Tag Seattle

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 […]

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. […]

6
Jun
2012

Munileague Raises Question About Proposed Arena Deal

The Municipal League Foundation has released a review of the proposal for a new sports arena proposed in the South Downtown (SODO) neighborhood. The Foundation believes the proposal has great potential to benefit the regional economy but also raises questions that should be addressed before the MOU is adopted. The summary document is intended to […]

19
Aug
2007

In The News – Seattle Times – Earlier primary may cause drop in absentee voting

Seattle Times | Earlier primary may cause drop in absentee voting | 8/19/2007 The Municipal League of King County, by contrast, found it easier to recruit volunteers to interview and rate candidates because interview committees trained and began their work before the Fourth of July, said league Chairman Bruce Carter. There was a downside for […]

2
May
2007

In The News – The Stranger – Setting the Standard

Stranger | Setting the Standard | 5/02/2007 Erica C. Barnett won the Government News Reporting of the Year award from the Municipal League of King County, the 97-year-old local good-government group. http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/Content?oid=213628

14
Mar
2007

In The News – Seattle Times – Viaduct? Tunnel? Voters say no and no

Seattle Times | Viaduct? Tunnel? Voters say no and no | 3/14/2007 The Municipal League of King County urged voters to send in blank ballots as a protest, arguing more options should be considered, including other tunnel variations, the surface option or repair of the existing viaduct. Election officials said Tuesday they were not sure […]

7
Mar
2007

In the News – Seattle Times – A botched viaduct vote is better than none at all

Seattle Times | | 3/07/2007 The Municipal League says the vote is premature and the process botched, and advises us to mail in our ballots blank — which is supposed to send a different message than throwing them into the wastebasket. http://archives.seattletimes.nwsource.com/cgi-bin/texis.cgi/web/vortex/display?slug=rams07&date=20070307&query=Municipal+League

5
Mar
2007

In The News – Seattle Times – Cast a blank viaduct ballot

Seattle Times | Cast a blank viaduct ballot | 3/05/2007 Guest Colum Bruce Carter The Municipal League of King County has concluded that the March 13 advisory ballot asking voters to select between two Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement options has no practical significance. For the first time in our almost 100-year history, we are urging […]

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