This week in Council Chambers

It’s the first week of June! Here’s what the Council is up to this week.

In Monday morning’s Council Briefing, there will be a presentation on the recently-created Small Business Advisory Council.

Monday afternoon’s full City Council meeting will include final votes on:

  • Bea’s Law,” an update to the city’s paid family leave program allowing for leave in the case of the death of an infant shortly after birth;
  • a technical update to the MHA legislation passed in March;
  • three historic landmark designations;
  • two appointments to the Community Involvement Commission.

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

  • an ordinance adding additional requirements for owners of multi-family housing buildings where one or more units are offered at below-market prices, requiring that a notice of intent to sell the building be posted at least 90 days before sale.
  • four appointments to the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee;
  • six appointments to the Seattle Design Commission.

Tuesday afternoon, the Sustainability and Transportation Committee meets.  On its agenda:

  • An appointment to the Seattle Pedestrian Advisory Board;
  • A report from SDOT on emerging technology and mobility options (including e-scooters).

Wednesday morning, the Planning, Land Use and Zoning Committee meets. The agenda for the meeting has not yet been published, but will likely cover:

  • the Capitol HIll and Ballard Design Guidelines;
  • an ordinance clarifying the definition of a “vessel.”

Wednesday afternoon, the Civic Development, Public Assets, and Native Communities committee meets, and will host a briefing on missing and murdered indigenous women and girls.

Thursday morning, the Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee meets. The agenda has not been published, but it’s expected to take up:

  • amendments and a possible vote out of committee for the Ft. Lawton redevelopment plan;
  • an extension of the moratorium on rent bidding platforms;
  • the previously-mentioned ordinance requiring some landlords to post” intent to sell” notices 90 days in advance of any sale of the building.

Thursday afternoon, there will be a special meeting of the Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Right Committee to discuss wage issues for human services providers.