Monday news roundup

As the weather cools off, the budget discussions heat up.

MyNorthwest and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog look at a couple of the issues the City Council is debating for next year’s city budget.

The Seattle Times reports that the Belltown community center is slated to close next year.

Quartz covers an updated UW study on the impact of the minimum wage increase.

KUOW looks at the city’s disclosures on surveillance technologies.

Erica Barnett reports on last week’s court ruling on the legal challenge to the “Save the Showbox” ordinance.

The Seattle Times reports that the city is looking at how much it would cost to host the World Cup in 2026.

The Sightline Institute looks at backyard cottages’ potential contribution to affordable housing.