Comprehensive Plan Community Report Meetings in October and November
The City of Tukwila, along with Global 2 Local and Forterra, is hosting a meeting on Saturday, November 22nd to report back to the community on the Comprehensive Plan. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend to learn more about the Comprehensive Plan update. This past spring, residents and business owners provided significant feedback to City staff regarding their priorities and potential City policies that would positively affect the community. This meeting is an opportunity to hear how that feedback and input was incorporated in the Comprehensive Plan to date and what the next steps are in the overall Comprehensive Plan update. Childcare and refreshments will be provided.
The meeting on November 22nd will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Showalter Middle School Commons and interpretation will be provided in Burmese, Arabic and Amharic. In addition, a similar meeting will be held on October 29th in Spanish from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Showalter Middle School Cafeteria, and one in Somali on November 19th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Abubakr Islamic Center. Childcare and refreshments will be provided at all of the meetings.
Please let us know if you plan to attend so that we can plan for food and childcare accordingly. For more information and to RSVP, please call (206) 905-6905 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2015-2016 Biennial Budget Update
On October 6, 2014, Mayor Haggerton presented the City Council with the proposed 2015-2016 biennial budget. The budget is a two-year planning document that sets the policy direction for the City. It is expected that the City Council will deliberate on the budget throughout the months of October and November.
This budget is aligned with the Strategic Plan adopted in 2012, as well as the following priorities agreed to by the Mayor and Council:
Tukwila International Boulevard Community Transformation
Create Community Partners to Implement City-wide Plans and Visions
Develop/Implement Comprehensive Economic Development Plan
Continue to Create a More Effective Organization
Improved Communications and Community Identity
The City of Tukwila welcomes community input and we encourage residents and other stakeholders to get involved in the budget process. As the budget process continues this website will be updated with new information. In addition, there will be opportunity for public comment at a public hearing on November 10th at 7:00 p.m. located in the Council Chambers.
Questions or comments regarding the budget update process can be sent to BudgetInput@TukwilaWA.Gov.