger Mountain and the morning and afternoon routes can take 20 minutes longer.
How do you typically get information about City of Issaquah activities, events, and services? Choose all that apply. City website (issaquahwa.gov), Word-of-mouth, Local media, Email news flash, Social media, Other - I appreciate the updates on NextDoor - announcements get pushed out, so they're right there in my inbox.
How has your business been impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic? Check all that apply. Reduced access to clients and customers, Decline in business due to uncertainty, Other - My business relies on clients needing day care for their pets while they work and travel. With people working from home, and business/pleasure travel reduced or restricted, I've lost more than half my revenue.
How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed your plans for your business? Check all that apply. Other - Before COVID, I was at capacity for client volume. Now I have to double down on marketing to find new clients.
Which of these changes will you permanently adopt? Check all that apply. Changed hours of operations, Other - I am now open for business 7 days a week, in an effort to capture any revenue possible.
What types of assistance are likely to be most useful to you in the coming 5 years? Check all that apply. Marketing assistance
Compared to last year, how has your staff size changed? Decrease
Compared to three years ago, how has your staff changed? Decrease
If there was a change, what factors were responsible? Number of gigs has dropped 75% percent. Prior to COVID, I had an average of 12 runs a day. I now have 3.
If not, what skill sets are you having trouble with and why? N/A - I have no employees
Are you interested in being contacted by City staff for a further discussion of your business needs? Contact details will be used from About You section. No

Name not shown inside CENTRAL ISSAQUAH July 14, 2020, 4:06 PM

Please focus on providing clean water. Avoid adding any chemicals that do not contribute to that. Thank you.

Name not available inside SYCAMORE February 14, 2020, 5:04 PM

Over the last year, do you remember seeing any flooding or large puddles in your neighborhood or where you spend time in Issaquah? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.51767, -122.026139 (Water shoots through the field next to the church and floods our street every time it rains. Part of land is cut and corner is church owned. Ditches along 6th are not properly maintained. Something needs to be done in the field to better control water runoff onto 6th Ave SE), Pin at 47.517905, -122.026151 (S/a), Pin at 47.516431, -122.026087 (New runoff into street from the field when issaquah creek reached stage 4), Pin at 47.517879, -122.026263 (All along 6th Ave, both sides, all winter ), Pin at 47.517582, -122.026231 (S/a), Pin at 47.517336, -122.02622 (S/a), Pin at 47.517281, -122.026016 (S/a), Pin at 47.517645, -122.026066 (S/a), Pin at 47.517535, -122.026066 (S/a)
Over time, have you noticed a long-term change in the way a creek flows, the quality of the water or how many fish are present? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.515267, -122.026097 (Building the nature field with a berm was excellent in preventing creek from flooding Lewis Lane/6th Ave like in 2009)
We would love to include you in future steps in creating the storm and surface water master plan. Let us know what types of outreach work best for you. Select all that apply. Read about progress in eNews updates, Attend an open house, Attend a City Council meeting, Have City staff come to your neighborhood for a group meeting
How are you connected to Issaquah? Select all that apply. Live here

Name not shown inside SUMMERHILL (OAKCREST) February 14, 2020, 3:19 PM

Over the last year, do you remember seeing any flooding or large puddles in your neighborhood or where you spend time in Issaquah? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.527735, -122.037419 (Flooding over parking lot of Issy Creek Dec 21 2019. No sand bags ), Pin at 47.542849, -122.065583 (water over the road sloping creek from Bergsma several years ago do have time to retrieve photos but about 5 year ago), Pin at 47.546325, -122.068158 (Water from all the up hill un named creeks in Dec 21 and Feb 6-8 flowing under newport way and ALL over the land and thru the trees on the others side into Tibbetts creek), Pin at 47.550566, -122.073651 (Schnieder creek Dec 21 2019 and Feb 6-7 jumping bank on the I90 side of Newport Way and floodling down the Anthology parking lots and overflowing out the back area into Creek ), Pin at 47.540693, -122.034169 (Water from Lakeside lot flowing over road into North creek ditch and Evergreen Ford gravel area Dec 21), Pin at 47.548944, -122.070218 (Anti Aircraft creek on the south side jumped bank and flood area Dec 21 on same day north side flood all of the creek critical area recently planted by RIVA and formed new channel to the nw toward the board walk. Same flooding happened on Feb 6-7)
Over time, have you noticed a long-term change in the way a creek flows, the quality of the water or how many fish are present? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.546242, -122.068158 (Increase in flows of all these unname creeks over the past 10 yr), Pin at 47.547445, -122.071248 (AA creek increase over past 10 yr)
We would love to include you in future steps in creating the storm and surface water master plan. Let us know what types of outreach work best for you. Select all that apply. Read about progress in eNews updates, Attend an open house, Attend a City Council meeting, Have City staff come to your neighborhood for a group meeting, Other - Have chance to really input, give face to face feedback, not a very time consuming and combursume survey that most people will not take the time to do. Have meetings with the R&S board where there can be open discussion before staff make their mind up
How are you connected to Issaquah? Select all that apply. Live here, Work here, Spend time here for shopping or recreation

