Tagged with 'city council'

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]

Mia Gregerson elected as new SeaTac Mayor at special meeting Tuesday

Mia Gregerson elected as new SeaTac Mayor at special meeting Tuesday

The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday evening (Jan. 7) elected councilmember Mia Gregerson as Mayor for the next two years, and former Mayor Tony Anderson was elected Deputy Mayor. The 5-2 vote came at a... [Read more]

LETTER: Mia Gregerson makes statement about appointment to 33rd District

LETTER: Mia Gregerson makes statement about appointment to 33rd District

We received the following statement via email on Tuesday, Dec. 17 from SeaTac City Councilmember Mia Gregerson, who was just appointed as State Representative for the 33rd Legislative District: I want... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Early returns show $15/hour Minimum Wage passing

ELECTION RESULTS: Early returns show $15/hour Minimum Wage passing

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 5) General Election have been released, and the early tallies show that Proposition No. 1 – for a $15 minimum wage – is passing: City of SeaTac... [Read more]