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LETTER: ‘I support a ban in Normandy Park on Fireworks…’

LETTER: ‘I support a ban in Normandy Park on Fireworks…’

[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:] To the Normandy Park City Council, The... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council delays fireworks ban decision to September

Normandy Park City Council delays fireworks ban decision to September

by Jack Mayne Past near-fire misses, loud explosions for several days and South Sound residents flocking to Normandy Park during the July 4th celebration prompted a long discussion on Tuesday night that... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Manager calls for voluntary restriction of fireworks

Normandy Park City Manager calls for voluntary restriction of fireworks

Normandy Park City Manager Mark Hoppen is asking residents to voluntarily restrict their use of fireworks, due to potential fire dangers during the extreme dry weather. “In the last few days, numerous... [Read more]

City defends levy lid increase, Rankin still objects to magazine explanation

City defends levy lid increase, Rankin still objects to magazine explanation

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park’s official website seems to disagree with the view expressed at the Tuesday night’s City Council meeting by former Councilmember John Rankin that the Park’s official explanation... [Read more]

Reasons given for levy lift ‘just plain wrong,’ says former councilmember

Reasons given for levy lift ‘just plain wrong,’ says former councilmember

by Jack Mayne Normandy Park’s official explanation for the need to pass a levy lift measure in November is “just plain wrong,” former Councilmember John Rankin said at Tuesday night’s Normandy... [Read more]

ANALYSIS: New Normandy Park budget needed after accounting snafu found

ANALYSIS: New Normandy Park budget needed after accounting snafu found

by Jack Mayne No doubt when Bob Jean became interim city manager for Normandy Park in January he did not expect to uncover and then have to fix a looming city budget crisis of nearly a half million dollars. Jean... [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]

Construction ‘Summer Storm’ coming to Normandy Park in 2015

Construction ‘Summer Storm’ coming to Normandy Park in 2015

by Jack Mayne It will be a summer construction season “like nothing you have ever seen before,” said Normandy Park city engineer Maryanne Zukowski at a special meeting of the City Council Tuesday (Jan... [Read more]

LETTER: Normandy Park City Attorney responds to John Rankin’s claims

LETTER: Normandy Park City Attorney responds to John Rankin’s claims

[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 Mr. Mayne, I am the Normandy... [Read more]

Normandy Park to hold emergency City Council meeting Wednesday night

Normandy Park to hold emergency City Council meeting Wednesday night

The Normandy Park City Council will hold an emergency meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the Normandy Park City Hall in order to consider two issues: The repair or replacement of the Recreation... [Read more]