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Jail budget down with new facility, says police chief

Jail budget down with new facility, says police chief

by Jack Mayne The city’s first homicide in 28 years and a new and less expensive jail facility in nearby Des Moines were the major points in Normandy Park Police Chief Chris Gaddis’ third annual report... [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]

Rankin challenges three Councilmembers over land settlement letter

Rankin challenges three Councilmembers over land settlement letter

Former Normandy Park Councilmember John Rankin is charging three members of the current Council with making a “false or misleading statement” over an October letter…

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]

Normandy Park Council approves more money to fix Sequoia Creek Culvert

Normandy Park Council approves more money to fix Sequoia Creek Culvert

by Jack Mayne Crews are expected to continue work today on fixing the massive problem of the Sequoia Creek Culvert sidewalk after the Normandy Park City Council at a special meeting Saturday approved spending... [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]

LETTER: ‘What happened at City Hall this week is nothing short of tragic’ – Jenkins

LETTER: ‘What happened at City Hall this week is nothing short of tragic’ – Jenkins

[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:] What happened at City Hall this... [Read more]