Tuesday news roundup: votes!

The Council voted on things yesterday, and in particular the new tax on AirBnB rentals drew lots of press coverage.

The Stranger, SeattleMet, KING, KIRO, Erica Barnett, GeekWIre, Curbed, Capitol Hill Times, and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog cover yesterday’s Council vote to approve a new tax on short-term rentals in Seattle.

Seattle Times and The Stranger report that the Council approved a new contract with SPMA, the union representing SPD lieutenants and captains.

Seattle Times also reports on the Council vote to approve Seattle Public Utilities rate increases over the next few years.

Puget Sound Business Journal and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog cover the raging debate over the proposed employee-hours tax.

West Seattle Blog previews this week’s budget meetings.