Tagged with 'Politics'

SeaTac’s city budget is in a ‘very positive’ situation

SeaTac’s city budget is in a ‘very positive’ situation

By Jack Mayne When the new SeaTac City Council took over in January there were fears that the unexpected repeal of a utility tax by the previous Council would cause budget shortfalls – but that is not... [Read more]

PODCAST: Shooting victim was local student; Jack Mayne on Donny Payne…

PODCAST: Shooting victim was local student; Jack Mayne on Donny Payne…

Here’s episode #50 (50 – can you believe it?!) of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported... [Read more]

Investigation says Payne discriminated against employee; sought racial profiles

Investigation says Payne discriminated against employee; sought racial profiles

By Jack Mayne An investigation into the actions of former interim SeaTac City Manager James “Donny” Payne says he harassed a city employee and that his work conduct would have made it difficult to... [Read more]

PODCAST: Resident scolds council, local weather, Jack Mayne Commentary…

PODCAST: Resident scolds council, local weather, Jack Mayne Commentary…

Here’s episode #49 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]

Resident tells SeaTac Council to put aside personal gripes and ‘fix the damn city’

Resident tells SeaTac Council to put aside personal gripes and ‘fix the damn city’

By Jack Mayne A citizen took the SeaTac City Council to task for personal and petty dramas, telling them to get to work figuring out the problems the city has collected for many years and which now include... [Read more]

City of SeaTac plans to update environmentally sensitive area regulations

City of SeaTac plans to update environmentally sensitive area regulations

The City of SeaTac announced Friday (April 22) that it is updating several sections of environmentally sensitive areas regulations for compliance with minimum state standards. The proposed amendments update... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Proposed wetland regulations all wet

The Cactus Speaks: Proposed wetland regulations all wet

[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]

For Your Consideration: The Politics of Communication

For Your Consideration: The Politics of Communication

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Our newest column – by Janice Taylor – is her personal viewpoint of current issues and the City of SeaTac. It does not necessarily reflect the views of The SeaTac Blog nor... [Read more]

PODCAST: Scorcio to stay longer as City Manager; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

PODCAST: Scorcio to stay longer as City Manager; Jack Mayne Commentary, more

Here’s episode #47 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]

City Council says new SeaTac City Manager would start in late 2016

City Council says new SeaTac City Manager would start in late 2016

By Jack Mayne Acting City Manager Joe Scorcio (pictured above) will continue in his temporary role for most of the rest of the year because of concerns about a new manager starting during budget and union... [Read more]