Tagged with 'Politics'

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

Dave Upthegrove appointed to serve on Sound Transit Board

The King County Council on Monday (Jan. 13) voted unanimously to appoint Dave Upthegrove to the Sound Transit Board of Directors. Upthegrove – an area native – began his public service as Senior Legislative... [Read more]

Mia Gregerson appointed Vice Chair of National League of Cities Committee

Mia Gregerson appointed Vice Chair of National League of Cities Committee

Mia Gregerson, newly-elected Mayor of SeaTac has been appointed vice chair of the National League of Cities (NLC) 2014 Human Development Steering Committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac starts the New Year with a Bang

The Cactus Speaks: SeaTac starts the New Year with a Bang

[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]

Mia Gregerson elected as new SeaTac Mayor at special meeting Tuesday

Mia Gregerson elected as new SeaTac Mayor at special meeting Tuesday

The SeaTac City Council on Tuesday evening (Jan. 7) elected councilmember Mia Gregerson as Mayor for the next two years, and former Mayor Tony Anderson was elected Deputy Mayor. The 5-2 vote came at a... [Read more]

SeaTac resident needed for Kent Fire Department’s Citizen Advisory Committee

SeaTac resident needed for Kent Fire Department’s Citizen Advisory Committee

On January 1, 2014, the City of SeaTac Fire Department began a contract for services with the Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority. Because of this, the Kent Fire Department RFA’s Citizens Advisory... [Read more]

City of SeaTac launches website to inform community about Proposition 1

City of SeaTac launches website to inform community about Proposition 1

Screenshot of the city’s web page devoted to Proposition 1. Click image to go to website. The City of SeaTac on Tuesday (Dec. 31) announced the launch of a page on the city’s website to “inform... [Read more]

An open Letter to the City of SeaTac from Mayor Tony Anderson

An open Letter to the City of SeaTac from Mayor Tony Anderson

An Open Letter to The City of SeaTac, Wash.   Update: Military Road South Improvement Project By Mayor Tony Anderson As many of you are aware, construction began on the Military Road South Improvements... [Read more]

SeaTac Fire to join Kent Fire Department effective Jan. 1

SeaTac Fire to join Kent Fire Department effective Jan. 1

Effective Jan. 1, 2014, the SeaTac Fire Department will join the Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority under a 20-year contract, the city announced Monday (Dec. 30). The contract completes a consolidation... [Read more]

LETTER: Mia Gregerson makes statement about appointment to 33rd District

LETTER: Mia Gregerson makes statement about appointment to 33rd District

We received the following statement via email on Tuesday, Dec. 17 from SeaTac City Councilmember Mia Gregerson, who was just appointed as State Representative for the 33rd Legislative District: I want... [Read more]

UPDATE: SeaTac’s $15 minimum wage initiative passes – by hand recount

UPDATE: SeaTac’s $15 minimum wage initiative passes – by hand recount

by Jack Mayne A hand recount done today at the King County Elections headquarters did not change the outcome of the election so the measure setting a minimum wage of $15 for many employees in SeaTac will... [Read more]