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King County Council Places Sales Tax Measure On November Ballot

King County Council Places Sales Tax Measure On November Ballot

On Monday (July 19), the King County Council announced that it had approved placing a proposal on the November ballot to increase the sales and use tax in King County, with revenue going predominately... [Read more]

Burien “Seeing A Little Bit Of Improvement” In Sales Tax Revenue

Burien “Seeing A Little Bit Of Improvement” In Sales Tax Revenue

by Ralph Nichols Burien is “seeing a little bit of improvement” in sales tax revenue collected by the city, according to Accounting Manager Gary Coleman. Collections for March, which were received... [Read more]

City Of Burien Seeing Red Over Red Light Camera Revenue (Or Lack Thereof)

City Of Burien Seeing Red Over Red Light Camera Revenue (Or Lack Thereof)

by Jack Mayne Instead of reaping a massive windfall profit from the red light cameras on First Avenue, it appears the City of Burien may actually have lost $16,574 during the program’s first ten... [Read more]

BREAKING: Burien's Millennium Ford Is No Longer Selling New Cars

BREAKING: Burien's Millennium Ford Is No Longer Selling New Cars

by Ralph Nichols If you want to buy a new Ford in Burien, you’re out of luck. Instead, you’ll have to drive to Horizon Ford in Tukwila or Sound Ford in Renton. No, Millennium Ford at 14500... [Read more]

Burien’s Red Light Cameras On Track To Gross Over $654,000 In First Year, Nearly 3x Projected Revenue

Burien’s Red Light Cameras On Track To Gross Over $654,000 In First Year, Nearly 3x Projected Revenue

by Scott Schaefer Burien’s four red light cameras have been up and running for about four months, and according to the city’s Oct. 22nd e-newsletter, they are averaging “around 540 infractions... [Read more]

City Of Burien To Impose 20% Tax On All Internet Use

City Of Burien To Impose 20% Tax On All Internet Use

BREAKING NEWS: In an emergency afternoon session, the Burien City Council voted today to impose a 20 percent internet tax on all users within the city boundaries. “With the downturn in the economy... [Read more]