Wednesday news roundup

As we trudge our way through the process of selecting a new Council member this week…

The Stranger, SeattleMet, and Seattle Weekly (here and here) report on the applicants to fill the vacant seat on the Council and on the public forum held last night.

The Stranger looks at how the city is handling homeless people living in vehicles.

Puget Sound Business Journal got its hands on City Council internal emails discussing what the proceeds from the recently-passed income tax might be used for.

The Urbanist encourages you to submit comments on what the city’s EIS for the proposed backyard cottages legislation should look at.