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Pending contract negotiations, Christopher Dennis will be new city manager

Pending contract negotiations, Christopher Dennis will be new city manager

By Jack Mayne Christopher J. Dennis was voted unanimously to become the new SeaTac city manager to replace retiring Joe Scorcio at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. The city will now work on... [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]

SeaTac to have meeting for tenants of international market that city wants to sell

SeaTac to have meeting for tenants of international market that city wants to sell

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has agreed to set up a meeting with the tenants of the SeaTac Center which the city has put up for sale, and residents have interpreted to mean closure of their mostly... [Read more]

City of SeaTac launches locking mailbox program, which opens Monday

City of SeaTac launches locking mailbox program, which opens Monday

In order to respond to increased mail theft problems, the City of SeaTa has launched a citywide neighborhood mailbox program. Locking mailboxes will be available to SeaTac residents and businesses located... [Read more]

SeaTac’s FREE Summer in the Park concert series starts Wednesday, July 11

SeaTac’s FREE Summer in the Park concert series starts Wednesday, July 11

Free Concerts in the Park! Angle Lake Park 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac SeaTac’s FREE Summer in the Park concert series starts Wednesday, July 11, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. with an opening night performance... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: Despite decision, Firs Mobile Home Park will close unless law changes

ANALYSIS: Despite decision, Firs Mobile Home Park will close unless law changes

By Jack Mayne The Firs Mobile Home Park real tragedy is because of poor advice from those who guided the 170 mostly Hispanic residents. Continually ignored by attorneys and political guidance for the... [Read more]

Minor disturbance at SeaTac Council, good wishes for departing Jeff Robinson

Minor disturbance at SeaTac Council, good wishes for departing Jeff Robinson

By Jack Mayne It was a minor affair, but a group of Somali business operators in the International Boulevard area wanted to protest plans by the city to let the area be developed for major new businesses,... [Read more]

Alaska Air HQ construction, new cell antennas considered by SeaTac Council

Alaska Air HQ construction, new cell antennas considered by SeaTac Council

By Jack Mayne A major new Alaska Air Group construction project and a possible 20-year agreement to permit cellular companies to place new antennas on utility poles citywide dominated a lengthy SeaTac... [Read more]

VIDEO: SeaTac Mayor Siefkes speaks at Chamber’s ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon

VIDEO: SeaTac Mayor Siefkes speaks at Chamber’s ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon

On Friday, June 8, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual ‘State of Our Cities’ membership luncheon, with guest speakers from five regional cities, including SeaTac Mayor... [Read more]

Ground broken Thursday for new, 26-acre industrial site in SeaTac

Ground broken Thursday for new, 26-acre industrial site in SeaTac

The Port of Seattle, City of SeaTac, and IAC Properties broke ground Thursday, June 7, on a 26-acre underdeveloped property to create a 460,000 square foot industrial facility that will employ approximately... [Read more]

City of SeaTac expresses ‘strong concerns’ over Dow Constantine’s proposal

City of SeaTac expresses ‘strong concerns’ over Dow Constantine’s proposal

On Tuesday, May 29, the City of SeaTac sent a letter to King County Executive Dow Constantine, expressing “strong concerns and displeasure over your proposed ordinance to reallocate funding from... [Read more]

Permit parking implemented by Council, but it hesitates over free street vacation

Permit parking implemented by Council, but it hesitates over free street vacation

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday (May 22) officially started its long studied plan to allow permit parking in neighborhoods overwhelmed with for hire and airport employee parking. But it... [Read more]

Alaska Airlines to build new office building; Council considers govt. relations manager

Alaska Airlines to build new office building; Council considers govt. relations manager

By Jack Mayne Alaska Airlines will begin developing a property on International Boulevard with an office building and parking garage, the start of a more elaborate development later, and the SeaTac City... [Read more]

SeaTac Council on new sidewalks and state legislation on airport, Firs

SeaTac Council on new sidewalks and state legislation on airport, Firs

By Jack Mayne Whether new sidewalks should be discussed with residents before being made city projects was debated by the SeaTac City Council during its regular session Tuesday night (April 10). While... [Read more]

Arbor Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 25 at Angle Lake Park

Arbor Day will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 25 at Angle Lake Park

All are invited for an Arbor Day tree planting event at Angle Lake Park, 19408 International Blvd., SeaTac. For additional information please contact Parks Operations Manager Mike Fitzpatrick at 206.973.4781. WHAT:... [Read more]

State auditor finds SeaTac error that city blamed on ‘shortage of staff’

State auditor finds SeaTac error that city blamed on ‘shortage of staff’

By Jack Mayne The Washington state auditor has found that the City of SeaTac did not have adequate internal controls in 2016 to be certain that funds were accurately reported, identified and transferred... [Read more]

SeaTac Council approves pioneering locked mailbox program, food trucks

SeaTac Council approves pioneering locked mailbox program, food trucks

By Jack Mayne First in the nation, the SeaTac City Council approved on March 27 an ordinance intended to reduce and eventually eliminate mailbox theft in the city by encouraging residents to replace non-locking... [Read more]

Deadline extended for 2018 Spring Community Leadership Academy

Deadline extended for 2018 Spring Community Leadership Academy

Registration for the 2018 Spring Community Leadership Academy has been extended through March 26. Apply online, or print and return your application by March 26: http://www.ci.seatac.wa.us/how-do-i/apply-for/community-leadership-... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council eliminates study sessions; meeting times moved to 6 p.m.

SeaTac City Council eliminates study sessions; meeting times moved to 6 p.m.

By Jack Mayne Unless there is a special reason to do so, there will be no future study sessions each Tuesday night the SeaTac City Council meets, just a “regular” City Council meeting, with the first... [Read more]

City Council will hold Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, March 28

City Council will hold Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, March 28

The SeaTac City Council will hold a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, March 28, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the SeaTac Community Center located at 13735 24th Avenue S. (map below). Attendees are invited to ask... [Read more]