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Burien Council votes to put sanctuary law on Nov. 7 general election ballot

Burien Council votes to put sanctuary law on Nov. 7 general election ballot

Screenshot shows the vote to put Ordinance 395 on the Nov. 7 ballot as a 6-0 vote, with 1 abstention. By Jack Mayne Six Burien Councilmembers voted over the objections of Lauren Berkowitz to have the city... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants to put Initiative to add 18 cops on Nov. 2017 ballot

LETTER: Resident wants to put Initiative to add 18 cops on Nov. 2017 ballot

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Dear Council Members, Burien Public Safety... [Read more]

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

School Board votes to place community-led Bond Measure on Nov. 8 ballot

CFAC members tour 90-year-old Des Moines Elementary School. A community-led plan for a school construction bond will go before voters on Nov. 8, 2016, Highline Public Schools announced Thursday morning,... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Emergency radio equipment levy passing with 65%

ELECTION RESULTS: Emergency radio equipment levy passing with 65%

With only one item on the April ballot for our area – King County Proposition No. 1, a property tax levy to replace emergency safety radio equipment – it appears that the measure will pass easily. The... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond failing

ELECTION RESULTS: Highline Public Schools Levy passing, Bond failing

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Feb. 10) Special Election were released at 8:04 p.m., and the early tallies show that the Highline School District Levy is passing with a 57.47% approval, while... [Read more]

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

Revised Highline School District Bond measure will be on Feb. 10 ballot

A revised school construction bond – valued about $9 million less than the one proposed in November – to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding will go before voters on the Feb.... [Read more]

Highline Public School Board votes to place bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

Highline Public School Board votes to place bond measure on Nov. 4 ballot

The Highline Public School Board voted this week to place a school construction bond to repair or replace deteriorating schools and ease overcrowding on the Nov. 4, 2014 ballot. If approved, the bond would: Rebuild... [Read more]

SEATAC BLOG: Increase in SeaTac Minimum Pay will be on November ballot

SEATAC BLOG: Increase in SeaTac Minimum Pay will be on November ballot

Our sister site The SeaTac Blog is reporting breaking news Friday that Proposition #1 – a proposed increase in the minimum wage to $15 per hour – will be on the November ballot after all, just hours... [Read more]

Ballots For Highline Public School Levy Hit Mailboxes; Take Our Poll

Ballots For Highline Public School Levy Hit Mailboxes; Take Our Poll

Ballots for the Highline Public Schools educational programs levy are landing in local mailboxes this week, with a Feb. 8th return deadline. The only “local” issue on the Feb. 8th Special... [Read more]

Challenger Susan Mahoney Soundly Defeats Controversial “Judge Judy”

Challenger Susan Mahoney Soundly Defeats Controversial “Judge Judy”

Susan Mahoney by Jack Mayne Judith Eiler, the judge who was recently suspended for five days by the state Supreme Court for “rude, impatient and undignified treatment” of people before her in court... [Read more]

League Of Women Voters Hosting Ballot Issues Meeting Oct. 13th

League Of Women Voters Hosting Ballot Issues Meeting Oct. 13th

The League of Women Voters of King County South is hosting a Ballot Issues meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 13th from 6:30pm – 9pm at the Burien Library, 1st floor conference room. Speakers will offer... [Read more]

King County Council Places Sales Tax Measure On November Ballot

King County Council Places Sales Tax Measure On November Ballot

On Monday (July 19), the King County Council announced that it had approved placing a proposal on the November ballot to increase the sales and use tax in King County, with revenue going predominately... [Read more]

Haven’t Mailed Your Ballot Yet? Not To Worry – Free Drop Boxes Open ‘Til 8pm

Haven’t Mailed Your Ballot Yet? Not To Worry – Free Drop Boxes Open ‘Til 8pm

If you haven’t yet mailed your ballot in, since today (Tuesday, Nov. 3rd) is election day, King County has drop boxes throughout the county that provide voters with a way to securely return ballots... [Read more]

Sherril Huff Will Most Likely Keep Making $146K Per Year

Sherril Huff Will Most Likely Keep Making $146K Per Year

Sherril Huff, current King County Elections Director, holds a more than 2-to-1 lead over former King County Councilman David Irons in the vote for Elections Director, which was held Tuesday. This special... [Read more]