Tagged with 'government'

SeaTac Council told of new airport study, mobile home relocation money

SeaTac Council told of new airport study, mobile home relocation money

By Jack Mayne The Washington Legislature helped dwellers of mobile homes and gave the city more money to house prisoners in the Des Moines jail, and the big issue appearing to be the study for a possible... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council approves $82 million budget; accepts $32,000 donation

SeaTac City Council approves $82 million budget; accepts $32,000 donation

By Jack Mayne Gwen Pilo, the city’s finance manager, told the SeaTac City Council that the city’s general fund was increased by $5 million from earlier estimates, while the street fund was decreased... [Read more]

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for SeaTac City Council

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for SeaTac City Council

The deadline to file for running for office in the August 6, 2019 primary election has passed, and here is the most recent list of candidates who have filed for office. The top two vote-getters for each... [Read more]

SeaTac Council considers whether to ban its family members from city committees

SeaTac Council considers whether to ban its family members from city committees

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council is wrestling with a proposal to ban Council family members from service on city committees, and heard a consultant report suggesting continued contracting with the... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s ‘State of Our Cities’ is this Friday

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s ‘State of Our Cities’ is this Friday

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce’s annual ‘State of our Cities’ Luncheon (formally known as the Mayors’ Luncheon), will be held this Friday, May 10, 2019. The event runs... [Read more]

May update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

May update from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove

From Advertiser Dave Upthegrove: June Leonard Place Opening in Renton June Leonard Place, 48-units of affordable housing for working families and veterans, recently opened in downtown Renton. King County... [Read more]

Community Conversations with SeaTac City Council will be this Tuesday

Community Conversations with SeaTac City Council will be this Tuesday

Community Conversations with the SeaTac City Council will be held this Tuesday, April 30, 2019, from 6 – 7 p.m. at the SeaTac Community Center. Attendees at the meeting will have the opportunity to ask... [Read more]

Des Moines Memorial to get smoothed out, McMIcken parking woes at Council

Des Moines Memorial to get smoothed out, McMIcken parking woes at Council

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council heard more McMicken parking restrictions complaints and approved fixing Des Moines Memorial Drive at its regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 23. During... [Read more]

SeaTac Council hears parking lot owner say area crime at ‘level of crisis’

SeaTac Council hears parking lot owner say area crime at ‘level of crisis’

By Jack Mayne Crime was listed as a major problem for SeaTac and surrounding cities, the owner of public parking facilities told City Council at Tuesday meeting “Crime in this region has really reached... [Read more]

Applications now being accepted for Citizen Advisory Committee vacancies

Applications now being accepted for Citizen Advisory Committee vacancies

Want to be more involved with the City of SeaTac? Want to provide a valuable service to your community, and be more informed about City business? Let your voice be heard! Consider joining a Citizen Advisory... [Read more]

Retiring Joe Scorcio donates $6K for SeaTac Veterans Memorial

Retiring Joe Scorcio donates $6K for SeaTac Veterans Memorial

By Jack Mayne Retiring SeaTac City Manager Joe Scorcio and his wife, Kathryn, have made a $6,000 donation for a potential SeaTac Veterans Memorial Project, Scorcio told the Council at his final appearance... [Read more]

Snow storms, Canada geese & state of city considered by SeaTac City Council

Snow storms, Canada geese & state of city considered by SeaTac City Council

By Jack Mayne Mayor Erin Sitterley on Tuesday night (Feb. 26) gave a belated state of the city address — belated because it had been slated for the the Feb. 12 meeting, a night the Council could not... [Read more]

SeaTac City Hall & Municipal Court closed due to snow

SeaTac City Hall & Municipal Court closed due to snow

SeaTac City Hall and SeaTac Municipal Court will be closed Monday, Feb. 4 due to inclement weather, the city announced. The SeaTac Community Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. as a warming shelter... [Read more]

City of SeaTac 2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendment process now underway

City of SeaTac 2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendment process now underway

From Advertiser the City of SeaTac: SeaTac’s Comprehensive Plan presents the community’s vision for how the city should grow and change to meet the demands of a growing region. The biennial amendment... [Read more]

SeaTac Council rejects One America criticism, defends appointment of Tombs

SeaTac Council rejects One America criticism, defends appointment of Tombs

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has rejected criticism of a local immigrant-rights group, One America, over the appointment of SeaTac Planning Commission member Stanley Tombs to a short fill-in term... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council unanimously selects Stanley Tombs as new Councilmember

SeaTac City Council unanimously selects Stanley Tombs as new Councilmember

During a Special Meeting Monday night (Jan. 14), the SeaTac City Council appointed Stanley Tombs, Jr. to fill vacant Council Position Number 5 and complete the current unexpired term. The appointment... [Read more]

SeaTac Council will fill the Amina Ahmed vacancy from previous list of applicants

SeaTac Council will fill the Amina Ahmed vacancy from previous list of applicants

SeaTac Fire Explorers opened Tuesday night’s meeting. By Jack Mayne Because the list of city residents seeking a SeaTac City Council seat was relatively recent, the Council decided to use that list... [Read more]

Amina Ahmed sworn in to Council; Dave’s Diner recognized by city

Amina Ahmed sworn in to Council; Dave’s Diner recognized by city

By Jack Mayne A new member of the SeaTac City Council was sworn into office at the city’s Oct. 23 City Council meeting, along with a goodbye to the locally famed Dave’s Diner. Photo courtesy Tina Orwall. Ahmed... [Read more]

Meeting to consider ‘Strong Mayor’ will be Wed., Jan. 31; plus, take our Poll

Meeting to consider ‘Strong Mayor’ will be Wed., Jan. 31; plus, take our Poll

The City’s Administration and Finance Committee will hold a Special Meeting this coming Wednesday, Jan. 31 to consider a ballot measure for “a vote of the people to change the form of government... [Read more]

City of SeaTac’s ‘Community Leadership Academy’ starts April 21

City of SeaTac’s ‘Community Leadership Academy’ starts April 21

The City of SeaTac announced that it will host its first Community Leadership Academy this spring to “enhance community involvement while sharing information about how city government operates.” The... [Read more]