• Public hearing held over plans to build Costco in Lake Stevens

    By: KIRO 7 News Staff

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    A crowd packed the Lake Stevens City Council meeting Tuesday night to voice their concerns about plans to build a Costco in their city.

    The site of the proposed store is at the intersection of State Route 9 and 20th Street Southeast. It would be 170,000 square feet, with 850 parking spaces and a 30-pump gas station.

    In a previous public comment period, some expressed concerns about increased traffic, environmental impact and the location being near homes.

    The city council could have voted on the plan Tuesday night but the council extended the vote to Dec. 10. 
     


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