Survey Section

Airport noise persists; survey shows concerns about safety, homelessness

Airport noise persists; survey shows concerns about safety, homelessness

By Jack Mayne The City of Burien says it will continue fighting against even more airport noise which is driving residents and the Quiet Skies Coalition to push harder and retain legal pressure on Seattle-Tacoma... [Read more]

City of Burien survey seeks feedback from residents and businesses

City of Burien survey seeks feedback from residents and businesses

The City of Burien is conducting a survey to find out what residents think about the city and city services. The city conducts this survey every other year in order to help make decisions on issues that... [Read more]

Civics students at Highline High conducting survey on city’s Strategic Plan

Civics students at Highline High conducting survey on city’s Strategic Plan

Civics students at Highline High School are conducting a survey on the CIty of Burien’s Strategic Plan for 2017-2020, and they’re seeking the public’s help. Students are seeking input... [Read more]

Resident unhappy with city’s drone, claims it invaded privacy, scared daughters

Resident unhappy with city’s drone, claims it invaded privacy, scared daughters

Burien resident John White is very unhappy that the City of Burien hired a contractor to fly a high-pitched drone over his private property, apparently as part of a surveying project of nearby Eagle Landing Park…

Deadline to take Highline Public Schools survey on school boundaries is Friday

Deadline to take Highline Public Schools survey on school boundaries is Friday

Highline Public School district leaders and the Capital Facilities Advisory Committee (CFAC) recently hosted a design session for residents to review proposed alternative boundary maps, which were based... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Sound Transit seeking public comment on new bus fares; deadline is Sunday

Sound Transit seeking public comment on new bus fares; deadline is Sunday

Sound Transit is reviewing ST Express bus fares with the goal to simplify and make fares easier for customers to use, and they’re seeking public comment through this Sunday, Feb. 11. To take the... [Read more]

New survey invites residents to voice their Vision for Burien’s Parks

New survey invites residents to voice their Vision for Burien’s Parks

A new survey gives residents another chance to help shape the future vision for Burien’s parks, recreation, and cultural services. The Parks and Recreation Department has been holding public meetings... [Read more]

POLL: Should The B-Town Blog turn Commenting back on? Please take our Poll

POLL: Should The B-Town Blog turn Commenting back on? Please take our Poll

On Oct. 12, 2017, we turned Commenting off, with the promise that we would carefully review and consider whether to turn it back on, and if so, what kind of system we should use. Now we’re asking... [Read more]

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

Help the City of Burien determine what the needs are for local youth and teens

The City of Burien is seeking help to determine what the needs are for the youth and teens of Burien, and is looking for people to take a short survey, which they say “is very important for the future... [Read more]

You have until Sunday to enter to win a $40 Gift Card from Highline Schools

You have until Sunday to enter to win a $40 Gift Card from Highline Schools

A gift card for your thoughts? Submit your feedback on Highline Public Schools communications by this Sunday, May 7, and enter to win a $40 gift card for your efforts. Submitting feedback online will take... [Read more]

Give your opinion to Highline Public Schools & enter to win a $40 Gift Card

Give your opinion to Highline Public Schools & enter to win a $40 Gift Card

This is your chance to tell your neighborhood school and Highline Public Schools how they are doing with communicating what you need and want to know – help them do better by taking an online survey... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks feedback, invites public input on website

Highline Public Schools seeks feedback, invites public input on website

Highline Public Schools is opening an online conversation where residents can share feedback about its schools. “You are invited to share what is important to you and ideas for making our schools... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of online feedback from nearly 1,500

Highline Public Schools shares results of online feedback from nearly 1,500

Highline Public Schools announced Wednesday (Aug. 10) that nearly 1,500 people shared their priorities and ideas with the district about possible schedule changes and high school improvements through a... [Read more]

Burien citizens mostly satisfied with city government; no light rail for the city

Burien citizens mostly satisfied with city government; no light rail for the city

By Jack Mayne Burien residents in a semiannual survey say they are concerned about crime and education, but are satisfied at how their city government is performing, with eight out of 10 people surveyed... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools seeking public input on school schedule changes

Highline Public Schools is considering some school schedule changes that could affect local families and students, and they are asking for public input on: Changing Friday early release to a different... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools’ annual report is now online

Highline Public Schools’ annual report is now online

Highline Public Schools has published an online version of its Annual Report to the Community that puts a sharper focus on student progress. You can access the results here: http://annualreport.highlineschools.org “The... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools shares results of online survey

Highline Public Schools shares results of online survey

More than 1,500 people shared their priorities, ideas, and concerns with Highline Public Schools through a three-step, online ‘ThoughtExchange‘ conversation. Read the results here This fall,... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeks Community Input on Biliteracy Plan

Highline Public Schools seeks Community Input on Biliteracy Plan

Staff at Highline Public Schools is seeking input from students and community members in developing a long-term plan for ensuring every student in the class of 2026 will graduate bilingual and biliterate. The... [Read more]

City of Burien wants YOU to take a survey to help new branding initiative

City of Burien wants YOU to take a survey to help new branding initiative

The City of Burien is asking residents and business owners to take part in a new survey, as part of its new Burien Branding Initiative. As we previously reported, the city is spending up to $149,300... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools invites community to help prioritize citizen ideas

Highline Public Schools invites community to help prioritize citizen ideas

Last month, over 700 citizens provided input in a three-part process using Highline Public School’s anonymous survey tool called ThoughtExchange.  In the second phase – called Star – the community... [Read more]

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sound Transit asks: ‘Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?’

Sounds Transit is asking residents: “Where will Sound Transit take you tomorrow?” “Citizens from Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila connect to multiple destinations... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools launches Online Parent and Family Climate Survey

Highline Public Schools launches Online Parent and Family Climate Survey

Welcome to Your Voice from Highline Public Schools on Vimeo. Highline Public Schools is seeking feedback from families of Highline students through an online Parent and Family Climate Survey, which can... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on aging facilities & crowding issues

Highline Public Schools seeking feedback on aging facilities & crowding issues

Highline Public Schools announced Thursday (April 23) that it is seeking input from the community on how to address the district’s need to build, repair, and renovate schools to meet educational needs,... [Read more]

POLL: Should school bonds be passed by a simple majority or not?

POLL: Should school bonds be passed by a simple majority or not?

Rep. Mia Gregerson, who also serves as the appointed Mayor of SeaTac, released a statement this week endorsing a simple majority for school bonds. Currently, a supermajority of 60 percent is required... [Read more]