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Burien Strengthens Public Camping Ordinance

In a 5-2 vote Monday evening, the Burien City Council strengthened it’s public camping ordinance. Homeless now have to stay 500 ft away from libraries, schools, daycares, parks, and other “critical areas.” It goes into effect immediately. Mayor Kevin Schilling-Yes Deputy Mayor Stephanie Mora-Yes CM Jimmy Matta-Yes CM Alex Andrade-Yes CM Linda Akey-Yes CM Hugo Garcia-No CM Sarah Moore-No During Monday’s night’s Burien council meeting, I noticed several homeless guys making tons of noise in the bathroom. When I went inside, I saw a bowl of Cheerios and drug paraphernalia scattered across the sink area. Then I realized it was Austin, a young man I encountered last year. During Monday night’s Burien council meeting, a young homeless woman by the Read More ›