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Mary’s Place gets zoning map change as first step to allow multifamily housing

Mary’s Place gets zoning map change as first step to allow multifamily housing

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved a zoning map change on Monday (Dec. 17), a first step in Mary’s Place takeover of the former Lakeside-Milam Recovery Center to establish an apartment complex... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader disputes Letter Writer’s facts about Mary’s Place

LETTER: Reader disputes Letter Writer’s facts about Mary’s Place

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader, and part of a recent ongoing discussion about Mary’s Place. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Tell the Burien City Council to support affordable housing and vote YES’

LETTER: ‘Tell the Burien City Council to support affordable housing and vote YES’

[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:]Tell the Burien City Council to Support... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – should the Burien Comprehensive Plan be amended?’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – should the Burien Comprehensive Plan be amended?’

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

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Another perspective on the Mary’s Place proposal

[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 Editor @ B-Town Blog, I just read Mr.... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – what does compromise look like?’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – what does compromise look like?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, intended as um…a rebuttal to a rebuttal. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:]Hi Sue, Mary’s... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – why the City Council needs to approve this project!’

[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:] Honorable CC Tosta, CC Olguin and Mayor... [Read more]

Burien Planning Commission holding public hearing on critical areas May 13

Burien Planning Commission holding public hearing on critical areas May 13

The Burien Planning Commission announced that it will conduct a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, to “receive comments on proposed updates to zoning code regulations pertaining to critical... [Read more]

BREAKING: City Council adopts zoning rules for recreational Marijuana in city

BREAKING: City Council adopts zoning rules for recreational Marijuana in city

The Burien City Council voted 5-2 at Monday night’s (Feb. 3) meeting to adopt proposed regulations for the production, processing and sale of recreational marijuana within the city limits…

City Council will consider Burien Marijuana regulations Monday

City Council will consider Burien Marijuana regulations Monday

Burien council members will have before them for possible action at their Feb. 3 meeting three draft ordinances for regulating legal marijuana businesses in the city…

Marijuana Zoning on tonight’s City Council agenda

Marijuana Zoning on tonight’s City Council agenda

At tonight’s meeting (Monday, Jan. 27), the Burien City Council will review and discuss proposed amendments to the zoning code to allow marijuana-related businesses within city limits…

City Council Votes to Adopt Zoning Changes for North Burien

City Council Votes to Adopt Zoning Changes for North Burien

The Burien City Council on Monday night (April 1) voted to approve Ordinance 573, amending North Burien Zoning and adopting 2012 Comprehensive Plan Text and Map Amendments. “The rezones in the North... [Read more]

City of Burien Holding Public Meeting on Comprehensive Plan Monday, Jan. 28

City of Burien Holding Public Meeting on Comprehensive Plan Monday, Jan. 28

The City of Burien announced Monday (Jan. 14) that it will be holding a public hearing on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at 7 p.m. at City Hall to receive comments on its Comprehensive Plan, specifically:Comprehensive... [Read more]

Alarm Over Zoning For Adult Entertainment In NERA Called ‘Non-Issue’

Alarm Over Zoning For Adult Entertainment In NERA Called ‘Non-Issue’

by Ralph Nichols An apparent misreading of the limits placed by the Burien Municipal Code (BMC) on where adult entertainment businesses can locate within the city has raised alarm among some community... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Comp. Plan Changes Raise Many Questions And Concerns

LETTER: Burien Comp. Plan Changes Raise Many Questions And Concerns

Read through the proposed changes to the Burien Comp plan, outlined in the Planning Commission packet of Oct 12 (see pages 4 – 10, especially sections 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6). It raises many questions... [Read more]