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City of Burien Announces Dates of Last Three Annexaton Informational Sessions

City of Burien Announces Dates of Last Three Annexaton Informational Sessions

The City of Burien has announced the dates and locations of its last three Annexation Informational Sessions, where city officials explain and promote why they believe annexation of the remainder of White... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien’s Next Annexation Session is Thursday Night at DubSea

REMINDER: Burien’s Next Annexation Session is Thursday Night at DubSea

REMINDER: The City of Burien’s next public Informational Session on the proposed Annexation of the rest of North Highline/White Center will be at 6 p.m. this Thursday night, July 12, at DubSea Coffee... [Read more]

Burien Will Be Promoting Annexation at White Center Jubilee Days July 21

Burien Will Be Promoting Annexation at White Center Jubilee Days July 21

In addition to holding its next annexation forum on July 12 (6 p.m.) at DubSea Coffee, the City of Burien will also have a booth on July 21 (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.) at the Jubilee Days Street Fair in the White... [Read more]

City of Burien Discusses Annexation at its First Public Meeting Thursday Night

City of Burien Discusses Annexation at its First Public Meeting Thursday Night

About 30 residents of unincorporated North Highline were in attendance at the start of the first in a series of informational open houses June 21 on the proposed annexation of this area by Burien. The... [Read more]

City of Burien Seeking Volunteers to Prepare Pro & Con Annexation Statements

City of Burien Seeking Volunteers to Prepare Pro & Con Annexation Statements

The City of Burien announced Thursday (June 14) that it’s seeking Volunteers to draft Pro and Con statements on its proposed annexation of North Highline that will be included in the King County... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Burien is Legally Not Supposed to be Out Promoting Annexation’

LETTER: ‘Burien is Legally Not Supposed to be Out Promoting Annexation’

Burien held its first Outreach Meeting on Annexation at Glen Acres on Monday, May 14, 2012. Strangely, it was not open to the public to attend. City Council members were encouraged not to attend this event... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG: Should Jerry Robison have Recused Himself from Annexation Vote?

B-TOWN BLOG: Should Jerry Robison have Recused Himself from Annexation Vote?

[Our sister site The B-Town Blog’s Ralph Nichols has begun a three-part series involving Burien City Councilman Gerald Robison, allegations of a conflict of interest, and the North Highline Unincorporated... [Read more]

LETTER: Concerns About Jerry Robison, Mike Martin and Area Y Annexation

LETTER: Concerns About Jerry Robison, Mike Martin and Area Y Annexation

At the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council Meeting (NHUAC) in White Center on April 5, 2012, regular agenda presenter Mike Martin, Burien City Manager, launched a public attack against some of the... [Read more]

B-TOWN BLOG LETTER: At NHUAC, Mike Martin Made ‘Surprising Announcement’

B-TOWN BLOG LETTER: At NHUAC, Mike Martin Made ‘Surprising Announcement’

Our sister site The B-Town Blog has posted a Letter to the Editor from Reader John Poitras, stating that at the April 5 NHUAC Meeting, Mike Martin Made ‘Surprising Announcement.’ Read the full letter... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Burien City Council Puts North Highline Annexation on Nov. Ballot

FOLLOWUP: Burien City Council Puts North Highline Annexation on Nov. Ballot

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members were expected to decide at their April 2 meeting whether to place the proposed annexation of unincorporated North Highline on the Aug. 7 primary election ballot. An... [Read more]

Burien City Council Decides to Move Annexation Vote to November

Burien City Council Decides to Move Annexation Vote to November

BREAKING: At Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting (April 2), lawmakers voted to move the election for North Highline residents to vote on being annexed by Burien to Nov. 6. The final tally... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘NHUAC Represents Views of Very Few People Who Live in Area Y’

LETTER: ‘NHUAC Represents Views of Very Few People Who Live in Area Y’

At the City Council meeting on March 19, 2012, there were citizen presentations questioning some city staff and city council members’ association with the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council (NHUAC). Who... [Read more]

OPINION: The City of Burien Needs to Slow Down on Annexation Vote

OPINION: The City of Burien Needs to Slow Down on Annexation Vote

The Burien City Council will ask King County to hold a vote on annexing the final part of the North Highline Unincorporated Area on Aug. 7. What’s the hurry? The City Council agreed at the March... [Read more]

Burien Council Set to Vote on August Annexation Election at April 2 Meeting

Burien Council Set to Vote on August Annexation Election at April 2 Meeting

Burien City Council members agreed at Monday night’s meeting (March 19) to vote at their April 2 meeting whether to schedule an election on the annexation of North Highline for August 7, which is... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why Annexation of White Center Should Not Be Put On Ballot’

LETTER: ‘Why Annexation of White Center Should Not Be Put On Ballot’

10 Reasons Why The Annexation of Area Y/White Center Should Not Be Put On The Ballot 1. The Sales Tax Credits from the state have not come through to support the annexation of this area. There is no money.... [Read more]

UPDATE: Revenue Likely Focus When Burien Council Discuss Annexation Mar. 19

UPDATE: Revenue Likely Focus When Burien Council Discuss Annexation Mar. 19

Screenshot of page 181 from Monday night's Burien City Council packet. Click image to see larger version. by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members are scheduled to discuss at their meeting Monday,... [Read more]

BREAKING: Burien Council to Consider Annexation Date at Monday Meeting

BREAKING: Burien Council to Consider Annexation Date at Monday Meeting

by Ralph Nichols Burien City Council members are scheduled to discuss at their meeting this coming Monday, March 19, “if and when to act” on a proposed annexation of unincorporated North Highline. Should... [Read more]

Boundary Review Board Gives Burien’s Annexation of ‘Area Y’ Final OK

Boundary Review Board Gives Burien’s Annexation of ‘Area Y’ Final OK

On Thursday, Feb. 16, the Washington State Boundary Review Board for King County reached a final decision approving Burien’s annexation request of the North Highline, according to a press release... [Read more]

County Budget Cuts Have Left North Highline With Fewer Police

County Budget Cuts Have Left North Highline With Fewer Police

Burien Police Chief Scott Kimerer by Jack Mayne Burien’s police chief say he was a bit perplexed at recent increases in crime in the unincorporated parts of the North Highline Unincorporated area, but... [Read more]

Boundary Review Board Gives Preliminary Approval Of Annexation

Boundary Review Board Gives Preliminary Approval Of Annexation

by Jack Mayne Preliminary approval of Burien’s request to proceed toward annexation of the northern half of the North Highline Unincorporated Area was approved Monday night at a chilly meeting of the... [Read more]