This week in Council Chambers

Another busy week coming up.

Monday morning’s Council Briefing will include another weekly update from the Office of Intergovernmental Relations on the ongoing state legislative session, as a presentation of the Seattle Design Commission’s annual report.

Monday afternoon’s full City Council meeting will have the final vote on the re-appointment of Robert Nellams as Director of the Seattle Center.

This week’s Introduction and Referral Calendar contains the following notable new pieces of legislation:

  • A companion resolution to the city-wide MHA ordinance;
  • renewal of the agreement with the Pike Place Market Preservation and Development Authority;
  •  A set of three ordinances updating the 2019 Budget;
  •  Two contract rezone applications.

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

  • an appointment to the Seattle LGBTQ Commission;
  •  a draft bill regarding public accommodations and closed captioning.

Tuesday afternoon, the Select Committee on Homelessness and Housing Affordability meets. There are two items on its agenda:

  • HSD’s decision to modify its 2019 contract with SHARE/WHEEL to make the second half of the year contingent on improving its performance;
  • a discussion of the impact of evictions and high rents on homelessness.

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

Wednesday afternoon, the Finance and Neighborhoods Committee meets. Its agenda includes the previously-mentioned trio of budget-related ordinances, and the renewal of the agreement with the Pike-Pine Preservation and Development Authority.

Saturday afternoon at 1pm, the Human Services, Equitable Development, and Renter Rights Committee meets. It will discuss the potential redevelopment of the Chateau low-income housing building.

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