The Burien City Council imposed on Monday (May 11th) strict Ã¢â‚¬Å“alcohol-related conditionsÃ¢â‚¬Â with which City Manager Mike Martin must Ã¢â‚¬Å“comply fullyÃ¢â‚¬Â if he is to retain that position. Martin is scheduled to be arraigned in King County District Court Friday on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
The conditions are included in an amendment to MartinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s contract (download and view PDF here), which was approved without discussion with a 6-1 vote by city lawmakers. Councilwoman Lucy Krakowiak, who publicly called for MartinÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ouster following his arrest for allegedly driving under the influence, cast the dissenting vote. She also cast the lone vote against Martin when the council hired him as city manager in January 2007.
Here’s a portion of the amended contract…Read More