On Friday, May 10, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual ‘State of Our Cities’ luncheon, which featured speeches by Mayors and representatives from the cities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac and Tukwila.

Below is video of the speech by Burien Mayor Jimmy Matta, who talked about economic development, SW 153rd Street, business retention, outreach to minority business owners, new businesses, the city as a “Foodie Paradise,” public safety, affordable housing and much more (running time 6:57):