Tagged with 'city hall'

School Resource Officer agreement delayed by Mayor’s objections

School Resource Officer agreement delayed by Mayor’s objections

By Jack Mayne Mayor Michael Siefkes expressed reservations over what usually is a routine new agreement with the Highline School District for a school resource officer, suggesting that three-year proposal... [Read more]

Legislature approves airport air quality study, rejects airport impact study

Legislature approves airport air quality study, rejects airport impact study

By Jack Mayne The Washington Legislature has agreed to pay for a study of the air quality around Sea-Tac Airport, but refused to pay for an overall impact study of the fast-growing airport’s effects... [Read more]

Parking structures, Firs’ closure & driverless vehicles engaged by Council

Parking structures, Firs’ closure & driverless vehicles engaged by Council

By Jack Mayne A driverless vehicle pilot plan, along with changes in downtown parking structures and more appeals for help from the soon-to-be evicted residents of the Firs mobile home park dominated the... [Read more]

At last meeting of year, SeaTac Council considers employee ethics, year in review

At last meeting of year, SeaTac Council considers employee ethics, year in review

By Jack Mayne The final 2016 meeting of the SeaTac City Council Tuesday night (Dec. 13) wrestled over whether a city ordinance is needed to govern city staff ethics or whether it should be decided by... [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]

National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Day will be Saturday, April 30

National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Day will be Saturday, April 30

National Pharmaceutical Drug Take Back Day will be on Saturday, April 30, in the SeaTac City Hall Lobby. This event aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription... [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 Council says budget okay this year but needs work for next biennium

SeaTac Council says budget okay this year but needs work for next biennium

by Jack Mayne The Tuesday night SeaTac City Council study session and regular meeting took over five hours, with discussions about but no resolution of a perceived but not critical multi-million dollar... [Read more]

No City Manager search for now; SeaTac mayor won’t reply to most emails

No City Manager search for now; SeaTac mayor won’t reply to most emails

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council voted to not seek a permanent City Manager for the next several months, so that James “Donny” Payne can “take a test drive” in the role. At the same meeting... [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]

Youth Art Exhibit Reception will be at SeaTac City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 28

Youth Art Exhibit Reception will be at SeaTac City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 28

A Youth Art Exhibit Reception will be held at SeaTac City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 28, from 5 – 6 p.m. View artwork made by high school students who currently reside or attend high school in the City of... [Read more]

SeaTac City Manager Todd Cutts is fired unanimously by City Council

SeaTac City Manager Todd Cutts is fired unanimously by City Council

The new SeaTac City Council called a special session Tuesday night (Jan. 5) and unanimously fired City Manager Todd Cutts with immediate effect, replacing him with City Attorney Mary Mirante Bartolo as acting city manager…

Another paid SeaTac Councilmember trip approved; ethics proposal fizzles

Another paid SeaTac Councilmember trip approved; ethics proposal fizzles

by Jack Mayne After being told by citizen financial watchdog Vicki Lockwood that SeaTac taxpayers paid “more than a quarter of a million dollars on conference attendance” in 2015, the SeaTac City Council... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Spooky Election in SeaTac

The Cactus Speaks: Spooky Election in SeaTac

[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]

Resident again pleads to council for answers on rodent, trash infested house

Resident again pleads to council for answers on rodent, trash infested house

by Jack Mayne McMicken Heights resident Doris Moe pleaded with the SeaTac City Council to stop giving her the runaround over the abandoned house next to her, where rats, trash and abandoned cars remain... [Read more]

Liquid natural gas station angers residents, along with ‘alarming 10 days’ of violence

Liquid natural gas station angers residents, along with ‘alarming 10 days’ of violence

by Jack Mayne SeaTac Police Chief Lisa K. Mulligan told the SeaTac City Council of the “alarming 10 days or so,” between Oct. 2nd and 9th, “we had several days with five pretty significant events,”... [Read more]

SeaTac Mayor suspends Council ‘working groups’ until year’s end

SeaTac Mayor suspends Council ‘working groups’ until year’s end

by Jack Mayne Working groups of the SeaTac City Council were not abolished by the Council, but Mayor Mia Gregerson said they were on suspension for the rest of the year. Gregerson said after the lengthy... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: More from the August 11th SeaTac Council Meeting…

The Cactus Speaks: More from the August 11th SeaTac Council Meeting…

[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 closes ‘working group’ meetings over citizen objections

SeaTac Council closes ‘working group’ meetings over citizen objections

by Jack Mayne From now on, all SeaTac City Council “working groups” will meet in private even though a range of citizens pleaded with the Council not to do it. The Council also approved spending $9,200... [Read more]

Private SeaTac meetings legal, says AG official; Anderson disputes editorial

Private SeaTac meetings legal, says AG official; Anderson disputes editorial

by Jack Mayne Committees of the SeaTac City Council can legally meet behind closed doors, despite the objections of at least one Council member and some close observers of the Council. thea The Washington... [Read more]