property tax http://www.kplu.org en Seattle Mayor Taps Brakes On Transit Funding, Prepares His Own Plan http://www.kplu.org/post/seattle-mayor-taps-brakes-transit-funding-prepares-his-own-plan <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/148762379&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is urging voters and elected officials not to get behind a <a href="http://www.keepseattlemoving.com/" target="_blank">local property tax hike </a>to fund mass transit. Instead, the mayor plans to introduce his own proposal next week.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 23:31:19 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 16484 at http://www.kplu.org Seattle Mayor Taps Brakes On Transit Funding, Prepares His Own Plan King County launches web site for electronic property tax appeals http://www.kplu.org/post/king-county-launches-web-site-electronic-property-tax-appeals <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>People who are anxious about the possibility of their property taxes going up have a new resource to turn to. King County just launched <a href="https://blue.kingcounty.gov/assessor/eappeals/Index.aspx">a web site</a> to allow homeowners to appeal their property valuations electronically. They can use the site to look up comparable sales and submit that information along with the appeal.</p><p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 22:17:31 +0000 Ashley Gross 9087 at http://www.kplu.org King County launches web site for electronic property tax appeals Want to weigh in on Seattle schools' billion-dollar ask? http://www.kplu.org/post/want-weigh-seattle-schools-billion-dollar-ask <p>Seattle Public Schools will ask voters next year to approve more than a billion dollars in taxpayer funding, and this week the public will have two chances to weigh in on <a href="http://www.seattleschools.org/modules/groups/homepagefiles/cms/1583136/File/Departmental%20Content/bex/BEX%20IV%20SeptemberCommunityMeetingSlides%202012%20FINAL_v18.pdf?sessionid=8db1800f02d20602efa9c04be6bc6e71">the district's proposal</a> and its priorities.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 6427 at http://www.kplu.org Want to weigh in on Seattle schools' billion-dollar ask?