Monday news roundup

It’s a good day for Carmen Best.

The Seattle Times, Crosscut, and KUOW report that interim SPD Chief Carmen Best has been added to the list of three finalists for the permanent Chief of Police position, after one of the other candidates withdrew on Friday.

Seattle Times covers the Council’s planned vote this afternoon to approve Seattle City Light’s 2019-2024 Strategic Plan, which would raise electricity rates.

The Urbanist looks at efforts to deal with displacement in the Chinatown-International District.

Seattle Times reports that SDOT’s streetcar operating budget went $500,000 over last year.