This week in Council Chambers

Wrapping things up before the December recess…

Monday morning’s Council Briefing has two presentations scheduled:

  • an update on the federal legislative session;
  • a review of the schedule and logistics for closing the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Battery Street Tunnel and redirecting traffic into the new tunnel.

Monday afternoon’s full City Council meeting will include final approval of the following pieces of legislation:

  • annual amendments to the city’s Comprehensive Plan;
  • approval of the UW Campus Master Plan;
  • an ordinance creating the Office of the Employee Ombud.

This week’s Introduction and Referral Calendar includes the following new legislation:

  • an ordinance setting fees charged by the Seattle Animal Shelter;
  • the Q4 Supplemental Budget Ordinance;
  •  an ordinance approving a reciprocal-support agreement between the Seattle Fire Department and 28 other local fire departments;
  •  appointments to the Families, Education, Prechool and Promise Levy Oversight Committee.

Tuesday morning, the Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development and Arts Committee meets. On its agenda:

  • several appointments to the Seattle Human Rights Commission;
  • a report on a feasibility study and Racial Equity Toolkit analysis of the potential creation of a Cultural Space Public Development Authority;
  • an update on the Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute.
  •  a pair of land-use bills related to Seattle Public Utilities easements.

Wednesday morning, the Gender Equity, Safe Communities, New Americans and Education Committee meets. The agenda for the meeting has not yet been published. UPDATE: the meeting has been cancelled.

Wednesday afternoon the Finance and Neighborhoods Committee meets. On its agenda: