City of Burien seeks volunteers to prepare pro & con statements on annexation

Press release:

Members are being sought for pro and con committees to prepare statements on the proposed annexation of North Highline that will be included in the King County Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

At its April 2 meeting, the Burien City Council adopted Resolution No. 330, placing Proposition 1 on the Nov. 6 general election ballot. Proposition 1 is the North Highline Area “Y” Annexation Area proposed annexation to the city of Burien.

This proposition seeks voter approval of the annexation into the city of Burien of an area commonly known as the North Highline Area “Y" Annexation Area. The area consists of approximately 2,045 acres and 17,392 residents.

The area is generally described as lying north of the corporate boundaries of the city of Burien, south and east of the corporate boundaries of the city of Seattle, and west of SR-99 adjacent to the city of Tukwila and the city of Tukwila corporate boundaries. The area is legally described in Resolution No. 330.

Each committee’s statement must be no more than 200 words in length and must be submitted to King County Elections no later than 4:30 p.m. on Aug. 15.

Any rebuttal statements are due by Aug. 17. There is a limit of three members per committee, but committees may seek advice of any person or persons.

Committee member appointments will be made during the open public meeting of the Burien City Council on July 16, sometime after 7 p.m. Candidates need not be present to be appointed.
Persons interested in applying for one of the committee positions should submit their name, contact information, and a brief statement as to why they would like to serve on one of the committees.

Submittals are due no later than Friday, July 6, at 4 p.m. to Monica Lusk, City Clerk, Burien City Hall, 400 SW 152nd Street, Ste. 300, Burien, 98166, call 206-248-5517, or email monical@burienwa.gov.

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