Friday, November 30, 2012
Thursday night, prior to the vote to adopt the 1 percent increase, the Council took a vote on the veto override, which failed with only two votes in favor. Five “yes” votes would have been required to overcome the veto.
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“I am very proud of the fact that in spite of the tough economic times and continued decline in City revenues, we are still able to maintain the services our residents have come to expect from the City,” stated Mayor Keith McGlashan.
|Never too young for Winterfest|
Photo by Sarah Wright
|Thank you, Shoreline knitters|
Photo by Sis Polin
Casting is underway for Norway's most popular reality TV show. While that may not sound like a big deal, someone from Seattle has been on the show every year so far.
Each of the show's three seasons has featured one Seattle cast member. Casting is now underway for the fourth season. You can find information on how to apply here.
December will be a busy month full of winter concerts for Shoreline Schools student musicians.
|Barbara Shosten CPA|
The Joint Task Force on Education Funding met last week to continue its work in finding more money to pay for Washington's K-12 public education system.
|Phyllis Gutiérrez Kenney|
We will continue to publish lists of games, but here are links for the two public high school basketball schedules:
|Shorewood marching band|
Photo by Wayne Pridemore
|Shorewood Flags team|
Photo by Wayne Pridemore
“As Mayor, there is a necessary partnership between the legislative and executive bodies of government to ensure the best interests of the public are protected,” said Mayor Goss. “As the Mayor presented a balanced budget not using the banked capacity and because we are a public agency, we need to be clear about what we are doing with the public’s money.”
“It was a difficult decision for me to propose a budget with the 1 percent property tax increase, but I did so in the interest of stability and to begin to help our community heal,” she said. “It was clear to me from the public testimony that there is an almost equal division for and against added taxation. Clearly we can meet in the middle. Therefore it is my belief that it is in the best interest of the public that I veto this ordinance”
By Evan Smith
“I believe we won for three reasons,” she said Monday. “First, we had a very strong field campaign knocking on over 22,000 doors over the course of the election season and leveraging strong neighborhood contacts throughout the district to spread the word about my campaign. Second, our message of great education opportunities for all kids, environmental protection and a strong economy resonated with voters. Finally, my long-standing ties to the community, having grown up in the district, combined with strong endorsements from a variety of constituencies, also helped.”
|Dru Brangwin 1986-2012|