Seattle City Council approves “path” to potential 2011 annexation vote

Monday, April 12th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 5 Comments »

ORIGINAL 2:32 PM REPORT: Six days ago (WCN coverage here), the Seattle City Council's Regional Development and Sustainability Committee passed a resolution putting the city on what Council President ... Read more..

Next step toward possible White Center (etc.) vote on Seattle annexation: Monday City Council vote

Friday, April 9th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

The agenda's out now for Monday's Seattle City Council meeting, and as expected, they're scheduled to vote on the resolution laying out "a path," as Council President Richard Conlin put ... Read more..

Supporters of Seattle annexation at West Seattle’s Southwest District Council tonight

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 3 Comments »

At the Southwest District Council meeting on behalf of partner site West Seattle Blog, we're listening to the latest presentation from White Center residents advocating that Seattle annex "Area Y." ... Read more..

Seattle City Council committee approves resolution signaling interest in 2011 annexation vote

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

Two and a half weeks ago, the Seattle City Council's Regional Development and Sustainability Committee heard the city's budget boss say Mayor McGinn was no longer pursuing an annexation vote ... Read more..

Reminder: Annexation resolution on Seattle City Council committee agenda today

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

2 pm at Seattle City Hall, the Regional Development and Sustainability Committee - same one that heard two weeks ago that Mayor McGinn was no longer pushing for an annexation ... Read more..

Annexation on Seattle City Council committee agenda next Tuesday

Friday, April 2nd, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

In the ongoing saga of "who (if anyone) will annex the northern North Highline area" including White Center, we've just received the agenda for next Tuesday afternoon's meeting of the ... Read more..

Happening now: Momentous North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting

Thursday, April 1st, 2010 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

Beneath the flag, that's Greg Duff, who's presiding over his last meeting as North Highline Unincorporated Area Council president - 2nd from left in the photo, it's council member ... Read more..

Reminder: Annexation on tonight’s Burien City Council agenda

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

7 pm at Burien City Hall - here's the agenda; here are the supporting materials. They're talking about both current annexation issues - more details regarding the almost-complete annexation of ... Read more..

North Highline South annexation gets TV spotlight

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, burien, White Center news | Comments Off

The impending Burien annexation of North Highline South got a TV-news spotlight this morning, with live reports from KING 5's Tim Robinson. The video of his story is embedded above ... Read more..

Annexation appears on Delridge Neighborhoods District Council agenda

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

While the next official City of Seattle public discussion of a possible southern North Highline annexation vote is not yet scheduled, the issue has again surfaced on a community-group agenda ... Read more..

Standing room only as annexation takes center stage at North Highline Unincorporated Area Council

Thursday, March 4th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 29 Comments »

We arrived at the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting late after covering the West Seattle crash involving a police officer - and walked right into that standing-room-only crowd. First ... Read more..

And … he’s on again: City of Seattle annexation-issue guest back on NHUAC agenda

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 Posted in Annexation, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Thursday night's North Highline Unincorporated Area Council meeting has Kenny Pittman, annexation point person for the Seattle Mayor's office, back on the agenda, according to NHUAC president Greg Duff. Meeting's ... Read more..

Times column on Burien’s interest in northern North Highline

Sunday, February 28th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | Comments Off

Published online late tonight: Seattle Times (WCN news partner) columnist Jerry Large's account of his meeting with Burien leaders, to talk about their interest in annexing northern North Highline, instead ... Read more..

County Councilmember Jan Drago confirmed for North Highline UAC Thursday

Sunday, February 28th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

King County Council staff confirms that our area's newly appointed County Councilmember Jan Drago, previously on the Seattle City Council, is going to be at this Thursday's North Highline Unincorporated ... Read more..

Highland Park Action Committee hears from Seattle-annexation supporters

Thursday, February 25th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, Highland Park, White Center news | 32 Comments »

(Photo courtesy Dina Johnson) From left, Seattle annexation supporters Peggy Weiss, Mark Ufkes, Don Malo at last night's Highland Park Action Committee meeting in West Seattle. Toplines of their appearance are ... Read more..

Seattle annexation proposal on Wednesday’s Highland Park Action Committee agenda

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 Posted in Annexation, Highland Park, White Center news | 5 Comments »

The West Seattle neighborhood closest to White Center, Highland Park, has its community association meeting tomorrow night - Highland Park Action Committee, 7 pm at HP Improvement Club HQ. HPAC ... Read more..

Annexation updates: Seattle’s mayor, council committee

Friday, February 19th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 2 Comments »

(SATURDAY MORNING NOTE: The full video of this meeting is now online at Seattle Channel - annexation was the last item.) Two updates on what City of Seattle leaders are saying ... Read more..

Next Seattle annexation briefing on Friday

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, boulevard park, White Center news | 4 Comments »

Reminder since Friday is only two days away - Friday is the next public discussion in Seattle city government of the proposal to annex the north section of North Highline. ... Read more..

From the annexation-coverage file: Opinion piece in Crosscut

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, White Center news | 28 Comments »

Jordan Royer - former Seattle City Council candidate and son of former Seattle mayor Charlie Royer -- has an opinion essay at Crosscut today, titled "Why White Center and ... Read more..

North Highline Unincorporated Area Council talks annexation(s)

Friday, February 5th, 2010 Posted in Annexation, burien, Hicks Lake, North Highline UAC, White Center news | 28 Comments »

From Thursday night's meeting of the North Highline Unincorporated Area Council, held as usual in the North Highline Fire District headquarters on SW 112th - The meeting included discussions of ... Read more..