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UPDATE: There will be no Burien City Council meeting tonight

UPDATE: There will be no Burien City Council meeting tonight

Due to severe weather conditions, the City of Burien announced that there will be no City Council meeting tonight (Monday, Feb. 4): Because of severe weather conditions, Burien City Hall will be closed... [Read more]

Council told of proposed state study to create second Seattle airport by 2040

Council told of proposed state study to create second Seattle airport by 2040

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council has unanimously passed a resolution endorsing a Washington State Senate bill that would seek a location and get a second Seattle-area airport built in the next 20... [Read more]

Sea-Tac Airport main topic for Monday night’s City Council Study Session

Sea-Tac Airport main topic for Monday night’s City Council Study Session

On the docket for the Burien City Council Study Session Monday night (Jan. 28): Sea-Tac Airport, BEDP, Tenant Protection Initiatives and more. The meeting starts at 7 p.m., with a special Executive Session... [Read more]

Burien looks to create new committee to monitor growth of Sea-Tac Airport

Burien looks to create new committee to monitor growth of Sea-Tac Airport

By Jack Mayne The redesign of a Burien committee to oversee the continued and wide scale growth of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport was initiated by the Burien City Council on Monday night (Jan. 7). Given... [Read more]

Airport issues, selection of Deputy Mayor & more on agenda for Monday night

Airport issues, selection of Deputy Mayor & more on agenda for Monday night

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council – a special meeting on real estate pricing (perhaps for the new hotel), election of a new Deputy Mayor, city issues with Sea-Tac Airport and... [Read more]

City of Burien selects Hotel Concepts as new hotel developer

City of Burien selects Hotel Concepts as new hotel developer

At their Dec. 3 meeting, the Burien City Council selected Hotel Concepts as the buyer and developer of a City-owned parcel, located on SW 150th Street between 1st Ave South and 4th Ave SW, just east... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader disputes Letter Writer’s facts about Mary’s Place

LETTER: Reader disputes Letter Writer’s facts about Mary’s Place

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader, and part of a recent ongoing discussion about Mary’s Place. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The... [Read more]

Mary’s Place/Comp Plan, Budget, Art & more on agenda for Monday Council

Mary’s Place/Comp Plan, Budget, Art & more on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s (Dec. 17) Burien City Council meeting are the controversial Comprehensive Plan Amendments related to the new Mary’s Place project, along with the 2019-20 budget,... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

[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:] To Editor @ B-Town Blog, I just read Mr.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – what does compromise look like?’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – what does compromise look like?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, intended as um…a rebuttal to a rebuttal. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:]Hi Sue, Mary’s... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

[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:] Honorable CC Tosta, CC Olguin and Mayor... [Read more]

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

VIDEO: Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez reads his original poem to City Council

Burien’s Poet-in-Residence Raúl Sánchez read ‘Bountiful Burien,’ his new, original poem about Burien to the City Council at Monday night’s regular meeting. Managed by former Burien... [Read more]

Poet-in-Residence, budget, revenue & more at Monday night’s Council meeting

Poet-in-Residence, budget, revenue & more at Monday night’s Council meeting

On the agenda for Monday night’s (Dec. 3) regular Burien City Council meeting will be a live reading from Poet-in-Residence Raul Sanchez, a final public hearing on the 2019-2020 Preliminary Operating... [Read more]

Two hotel concepts reviewed by Burien Council in Monday study session

Two hotel concepts reviewed by Burien Council in Monday study session

A proposed hotel would be located on SW 150th Street, just east of Chase Bank near the Transit Center between 1st Ave South and 2nd Ave SW. By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council in study session Monday... [Read more]

Hotel finalists, finances, gun safety on agenda for Monday Council Study Session

Hotel finalists, finances, gun safety on agenda for Monday Council Study Session

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council Study Session are discussions on two hotel developer finalists, general fund financial plans, gun safety, an update on economic development and... [Read more]