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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]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending September 8, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending September 8, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending September 8, 2018 Leftover Republic waste bins. Republic was out twice this week to pick up leftover waste bins. If, unfortunately, you still have one or... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed., Sept. 26

Seattle Southside Chamber’s Government Affairs Reception is Wed., Sept. 26

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – the driving force of business for Southwest King County – will be bringing back their Government Affairs Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. The event... [Read more]

City Manager’s Report for week ending Aug. 25, 2018

City Manager’s Report for week ending Aug. 25, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report August 25, 2018 Leftover Republic Carts. Republic will send a removal crew through Normandy Park next Tuesday to snag the remaining Republic carts. Republic is cooperating... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Aug. 18, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Aug. 18, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending August 18, 2018 Tree Education. Three opportunities for tree education are upcoming in the local community courtesy of SoCo Culture. Per SoCo Culture, on... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Aug. 11, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Aug. 11, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending Aug. 11, 2018 Republic Messed Up. Waste Management began servicing your homes on August 1, 2018. Strangely, current charges on your Republic invoices reflect... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending July 28, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending July 28, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for week ending July 28, 2018 Leave your old cart at the curb. If you still have old Republic carts, please leave them at the curb Tuesday, July 31st. Crews will remove these... [Read more]

Smith, Cantwell secure funding for Highline School District noise mitigation

Smith, Cantwell secure funding for Highline School District noise mitigation

Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09), the ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee, and U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the top Democrat on the Commerce Aviation Operations, Safety, & Security... [Read more]