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Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Highline School Board extends Superintendent Susan Enfield’s contract

Dr. Susan Enfield, superintendent of Highline Public Schools, greets a student on the first day of school. The Highline School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract extension for Superintendent... [Read more]

Burien Council wants public’s view on keeping CARES as animal control agency

Burien Council wants public’s view on keeping CARES as animal control agency

by Jack Mayne With the animal control contract with nonprofit CARES coming to an end this summer, the Burien City Council was told Monday night (Feb. 1) that it may be asked to extend the contract through... [Read more]

City of Burien to spend up to $149,300 with ad agency to re-brand city’s image

City of Burien to spend up to $149,300 with ad agency to re-brand city’s image

Some of the various current “brands” for Burien seen around town in 2015. The City of Burien announced Wednesday (Oc. 21) that it has contracted with an ad agency – and may spend up to $149,300... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools announces agreement on Teachers’ Contract

Highline Public Schools announces agreement on Teachers’ Contract

The Highline School Board announced that it has officially approved a three-year contract with Highline teachers at Wednesday night’s (Sept. 2) school board meeting. The contract was ratified by Highline... [Read more]

Work on new Dottie Harper Park playground will begin this week

Work on new Dottie Harper Park playground will begin this week

The City of Burien announced on its Facebook page Tuesday (April 28) that the Dottie Harper Playground project construction has been awarded to L.W. Sundstrom out of Ravensdale, WA for the amount of $177,221.37.... [Read more]

Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017

Highline School Board extends contract with Dr. Susan Enfield through 2017

The Highline School Board unanimously approved a contract extension for Superintendent Susan Enfield at its regular meeting on Wednesday, July 9. Dr. Enfield’s contract now runs through 2017, coinciding... [Read more]

Proposed new solid waste collection service will reduce customer rates

Proposed new solid waste collection service will reduce customer rates

by Ralph Nichols CleanScapes Inc. is one city council vote away from becoming the new collector of garbage, recyclables and compostables for Burien residents and businesses. Both residential and commercial... [Read more]

UPDATE: Burien City Council adds $50,000 and two years to CARES contract

UPDATE: Burien City Council adds $50,000 and two years to CARES contract

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members voted 4-3 at their July 15 meeting to increase by $50,000 annually the amount paid to CARES for animal care and control services. The action also extended the... [Read more]

STITA Loses Round, Vows To Fight On To Retain Airport Cab Service Contract

STITA Loses Round, Vows To Fight On To Retain Airport Cab Service Contract

by Jack Mayne The Seattle-Tacoma International Taxicab Association (STITA) lost another round in its fight to retain a contract with the Port of Seattle to be the sole provider of cab service leaving the... [Read more]

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Chief Marrs Takes Over As N. Highline Fire Chief

Burien/Normandy Park Fire Chief Marrs Takes Over As N. Highline Fire Chief

by Ralph Nichols An emergency services contract between the Burien/Normandy Park Fire Department and the North Highline Fire Department was signed by an April 1 deadline, Fire Chief Mike Marrs reported... [Read more]

Notes From Monday Night’s City Council Meeting

Notes From Monday Night’s City Council Meeting

by Gina Bourdage

Here are notes from Monday night’s (May 11th) Burien City Council meeting (PDF agenda here, streaming video link here)…

Lora Lake Agreement Called Off Due To Soil Contamination

Lora Lake Agreement Called Off Due To Soil Contamination

BURIEN – The Port of Seattle and the King County Housing Authority (KCHA) have mutually agreed to rescind their agreement for the sale of the 162-unit Lora Lake Apartments to the KCHA following... [Read more]