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Urban Center Plan Community Vision Workshop will be Wednesday, Mar. 6

Urban Center Plan Community Vision Workshop will be Wednesday, Mar. 6

The City of Burien will be holding an Urban Center Plan Community Vision Workshop on Wednesday, March 6, 2019, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Southgate Masonic Hall (1004 SW 152nd Street): What will Burien’s... [Read more]

City of Burien accepting new requests for 2016 Comprehensive Plan

City of Burien accepting new requests for 2016 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Burien announced that it is accepting new requests to be considered during the 2016 Comprehensive Plan docketing process. The application period runs from Jan. 1 to 5 p.m. on March 1. From... [Read more]

City of Burien now accepting amendment requests for 2015 Comprehensive Plan

City of Burien now accepting amendment requests for 2015 Comprehensive Plan

On Sunday, Dec. 28, the City of Burien announced that it is initiating its annual Comprehensive Plan amendment process for 2015, and is accepting new individual requests to be considered through March... [Read more]

City of Burien accepting input on Comprehensive Plan amendment process

City of Burien accepting input on Comprehensive Plan amendment process

The City of Burien announced Monday (Dec. 30) that it is “accepting new individual requests to be considered during the 2014 Comprehensive Plan docketing process,” which will continue through... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Salmon Creek has been mitigated into extinction’

LETTER: ‘Salmon Creek has been mitigated into extinction’

[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 David Johanson, City of Burien, Senior... [Read more]

LETTER: Planning Commission ‘not looking to change’ number of condos or apartments

LETTER: Planning Commission ‘not looking to change’ number of condos or apartments

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by – and including the opinion of – a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] The... [Read more]

Burien Parks Wants Your Input At Public Planning Workshop Wed. July 27th

Burien Parks Wants Your Input At Public Planning Workshop Wed. July 27th

The public is invited to a workshop to kick-off and brainstorm planning elements for the City’s Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan on Wednesday, July 27, from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at the Burien... [Read more]

Burien Asking Citizens To Share Their ‘Visions’ Of (and for) The City’s Future

Burien Asking Citizens To Share Their ‘Visions’ Of (and for) The City’s Future

On Wednesday (Feb. 9th), the City of Burien announced that it’s seeking area residents to “help create a common, unifying vision for our city.” The goal of this “visioning”... [Read more]

City Of Burien Offering “Regional Short Course On Local Planning” July 13th

City Of Burien Offering “Regional Short Course On Local Planning” July 13th

The City of Burien is hosting A Regional Short Course on Local Planning on Tuesday, July 13, from 6:30pm – 9:30pm in the Multipurpose Room at the Burien Library / City Hall. The course is being presented... [Read more]

Sponsored Post New Advertiser Cox Financial Sponsoring Stock Market Ticker on B-Town Blog!

New Advertiser Cox Financial Sponsoring Stock Market Ticker on B-Town Blog!

The B-Town Blog is pleased to announce the world premiere of a stock market ticker to our site, brought to you by our newest advertiser, Cox Financial located right here in Burien. Now you can keep track... [Read more]

City Will Use Eminent Domain To Turn Three Tree Point Into Nude Beach

City Will Use Eminent Domain To Turn Three Tree Point Into Nude Beach

by Robb Patrickson In a surprise announcement, the Burien City Council voted Thursday to use the controversial “eminent domain” procedure to take over an entire section of SW 172nd on Three... [Read more]

LETTER: Foreign Visitor's Open Letter To Residents About Lake Burien

LETTER: Foreign Visitor's Open Letter To Residents About Lake Burien

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CITIZENS OF BURIEN about their lake (Written from notes after a visit in Burien on July 2nd 2009 on the occasion of my father Thomas Sieverts speaking in Burien (read our previous... [Read more]

Will Burien’s Shoreline Master Program Timeline Be Extended? Meeting Tonight

Will Burien’s Shoreline Master Program Timeline Be Extended? Meeting Tonight

by Ralph Nichols Burien’s Shoreline Master Program will be in the spotlight again tonight (Tuesday, March 9) when the Planning Commission meets at 7pm to continue working through the details of... [Read more]

Councilmember Brian Bennett: Open “Limited Secure Access” To Lake Burien

Councilmember Brian Bennett: Open “Limited Secure Access” To Lake Burien

by Ralph Nichols Burien’s “highest priority” in updating its Shoreline Master Program should be assessing “reaches of shoreline where there is no public access,” City Councilman... [Read more]

Application Deadline To Serve On Burien Advisory Board Is Friday

Application Deadline To Serve On Burien Advisory Board Is Friday

The City of Burien currently has openings on three of its four resident-run Advisory Commissions, which is a great way to become involved with your city and give something back to your community, with... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Burien’s Shoreline Master Program Requires Citizen Involvement

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Burien’s Shoreline Master Program Requires Citizen Involvement

Burien’s Shoreline Master Program will not accomplish its goals without the active involvement of Burien residents. The largest owner of shoreline property is the City of Burien, and city managers... [Read more]

“Where We Live Now: Why Burien?” Featuring Thomas Sieverts, Is Thurs., 7/2

“Where We Live Now: Why Burien?” Featuring Thomas Sieverts, Is Thurs., 7/2

Our cities surprise and confound us by scrambling the categories we use to plan and understand them. At once dense and sprawling, crowded and empty, urban but centerless, dynamic and stalled, the landscape... [Read more]