Understanding the Key Arena Renovation Draft EIS

Earlier this week, the city released its draft Environmental Impact Statement on the proposed renovation of Key Arena by the Oak View Group. The document is 321 pages, with another 306 pages of appendices. Here’s a guide to what it says, and how you should let the city know your thoughts.

Also, we learn what a “woonerf” is.

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Tuesday news roundup: talking about taxes

The debate about the new tax on large businesses tops the news this morning.

Crosscut, CNN, KUOW, KING, KOMO, Q13, Curbed, and MyNorthwest all report on the divisive discussion on a proposed new tax on Seattle’s largest businesses intended to raise $75 million per year.

Crosscut and SmartCitiesDive look at the debate over parking in the city.

Seattle Weekly and InvestigateWest cover what’s happening with the city’s tree canopy as Council member Johnson prepares to introduce a new ordinance to save trees.


Independent news and analysis of the Seattle City Council