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Plan to handle possible complaints against city manager adopted by City Council

Plan to handle possible complaints against city manager adopted by City Council

By Jack Mayne There are no complaints against well-accepted Acting City Manager Joe Scorcio – but if there are against a future manager, the SeaTac City Council on Tuesday night (Dec. 7) approved an... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council powerless to block closure of The Firs Mobile Home Park

SeaTac City Council powerless to block closure of The Firs Mobile Home Park

By Jack Mayne Objectors, often speaking in Spanish with an English translator, crowded the SeaTac City Council chambers on Tuesday night (Oct. 25), many seeking help to keep The Firs Mobile Home Park... [Read more]

To record or not committee meetings; chronic nuisances before SeaTac Council

To record or not committee meetings; chronic nuisances before SeaTac Council

By Jack Mayne Whether or not to audio record committee meetings was debated at the SeaTac City Council during Tuesday’s session, along with setting meeting dates and times for those committees, then... [Read more]

City Council approves police contract with Highline Schools; OKs retention pond

City Council approves police contract with Highline Schools; OKs retention pond

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council doubled a contract with Highline Public Schools for a police resource officer at their four hour-long regular meeting Tuesday night (Sept. 27). The Council also approved... [Read more]

Tree removal near Sea-Tac Airport being required by the Feds, not the Port

Tree removal near Sea-Tac Airport being required by the Feds, not the Port

By Jack Mayne The proposed cutting down of “the draconian 2,270 trees” in the flight path corridors at Sea-Tac Airport was highlighted at the SeaTac City Council session Tuesday night (Sept. 13),... [Read more]

Airport users need access to local businesses; Council OKs ethnic resolution

Airport users need access to local businesses; Council OKs ethnic resolution

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has told the Port of Seattle that its citizens and businesses need easy access to the city’s businesses and would oppose direct freeway access to the airport. The... [Read more]

SeaTac Council rejects move to again put strong mayor issue on November ballot

SeaTac Council rejects move to again put strong mayor issue on November ballot

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council soundly rejected a surprise move by former mayor and Councilmember Rick Forschler’s to get approval of a November general election proposition to have an elected... [Read more]

Citizen tells Council to fire some staffers or quit because of $18 million judgment

Citizen tells Council to fire some staffers or quit because of $18 million judgment

By Jack Mayne A citizen has told the SeaTac City Council that anyone in city government who had anything to do with issues that led to a civil land use lawsuit that could cost taxpayers over $18 million... [Read more]

SeaTac Council may consider banning ‘park and fly’ lots at Angle Lake

SeaTac Council may consider banning ‘park and fly’ lots at Angle Lake

By Jack Mayne While considering a development plan for the Angle Lake area, the SeaTac City Council heard that a commercial “park and fly” building may be allowed, although such facilities are banned... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Council retreat and attack

The Cactus Speaks: Council retreat and attack

[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]