On the agenda for Monday night’s (May 1, 2023) regular Burien City Council meeting: business survey results, proposed donation of property near Salmon Creek, Ambaum and Boulevard Park Subarea Plan, update on homelessness and the Blake decision, and more.

The meeting will start at 7 p.m. and can be viewed in person at Burien City Hall, on Comcast TV channel 21, virtually via Zoom here, or via livestream here

Download the full agenda/packet here.

Here are some agenda highlights:


  • a) Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Proclamation: Mayor Sofia Aragon.
  • b) Older Americans Month Proclamation: Councilmember Jimmy Matta.
  • c) Presentation of Port of Seattle South King County Community Impact Fund, Environment and Sustainability Grants: Ilays Aden, Interim Sr. Program Manager. Dave Kaplan, Local Governmental Relations Manager.



Notice to all participants: Pursuant to RCW 42.17A.555, campaigning for any ballot measure or candidate in City Hall and/or during any portion of the Council Meeting – including the public comment period – is prohibited.


  • a) Presentation of 2022-2023 Business Survey Results: Chris Craig, Economic Development Manager.
  • b) Proposed Donation of Property Adjacent to Salmon Creek Ravine: Carolyn Hope, PaRCS Director.
  • c) Introduction to Resolution No. 496, Approval of Ambaum and Boulevard Park Subarea Plan: Susan McLain, Community Development Director Alex Hunt, Senior Planner.
  • d) Educational Session on Recent State Legislature Actions regarding the Blake Decision and Status Update of Neighboring Cities with Blake Ordinances: Garmon Newsom II, City Attorney.
  • e) City Council Planning Calendar: Adolfo Bailon, City Manager.

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