Politics Section

City seeking applicants for Planning Commission; first review will be Mar. 24

City seeking applicants for Planning Commission; first review will be Mar. 24

Applications are being accepted for an appointment to position #5 on the City of Normandy Park’s Planning Commission. This vacancy is for an unexpired term scheduled to end March 31, 2018. A full... [Read more]

Airport meeting will be at Normandy Park City Hall on Wednesday, March 1

Airport meeting will be at Normandy Park City Hall on Wednesday, March 1

Normandy Park residents and business owners’ airport meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 1, at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. The City of Normandy Park says it is engaged in study and... [Read more]

Sue-Ann Hohimer replaces John Rankin on Normandy Park City Council

Sue-Ann Hohimer replaces John Rankin on Normandy Park City Council

Ten Normandy Park residents submitted applications for the vacant position on the Normandy Park City Council, which was previously held by John Rankin, and Sue-Ann Hohimer (pictured, left) was selected. Two... [Read more]

Normandy Park City Council holding special meeting on airport issues March 1

Normandy Park City Council holding special meeting on airport issues March 1

The Normandy Park City Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, March 1, “to hear resident and local business concerns about airport environmental and operational issues that affect people... [Read more]

Lawyer tells Quiet Skies that FAA ‘failed to comply’ with environmental rules

Lawyer tells Quiet Skies that FAA ‘failed to comply’ with environmental rules

Lawyer John Parness points to a map showing how many turboprop airplanes turned west over Burien on June 26, 2016. By Jack Mayne The Federal Aviation Administration “failed to comply” with environmental... [Read more]

Normandy Park taking applications for vacant City Council position

Normandy Park taking applications for vacant City Council position

By Jack Mayne There is a vacancy on the Normandy Park City Council because Councilmember John Rankin missed three consecutive meetings, the last one on Dec. 12. The Position 7 position has been declared... [Read more]

Dept. of Ecology approves Normandy Park’s updated Shoreline Master Program

Dept. of Ecology approves Normandy Park’s updated Shoreline Master Program

The Washington Department of Ecology announced Friday (Nov. 4) that it has approved Normandy Park’s updated Shoreline Master Program update, which establishes shoreline environment designations for... [Read more]

THE BLOG ENDORSES: Vote YES on the Highline School Bond Nov. 8

THE BLOG ENDORSES: Vote YES on the Highline School Bond Nov. 8

For the first time in our history, we’ve decided to endorse a political issue – we are encouraging all our Readers to vote “YES” on Proposition No. 1 for Highline Schools on Nov. 8…

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayne-PublicRecords090916.mp3 Do South King County taxpayers want... [Read more]

Prop. 1 will easily pass; over 40 celebrate at Normandy Park City Hall Park

Prop. 1 will easily pass; over 40 celebrate at Normandy Park City Hall Park

Proposition No. 1, the property tax rate increase for Normandy Park Police, will pass easily with a 70% Yes vote: Yes: 70.39% – 1745 votes No: 29.61% – 734 votes The proposition required... [Read more]