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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]

New Burien Community Resource Center offers ‘one-stop shopping’ for social service needs

New Burien Community Resource Center offers ‘one-stop shopping’ for social service needs

By Marilyn Littlejohn King County District Court Community Court Coordinator Three words best describe what users of the new Burien Community Resource Center can expect when they visit the center: friendly,... [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]

Chris Craig selected to be City of Burien’s Economic Development Manager

Chris Craig selected to be City of Burien’s Economic Development Manager

Chris Craig has been selected to be the City of Burien’s Economic Development Manager, the city announced Wednesday, May 29, 2019. He replaces Andrea Snyder, who left the position to serve as the Deputy... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Volunteers needed to serve on Citizen Advisory Boards & Airport Committee

Volunteers needed to serve on Citizen Advisory Boards & Airport Committee

Volunteers are needed to serve on Burien Citizen Advisory Boards & Airport Committee: Applications are being accepted for openings on the Burien City Council’s Arts Commission (residency required),... [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]

Burien City Manager releases statement on homelessness, camps in parks

Burien City Manager releases statement on homelessness, camps in parks

On Monday, May 20, the City of Burien released the following statement from City Manager Brian J. Wilson regarding homelessness, tents and camping in city parks: The City of Burien has heard a number of... [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]

Please take a survey and give feedback for Burien Cultural District

Please take a survey and give feedback for Burien Cultural District

Organizers behind a Burien Cultural District are seeking the public’s feedback via an online survey. Arts and culture are vital ingredients for making our community a vibrant place to live and work. The... [Read more]

FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt will be Wednesday, May 22

FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt will be Wednesday, May 22

The FREE Family Fun Run & Scavenger Hunt will be held at Town Square Park on Wednesday, May 22. Get ready because the 60-minute dash starts at 6:30 p.m. when the map of local businesses holding raffle... [Read more]

VIDEO: Watch Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta’s ‘State of Our Cities’ address

VIDEO: Watch Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta’s ‘State of Our Cities’ address

On Friday, May 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon, which featured speeches by Mayors and representatives from the cities of Burien,... [Read more]

City of Burien starts pilot program to connect homeless to services

City of Burien starts pilot program to connect homeless to services

This week, the City of Burien announced a new approach to addressing unauthorized use of Burien parks and facilities. In an effort to make everyone feel welcome and safe in Burien parks, City staff and Burien Police will be taking a…

UPDATE: Burien Town Square Fountain under repair, won’t re-open until June

UPDATE: Burien Town Square Fountain under repair, won’t re-open until June

Burien’s Town Square Fountain has sustained substantial water damage in the control vault and the fountain’s electrical system, including pumps, the city announced on Thursday, May 9. Here’s... [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]

Update on City of Burien’s new Sign Code from Seattle Southside Chamber

Update on City of Burien’s new Sign Code from Seattle Southside Chamber

The City of Burien will be adopting a new Sign Code, and here’s the latest update courtesy the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: We are happy to report that the current update to the sign... [Read more]

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow seeking Artists for 2019 event!

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow seeking Artists for 2019 event!

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Burien Arts-A-Glow Arts-A-Glow is a free community arts festival developed and implemented by Burien city staff and community artists, and organizers are seeking Artists! 2019 will be... [Read more]