News about SPD and labor laws still tops the news today. Plus foode waste, bikes lanes, municipal broadband, and more.
Seattle Weekly writes on yesterday’s briefing on the SPD overtime audit, showing the department’s almost complete lack of controls over overtime use. Meanwhile, MyNorthwest discusses Council member Mike O’Brien’s concerns over the plans for SPD’s new North Precinct offices, where the price tag has risen from $80 million to $160 million.
Crosscut reports on the uneasy alliance between Mayor Murray and the Seattle business community, and whether the Council’s push for additional labor regulations will test its limits.
The Seattle P-I reports that the Seattle Mariners’ new management still opposes the SODO Arena.
Puget Sound Business Journal covers Mayor Murray’s new plan for housing affordability.
Curbed reports that a judge has rules Seattle food-waste ordinance unconstitutional.
SeattleMet reports that someone is fielding a poll testing Seattle voters’ response to the idea of a $600 million municipal broadband system — and their feelings about several Council members.
The Stranger covers SDOT’s 2016 plan for bike infrastructure, and the strong criticism of it from the bike community.