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Burien Council approves junk car law; opposes extending CARES contract

Burien Council approves junk car law; opposes extending CARES contract

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council voted 5 to 2 to pass an ordinance banning junk vehicles stored or abandoned on private property in the city, with Councilmembers Lauren Berkowitz and Austin Bell... [Read more]

Krakowiak re-elected Mayor, Edgar Deputy Mayor; 3 abstain from voting

Krakowiak re-elected Mayor, Edgar Deputy Mayor; 3 abstain from voting

From left to right: King County District Court Judge Mark Eide, councilmembers Austin Bell, Bob Edgar, Lucy Krakowiak, and King County District Court Judge David Christi. Photo by Scott Schaefer. Councilmembers... [Read more]

Budget update approved by Council over objection that homeless are ‘overlooked’

Budget update approved by Council over objection that homeless are ‘overlooked’

by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved changes midway into its two-year financial plan and budget over the objections of Lauren Berkowitz Monday night. At the Dec. 7 Burien Council meeting, councilmembers... [Read more]

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Krakowiak, Scherer face off in our first 2015 Candidate Forum

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Krakowiak, Scherer face off in our first 2015 Candidate Forum

Press the ‘Play’ button to hear raw audio of the entire forum: http://b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/BTBCandidateForum092215.mp3 On Tuesday night (Sept. 22), The B-Town Blog held the first... [Read more]

REMINDER: It’ll be Krakowiak vs Scherer at our first Candidate Forum Tuesday

REMINDER: It’ll be Krakowiak vs Scherer at our first Candidate Forum Tuesday

REMINDER: The B-Town Blog’s first Candidate Forum for Nov. 3 election will be this Tuesday night, Sept. 22, starting at 7 p.m. This initial debate will feature candidates vying for Burien City Council... [Read more]

Tweeting, texting still OK at Council; citizen letters return to meeting packet

Tweeting, texting still OK at Council; citizen letters return to meeting packet

by Jack Mayne Burien citizens will soon be able to see again communications from the public to the City Council, and at least one Councilmember will continue using Twitter and texting during meetings,... [Read more]

Krakowiak, Edgar swap positions, Robison will not seek reelection

Krakowiak, Edgar swap positions, Robison will not seek reelection

by Jack Mayne Local attorney Holli Giffin and former Deputy Mayor Bob Edgar are now running head-to-head for the Position 2 seat held by Mayor Lucy Krakowiak, and she has jumped to position 4 to try... [Read more]

4 candidates have filed for 3 available Burien City Council seats, so far…

4 candidates have filed for 3 available Burien City Council seats, so far…

With a May 15 filing deadline just over a month away, four people have filed to run for three open seats on the Burien City Council so far: Austin Bell Holli Giffin Lucy Krakowiak* Joey Martinez *incumbent... [Read more]

Homelessness issue returns to Burien City Council at Monday night’s meeting

Homelessness issue returns to Burien City Council at Monday night’s meeting

by Jack Mayne Whether a new ordinance criminalizes homelessness or not again returned to the forefront at the latest regular Burien City Council meeting. Four people who said they lived in Seattle and... [Read more]

Mayor Lucy Krakowiak announces candidacy for re-election to City Council

Mayor Lucy Krakowiak announces candidacy for re-election to City Council

Mayor Lucy Krakowiak announced her campaign for re-election to the Burien City Council on Monday, Dec. 22. Krakowiak, unanimously selected as Mayor on Jan. 6, 2014, has served on the council since November,... [Read more]

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Highline Mayors update Chamber members on local economic rebound

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Highline cities have weathered the recession and now their economic futures look bright, mayors of four area cities told members of the Southwest King County... [Read more]

BREAKING: Lucy Krakowiak Elected Deputy Mayor at Monday Night’s Meeting

BREAKING: Lucy Krakowiak Elected Deputy Mayor at Monday Night’s Meeting

Councilwoman Lucy Krakowiak was elected Deputy Mayor of Burien for 2013 at the city council’s first meeting of the year Monday night (Jan. 7). She was selected on a 3-2 vote by her fellow council... [Read more]

It's Official – Burien's Annexation Date Will Be April 1st

It's Official – Burien's Annexation Date Will Be April 1st

by Ralph Nichols Finally, it’s official – Burien will annex unincorporated southern North Highline on April 1. City Council members voted 6-1 at their Jan. 11th meeting to establish the effective... [Read more]

4 Of 11 Candidates Vying For Constantine’s Seat From Burien Area

4 Of 11 Candidates Vying For Constantine’s Seat From Burien Area

Four Burien-area politicians have thrown their hats into the ring to replace King County Councilmember Dow Constantine’s vacant seat, including: Burien’s first Mayor Arun Jhaveri; current City... [Read more]