Community Voices to Guide Civic Process
The Burien Community Connectors program works with trusted leaders from Burien’s diverse communities to connect more people to civic planning processes.
April 26, 2023
Burien turns 30!
In March 1992, inspired by a call for a more powerful voice in the governing of their local community, residents of what is today known as Burien voted overwhelmingly in favor of incorporating as a city.
Building Burien: Spring 2023
Infrastructure projects help build a healthy and livable community for all.
Community Shapes Vision for Burien 2044
City staff and consultants gathered feedback through 21 online and in-person events, online surveys and maps, and small stakeholder groups.
Trees on Private Property Get Extra Protection
New tree regulations protect trees on private property.
April 12, 2023
Neighborhood Grants Help Grow Burien’s Urban Forest
Local projects increase neighborhood tree canopy and foster sense of community.
New Buildings in Burien will Provide Housing, Jobs, and Economic Opportunity
New buildings are going up across Burien which will bring more housing and commercial space to the city.
Green Burien Partnership Helps Protect Burien’s Urban Forest
Healthy forested parks and green spaces have the power to strengthen neighborhoods, provide safe access to nature, and provide many benefits to the environment. Without a coordinated effort to restore and care for our forests, we are at risk of losing many benefits of these forests and natural areas.
Editor’s Note: Spring 2023
This year, as we celebrate Burien’s 30th anniversary as a city, we will be looking back at Burien’s history while at the same time creating a shared vision for our future.
Message from the Burien City Council
There are several big issues on the horizon, and we hope to hear from you. Housing, public safety, neighborhood planning, and more will be top priorities in the near future.
April 11, 2023