This week in Council Chambers

Here’s what’s on the agenda this week for the City Council.

Monday morning’s weekly Council Briefing has no special presentations.

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

  • the appointment of Robert Humes as Director of the Deaprtment of Human Resources;
  •  the approval of the annual Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development (which must be submitted to HUD as a condition for federal housing funding);
  • the ordinance requiring an annual inflation increase on all Human Services contracts;

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

Monday morning, the Select Committee on Civic Arenas meets. On its agenda:

  • establishing a sign overlay district for the Seattle Center;
  • an update to the Seattle Storm contract;
  • an ordinance transferring jurisdiction of a piece of property for the construction and operation of a new skate park adjacent to Seattle Center (sinc ethe arena renovation is tearing up the old one).

Tuesday at noon, the Gender Equity, Safe Communities, New Americans and Education Committee will hold a special “lunch and learn” session to discuss domestic violence services and gaps.

Wednesday morning, the Planning, Land Use and Zoning committee meets. The agenda for the meeting has not yet been published.

Wednesday afternoon, the Civic Development, Public Assets, and Native Communities Committee meets. On its agenda:

  • The Seattle Libraries annual Race and Social Justice Initiative report;
  • an ordinance related to pipline easement for the King County waster treatemnt plant next to Discovery Park;
  • the Thornton Creek property acquisition ordinance.

Thursday morning , the Housing, Health, Energy and Workers Rights Committee meets. The agenda has not yet been published, but the meeting is expected to continue discussion and amendments to the four pending bills related to protections for hotel workers; the “notice of intent to sell” ordinance; and the Office of Labor Standards Race and Social Justice Initiative report.