News & Announcements

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Upcoming meeting on Ambaum and Boulevard Park Community Plans
09/16/2021
Community is invited to attend Planning Commission meeting for updates on Ambaum and Boulevard Park Community Plans.
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Puget Sound Starts Here Campaign Focuses on Vehicle-related Contaminants
09/15/2021
Across Puget Sound, cities and counties are coming together this September to celebrate Puget Sound Starts Here Month.
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Community Events in Burien Will Follow COVID Safety Measures
09/09/2021
For the safety and health of our community and economy, the City of Burien is taking COVID-19 precautions very seriously during upcoming community events.
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Welcoming Burien
Community Invited to Inaugural Welcoming Burien Event in Town Square Park
09/03/2021
To demonstrate the City of Burien’s commitment to being a welcoming city for immigrants and refugees, the City in partnership with Discover Burien is launching the inaugural “Welcoming Burien: Celebrating Culture and Community” event on Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. This event will take place in Burien's Town Square Park and will coincide with Welcoming America’s Welcoming Week.
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Road Improvement and Asphalt Paving to Cause Local Traffic Impacts
09/03/2021
Beginning Tuesday, September 7 through Friday, October 15th road improvements and asphalt paving will impact local traffic in Gregory Heights, Lake Burien, Seahurst, and Shorewood neighborhoods.
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City of Burien Issues Call for Artists for 2022 Burien Gallery Program
08/25/2021
The City of Burien has issued a call for artists for the 2022 Burien Gallery Program. The application deadline is Thursday, November 4, 2021.
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Law Prohibits Burien Businesses from Providing Single-use Carryout Plastic Bags at Point of Sale
08/20/2021
Starting October 1, 2021, the Burien plastic bag ban will go back into effect. The effective date is in alignment with Washington’s statewide plastic bag ban.
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Burien Community Center Opens August 12–14 as Cooling Center
08/11/2021
The City of Burien is opening the Burien Community Center to operate as a cooling center from August 12–14.
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Interactive Map Offers Chance to Weigh in on Ambaum and Boulevard Park Community Planning
08/03/2021
Burien community members are invited to interact with an online map designed to help gather feedback on Ambaum Blvd SW and Boulevard Park community planning.
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Survey Asks Community to Prioritize Strategies for Burien’s Climate Action Plan
07/26/2021
Community members are invited to take a survey to help prioritize strategies to reduce climate pollution and help protect our community from the worst impacts of climate change. The Burien Climate Action Plan survey is open from July 26 through August 25.
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New Housing Development Brings 230 Multifamily Housing Units to Downtown Core
07/19/2021
Construction has begun on Kinect@Burien, a new multifamily housing development which will bring 230 apartments and ground floor retail space to downtown Burien. The development will be sited on a former parking lot owned by the City of Burien as well as the site of a former commercial building.
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Burien Segment of RapidRide H Line Construction Begins June 28, 2021
06/25/2021
Construction on the Burien segment of the RapidRide H Line begins on June 28, 2021. Intermittent traffic delays may occur.
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Fire Chief and City Manager Provide Tips for Keeping Safe in the Heat
06/24/2021
A record-breaking heat event is expected across our area this weekend. Read important public safety tips for staying cool.
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Burien City Council Approves DESC Burien Project for Inclusion in Affordable Housing Demonstration Program
06/23/2021
Burien City Council voted to include DESC Burien, a permanent supportive housing development, into the Burien Affordable Housing Demonstration Program.
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Temporary Rent and Utility Assistance is Available for Burien Residents; New Ordinance Expands Tenant Protections for Burien Renters
06/22/2021
City of Burien is announcing a dedicated rent and utility assistance fund for Burien residents. Burien City Council adopted additional tenant protections and extended an eviction moratorium for 90 calendar days after the end of the statewide moratorium.
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The City of Burien joins communities across the country in celebration and reflection on June 19
06/17/2021
Burien joins communities across the country on June 19 in commemorating the day enslaved African Americans in Texas were finally told of their freedom in 1865, two years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation declaring enslaved people in Confederate territory free.
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Community Invited to Meetings on Permanent Supportive Housing and Proposed Affordable Housing Demonstration Program Development
06/03/2021
Burien City Council will be hosting a public hearing a proposal from DESC to build a permanent supportive housing project in Burien. The public hearing will begin with a short presentation from City of Burien staff, and then be open for public comment.
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Representatives Provide Link Between Independent Investigation Team and Community
05/18/2021
The City of Burien and Burien Police Department are seeking people to serve as Community Representatives on an Independent Investigation Team for Burien.
