SeaTac has new employee ethics code as a city ordinance
By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council unanimously approved a new employee ethics code Tuesday night (Jan 10) as a city ordinance, not just as management rules as originally planned. Councilmember Rick Forschler said that city activist and SeaTac Blog columnist Earl Gipson was responsible for pushing the code to reality. “Earl, thank you from me for your persistence, and every city needs someone like Earl Gipson,” said Forschler. Gipson expressed his satisfaction that the code after many years was soon to be the law of the city. ‘Highest standards’ The new employee code “upholds, promotes, and requires the highest standards of ethics from its employees ...
At last meeting of year, SeaTac Council considers employee ethics, year in review
By Jack Mayne The final 2016 meeting of the SeaTac City Council Tuesday night (Dec. 13) wrestled over whether a city ordinance is needed to govern city staff ethics or whether it should be decided by the city manager. After a lengthy discussion, the issue was sent to the Council’s Finance and Administration Committee for discussion, and will return for a decision at the next regular Council meeting on Jan. 10, 2017. The Council also heard the mayor list the number of items successfully completed by the Council during a year that started out in chaos and ended in harmony. Employee Ethics Code Acting City Manager Joe ...
PODCAST: Woman killed by DUI driver; Jack Mayne on sanctuary cities & more…
Here's episode #78 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab's Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, and the Nicholas B. Ottaway Foundation: SoKing News Weekly Recap for Dec. 9-12, 2016: Burien woman killed by suspected DUI driver; VIP Hookah Lounge closed; Burien City Council considers ’sanctuary’ status; King County Sheriff’s Office unveils memorial; Jack Mayne on sanctuary cities; ‘The Final Take’ & more… (click the 'Play' button below to view podcast): Please share this Podcast – just press the Menu button above and elect 'Share'! You ...
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW’s Diaper Drive nets over 13,000 diapers
Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Realty recently completed a Diaper Drive to benefit TreeHouse, and received 13,215 diapers! "Thank you! I can’t say thank you enough to everyone in the community and from Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate for making the Diaper Drive to benefit TreeHouse a huge success this year!" Organizer Tay Krull said. "We had an amazing turn out from the community and with your help we raised 13,215 diapers! That’s a 23.75% from the 10,677 diapers we raised last year." Tay added: "So many of you came out to say hello and donate diapers at the Diaper Drive in ...
VIDEO: Watch amazing satellite photo time lapse of the region from 1984-2016
The Google Earth Engine has released a new "Time Lapse" feature, which includes sequences of satellite photos spanning from 1984-present, including this cool one of our region below. One of the more amazing parts of this time lapse is the growth of Sea-Tac Airport, expanding from one runway to three: In addition to cool satellite time lapses of our regions, be sure to check out others around the globe, like Las Vegas or Miami, which show amazing growth...
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