UPDATE 4:30pm WED. 9/2/09: King County certified the Aug. 18th election results today, and the final tally for Burien’s annexation bid for the North Highline Area has the following returns, from over 39%% of the 6,384 ballots sent out Ã¢â‚¬â€œ 55.56% “For” and 44.44% “Against”:
“North Highline South Annexation Area Proposed Annexation to the City of Burien”
Ballots Cast/Registered Voters: 2521 / 6,384 39.49%
- FOR ANNEXATION 1380 55.56%
- AGAINST ANNEXATION 1104 44.44%
It was pretty obvious from even the earliest returns, but now that it’s official, the cityfolk can pop open the champagne (‘cept for a certain city manager), breathe a sigh of relief and get to work for their new residents!
And all new Burienites should contact their new city councilmembers here and let them know what they need!