Monday news roundup

Happy Monday! Let’s get to the news.

KIRO reports that the Council plans to vote this afternoon on whether to provide financial support for Seattle Public Schools to switch to a 2-tier schedule.

National Review looks at the trend toward soda taxes.

SeattleMet reports on the city’s plans to use the old Ft. Lawton property to build affordable housing despite some neighbors’ preference for expanding Discovery Park.

NextCity covers King County’s Youth Orca fare program.

Crosscut reports that Seattle City Light CEO Larry Weis has given himself a glowing performance review for his first year on the job — and that his contract entitles him to a bonus.