Update: New county budget calls for studying the possibility of ending Unincorporated Area Councils

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in King County, North Highline UAC, White Center news | Comments Off

As noted here earlier today, questions have been going around regarding the new King County Budget and its effect on Unincorporated Area Councils, including the North Highline UAC, which represents ... Read more..

King County Sheriff Sue Rahr’s view of budget effects on areas like ours

Thursday, November 18th, 2010 Posted in King County Sheriff's Office, White Center news | Comments Off

King County Sheriff Sue Rahr called a last-minute "media availability" at midmorning today - not with enough notice for us to be here - but her office has sent a ... Read more..

King County budget approved one week earlier than expected

Monday, November 15th, 2010 Posted in Election, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

While the King County Council wasn't expected to take a final budget vote until next Monday - they did it today. Here's the official news release with the announcement: The Metropolitan ... Read more..

King County budget: One more evening public hearing ahead

Friday, October 15th, 2010 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

A reminder, in this county news release: Council Committee to host final evening public hearing on 2011 County Budget in Kent More than 300 people attend meetings in Seattle, Bellevue, Snohomish The Metropolitan ... Read more..

Got something to say about the county budget? Here’s your chance

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 Posted in King County, west seattle, White Center news | 1 Comment »

Countywide Community Forums are coming to the area - not White Center, but close. Here's the invite, with an offer of free food, and a request for your RSVP: OCTOBER 14: ... Read more..

King County budget: Executive’s proposal unveiled

Monday, September 27th, 2010 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

King County Executive Dow Constantine is presenting his budget proposal right now - and @kcnews has been providing key points via Twitter. They include 462 proposed job cuts. The full ... Read more..

Got something to say about the county budget? Here’s how

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010 Posted in King County, Politics, White Center news | Comments Off

The King County Council has four public hearings coming up about the county budget, and the closest one is in Seattle. Here's the official announcement: In preparation for a 2011 King ... Read more..

White Center (and Full Tilt) on TV

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in King County, Video, White Center news | Comments Off

In case you didn't see it on channel 5 news tonight - they followed up on the King County budget story (reported here earlier) by coming to White Center for ... Read more..

County budget crunch: New plan with fewer cuts

Friday, November 21st, 2008 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

The announcement isn't yet on the county website but we've posted it at partner site West Seattle Blog - County Council members are now proposing a plan they say would ... Read more..

King County budget battle begins in earnest

Monday, October 13th, 2008 Posted in King County, White Center news | Comments Off

King County Executive Ron Sims has officially unveiled his budget proposal, and says it balances an expected $93 million-plus deficit. Here's his news release; you can read the budget summary ... Read more..

Your chance to speak out on King County budget cuts

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008 Posted in King County | Comments Off

We've talked about the county's serious budget woes, including the public-safety budget challenges that will bring the sheriff, prosecuting attorney, and others to White Center for a town hall meeting ... Read more..