City Council will hold final public hearing on 2013 preliminary budget

November 19, 2012

NEW — 3:25 p.m. Nov. 19, 2012

The Newcastle City Council will host the third and final public hearing about the 2013 preliminary budget at its regular meeting Nov. 20.

At the meeting, the City Council will continue to discuss the proposed 2013 preliminary budget, review a resolution to approve the Transportation Improvement Plan and review ordinances setting the property tax levy for 2013.

The agenda for tomorrow’s meeting can be found here and the city has posted a copy of the 2013 preliminary budget on its website here. Read more

Comment period extended for large Renton development

January 17, 2011

UPDATED — 4:30 p.m. Feb. 1, 2011

The public comment period for the Quendall Terminals development in Renton has been extended to 5 p.m. Feb. 9. Send written comments to this address:

City of Renton

Planning Department

Attention: Vanessa Dolbee, senior planner

1055 South Grady Way, Sixth Floor

Renton, Wash., 98055

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Parks Commission to host second off-leash dog park public hearing

January 7, 2011

The Parks Commission will host a public hearing at 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at council chambers, 1320 Newcastle Way, to gather more input regarding a potential off-leash dog park in the city.

The commission held a public hearing Dec. 8.

After the next hearing, the commission may choose to make a recommendation to the City Council regarding a potential off-leash dog park in the city.

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Renton to hold public hearing tonight about large development near Newcastle

January 4, 2011

NEW — Noon Jan. 4, 2011

The city of Renton will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. Jan. 4 at Council Chambers on the seventh floor of Renton City Hall, 1055 South Grady Way, regarding a mixed-use development to be built near Newcastle.

The development is slated to be built on 21.46 acres of land at 4350 Lake Washington Blvd., Renton, with buildings six to seven stories tall, according to the city of Renton’s website.

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Parks Commission to hold dog park public hearing, make recommendation

December 2, 2010

The Parks Commission chose primary and secondary locations for a potential off-leash dog park in the city, and will hold a public hearing at its Dec. 8 meeting.

The commission chose the southwest corner of Lake Boren Park as its primary location, and the grassy field atop the mound at the site of the future sports park — to be off Southeast 95th Way — as its secondary location.

Although the commission had previously narrowed potential locations for an off-leash dog park to the north end of Lake Boren Park and the future sports park, the commission began considering alternative locations after a commission subcommittee met in October with representatives from the Newcastle group Friends Embracing the Canine Heart.

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