Monday news roundup

Welcome to a new week! The Council gets busy on the budget this week, and on filling its vacancy.

Seattle Times looks at the low ridership of the city’s existing two streetcar lines, and asks whether it makes sense to build a third.

The Union-Bulletin discusses the issues with off-duty police officers seeking secondary employment.

The Urbanist covers Council member Juarez’s proposal to place a moratorium on commercial development in the Aurora-Licton Springs neighborhood until the MHA upzone is in place.

The Seattle Times reports that Mayor Burgess is reviving his plan to offer retirement accounts to all residents of Seattle.