This week in Council Chambers

Closing the book on the Battery Street Tunnel, and other things happening this week…

There are no presentations scheduled for Monday morning’s Council Briefing.

Monday afternoon’s Full Council meeting includes final votes on:

  • the appointment of John Savo as Chair of the Seattle Design Commission;
  • fourteen appointments to the Design Review Board;
  • an agreement with WSDOT on what to do with the Battery Street Tunnel after the Alaskan Way Viaduct comes down;
  • a resolution opposing concealed carry reciprocity.

This week’s Introduction and Referral Calendar includes the following items of note:

  • a contract rezone across the street from University Village;
  • an ordinance prohibiting paying less than minimum wage to people with disabilities.

Monday morning, the Select Committee on the 2018 Education Levy holds its first meeting, in which it will hear an overview of the 2011 Families and Education Levy and a presentation of the “current and future state of public school funding.”

Tuesday morning, the Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development and Arts Committee meets. The agenda for the meeting has not yet been published.

Tuesday afternoon, the Human Services, Equitable Development, and Renter Rights Committee meetings. The agenda includes:

  • a report from the Director of the Human Services Department;
  • a discussion of HSD’s plan to allocate an additional $1 million to emergency shelters and hygiene services.

Wednesday morning, the Gender Equity, Safe Communities, New Americans and Education Committee meets. Wednesday afternoon, the Finance and Neighborhoods Committee meets. The agendas for these meetings have not been published yet.