Tagged with 'lawsuit'

PODCAST: Lawsuit hits City of SeaTac; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

PODCAST: Lawsuit hits City of SeaTac; weather forecast, Jack Mayne & more…

Here’s episode #60 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [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]

The Cactus Speaks: A trial, a train, and a hero

The Cactus Speaks: A trial, a train, and a hero

[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]

Jury rules City of SeaTac must pay $10 million over property case; City will appeal

Jury rules City of SeaTac must pay $10 million over property case; City will appeal

by Jack Mayne A King County Superior Court jury has ruled that the City of SeaTac must pay nearly $10 million to developer Gerald S. Kingen for stalling and attempting to take over property near the Tukwila... [Read more]

Sewer, water district say proposed SeaTac utility tax is illegal; lawsuit possible

Sewer, water district say proposed SeaTac utility tax is illegal; lawsuit possible

by Jack Mayne The sudden and surprising proposal by the SeaTac City Council to impose a 6 percent utility tax on a variety of public utility district serving city customers is illegal under Washington... [Read more]

Seattle sued over $15/hour pay

Seattle sued over $15/hour pay

by Jack Mayne With the $15 minimum wage already law in SeaTac and recently in Seattle, the first of what promises to be many lawsuits was filed in Seattle federal court on Thursday (June 12). There are... [Read more]

SeaTac Sued for ‘Intentionally’ Interfering with an International Boulevard Project

SeaTac Sued for ‘Intentionally’ Interfering with an International Boulevard Project

by Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has been sued for using illegal and improper processes to wrest control of property near the airport Sound Transit terminal. The suit was filed on Dec. 21, 2012 by K&S... [Read more]

Ex-SeaTac Department Head Sues Over Firing

Ex-SeaTac Department Head Sues Over Firing

by Jack Mayne Former SeaTac Director of the Community and Economic Development Cynthia Baker is suing SeaTac City Manager Todd Cutts as well as all seven members of the City Council to get her old job... [Read more]

Class Action Lawsuit Against Port of Seattle Over 3rd Runway Denied

Class Action Lawsuit Against Port of Seattle Over 3rd Runway Denied

Lawyer Darrell Cochran answers questions during an April 2009 community meeting. On Monday (April 9), a King County judge denied class action status for over 300 homeowners who sued the Port of Seattle... [Read more]