Tagged with 'city council'

‘Surprise’ 6 percent tax strongly opposed by SeaTac utilities

‘Surprise’ 6 percent tax strongly opposed by SeaTac utilities

by Jack Mayne A parade of surprised and unhappy water and sewer districts lashed out against a proposed 6 percent utility tax that would help balance the SeaTac city biennial budget that would take effect... [Read more]

City Council votes in favor of Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area

City Council votes in favor of Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area

SeaTac City Council members voted Tuesday night (Oct. 14) to establish the Seattle Southside Tourism Promotion Area (TPA) and charter the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (SSRTA), a public... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Everybody Dance

The Cactus Speaks: Everybody Dance

[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]

Minor skirmish over City Councilmember’s travel expenses

Minor skirmish over City Councilmember’s travel expenses

by Jack Mayne Normally the most boring part of a typical city council meeting is the routine approval of bills, but this week the amount spent by one Councilmember was criticized as spending too much for... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Council on Pot

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac Council on Pot

[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]

The Cactus Speaks: The Council Retreats to Kindergarten

The Cactus Speaks: The Council Retreats to Kindergarten

[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]

City of SeaTac has vacancies on three committees

City of SeaTac has vacancies on three committees

The City of SeaTac is looking to fill vacancies on three citizen advisory committees – the Community Building Committee, Library Advisory Committee, and the Tree Board. These committees serve in an advisory... [Read more]

Mia Gregerson wins House passage of first bill

Mia Gregerson wins House passage of first bill

One of the newest members of the state House, Rep. Mia Gregerson – who also serves as the Mayor of SeaTac – experienced a legislative rite of passage Thursday (Feb. 13) when the full House for the... [Read more]

Mia Gregerson will continue as SeaTac Mayor and 33rd District legislator

Mia Gregerson will continue as SeaTac Mayor and 33rd District legislator

by Jack Mayne Mia Gregerson says she will serve as SeaTac mayor and in the Washington Legislature for the foreseeable future. She made the comments in a telephone interview last week from her new office... [Read more]

Critic asks SeaTac Mayor Mia Gregerson to resign; she does not respond

Critic asks SeaTac Mayor Mia Gregerson to resign; she does not respond

by Jack Mayne A minor flap at the SeaTac City Council meeting Tuesday night occurred when city critic (and SeaTac Blog columnist) Earl Gipson asked recently-named Mayor Mia Gregerson to resign from the... [Read more]