Tagged with 'city council'

EDITORIAL: Mayor Rick Forschler’s tenure must come to a quick end

EDITORIAL: Mayor Rick Forschler’s tenure must come to a quick end

Editorial by Jack Mayne The short tenure of SeaTac Mayor Rick Forschler must come to a quick end because of a bewildering list of incredibly inept errors…

Council wrangles over Riverton Heights park money; approves $332,000 grant

Council wrangles over Riverton Heights park money; approves $332,000 grant

by Jack Mayne Before a packed house comprised of people overwhelmingly supporting the acceptance of a federal community block grant for $332,000 to redevelop part of the old Riverton Heights school property... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council Retreat set for Friday, Feb. 5

SeaTac City Council Retreat set for Friday, Feb. 5

The SeaTac City Council Retreat will be held this Friday, Fb. 5, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. a City Hall. This is a public meeting, open to all. Click here for the Agenda. SeaTac City Hall Council Chambers... [Read more]

City Council spars over Interim City Manager contract, Sound Transit info

City Council spars over Interim City Manager contract, Sound Transit info

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council approved by voice vote approval for Mayor Rick Forschler to sign a contract with Interim City Manager Donny Payne following his selection on Jan. 19. Also approved... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council Retreat will be Friday, Feb. 5 at City Hall

SeaTac City Council Retreat will be Friday, Feb. 5 at City Hall

The SeaTac City Council Retreat will be held from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5 at City Hall. This is an open and public meeting. City Hall is located at 4800 South 188th Street. WHEN: Friday, Feb.... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: This better not be Déjà vu all over again

The Cactus Speaks: This better not be Déjà vu all over 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 Council approves hiring of James Donald Payne as interim city manager

SeaTac Council approves hiring of James Donald Payne as interim city manager

James “Donny” Payne, from his 2013 King County Elections profile. by Jack Mayne In a long and sometimes convoluted meeting Tuesday night, the Sea City Council approved by a 4-3 vote a Des... [Read more]

SeaTac Council sets special meeting to search for new acting city manager, restores public meetings

SeaTac Council sets special meeting to search for new acting city manager, restores public meetings

by Jack Mayne At Tuesday night’s meeting, the newly-reconstituted SeaTac City Council decided to have a special meeting next week to find and maybe hire a professional interim city manager, and... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Out with the old…In with the new

The Cactus Speaks: Out with the old…In with the new

[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]

Farewell reception for Councilmember Terry Anderson will be Thursday, Jan. 14

Farewell reception for Councilmember Terry Anderson will be Thursday, Jan. 14

A farewell reception for Councilmember Terry Anderson will be held on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the SeaTac City Hall Council Chambers, located at 4800 S. 188th Street. Terry Anderson... [Read more]