The city of Burien will be making the big move to its new digs this coming weekend, with plans to open its new City Hall on Tuesday, May 19, 2009.

This will be the first phase opening of the Burien Town Square project.

City Hall will be closed Monday, May 18 and will then reopen on Tuesday, May 19.

The new Urban Partners condominium and retail building will welcome its first occupants in late spring. The King County Regional Library and Town Square Park also will be opening around the same time.

The Burien Town Square Grand Opening celebration will be held on Saturday, June 13. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 10 a.m. followed by tours of the City Hall, library and City park. Urban Partners also will be conducting tours of the condominiums. The festivities will include live entertainment and refreshments.

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