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Burien Airport Committee and SEA Stakeholder Advisory Round Table Seeking Community Members to Advise on Airport Issues
05/17/2021
The City of Burien is seeking community members to apply to serve on the Burien Airport Committee or SEA Stakeholder Advisory Roundtable (StART) to help advocate for Burien’s needs as they relate to impacts of SeaTac Airport operations.
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Community Petition to Name Burien Skate Park for Tim Hunter Being Considered
05/17/2021
A community petition to name the Burien Skate Park to Tim Hunter Memorial Skate Park is being considered by the Burien Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. The advisory board’s recommendation will be forwarded to Burien City Council for discussion and final decision.
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Compostable Food Service Product Law Now Takes Effect July 1, 2022
05/12/2021
The Burien City Council voted to delay the effective date of Ordinance 709 to July 1, 2022. This law restricts food service businesses in Burien from providing food and beverages in non-compostable food service products.
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GFOA Awards Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to City of Burien
04/26/2021
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to City of Burien for its comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019.
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EPA Seeking Candidates for Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee
04/26/2021
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seeking a diverse range of qualified candidates for consideration to be appointed to EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee.
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Acknowledging National Infertility Awareness Week in Burien
04/23/2021
The Burien City Council issued a proclamation on April 19, 2021 in support of National Infertility Awareness Week.
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Eagle Landing Park Re-opens After Project to Divert Stormwater Completed
04/22/2021
Eagle Landing Park is now re-opened to the public. The park was previously closed on September 29, 2020 to install a pipe to divert stormwater, plant new vegetation, and conduct needed repairs to the trail and surrounding area.
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Proclamations: Arbor Day & Earth Day.
Earth Day and Arbor Day Proclamations Encourage Burien to Get Involved
04/22/2021
The Burien City Council issued two proclamations on April 19, 2021 to raise awareness and support actions to protect the environment.
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Statement from the Burien City Manager on the Chauvin Verdict
04/20/2021
Our thoughts and prayers are with the George Floyd family and all who have been victimized by abhorrent police behavior. The jury’s verdict today is a statement about what is unacceptable and underscores the need for broader systemic change.
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Proclamation: Anti-Asian Hate is Not Welcome in Burien
Proclamation Declares Anti-Asian Hate is Not Welcome in Burien
04/07/2021
The Burien City Council issued a proclamation on April 5, 2021 declaring anti-Asian hate was not welcome in Burien.
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Proclamation Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault
04/07/2021
Burien City Council issued a proclamation on April 5, 2021 declaring April “Sexual Assault Awareness Month” in Burien.
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City of Burien Denounces Hate and Violence Against Asian Americans
03/18/2021
City of Burien leadership and staff are deeply saddened by the horrific murders of eight people in Atlanta on Tuesday, including at least six Asian American women. We join those who are honoring those lost by recommitting ourselves as city leaders to creating an inclusive and welcoming community that celebrates our diversity and denounces racism, intolerance, and bigotry in all forms.
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Commercial Lease Basics Workshop Offered to Burien Businesses
03/08/2021
In partnership with the Highline College Small Business Development Center (SBDC), the City of Burien is hosting a workshop geared towards the businesses that are currently leasing a commercial location, thinking about signing a commercial lease, or renewing a commercial lease.
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Responses to Short Survey Will Help Set Council Priorities for Next 12–18 Months
03/05/2021
Burien City Council is asking the community to answer a brief survey to help them prioritize what they should focus on for the next 12–18 months. Responses are anonymous. The survey closes on March 18 at noon.
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Burien Arts Commission Launches Call for Artist to Honor Black Lives Matters Movement
01/21/2021
The City of Burien and Burien Arts Commission is seeking a Black artist or artist group who will work with the Burien community to create a visual art piece that honors the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Empty Bowls Virtual Fundraiser to Raise Money for Local Food Banks
01/13/2021
The City of Burien and Discover Burien are hosting their 14th annual Empty Bowls event to raise money for the White Center Food Bank and Highline Area Food Bank.
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Proclamation Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking
01/11/2021
Burien City Council issued a proclamation on January 4, 2021 declaring January Human Trafficking Awareness Month in Burien.
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Apply Today to Serve on a Burien Advisory Board, Commission, or Committee
01/04/2021
Want to serve your community and help shape local laws and policy? Do you have expertise to share? Consider applying for one of the 25 open positions.
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City of Burien and Discover Burien Create Online Directories of Local Restaurants and Retailers
12/17/2020
The City of Burien and Discover Burien are announcing the launch of two new resources to support local restaurants and retail businesses.
