Tagged with 'city council'

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]

SeaTac City Council holding Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 6

SeaTac City Council holding Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 6

The SeaTac City Council will be holding a ‘Special Council Meeting’ (SCM) on Wednesday, April 6, starting at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is intended to “review the performance of a public... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Our shiny new car – the majority Council

The Cactus Speaks: Our shiny new car – the majority Council

[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 City Council calls special meeting for Friday morning

SeaTac City Council calls special meeting for Friday morning

by Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac issued a notice at mid-morning Thursday (March 24) that they would hold a 20-minute special meeting Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the Council Chambers to “review the performance... [Read more]

SeaTac Mayor Rick Forschler quits due to health concerns; Siefkes elected mayor

SeaTac Mayor Rick Forschler quits due to health concerns; Siefkes elected mayor

by Jack Mayne Near the end of a three-hour SeaTac City Council meeting Tuesday night (March 22), Mayor Rick Forschler quietly said that his blood pressure has been spiking lately and after a discussion... [Read more]

Applicants wanted for new Sea-Tac Airport Committee; deadline is April 8

Applicants wanted for new Sea-Tac Airport Committee; deadline is April 8

The SeaTac City Council established the ‘SeaTac Airport Committee’ at its March 8 Regular Council Meeting, to address issues related to Sea-Tac Airport, and also to serve in an advisory capacity... [Read more]

SeaTac Council to meet in closed session Tuesday to hear terrorist strategies

SeaTac Council to meet in closed session Tuesday to hear terrorist strategies

by Jack Mayne The reality of terrorism striking citizens of this country and the leaders of the City of SeaTac came closer to home on Tuesday (March 1). A meeting notice issued Monday night said the SeaTac... [Read more]