News roundup: 23rd Avenue, the Jungle, and more

A lot happened in City Hall yesterday.

KING5, MyNorthwest, and KPLU report on yesterday’s briefing to the City Council by the inter-departmental team assessing the East Duwamish Greenbelt encampment better known as “The Jungle.”

Crosscut, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Seattlish, The Stranger, and Seattle Times  cover the Mayor’s announcement of steps to be taken to fix the 23 Avenue construction project, including mitigation funds for local businesses.

Crosscut provides a refresher on the issues surrounding the proposed SODO Arena. KING5 reports on the war of words between the City Council and the Seattle Times over the project.

CBS Sacramento reports that Sacramento is looking to Seattle for advice on whether to set up sanctioned homeless encampments.

The Stranger has an article claiming that the city’s microhousing rules have been a lose-lose affair.

GeekWire reports on the aftermath of Nextdoor hosting a forum with SPD chief O’Toole — in which Erica C. Barnett was kicked off Nextdoor for publishing the questions that participants  asked.

 

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