Tagged with 'Politics'

SeaTac City Council holding Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 6

SeaTac City Council holding Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, April 6

The SeaTac City Council will be holding a ‘Special Council Meeting’ (SCM) on Wednesday, April 6, starting at 9:30 a.m. The meeting is intended to “review the performance of a public... [Read more]

City of SeaTac opens Comprehensive Plan amendment process; deadline June 1

City of SeaTac opens Comprehensive Plan amendment process; deadline June 1

The City of SeaTac is providing an opportunity to propose amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, including the comprehensive plan map and any elements (subarea Plans, Shoreline Master Program, etc.). Final... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Our shiny new car – the majority Council

The Cactus Speaks: Our shiny new car – the majority Council

[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]

EDITORIAL: ‘Righten the ship Mayor Siefkes, the city needs that!’

EDITORIAL: ‘Righten the ship Mayor Siefkes, the city needs that!’

by Jack Mayne These days, the SeaTac City Council seems to lurch from one near disaster to another. The troubled and befuddled mayor is gone and a calm, rational fellow is the new mayor…

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]

SeaTac Mayor Rick Forschler quits due to health concerns; Siefkes elected mayor

SeaTac Mayor Rick Forschler quits due to health concerns; Siefkes elected mayor

by Jack Mayne Near the end of a three-hour SeaTac City Council meeting Tuesday night (March 22), Mayor Rick Forschler quietly said that his blood pressure has been spiking lately and after a discussion... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council holding Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 5

SeaTac City Council holding Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 5

The SeaTac City Council will be holding a Town Hall meeting open to the public on Tuesday, April 5, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the SeaTac Community Center, located at 13735 24th Ave. S. Attendees at the meeting... [Read more]

Applicants wanted for new Sea-Tac Airport Committee; deadline is April 8

Applicants wanted for new Sea-Tac Airport Committee; deadline is April 8

The SeaTac City Council established the ‘SeaTac Airport Committee’ at its March 8 Regular Council Meeting, to address issues related to Sea-Tac Airport, and also to serve in an advisory capacity... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Five hours of Council meetings – Depends™ in demand

The Cactus Speaks: Five hours of Council meetings – Depends™ in demand

[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]