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Verna Seal liked Sara Niegowski's blog post A letter from the superintendent: Our thoughts and prayers go out to Marysville families after this morning's tragedy
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Sara Niegowski posted a blog post

A letter from the superintendent: Our thoughts and prayers go out to Marysville families after this morning's tragedy

Oct. 24, 2014Dear Tukwila School District community,It is with a heavy heart I write this letter. While details are still emerging, we know that there has been a fatal school shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School this morning, just up the I-5 corridor from us. This is not some far-off school tragedy; this is in our backyard. As a parent, I cannot think of a sadder event. My condolences and the condolences of the entire Tukwila School District go to those in Marysville whose lives are…See More
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Ellen Gengler commented on Ellen Gengler's blog post 'Tukwila Budget - $40,000 Travel for City Council; Seattle only gets $30,200!'
"I listened to the Budget Workshop as well. I was glad they brought up travel. While Laurel is correct each Seattle Council member has a $7500 discretionary fund that they tap for travel, they also use it for other things, too. Unfortunately, I still…"
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Chuck Parrish commented on Ellen Gengler's blog post 'Tukwila Budget - $40,000 Travel for City Council; Seattle only gets $30,200!'
"I attended the budget planning session at 5:30pm this past Monday. CM Quinn kicked off the process by discussing the question about travel. The council analyst said that each Seattle CM has a discretionary budget which is mostly used for travel so…"
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JLee is now a member of Tukwila Talk
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Charles Tyson liked Charles Tyson's blog post Tyson Plan Exhibit to Take to the Road
Oct 19
Charles Tyson posted a blog post

Are these reasonable criteria for Tukwila facility planning?

Compare the Tyson Plan to others as they come forth. I suggest the following criteria for evaluating/comparing proposals to prepare for our future City needs. Please note although the following criteria are worthy of consideration to compare proposals, these criteria are not necessarily ranked by order of importance: (Feedback appreciated!)- land cost - central to all residential neighborhoods - amount of land- proper existing zoning- close proximity to Valley Business Core- ability to build in…See More
Oct 19
Charles Tyson commented on Chuck Parrish's blog post 'How would you vote if gun pointed at your family?'
"Gosh, Chuck. We agree on something! Now, about the Tyson Plan* * I will soon post some questions I ask you and others to answer regarding the best course of action in preparing to meet future City facility needs. I ask for feedback of all as to…"
Oct 18
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A Night of Gratitude benefiting the Tukwila Pantry at SeaTac Community Center

November 14, 2014 from 5:30pm to 8pm
Join us Friday, November 14th for a "Night of Gratitude" Dinner - Wine - Silent Auction benefiting the Tukwila Pantry. Tickets are $20 in advance, $24 at the door. Purchase tickets onlineThe Tukwila Pantry serves residents in the Tukwila, SeaTac and Burien areas. Food insecurity is a real issue facing many of our neighbors.See More
Oct 18
Ellen Gengler and Charles Tyson are now friends
Oct 18
Ellen Gengler commented on Ellen Gengler's blog post 'Tukwila Budget - $40,000 Travel for City Council; Seattle only gets $30,200!'
"Chuck, Just to follow up - the Tukwila Pantry serves residents from Tukwila, SeaTac and Burien. In the past, the Pantry has requested funds from those cities and received some funding. Not sure on this upcoming year, they are waiting to hear."
Oct 18
Chuck Parrish commented on Ellen Gengler's blog post 'Tukwila Budget - $40,000 Travel for City Council; Seattle only gets $30,200!'
"The optics of this increase in travel costs do not look good. Ellen has a good point here. The administration and the council need to justify the increase. I suspect that the majority of costs are related to travel to Washington DC as well as…"
Oct 18
 

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