Friday news roundup

Another weekend, another set of construction closures…

Seattle Weekly, ThinkProgress, and KIRO continue the discussion of the tentative contract with Seattle’s police officers, and the criticism of the contract.

MyNorthwest talks with the attorney who has successfully pushed for the city and its polling firm to release documents related to the decision to repeal the head tax.

The Seattle Times has an op-ed arguing that we should all do more to protect the city’s parks from being trashed by illegal camping.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports that the window is open to review and comment on the surveillance technologies subject to the city’s ordinance requiring their approval by the City Council.

Seattle Times reports that there is an appeal filed to the final Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed loosening of rules on building mother-in-law apartments and backyard cottages.