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City Manager’s Weekly Report for March 31, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for March 31, 2018

Here’s your Normandy Park City Manager’s Weekly Report for March 31, 2018: Highline Forum.  Wednesday’s Highline Forum meeting was hosted by the City of Federal Way; the city has become a meaningful... [Read more]

City Manager’s Weekly Report for March 24, 2018

City Manager’s Weekly Report for March 24, 2018

Here’s your Normandy Park City Manager’s Weekly Report for March 24, 2018: Marine View Drive Overlay.  Marine View Drive between 197th and 208th will receive an asphalt overlay during the week... [Read more]

City Manager on low impact storm water devices on Normandy Road

City Manager on low impact storm water devices on Normandy Road

From City Manager Mark Hoppen: Some reasonable people think that the new storm water vessels on Normandy Road are too deep and dangerous. These storm water devices were designed to handle all current and... [Read more]

Normandy Park Council hires city manager, preps for budget hearing

Normandy Park Council hires city manager, preps for budget hearing

Mark Hoppen by Jack Mayne Mark Hoppen was approved as the new Normandy Park city manager by the City Council at their meeting Tuesday night (April 14), and his first day “on the clock” will be May... [Read more]

First Ave speed limit lowered; new City Manager tentatively selected Tuesday

First Ave speed limit lowered; new City Manager tentatively selected Tuesday

by Jack Mayne The speed limit on the entire length of First Avenue South through Normandy Park will soon lower to 35 miles per hour, the Normandy Park City Council decided Tuesday night (April 14). It... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Manager candidates will meet with citizens April 10, 11

Normandy Park City Manager candidates will meet with citizens April 10, 11

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park resident Karen Steele last week told the City Council that citizens must be involved in the hiring of a new city manager, “after all, it is our taxes that will be paying the... [Read more]

Interim City Manager says nothing is wrong, but much organizing needed

Interim City Manager says nothing is wrong, but much organizing needed

by Jack Mayne The new man in charge of Normandy Park – interim City Manager Bob Jean – says his first two 12-hour days showed him some momentum has slowed but his first big job is to get progress moving... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council hires Bob Jean as interim City Manager

Normandy Park City Council hires Bob Jean as interim City Manager

by Jack Mayne After spending three hours questioning three candidates for interim city manager, the City Council voted on Wednesday night (Jan. 7) to hire Bob Jean, a veteran of coming into a community... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council to interview Interim City Manager candidates Jan. 7

Normandy Park City Council to interview Interim City Manager candidates Jan. 7

by Jack Mayne Four potential interim city manager candidates will be interviewed by the Normandy Park City Council next Wednesday (Jan. 7), the Council decided at a special meeting Tuesday (Dec. 30). The... [Read more]

LETTER: Former Councilmember’s thoughts on current City Manager departure

LETTER: Former Councilmember’s thoughts on current City Manager departure

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Normandy Park Blog nor its staff:] Dear Editor, I have been reading... [Read more]