Tuesday news roundup

Mayor Durkan is busy this week nominating new department heads.

Seattle Times and Crosscut report that Mayor Durkan has nominated Debra Smith to be the new CEO of Seattle City Light.

Curbed reports on the Mayor’s appointment of a new interim head of SDOT.

The Urbanist makes the case for the Center City Connector streetcar line.

The Stranger looks at whether the City Council and Mayor’s Office broke the law when they hastily arranged for a repeal of the head tax in June.

Curbed reports that the Mayor has signed the “Save the Showbox” ordinance.

The Stranger looks at what it will take to address the homelessness crisis.