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ELECTION UPDATE 9/2: Final Results Certified – “For Annexation”: 55.56%; “Against”: 44.44%

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 – 55.56% “For” and 44.44% “Against”: “North Highline South Annexation Area Proposed Annexation to the City […]

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Burien City Council Holds Special Meeting; Actual Annexation Projected For Spring 2010

by Ralph Nichols Burien Mayor Joan McGilton began a special City Council meeting on annexation Monday night (Aug. 24th) by rolling out the welcome mat for 14,100 North Highline residents who will become part of the city early next year. Councilwoman Kathy Keene, observing the “long, hard fight” to bring the south part of the […]

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Big Day At City Hall As Burien Celebrates Successful Annexation Vote; Special Council Meeting Is Aug. 24th

by Ralph Nichols With North Highline voters approving annexation to Burien by a comfortable margin, Mayor Joan McGilton declared Wednesday morning (Aug. 19th), “I’m pretty excited about having a whole historic part of our community brought together again in the city.” Burien City Manager Mike Martin added, “I’m very pleased with the results and welcome […]

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If Annexation Passes Tuesday, What Happens Next?

by Ralph Nichols If you’ve not yet voted and mailed your ballot, remember, tomorrow – Tuesday, August 18, primary election day – is the deadline to do so. And if you live in the southern part of the North Highline unincorporated area, voting in King County’s first all mail-in election carries added significance. Your vote […]

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