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19
Jul
2016

Ballot Issues Committee August 2016: Recommendation on City of Seattle Initiative Measure No. 1—Building and Operation of a Mile-Long Elevated Park on Alaskan Way

Municipal League of King County Recommendation on City of Seattle Initiative Measure No. 1—Building and Operation of a Mile-Long Elevated Park on Alaskan Way August 2, 2016 Primary Election Ballot Summary of Measure Initiative No. 123 seeks to put in place an alternative to the City of Seattle’s existing waterfront redevelopment plan. This summary first […]

19
Jul
2016

Ballot Issues Committees August 2016 Recommendation for Proposition 1: Seattle Housing Levy

MUNICIPAL LEAGUE OF KING COUNTY   Proposition 1: Seattle Housing Levy   August 2, 2016 Primary Election Ballot   Summary of Measure: City of Seattle Proposition 1 sets out a proposed 2016 Housing Levy that would be a successor to the 2009 levy that expires this year and to four other previous Seattle housing measures […]

12
Oct
2015

2015 Education Committee Report

The Munileague 2015 Education Committee Report is now available. King County’s 19 school districts range from urban, to suburban, to rural, and from a size of over 50,000 students in Seattle to just 42 students in Skykomish. The Municipal League Foundation’s Education Committee wanted to understand the characteristics and the challenges facing school districts countywide, […]

28
Sep
2015

2015 Ballot Recommendations

The Municipal League Foundation today released recommendations on King County Proposition 1, King County Charter Amendment 1, Seattle Proposition 1, and Seattle Initiative 122. The Municipal League Foundation Board voted to support King County Proposition 1 (Best Starts for Kids). The Municipal League believes that an investment in King County’s children and their families as […]

27
Jul
2015

Welcome Mark Melroy, Our Newest Board Member

We are pleased to welcome our newest board member, Mark Melroy, to the Muncipal League Board! Mark currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Washington State Attorney General’s Office.  In this role, Mark manages all budgetary and financial operations of the office, which has an annual operating budget in excess of $125M, a […]

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 […]

18
Oct
2012

League Supports AFIS and Seawall Ballot Measures

The Municipal League Foundation today released positions supporting both King County’s Proposition 1 and City of Seattle’s Proposition 1 to appear on the November 6 General Election Ballot.  The Municipal League Board voted to SUPPORT King County Proposition 1, funding the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), noting that it is a proven, successful regional tool to […]

17
Jul
2012

Municipal League Evaluates Local Campaign Finance Reform Recommendations

The Municipal League Foundation convened a short term, ad hoc committee to review and respond to a request from City of Seattle Council members Mike O’Brien, Sally Clark, and Tim Burgess, to evaluate local campaign finance reform recommendations. The committee reviewed materials and met on June 14th and was briefed by neutral, pro and con […]

1
Jul
2012

Municipal League Postion on Seattle Prop 1 & King County Prop 1 on the August 7th Primary Election Ballot

The Municipal League Foundation today released positions on City of Seattle’s Proposition 1 and King County’s Proposition 1 to appear on August 16 Primary ballots. OPPOSES City of Seattle’s Prop.1 : The Seattle Public Library Operations Levy  – The Seattle Public Library is an esteemed institution, a critically important city service, and a valuable neighborhood asset. […]

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