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The Cactus Speaks: More from the August 11th SeaTac Council Meeting…

The Cactus Speaks: More from the August 11th SeaTac Council Meeting…

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff. We are seeking additional regular columnists... [Read more]

SeaTac Council closes ‘working group’ meetings over citizen objections

SeaTac Council closes ‘working group’ meetings over citizen objections

by Jack Mayne From now on, all SeaTac City Council “working groups” will meet in private even though a range of citizens pleaded with the Council not to do it. The Council also approved spending $9,200... [Read more]

Private SeaTac meetings legal, says AG official; Anderson disputes editorial

Private SeaTac meetings legal, says AG official; Anderson disputes editorial

by Jack Mayne Committees of the SeaTac City Council can legally meet behind closed doors, despite the objections of at least one Council member and some close observers of the Council. thea The Washington... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Ladenburg & Anderson will likely not be re-elected

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Ladenburg & Anderson will likely not be re-elected

The second round of results for Tuesday’s Primary Election are in, and with 19.65% of the vote counted, it appears that current SeaTac Councilmembers Barry Ladenburg and Terry Anderson will not advance... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Two current councilmembers trailing in first returns

ELECTION RESULTS: Two current councilmembers trailing in first returns

The first round of results were released Tuesday night (Aug. 4) for the Primary Election, and the initial returns show that Rick Forschler and Craig Baker; Peter Kwon and Sally Andrews; and Erin Sitterley... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Council – Transparency Redefined

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Council – Transparency Redefined

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff. We are seeking additional regular columnists... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident concerned about SeaTac City Council raising taxes

LETTER: Resident concerned about SeaTac City Council raising taxes

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] SeaTac City Council has already agreed... [Read more]

Ban retained on residents attending City Council committee meetings

Ban retained on residents attending City Council committee meetings

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has preliminarily approved barring the public from attending SeaTac City Council “working group” or committee meetings, and extended its ban on smoking to all... [Read more]

‘Convoluted’ zoning code to be ‘reformatted’; smoking ban extended to all parks

‘Convoluted’ zoning code to be ‘reformatted’; smoking ban extended to all parks

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council’s late afternoon study session continues to be the center of all city business with the return of concerns over the often updated, added to and fixed up zoning code... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Majority Council secrets, distortion, and exclusion

The Cactus Speaks: Majority Council secrets, distortion, and exclusion

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This column by Earl Gipson is a view of SeaTac city government. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff. We are seeking additional regular columnists... [Read more]