This week: back to work (updated)

Happy 2017!  The Council resumes work on Tuesday. With the holiday, Monday’s regularly-scheduled meetings shift to Tuesday, and Tuesday’s regular meetings are bumped to Friday.

Tuesday morning, the Council meets for its usual weekly Council Briefing. There are no presentations scheduled.

Tuesday afternoon should be a short Full Council meeting; the only major agenda item is the purchase of a parcel of property in the Kiwanis Ravine Natural Area that is the largest blue heron rookery in the area.

This week’s Introduction and Referral Calendar has two items of note:

  • the sale of a city-owned property in Lake City to LIHI so they can build 70 units of affordable housing and a new space for a preschool;
  • a lease agreement for additional office space for the expanding Office of Labor Standards (OLS).

Wednesday morning, the Affordable Housing, Neighborhoods and Finance Committee meets.  Both of the previously-mentioned items on the IRC are on the agenda.

Wednesday afternoon, the Education, Equity and Governance Committee meets. It will hear a presentation on the advisory group recommendations from the Mayor’s Education Summit.

Thursday morning’s meeting of the Parks, Seattle Center, Libraries and Waterfront Committee is cancelled.

Thursday afternoon, the Gender Equity, Safe Communities and New Americans Committee meets. The agenda for the meeting has not been published.

Friday morning, the Planning, Land Use and Zoning Committee meets. The agenda has not yet been published, but committee Chair Rob Johnson previously announced that amendments to the proposed rezone of the U District would be considered at this meeting.  UPDATE: The PLUZ committee meeting has been cancelled for this week.

Friday afternoon, the Sustainability and Transportation Committee meets. The agenda has not yet been published for the meeting. UPDATE: the meeting has been cancelled for this week.