Tag: Tim Eyman

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: King County Police Chiefs Association On I-1033

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Letter to the Editor was received via email from K. Scott Kimerer, Chairman of King County Police Chiefs on Wednesday Oct. 21st:] In King County, there are over 35 police departments, the Sheriff, plus our state, federal, and tribal law enforcement agencies. Together, we are collectively sworn to protect over 1.8 […]

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Police Chiefs Voice Concern About Potential Impacts Of I-1033

Story by Ralph Nichols Photos by Scott Schaefer Police chiefs from King and Snohomish counties voiced their concerns at a press conference in Burien Wednesday morning (Oct. 21) about potential impacts of Initiative 1033 on public safety – especially in smaller cities. But they stopped short of opposing the revenue-limiting ballot measure. Public officials are […]

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City Manager Mike Martin Exploring Ways To Opt Out If I-1033 Passes

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Manager Mike Martin is concerned – very concerned – about the likelihood that Initiative 1033 will pass in November’s general election. So much, in fact, that he’s exploring the possibility of a local referendum that could exempt Burien from the requirements of this tax-limitation ballot measure should it win approval […]

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Normandy Park City Council Unanimously Votes To Oppose Tim Eyman’s I-1033

The Normandy Park City Council, in a unanimous vote, adopted Resolution No. 819, stating the council’s opposition to Tim Eyman’s Initiative 1033 on the Nov. 3rd General Election Ballot. The City Council’s action followed a presentation by City Manager Doug Schulze, which explained how Initiative 1033, if passed, will reduce future revenues generated by the […]

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Burien City Council Expected To Declare Opposition To I-1033 Tonight

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members are expected to declare tonight (Oct. 5) their opposition to Initiative 1033 – Tim Eyman’s latest attempt to reign in government spending revenue. At last Monday’s (Sept. 28) council meeting, the lawmakers agreed to place the ordinance against I-1033 on tonight’s agenda. Only Councilman Gordon Shaw demurred. If […]

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UPDATE: Burien Wants Its Citizens To Share Their Thoughts On Initiative 1033 On Mon., Sept. 28th

UPDATE 9/9/09: The schedule for public input on the city’s response to Initiative No. 1033 has changed: The Burien City Council will hear Pro and Con statements on Sept. 14th, then discuss it on Sept. 28th and consider a resolution on Oct. 5th. PREVIOUSLY: The City of Burien is seeking public input at 7pm on […]

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