This morning the City Council advanced out of committee the interlocal agreement with King County for a regional homelessness authority. The agreement is identical to the version that the King County Council approved yesterday, and if the full City Council approves it on Monday then it’s a done deal.
More movement in the plan for a regional homeless authority.
This morning, four City Council members took part in the Council’s first public discussion of Council member Gonzalez’s proposed “Clean Campaigns” bill to limit certain types of big money in elections.
After largely abandoning for several months the “dashboard” pages initially set up by by Mayor Murray’s administration, today Mayor Jenny Durkan rolled out a new set of pages intented to keep Seattle’s citizens aprised of how their government is doing on its performance goals.
Speed limits are going down, while socialism is apparently on the rise. It must be Wednesday.
This morning, Mayor Jenny Durkan and SDOT Director Sam Zimbabwe announced five steps that the city will be taking in 2020 and 2021 to move closer to the “Vision Zero” goal of no traffic fatalities, which has stalled out in recent years.
The Aquarium expands, Sawant pitches a ban on winter evictions, and more.
This afternoon, Council member Sawant introduced a bill that would prohibit residential landlords from evicting a tenant during the coldest months of the year.
This Council is definitely not slipping quietly into the night. Here’s what they got up to today.
It’s a quiet start to the week.