Tagged with 'city council'

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]

SeaTac’s city budget is in a ‘very positive’ situation

SeaTac’s city budget is in a ‘very positive’ situation

By Jack Mayne When the new SeaTac City Council took over in January there were fears that the unexpected repeal of a utility tax by the previous Council would cause budget shortfalls – but that is not... [Read more]

Resident tells SeaTac Council to put aside personal gripes and ‘fix the damn city’

Resident tells SeaTac Council to put aside personal gripes and ‘fix the damn city’

By Jack Mayne A citizen took the SeaTac City Council to task for personal and petty dramas, telling them to get to work figuring out the problems the city has collected for many years and which now include... [Read more]

PODCAST: Scorcio to stay longer as City Manager; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: Scorcio to stay longer as City Manager; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #47 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... [Read more]

City Council says new SeaTac City Manager would start in late 2016

City Council says new SeaTac City Manager would start in late 2016

By Jack Mayne Acting City Manager Joe Scorcio (pictured above) will continue in his temporary role for most of the rest of the year because of concerns about a new manager starting during budget and union... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: ‘So we all meet again…’

The Cactus Speaks: ‘So we all meet again…’

[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]