News roundup: office hours, Pronto bikeshare

No big stories today, but plenty of City Council news nonetheless.

Both the West Seattle Blog and the West Seattle Herald report on Council member Lisa Herbold’s announcement that she will be holding rotating office hours in her district.

In the run-up to this afternoon’s discussion of the ailing Pronto bikeshare service, Crosscut has an article discussing the path forward for it. Capitol Hill Seattle Blog also discusses Pronto, as well as a new carshare service.

Seattle Globalist reports on Vulcan’s purchase of a large parcel of land along the 23rd Avenue construction project for a new housing development, amidst fears that the Central District construction project is driving gentrification of the neighborhood — and driving minority businesses out.

The Stranger reports on the ongoing confirmation process of Larry Weis as CEO of Seattle City Light, and two environmental groups’ opposition.

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