Tagged with 'City'

City makes getting a needed document easy, relatively fast

City makes getting a needed document easy, relatively fast

by Jack Mayne The woman who had a minor car accident the other day needs a copy of the police report of the incident while a couple looking for a new home want to know how city inspections of the property... [Read more]

City of Des Moines Breaks New Ground with ‘City Currents’ Magazine

City of Des Moines Breaks New Ground with ‘City Currents’ Magazine

In a dramatic departure from the traditional paper newsletter, the City of Des Moines announced Monday (Feb. 4) the introduction of its own glossy-format magazine, called “City Currents.” The four-color... [Read more]

‘It’s Quite a Crisis’ – The City of Normandy Park is Rapidly Going Broke

‘It’s Quite a Crisis’ – The City of Normandy Park is Rapidly Going Broke

"A structural problem" – Normandy Park City Manager Doug Schulze. by Ralph Nichols Normandy Park, one of King County’s smallest suburban cities, is rapidly going broke. City Manager Doug... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘I Read Mr. Wasson’s Letter with Great Interest…’

LETTER: ‘I Read Mr. Wasson’s Letter with Great Interest…’

I read Mr. Wasson’s letter with great interest. I can certainly sympathize and I think I understand his frustration. No, this is not where we wanted or hoped the city and its police force would be in... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Do You Think You Are Living in a Safe City? You May be Surprised…’

LETTER: ‘Do You Think You Are Living in a Safe City? You May be Surprised…’

To the Editor of The Waterland Blog, Do you remember in 2006 when we voted for a “levy lid lift” tax to restore 12 police department staff positions that had been cut in previous years due to budget... [Read more]

Des Moines City Manager Says City is Open for Business

Des Moines City Manager Says City is Open for Business

Des Moines has long been considered unfriendly to developers and to those just wanting to remodel and redevelop their own properties. People seeking city permits were often confronted with a set of difficult to understand regulations…