Lots of new legislation being introduced this week.
Monday morning’s Council Briefing has no special presentations, but will include another executive session with the city’s attorneys to discuss pending legislation.
Monday afternoon’s full City Council meeting has scheduled final votes on:
- approval to work with King County on a renewal of the EMS Levy for the November ballot;
- a permit for temporary expansion of the North Precinct site;
- approval of the Housing Levy administrative and financial plan.
This week’s Introduction and Referral Calendar includes the following new legislation:
- approval of a collective bargaining agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ power marketers unit;
- ordinances to set up separate funds to manage revenues from the Sweetened Beverage Tax and the Short-term Rental Tax;
- an ordinance adopting an “action plan” for how to spend HUD grant funding on housing and community development programs;
- an ordinance lifting a proviso on funding for improvements to Yesler Cresent;
- four ordinances that would locally implement pieces of Initiative 124, which was recently thrown out in court, including limiting room cleaning workloads, requiring certain healthcare expenditures, promoting job retention when a hotel changes ownership, and requiring hotels to take actions to prevent, protect and respond to violent or harassing conduct by guests.
Monday morning, the Select Committee on Homelessness and Housing Affordability meets. It has two agenda items:
- an update on the plans for a regional governance model for homelessness response;
- a briefing on youth and young adult homelessness.
Monday afternoon, the Seattle Parks District Board meets (its board members are the nine City Council members). Its agenda includes a review of how Parks District funding was used in 2018, a resolution modifying the 2019 spending plan, and a briefing on the work to update the six-year strategic plan (presentation here).
Tuesday morning, the Civil Rights, Utilities, Economic Development and Arts Committee meets. On its agenda is the Q2 report from the Navigation Team.
There are four additional meetings this week for which agendas have not yet been published:
- Tuesday afternoon, the Human Services, Equitable Development, and Renter Rights Committee;
- Wednesday morning, the Gender Equity, Safe Communities, New Americans and Education Committee;
- Wednesday afternoon, the Finance and Neighborhoods Committee, which is expected to discussion the SCERS employee retierement system;
- Thursday at noon, the Housing, Health, Energy and Workers’ Rights Committee.
Look for updates on these committee meetings tomorrow after the Council Briefing.