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15
Jul
2014

Municipal League of King County Recommendation on Proposition 1—Creation of a Seattle Metropolitan Park District

Municipal League of King County Recommendation on Proposition 1—Creation of a Seattle Metropolitan Park District August 5, 2014 Primary Ballot   Summary of Measure If approved, City of Seattle Proposition 1 would create a metropolitan park district, called the Seattle Park District (the “District”), to provide ongoing funding to maintain, operate and improve parks, community […]

16
Mar
2014

Municipal League Foundation Ballot Issues Committee: Recommendation on Prop. 1

Proposition 1: King County Transportation Funding  April 22, 2014 Special Election Ballot Measure  Summary of Measure   The King County Council, sitting as the Transportation Benefit District that it created, is proposing to voters a measure to fund, within the new countywide district, additional resources for Metro Transit, city streets, and roads in unincorporated areas […]

16
Oct
2013

The Municipal League Releases 2013 General Election Ballot Recommendations

The Municipal League Foundation today released recommendations on City of Seattle Proposition 1, and Seattle City Charter Amendment 19, to appear on the November 5 General Election Ballot. The Municipal League Foundation Board voted to support City of Seattle’s Proposition 1, concerning the creation of a system to publicly finance city council election campaigns. The […]

8
Oct
2013

One Stop Ballot Shop – Mayor Debate Oct 15

The Municipal League is teaming up with Seattle CiyClub and Seattle Works to present the One Stop Ballot Shop on October 15 This mayoral debate will reflect YOUR concerns and priorities. To submit your questions, visit http://ow.ly/pm4z2

8
Oct
2013

Responsible Choices – Judge for Yourself Debate Oct 17

Speaker of the House Frank Chopp, former State Auditor Brian Sonntag, and Kirkland City Council Member Toby Nixon cordially invite you to an Event Benefitting the First Annual Judge for Yourself Debate Moderated by KCTS’ Enrique Cerna   The debate will address Initiative 522, concerning the labeling of GMO foods. Initiative committee members of both sides will […]

11
Jul
2013

Municipal League Foundation Releases Recommendation on Prop. 1

MUNILEAGUE SUPPORTS UPCOMING PARKS LEVY The Municipal League Foundation today released its position in support of King County Parks Levy Proposition 1, to appear on the August 6 Primary Ballot. The Municipal League Foundation Board voted to support King County Proposition 1 at the recommendation of our Ballot Issues Committee. King County manages the regional […]

8
Apr
2013

Munileague’s Metro Committee Releases Follow Up Report on Metro Transit

In 2008 the Municipal League issued its Review of Metro Transit which was critical of Metro in four areas:  performance measurement, service allocation policy, strategic planning, and transparency. This current review describes the progress achieved by Metro since then and discusses its financial situation in light of the recent years of slow economic growth while […]

4
Mar
2013

March 19 – Legislature Now: What’s in Motion

  In January CityClub hosted its annual Legislative Preview where we spoke with the top leadership in the State House and Senate about their priorities for the upcoming session. During the forum all four panelists said the legislature would make a $1 billion down payment on the McCleary decision to fund basic education. With finite […]

12
Feb
2013

February 14th Public Event – Port Commission seeks to support Valley infrastructure, job growth

The Port of Seattle released the following invite for Round Table event  on February 14, 1 p.m. in the Auburn City Council Chambers, Auburn City Hall, 25 West Main Street, Auburn. The meeting is open to the public. See the announcement below. Regional leaders invited to Policy Roundtable Moving goods efficiently in and out of the Kent-Auburn […]

1
Feb
2013

Foundation Releases February 2013 Ballot Recommendations on Seattle School Levy’s

MUNILEAGUE SUPPORTS SEATTLE SCHOOLS OPERATING AND CAPITAL LEVIES The Municipal League Foundation has released positions supporting both Seattle School District No. 1 Prop. 1, and Seattle Schools District No.1 Prop. 2, to appear on the February 12 Special Election Ballot. The Municipal League Board voted to support Seattle School District’s Prop.1 Operating Levy. While the State Supreme Court […]

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