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City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Oct. 20, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Oct. 20, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending October 20, 2018 King County Disposal Increase. Recently, the King County Council approved a 4.63% disposal increase to disposal costs. This will raise the... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Oct. 12

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Oct. 12

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Oct. 12, 2018 StormFest. Approximately 1,100 Highline 6th graders visited Des Moines Beach Park October 10-11 to participate in the second annual StormFest.... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser on Tuesday, Nov. 6

From Advertiser Re-elect Sen. Karen Keiser: I love the job of being your state Senator in Olympia. As Confucius observed: Do the job you love and you will never have to work a day of your life. What... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending October 5, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending October 5, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for Week ending October 5, 2018 2019-2020 Budget Distribution.  The draft City of Normandy Park Biennial 2019-2020 Budget will be available to the public after the Council... [Read more]

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

VIDEO: 33rd District Candidates Gregerson, Lamb face off at Forum Wed.

From our sister site I Love Kent: A Candidate Forum for the 33rd District was held at the Kent Chamber of Commerce’s October Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 3. Rep. Mia Gregerson faced off... [Read more]

Joint Comments on SAMP from Normandy Park, 3 other cities submitted

Joint Comments on SAMP from Normandy Park, 3 other cities submitted

On Friday, Sept. 28, a joint letter was submitted to the Port of Seattle on behalf of four cities – Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park and SeaTac – as official comment for the Sustainable Airport Master... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to comment on Port’s Airport Master Plan is this Friday

REMINDER: Deadline to comment on Port’s Airport Master Plan is this Friday

The deadline to comment on the Port of Seattle’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan (SAMP) is this Friday, Sept. 28 at midnight. The SAMP identifies Near-Term Projects (NTP) that are needed to serve... [Read more]

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

Enrollment drop at Highline Public Schools leads to cutting of 15 teachers

On Friday, Sept. 21, Highline Public Schools announced that they are starting the 2018-19 school year with 700 students fewer than projected, which means that – because the state funds school districts... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Sep. 15, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Sep. 15, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report September 15, 2018 Sea- Tac’s Sustainable Airport Master Plan Environmental Scoping Meetings Underway. Sea-Tac’s SAMP plan recommends more than 30 Near-Term Projects... [Read more]

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

County Council will likely cut funding for local tourism, give $135M to Safeco Field

By Scott Schaefer On Monday, Sept. 17, the King County Council will likely vote to cut funding for tourism in the south end, yet allocate $135 million in taxpayer money to subsidize the upkeep of Safeco... [Read more]