Tagged with 'Politics'

LETTER: ‘Where will the money come from?’

LETTER: ‘Where will the money come from?’

[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:] WHERE WILL THE MONEY COME FROM? It is... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: 2015 Looking No Better Than 2014

The Cactus Speaks: 2015 Looking No Better Than 2014

[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]

Highline Public Schools hosting community meetings about levy, bond

Highline Public Schools hosting community meetings about levy, bond

Families, community members, and staff are encouraged to attend upcoming community meetings about Highline Public Schools’ proposed levy and bond measures on the Feb. 10 ballot. Renewal of an Educational... [Read more]

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

OP-ED + LETTER: Open letters to the Citizens of the Highline School District

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This post includes both an ‘Op-Ed,’ submitted by the Highline School Board, and an ‘Open Letter to the Community’ submitted by Highline School District Superintendent... [Read more]

Increased fees take effect in SeaTac Jan. 1

Increased fees take effect in SeaTac Jan. 1

The SeaTac City Council has adopted a new schedule for a variety of fees that will take effect January 1, 2015. “Increases to a variety of fees including construction, public works, land use and... [Read more]

Homeowners could get break under SeaTac permit fee proposal

Homeowners could get break under SeaTac permit fee proposal

by Jack Mayne The City of SeaTac has kept many of the same city permit fee schedules since incorporation in 1990, and the City Council was last week briefed on proposed new permit fees and, in some cases,... [Read more]

Utility tax approved by SeaTac Council despite citizen opposition

Utility tax approved by SeaTac Council despite citizen opposition

by Jack Mayne Despite pleas from citizens that the imposition of a gross utility tax would be harmful to residents living on fixed incomes, the SeaTac City Council approved it 5 to 2 at Tuesday night’s... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident questions SeaTac City Council spending

LETTER: Resident questions SeaTac City Council spending

[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:] Council Members, Attached is a spreadsheet... [Read more]

The Cactus Speaks: Another Surprise – Secret Meetings

The Cactus Speaks: Another Surprise – Secret Meetings

[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]

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]