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Civic Cocktail - presented by Seattle Channel and Seattle CityClub - offers a night of networking, civic conversation, Tom Douglas appetizers and a no-host bar. 



Better Gardening & Tax Shock

Wed., March 7 | Doors at 5:30 p.m., Program at 6 p.m.
Palace Ballroom | 2100 5th Ave.
$25-30 | Register

Author and renowned gardener Ciscoe Morris sits down with host Joni Balter to discuss why gardening is an essential part of Pacific Northwest communities, share his trade secrets and shed light on what grows best in our climate.

King County Assessor John Wilson, KVI-AM radio host John Carlson, and State Sen. Reuven Carlyle* will discuss the county's substantial property tax increase and what it means for the region, property owners and renters. Additional speakers TBA.
*legislative session permitting

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Shifting city politics and the port on Civic Cocktail
Shifting city politics and the port on Civic Cocktail
4/1/201557:34

It was a stimulating blend of civic conversation at the April Civic Cocktail. Three veteran Seattle City Councilmembers, Sally Clark, Nick Licata and Tom Rasmussen, discussed why they aren't seeking re-election, the pros and cons of district elections and their predictions for the coming shift in Seattle politics. Plus, Seattle Port Commissioner Tom Albro joined host Joni Balter for a candid conversation about Port of Seattle issues, including concerns about Arctic drilling and the port's controversial decision to lease a terminal for Shell Oil's drilling rigs. Will the moored rigs pose a threat to the city's port?

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