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Port pushes vast growth at Sea-Tac Airport but Quiet Skies says actions ‘deplorable’

Port pushes vast growth at Sea-Tac Airport but Quiet Skies says actions ‘deplorable’

By Jack Mayne The Port of Seattle briefed the Burien City Council on its plans to keep growing to accommodate by 2027 the expected 56 million passengers moving through Sea-Tac Airport with 480,000 annual... [Read more]

Rental housing, fireworks regulations & more on agenda for Monday Council

Rental housing, fireworks regulations & more on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting – rental housing policy discussions, fireworks regulations and penalties, a presentation on Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural... [Read more]

Parks cleared and potential new community center discussed by Burien Council

Parks cleared and potential new community center discussed by Burien Council

By Jack Mayne Police Chief Ted Boe told the Burien City Council Monday night (June 3) that all of the campers at midtown parks were gone while the Council also heard about a potential replacement of the... [Read more]

Parks, EMS Levy, zoning, fireworks & more on agenda for Monday council

Parks, EMS Levy, zoning, fireworks & more on agenda for Monday council

An update on a pilot program for unauthorized use of parks, a Medic One/EMS Levy, zoning, fund forecast, fireworks and more are on the agenda for Monday night’s (June 3) Burien City Council meeting. Download... [Read more]

Council gets first review of updated sign ordinance, approves City Manager raise

Council gets first review of updated sign ordinance, approves City Manager raise

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council reviewed the city’s proposed new sign ordinance, heard of a new citywide ‘First Friday’ series of community summer celebrations and unanimously voted City Manager... [Read more]

Transportation, vehicle taxes, First Fridays & more on Council agenda

Transportation, vehicle taxes, First Fridays & more on Council agenda

On the agenda for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting: discussion on the 2020-2025 Transportation Improvement Program, vehicle taxes, signs, a presentation on Burien First Fridays,... [Read more]

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

Here’s the list of candidates who have filed to run for Burien 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]

Burien City Council hears from residents about homeless problem in city

Burien City Council hears from residents about homeless problem in city

By Jack Mayne Burien City Councilmembers spent a majority of their time at the regular meeting Monday night (May 5) listening to 40 speakers during public comment period, taking up an hour and a half.... [Read more]

Proclamations, signs, homelessness & more on agenda for Monday Council

Proclamations, signs, homelessness & more on agenda for Monday Council

On the agenda for Monday night’s (May 6) Burien City Council meeting: discussions on the sign code, homelessness, Correspondence to the Council, Sound Cities and more. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.... [Read more]

Omaha Sternberg announces her candidacy for Burien City Council

Omaha Sternberg announces her candidacy for Burien City Council

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog has allowed residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Burien resident Omaha Sternberg announced... [Read more]

Residents respond to survey about what type of place they want Burien to become

Residents respond to survey about what type of place they want Burien to become

By Jack Mayne A Planning Commission study shows that residents often looking for a place to have a meal, meet people and maybe enjoy a libation, the Burien City Council was told Monday (April 22) at their... [Read more]

Planning, housing, homelessness & more on agenda for tonight’s council session

Planning, housing, homelessness & more on agenda for tonight’s council session

Urban center planning, discussions on housing, homelessness & more are on the agenda for Monday night’s (April 22) Burien City Council Study Session. Download the full packet here (PDF file). The... [Read more]

Long, but mostly technical business session Monday by Burien City Council

Long, but mostly technical business session Monday by Burien City Council

By Jack Mayne The Burien Council Monday night (April 15) was one of those meetings where a lot happened, but it was mostly technical filling of committees and boards with new or renominated members, along... [Read more]

Commission appointments, LEAD program & more on Council agenda

Commission appointments, LEAD program & more on Council agenda

On the agenda for Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting is approving appointments to various commissions, various proclamations, a presentation on the LEAD program, the 2019 Comprehensive Plan... [Read more]

Councilmember Krystal Marx responds to concerns about Annex Park area

Councilmember Krystal Marx responds to concerns about Annex Park area

On Wednesday, April 3, Burien City Councilmember Krystal Marx posted the following statement and photos on Facebook, as a response to public comments made by a preschool teacher at Monday night’s... [Read more]

Mayor says voters must approve money for more police; teacher: ‘Annex not safe’

Mayor says voters must approve money for more police; teacher: ‘Annex not safe’

By Jack Mayne Mayor Jimmy Matta told the Burien City Council at the regular Monday (April 1) meeting that if the city needs more police officers, it would only come after the city asked residents to pay... [Read more]

Robert L. Richmond III announces candidacy for Burien City Council, Pos. #6

Robert L. Richmond III announces candidacy for Burien City Council, Pos. #6

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog allows residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Burien resident Robert L. Richmond III announced... [Read more]

Burien Police Report, more on agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council meeting

Burien Police Report, more on agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council meeting

On the agenda for tonight’s Burien City Council meeting: a reception for ‘Citizen of the Year’ Cyndi Upthegrove, presentations of the 2018 Police Services Annual Report by Chief Ted Boe,... [Read more]

Community leader Sofia Aragon running for Burien City Council

Community leader Sofia Aragon running for Burien City Council

EDITOR’S NOTE: Since our creation in 2007, The B-Town Blog allows residents running for local office one free post for when they announce their candidacy: Community leader Sofia Aragon announced... [Read more]