The City of Tukwila announced Jay Wittwer as the finalist for the City’s permanent Fire Chief position. His confirmation will be presented to the City Council on Monday, August 1. The meeting will begin at 7:00pm in the Tukwila City Council Chambers. If confirmed, he will be introduced to the Council at a subsequent meeting on August 8.
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On July 16th and 17th, Boeing will be celebrating the company’s 100th year anniversary at the Museum of Flight in Tukwila. The event will likely draw up to 150,000 current and former Boeing employees; their families; and guests. As part of the celebration, East Marginal Way will be closed between S. Norfolk and S. 87th.
Tuesday, August 2nd is of National Night Out Against Crime! This is a night for America to stand together and promote awareness, safety, and neighborhood unity. National Night Out showcases the vital importance of police-community partnerships and citizen involvement in our fight for a safer nation. On NNO, we invite neighborhoods citywide to join us and “give crime a going away party”.
As a part of the overall Public Safety Plan, the City of Tukwila is considering placing a 20-year voter approved bond on the November 8, 2016 general election ballot to support the needs of our first responders. Should the City Council decide to put this before the voters this fall, the City of Tukwila must forward names of individuals interested in being on the pro and con committees to provide statements in favor or in opposition to the ballot measure for the voters’ pamphlet.
Today the City of Tukwila announced the six candidates who will interview for the permanent Fire Chief position. The Tukwila community is invited to meet the candidates at a public reception on Monday, July 11 from 5:30 to 7:00pm.