Monday news roundup

It’s going to be a busy week, as Mayor-elect Jenny Durkan ramps up her transition team and the Council tries to finish up next year’s budget.

South Seattle Emerald has a letter in support of the HOMES “head tax” and the Equitable Development Initiative written by Council members Mike O’Brien and Kirsten Harris-Talley, and co-signed by several coalition members.

Q13 has an editorial arguing that the SODO Arena process has been rushed and the Council should let the new Council and Mayor have a say in its fate.

Seattle Weekly asks what impact the election of Teresa Mosqueda will have on the City Council.