Tagged with 'Politics'

The Cactus Speaks: ‘So we all meet again…’

The Cactus Speaks: ‘So we all meet again…’

[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]

LETTER: Deputy Mayor on the SeaTac Council’s first Town Meeting of 2016

LETTER: Deputy Mayor on the SeaTac Council’s first Town Meeting of 2016

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The SeaTac Blog nor its staff:] SeaTac Council Holds Successful first... [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]

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]