This week in Council Chambers

It looks to be a quiet week in cyberspace City Hall.


Monday morning’s Council Briefing has no special presentations.

Monday afternoon’s full City Council meeting is scheduled to include final votes on:

  • adoption of the 2020 Action Plan for the city’s 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development, both of which are required by HUD in order for the city to qualify for federal housing grants;
  • an ordinance accepting COVID-19 related grants;
  • an ordinance extending the eviction moratorium for six months after the Governor lifts his moratorium on evictions;
  • three bills related to the construction of a new Fire Station 31.

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

  • an ordinance prohibiting landlords, when making tenancy decisions, from considering evictions that occurred during and for six months after the emergency if they were not related to imminent threats to health or safety;
  • an ordinance allowing residential tenants to pay rent in installments when the tenant is unable to pay rent on time;
  • a lot subdivision in South Seattle;
  • an appointment to the Community Surveillance Working Group.

There are no committee meetings scheduled for this week.

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