Name not available inside CENTRAL ISSAQUAH February 7, 2020, 2:02 PM

Over the last year, do you remember seeing any flooding or large puddles in your neighborhood or where you spend time in Issaquah? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.538954, -122.04557 (I have seen a big puddle on Juniper street at least 5-6 times during this rainy season (since October 2019). It mostly covers the east bound lane. I think it is more of a low spot than a drain backing up, but am unsure about that), Pin at 47.551344, -122.057901 (Big puddle that I have seen 4-5 times over the rainy season. It is mostly in the east bound lane, on the Holiday Inn side of the road. I think this is a drainage issue, but also unsure. )
Over time, have you noticed a long-term change in the way a creek flows, the quality of the water or how many fish are present? No
We would love to include you in future steps in creating the storm and surface water master plan. Let us know what types of outreach work best for you. Select all that apply. Read about progress in eNews updates, Attend an open house, Attend a City Council meeting
How are you connected to Issaquah? Select all that apply. Live here, Work here

Name not shown inside NEWPORT February 7, 2020, 11:16 AM

Over the last year, do you remember seeing any flooding or large puddles in your neighborhood or where you spend time in Issaquah? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.532819, -122.043692 (Road was entirely covered, unpassable, in December), Pin at 47.533065, -122.043627 (Water in ditch up to road levelNov, Dec, Jan, often), Pin at 47.532667, -122.043627 (water in ditch up to road level ), Pin at 47.532305, -122.043252 (water in ditch up to road level Nov, Dec, often), Pin at 47.532182, -122.043102 (water over road, all lanes, Nov and December, no obvious reason other than heavy rain), Pin at 47.532218, -122.042801 (water overflowing ditch onto road), Pin at 47.53182, -122.042791 (water overflowing ditch and road), Pin at 47.533587, -122.044518 (giant puddle along shoulder, Nov, Dec, often because of leaves and tree needles. I personally remove them along the road to help with drainage. Happens every year), Pin at 47.532942, -122.043853 (ditch overflowing), Pin at 47.533051, -122.043863 (road covered with water from ditches flooding on both sides), Pin at 47.534116, -122.041042 (big puddle, nearly always, along side of road and sidewalk. no obvious reason. have to walk on street. )
Over time, have you noticed a long-term change in the way a creek flows, the quality of the water or how many fish are present? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.535978, -122.041559 (Creek levels get higher here than they used to. trials are covered often. Last few years. Negative change. Last 2-3 years. ), Pin at 47.536261, -122.040486 (Fewer fish than ever. Negative change. Last 3-5 years. Last 1-2 years most negative impact - fewest fish compared to past. ), Pin at 47.53387, -122.04039 (Where are the fish??Fewer fish than ever. Negative change. Last 3-5 years no fish compared to 5+ years ago Last 1-2 years most negative impact - fewest fish compared to past.), Pin at 47.539115, -122.042932 (Where are the fish??Fewer fish than ever. Negative change. Last 3-5 years no fish compared to 5+ years ago Last 1-2 years most negative impact - fewest fish compared to past.), Pin at 47.529612, -122.03912 (Where are the fish??Fewer fish than ever. Negative change. Last 3-5 years no fish compared to 5+ years ago Last 1-2 years most negative impact - fewest fish compared to past.)
We would love to include you in future steps in creating the storm and surface water master plan. Let us know what types of outreach work best for you. Select all that apply. Attend an open house, Attend a City Council meeting
How are you connected to Issaquah? Select all that apply. Live here, Work here, Spend time here for shopping or recreation

Name not available inside MEERWOOD (SOUTH COVE) February 5, 2020, 8:23 PM

Over the last year, do you remember seeing any flooding or large puddles in your neighborhood or where you spend time in Issaquah? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.559675, -122.086016 (Water coming from I-90 and W Lake Sammamish Pkw to houses below. No any border, any protection along W Lake Sammamish Pkw)
Over time, have you noticed a long-term change in the way a creek flows, the quality of the water or how many fish are present? No
We would love to include you in future steps in creating the storm and surface water master plan. Let us know what types of outreach work best for you. Select all that apply. Other - use website
How are you connected to Issaquah? Select all that apply. Live here

Name not shown outside Issaquah Neighborhoods February 2, 2020, 9:48 PM

Over the last year, do you remember seeing any flooding or large puddles in your neighborhood or where you spend time in Issaquah? No
Over time, have you noticed a long-term change in the way a creek flows, the quality of the water or how many fish are present? No
How are you connected to Issaquah? Select all that apply. Other - Student in school.

Name not shown outside Issaquah Neighborhoods January 29, 2020, 8:20 PM

Over the last year, do you remember seeing any flooding or large puddles in your neighborhood or where you spend time in Issaquah? Yes
Please map it and tell us what you saw. Zoom in as necessary. Pin at 47.529253, -122.038518 (Issaqauh Creek runs brown with sediment during storm events. High, rapid stormwater flows scour the creek, disturbing salmon redds.)
Over time, have you noticed a long-term change in the way a creek flows, the quality of the water or how many fish are present? Yes
How are you connected to Issaquah? Select all that apply. Spend time here for shopping or recreation, Other - long time volunteer activity with FISH and IHM