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It’s a Wonderful Burien Event Series Offers Safe Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season
11/24/2020
The City of Burien is proud to announce a series of holiday inspired events to celebrate the season in the second annual “It’s a Wonderful Burien.” Winter lights will illuminate Burien’s Town Square Park every night in December, encouraging people to visit downtown Burien for restaurant take-out, shopping, and seasonal experiences hosted by the City of Burien and community partners.
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Housing.
New Plan Details How Burien Can Meet the Next 20 Years of Housing Needs
11/18/2020
The City of Burien will host an online community forum to discuss the draft results of the city’s first Housing Action Plan. Please join us to learn more about the city’s housing needs, and proposed strategies and actions to build more housing for all of Burien’s residents.
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New PaRCS Director Starts February 3, 2020
01/02/2020
Carolyn Hope has been hired as the City of Burien’s new Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Director, effective Feb. 3, 2020.
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New Councilmembers Sofia Aragon, Cydney Moore, and Kevin Schilling to Be Honored
12/30/2019
On January 6, 2020, the community is invited to a reception and swearing-in ceremony for newly elected council members Sofia Aragon, Cydney Moore, and Kevin Schilling. The reception will be followed by the selection of mayor and deputy mayor.
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Burien Community Center Annex.
City Announces Update on Exploration of Lease Extension Options
12/13/2019
The City has explored an option to extend the time period for tenants to operate out of the Annex building past the January 31, 2020 deadline. After a consultation regarding the insurance and liability issues surrounding the significant safety risks that are present, enabling tenants to stay in the building past January 31, 2020 is not an option the City can entertain.
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Burien Annex Closes and City of Burien Will Assist Nonprofit Tenants with Relocation
12/09/2019
NEWS RELEASE: The City of Burien is closing the Burien Community Center Annex because initial inspections have found significant concerns with the structural integrity of the building.
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Outgoing Councilmembers Austin Bell, Bob Edgar, and Lucy Krakowiak to Be Honored
12/09/2019
On December 16, 2019, the community is invited to a reception honoring the service and dedication of Burien Deputy Mayor Austin Bell and Councilmembers Bob Edgar and Lucy Krakowiak.
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Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Sides with City of Burien on Challenge to Flight Path Changes
12/05/2019
On November 27, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in favor of the City of Burien in Burien’s lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) arising from the FAA’s change of a flight path over Burien without environmental review.
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Closing at 4:30 P.M. Gives Burien Permit Staff More Time to Complete Paperwork
12/05/2019
The City of Burien is changing the permit center hours to 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. starting January 2, 2020.
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Rising Construction Costs, Decreasing Hotel Sector Revenue Halts Burien Hotel Project
11/15/2019
NEWS RELEASE: Based on rising construction costs and decreasing revenues in the hotel sector, Hotel Concepts has decided not to move forward with developing a hotel in Burien at this time.
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It's a Wonderful Burien.
Celebrate the Season with Family-Friendly Programs in Burien
11/06/2019
NEWS RELEASE: The City of Burien is proud to announce a new series of events titled “It’s a Wonderful Burien.” Winter lights will illuminate Burien’s Town Square Park every night in December, inspiring people to come to downtown Burien for unique dining, shopping, and seasonal experiences hosted by the City of Burien and community partners.
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Public Invited to Learn about Study of Impacts of SeaTac Airport
10/31/2019
The Department of Commerce will be hosting a public meeting to provide a preliminary report on study of impacts of SeaTac Airport.
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City Monitors Work on Westmark Emerald Pointe Property
10/15/2019
City staff are monitoring work being done at property located on 1300 SW 136th St., owned by Westmark Emerald Pointe LLC.
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Burien Becomes Second City in Washington State to Pass Just Cause Eviction Policy
10/08/2019
NEWS RELEASE: On October 7, 2019, the Burien City Council passed policies designed to protect renters and improve renter-landlord relationships. Ordinance 716 goes into effect October 15, 2019.
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Town Square Fountain Closed September 30 and October 1
09/30/2019
The Town Square Fountain will be closed for maintenance September 30 and October 1.
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Burien City Council Approves Rental Housing Inspection Ordinance and Funding for a Rental Housing Inspection Program Coordinator
09/18/2019
NEWS RELEASE: The Burien City Council approved on Burien’s first rental housing inspection program. The Council also approved the hiring of a rental housing inspection coordinator, who will manage the program and work with residents who need assistance with rental housing issues.
