Tuesday news roundup

The latest on the West Seattle Bridge, discussion of the proposed payroll tax, changes to the design review process hit a snag, and more. Welcome to Tuesday.

The Seattle Times, Seattle PI, The Stranger, Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce, MyNorthwest, and West Seattle Blog report on yesterday’s briefing for the City Council on the state of the West Seattle Bridge.

The Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal and Law360 continue discussion of the proposed payroll tax.

The Seattle Times reports that the US Supreme Court has declined to review the Washington Supreme Court’s ruling on Seattle’s “First in Time” tenant-protection ordinance.

The Seattle PI continues local reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Urbanist and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog (here and here) cover yesterday’s Council deliberations on temporary changes to the design review process, in which the Council kicked an own-goal.

The Urbanist continues its series looking at whethe industrial property uses should be expanded to more areas of Seattle.

Erica Barnett reports that the city will be reopening some libraries in order to allow public access to more restrooms.