Tagged with 'city manager'

SeaTac Council unanimously votes to hire Police Chief Cole as new City Manager

SeaTac Council unanimously votes to hire Police Chief Cole as new City Manager

On Wednesday night, Nov. 14, the SeaTac City Council unanimously voted to hire current SeaTac Police Chief Carl Cole as the new City Manager. This fall, Chief Cole submitted his name to the Council for... [Read more]

Police Chief Cole now a final City Manager Candidate; special meeting Nov. 14

Police Chief Cole now a final City Manager Candidate; special meeting Nov. 14

The SeaTac City Council will be holding a Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 to interview City Manager Candidate – current SeaTac Police Chief Carl Cole. The Public meeting is scheduled... [Read more]

City Council considers driverless vehicles, trash rate increase at Tuesday meeting

City Council considers driverless vehicles, trash rate increase at Tuesday meeting

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council considered and put off for two weeks approval of allowing tests of driverless vehicles in the city. At the Tuesday (Oct. 9) regular session, the lawmakers also adopted... [Read more]

New search for SeaTac City Manager set after recent finalist takes job elsewhere

New search for SeaTac City Manager set after recent finalist takes job elsewhere

By Jack Mayne At the beginning of 2019 the SeaTac City Council will begin its second search for a new city manager to replace retiring Joe Scorcio. Previously selected top candidate Christopher J. Dennis... [Read more]

Retired Navy captain unanimously chosen city manager to replace Joe Scorcio

Retired Navy captain unanimously chosen city manager to replace Joe Scorcio

By Jack Mayne On Tuesday night, Aug. 14, Christopher J. Dennis was voted unanimously to become the new SeaTac city manager, to replace retiring Joe Scorcio after a three month overlap period. The city... [Read more]

Meet the final 4 City Manager Candidates at Open House on Wed., Aug. 8

Meet the final 4 City Manager Candidates at Open House on Wed., Aug. 8

Four finalists have been selected for the new City Manager Position at the City of SeaTac, and residents and business owners will have an opportunity to meet and ask questions of them at a public Open... [Read more]

Search for SeaTac’s next City Manager begins; public asked to take survey

Search for SeaTac’s next City Manager begins; public asked to take survey

The SeaTac City Council is beginning the search for its next City Manager – to replace Joe Scorcio upon his retirement in mid 2018 – and they’re seeking the public’s thoughts through an... [Read more]

Joe Scorcio officially becomes SeaTac City Manager until his 2018 retirement

Joe Scorcio officially becomes SeaTac City Manager until his 2018 retirement

By Jack Mayne Joe Scorcio (pictured above) is no longer the Acting SeaTac City Manager – he became simply the City Manager after the City Council voted unanimously for the change at the Council meeting... [Read more]

Plan to handle possible complaints against city manager adopted by City Council

Plan to handle possible complaints against city manager adopted by City Council

By Jack Mayne There are no complaints against well-accepted Acting City Manager Joe Scorcio – but if there are against a future manager, the SeaTac City Council on Tuesday night (Dec. 7) approved an... [Read more]

SeaTac Muslims, interfaith leaders criticize idea of ‘tactical map’

SeaTac Muslims, interfaith leaders criticize idea of ‘tactical map’

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was first published in the online publication, The Seattle Globalist. The Globalist covers a variety of minority communities of Seattle and King County. The writer... [Read more]

Investigation says Payne discriminated against employee; sought racial profiles

Investigation says Payne discriminated against employee; sought racial profiles

By Jack Mayne An investigation into the actions of former interim SeaTac City Manager James “Donny” Payne says he harassed a city employee and that his work conduct would have made it difficult to... [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]

Embattled SeaTac Interim City Manager James ‘Donny’ Payne resigns

Embattled SeaTac Interim City Manager James ‘Donny’ Payne resigns

By Jack Mayne Embattled Interim City Manager James “Donny” Payne of SeaTac resigned Wednesday (April 6) after being on forced administrative leave since March 25. In a letter to the SeaTac City Council... [Read more]

Council puts new interim City Manager on paid leave pending investigation

Council puts new interim City Manager on paid leave pending investigation

by Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council on Friday at a special executive session approved a resolution officially putting the new interim City Manager James “Donny” Payne (pictured above) on... [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]

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]

LETTER: New SeaTac Mayor shares his thoughts on new Interim City Manager

LETTER: New SeaTac Mayor shares his thoughts on new Interim City Manager

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by new SeaTac Mayor Rick Forschler. This is only his opinion, and does not represent the City itself, nor the other City Councilmembers. It... [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 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…