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New Temporary Sign Regulations Reflect Community Input
09/04/2019
The City’s temporary sign regulations have been updated. The City’s permanent sign rules were not changed. A 90-day grace period was given to businesses to comply with the new regulations. Code enforcement on the new rules is allowed to begin on September 9, 2019.
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Susan McLain and Lorraine Chachere Join City of Burien
Susan McLain and Lorraine Chachere Join City of Burien
08/26/2019
Susan McLain Selected to be New Community Development Director; Lorraine Chachere Selected to be New Economic Development Specialist
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The Burien Town Square Fountain has Reopened
The Fountain has Been Reopened to the Public
08/22/2019
Burien’s Town Square Fountain has reopened to the public after repairs to the electrical system were completed. The fountain will remain open until October.
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Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance
The Bring Your Own Bag Ordinance Takes Effect on January 1, 2020
08/21/2019
NEWS RELEASE: The Burien City Council unanimously passed an ordinance on January 7, 2019 to ban carryout plastic bags in restaurants and retail establishments. The ordinance and ban will take effect on January 1, 2020, giving Burien businesses time to use their current stock of plastic bags.
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Drone Monitoring to Measure Effectiveness of Beach Restoration Projects Scheduled
08/21/2019
To assess the effectiveness of beach restoration projects in restoring former forage fish spawning habitat, Coastal Geology will be using a drone to conduct monitoring work at Seahurst Park August 28–30.
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Hamilton Construction Company to Build Peter Western Bridge
07/30/2019
Hamilton Construction Company has been awarded through a competitive bid process the contract to construct the new Peter Western Bridge. Construction will begin end of August and be completed by the end of 2020
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Community Invited to Help Update City’s Plan to Reduce Harm from Major Hazards
07/30/2019
The City of Burien is updating its Hazard Mitigation Plan, a plan to reduce harm from potential hazards such as landslides and earthquakes. The community is invited to provide feedback about what hazards you see in Burien.
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Businesses Invited to Attend Discussion on Proposed Compostable Food Service Product Requirements
07/17/2019
The Burien City Council is discussing a potential law that would require all food service products in the City of Burien to be made of compostable materials due to concerns about the effects of plastics on the natural environment. The Burien Business and Economic Development Partnership (BEDP) invites Burien businesses to a roundtable discussion on the draft legislation.
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Public Meeting on Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study July 24 at Tyee High School
07/17/2019
The Department of Commerce’s Sea-Tac Airport Impact Study project team is an open house on July 24 to gain public input on plans to study and inventory environmental, social, and economic impacts of the Sea-Tac Airport on the surrounding communities.
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Unforeseen Issues Delay Re-opening of Town Square Fountain
07/15/2019
As repair work for the Town Square Fountain progresses, unforeseen issues have occurred. At this time, we cannot commit to an open date. To help Burien’s youngest residents have fun and cool off during this summer’s hottest days, sprinklers will be turned on at Lake Burien Memorial Park Mondays and Fridays, 2–4 p.m. when temperature rises above 75 degrees.
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S 144th Way Improvements Begin
07/12/2019
S 144th Way is being re-aligned between Des Moines Memorial Drive and the cold storage warehouses. Construction begins July 15 and will continue until the end of the year.
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Earthquake a Reminder to Make Sure You’re Prepared
07/12/2019
A 4.6 magnitude earthquake struck at Three Lakes, Washington and shook much of our region. As of now, no significant impacts or damages have been reported within King County.
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Fireworks are Banned
Call 911 to Report Fireworks Violation
07/03/2019
The possession and discharging of all fireworks is banned in the City of Burien. To report a fireworks violation, please call 911.
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Join a Discussion about Burien's Urban Center
06/14/2019
On Thursday, June 27, the City of Burien invites you to join a discussion about a shared community vision for Burien’s Urban Center at an open house at Angelo’s of Burien.
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Add Your Voice to the Storm Drainage Master Plan
06/06/2019
The City of Burien is updating the Storm Drainage Master Plan, which was last published in 2012. The plan will guide where the City focuses its efforts to reduce urban flooding and protect water quality in Miller Creek, Salmon Creek, and Puget Sound.
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Algal Toxin Found in Lake Burien Water Sample
06/04/2019
An algal toxin was found in a water quality sample collected from Lake Burien on May 31. Public Health recommends that people and pets do not swim in the lake, drink lake water, or engage in other water-contact activities.
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Chris Craig to Lead Economic Development for the City of Burien
05/29/2019
NEWS RELEASE: Chris Craig has been selected to lead economic development for the City of Burien.
