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Tacoma City Council: Berms. Beams. Bans. The Pig Flu, even.

Tonight’s meeting of the Tacoma City Council was a lengthy session that drew a large crowd seeking to make their voices heard on a variety of pressing topics:

The Sound Transit commuter rail design. A proposed smoking ban in public parks.  A resolution urging voters to approve statewide ballot Referendum 71.

The agenda was truly impressive, and after nearly three and a half hours of the meeting, I had to flee to make my print deadline.  Even then, the meeting was still carrying on.

I’ll have a story in tomorrow’s newspaper focusing on the council’s actions on several city agreements with Sound Transit related to the proposed commuter rail link project through the Dome District. But, due to space constraints, the story had to be kept short for print. I’m including a longer web-version of what went on below. Read more »