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Founding Councilmember, Mayor Terry Anderson has Passed; memorial June 29

Founding Councilmember, Mayor Terry Anderson has Passed; memorial June 29

The City of SeaTac announced that founding SeaTac Councilmember and Mayor Terry Anderson has passed away. Current City Councilmember Pam Fernald relayed the news to the city on Saturday morning, June... [Read more]

SeaTac Council told of new airport study, mobile home relocation money

SeaTac Council told of new airport study, mobile home relocation money

By Jack Mayne The Washington Legislature helped dwellers of mobile homes and gave the city more money to house prisoners in the Des Moines jail, and the big issue appearing to be the study for a possible... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council approves $82 million budget; accepts $32,000 donation

SeaTac City Council approves $82 million budget; accepts $32,000 donation

By Jack Mayne Gwen Pilo, the city’s finance manager, told the SeaTac City Council that the city’s general fund was increased by $5 million from earlier estimates, while the street fund was decreased... [Read more]

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for SeaTac City Council

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for SeaTac City Council

The deadline to file for running for office in the August 6, 2019 primary election has passed, and here is the most recent list of candidates who have filed for office. The top two vote-getters for each... [Read more]

SeaTac Council considers whether to ban its family members from city committees

SeaTac Council considers whether to ban its family members from city committees

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council is wrestling with a proposal to ban Council family members from service on city committees, and heard a consultant report suggesting continued contracting with the... [Read more]

Des Moines Memorial to get smoothed out, McMIcken parking woes at Council

Des Moines Memorial to get smoothed out, McMIcken parking woes at Council

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council heard more McMicken parking restrictions complaints and approved fixing Des Moines Memorial Drive at its regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 23. During... [Read more]

SeaTac Council hears parking lot owner say area crime at ‘level of crisis’

SeaTac Council hears parking lot owner say area crime at ‘level of crisis’

By Jack Mayne Crime was listed as a major problem for SeaTac and surrounding cities, the owner of public parking facilities told City Council at Tuesday meeting “Crime in this region has really reached... [Read more]

Retiring Joe Scorcio donates $6K for SeaTac Veterans Memorial

Retiring Joe Scorcio donates $6K for SeaTac Veterans Memorial

By Jack Mayne Retiring SeaTac City Manager Joe Scorcio and his wife, Kathryn, have made a $6,000 donation for a potential SeaTac Veterans Memorial Project, Scorcio told the Council at his final appearance... [Read more]

Snow storms, Canada geese & state of city considered by SeaTac City Council

Snow storms, Canada geese & state of city considered by SeaTac City Council

By Jack Mayne Mayor Erin Sitterley on Tuesday night (Feb. 26) gave a belated state of the city address — belated because it had been slated for the the Feb. 12 meeting, a night the Council could not... [Read more]

LETTER: SeaTac Councilmember Joel Wachtel shares his thoughts

LETTER: SeaTac Councilmember Joel Wachtel shares his thoughts

[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:] Opinion by Joel Wachtel I am a sitting... [Read more]

Tuesday night’s City Council meeting cancelled due to inclement weather

Tuesday night’s City Council meeting cancelled due to inclement weather

The City of SeaTac Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The Public Hearing on Interim Regulations will be rescheduled to the Tuesday,... [Read more]

Council told citizens approve of new Councilmember, reject ‘One America’

Council told citizens approve of new Councilmember, reject ‘One America’

By Jack Mayne Normally only a citizen or two speak at the opening of a Council meeting, but on Tuesday (Jan. 22) there were several, defending the recent selection of a person replacing Amina Ahmed and... [Read more]

SeaTac Council rejects One America criticism, defends appointment of Tombs

SeaTac Council rejects One America criticism, defends appointment of Tombs

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council has rejected criticism of a local immigrant-rights group, One America, over the appointment of SeaTac Planning Commission member Stanley Tombs to a short fill-in term... [Read more]

SeaTac City Council unanimously selects Stanley Tombs as new Councilmember

SeaTac City Council unanimously selects Stanley Tombs as new Councilmember

During a Special Meeting Monday night (Jan. 14), the SeaTac City Council appointed Stanley Tombs, Jr. to fill vacant Council Position Number 5 and complete the current unexpired term. The appointment... [Read more]

SeaTac Council will fill the Amina Ahmed vacancy from previous list of applicants

SeaTac Council will fill the Amina Ahmed vacancy from previous list of applicants

SeaTac Fire Explorers opened Tuesday night’s meeting. By Jack Mayne Because the list of city residents seeking a SeaTac City Council seat was relatively recent, the Council decided to use that list... [Read more]

Protesters disrupt SeaTac City Council’s brief special meeting Tuesday

Protesters disrupt SeaTac City Council’s brief special meeting Tuesday

By Jack Mayne A unidentified group of mostly young women filled the audience area of the SeaTac City Council chambers Tuesday afternoon (Dec. 18) as the Council held a brief special meeting made necessary... [Read more]

Anger over potential sale of SeaTac Center spurs ejection of Council protestors

Anger over potential sale of SeaTac Center spurs ejection of Council protestors

By Jack Mayne The SeaTac City Council regular meeting Tuesday (Dec. 11) was disrupted by Somali immigrant opponents of a sale of the SeaTac Center to such a degree that Mayor Erin Sitterley ordered police... [Read more]

VIDEO: Mayor Erin Sitterley comments on the passing of Amina Ahmed

VIDEO: Mayor Erin Sitterley comments on the passing of Amina Ahmed

At Tuesday night’s (Dec. 11) City Council meeting, SeaTac Mayor Erin Sitterley commented on the tragic passing of fellow Councilmember Amina Ahmed, who was killed in an auto accident on Saturday,... [Read more]

Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Street Saturday

Councilmember Amina Ahmed killed in collision on S. 188th Street Saturday

The City of SeaTac is mourning the loss of newly appointed City Councilmember Amina Ahmed, who passed away as the result of injuries suffered during a fatal auto collision on Saturday, Dec. 8. “I am... [Read more]

City Council public hearing for sale of property to Sound Transit is Tues., Dec. 11

City Council public hearing for sale of property to Sound Transit is Tues., Dec. 11

The City of SeaTac City Council will be holding a public hearing on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. at SeaTac City Hall regarding the sale and transfer of real property between the City of SeaTac and... [Read more]