LETTER: Enforce Burien nuisance properties law

Your story on the bank-owned foreclosed house problem in North Highline captured the essence of the situation accurately.

I live in that neighborhood. Unfortunately, there are more foreclosures coming.

It sounds like Burien's new Ordinance #561 is a timely solution that will establish clear expectations of the banks so that these houses do not continue to degrade our neighborhoods.

This ordinance is only part of the solution. The City Council must also give (City Manager) Mike Martin its full and undivided support to implement this ordinance in its entirety.

As residents experience the city looking out for our interests, many good things will happen. Neighborhoods will improve, home prices will improve and the city's financial situation will also improve.

Dick West
Burien

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