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Join a Community Conversation about Rental Housing Policies
05/24/2019
The City of Burien is hosting a follow up community meeting on June 20 on proposed rental housing policies and a rental inspection program. City of Burien staff will present a summary of the proposed policies and ask for community feedback. The proposed policies will reflect revisions based on feedback received during previous community meetings.
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Statement from City Manager
05/20/2019
Response from City Manager Wilson to residents expressing concerns about how the City is serving those living unsheltered in our community, and about tents and camping in Burien parks and the effect this has on the health and safety of our parks.
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Burien's Town Square Fountain Under Repair
05/09/2019
The Town Square Fountain will have a delayed opening due to sustained substantial water damage in the control vault and the fountain’s electrical system. Parks Department staff are working quickly to secure repair services and seek replacement of electrical components.
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Burien Addresses Camping in Parks
Pilot Program to Connect Unsheltered to Services
05/01/2019
On May 6, 2019, the City of Burien announced a new approach to addressing unauthorized use of Burien parks and facilities. In an effort to make everyone feel welcome and safe in Burien parks, City staff and Burien Police will be taking a compassionate, collaborative, and legal approach to prevent camping and encampments, that complies with the Martin v Boise decision.
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Celebrate Burien’s Urban Forest by Sharing a #TreeSelfie
Celebrate Burien’s Urban Forest by Sharing a #TreeSelfie
05/01/2019
Burien is holding a #TreeSelfie photo contest, where one lucky individual will win $25 if they correctly identify a tree in their neighborhood and let us know!
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Volunteer for Community Event to Celebrate Earth Day
04/15/2019
With Earth Day just around the corner, there are many opportunities to help protect Burien’s environment.
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Burien Community Development Director Charles “Chip” Davis Retires
04/15/2019
NEWS RELEASE: Charles “Chip” Davis, Burien Community Development Director, has announced his retirement after 40+ years of public service. His last day will be May 31, 2019.
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Apply to be on the Burien Planning Commission
03/25/2019
The City of Burien is accepting applications for three open positions on the Planning Commission.
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Share Your Vision of Burien’s Urban Center
03/19/2019
What will Burien's downtown and urban center be like 5, 10, or 20 years from now? Tell us what you think by taking a survey.
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Sign Code Update Open House.
Learn about Updates to City Sign Code at Open Houses
02/20/2019
Come to an open house to learn about updates to the City’s code for temporary signs such as A-boards, banners, campaign signs, etc.
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Community Invited to Share Vision for Burien’s Urban Center
02/20/2019
Come to a workshop to help establish a vision for Burien’s mixed use, regional urban center with housing, employment, transportation options, and services.
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Community Invited to Participate in Conversation about Rental Housing Policies
02/15/2019
The community is invited to share their vision of how safe, quality, habitable, and affordable housing looks like in Burien, and how potential tenant protections could affect both renters and landlords in Burien.
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King County District Court and City of Burien Partner to Bring Innovative, Problem-solving Court to South King County
01/15/2019
NEWS RELEASE: King County District Court and the City of Burien are collaborating to implement a “community court” in Burien. Scheduled to launch February 25, 2019, the alternative, problem-solving court will differ from traditional courts by seeking to identify and address the underlying challenges of court participants that may contribute to further criminal activity.
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Department of Natural Resources to Remove Creosote-Treated Logs from Seahurst Park
01/03/2019
Starting this January, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will be removing creosote-treated logs that have washed up on the beach at Seahurst Park.
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Take a Short Survey about the City Website
12/21/2018
The City of Burien is evaluating the City website and we want to hear from you!
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Hotel Developer Selected for Downtown Burien
12/20/2018
NEWS RELEASE: On December 3, 2018 the Burien City Council selected Hotel Concepts as the buyer and developer of a City-owned parcel. The winning proposal includes a 140-guest room hotel and approximately 100 units of multifamily development.
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Burien Community Center Closure and Holiday Hours
12/17/2018
Due to scheduled facility maintenance and the holidays, the Burien Community Center will be closed December 17–21.
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Hotel, Poet-in-Residence, Budget, Zoning Code and Comprehensive Plan Amendments
12/06/2018
Council discussed hotel developer, business licensing and B&O tax code updates, budget, zoning code amendments, and Comprehensive Plan amendments.
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Joint Human Services and Planning Commissions Study Session on Spectrum of Housing Policies
11/29/2018
Learn more about housing policies that support Burien as a safe, healthy, and affordable community of opportunity for people of all income levels.
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Accepting Nominations for Citizen of the Year!
11/29/2018
Do you know someone who has improved the quality of life in Burien? Do you know of a program or organization that has helped others in the community? Nominate them for the Burien City Council’s Citizen of the Year!
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