This week in Council Chambers

The budget is done, the Thanksgiving turkey has been carved, and now the Council is getting back to work (at least for a few weeks until their December recess).

Monday morning’s Council Briefing will include a presentation from the Office of Intergovernmental Relations on the city’s 2021 state legislative agenda.  There will also be an executive session to discuss pending litigation with the city’s attorneys.

Monday afternoon’s full City Council meeting will have a final vote on an extension to the moratorium on redevelopment of mobile home parks in Seattle.

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

  • an ordinance amending the Seattle Center’s agreement with the Seattle Rep for occupancy and use of the Bagley Wright Theatre;
  • an ordinance authorizing ecological thinning in the Cedar River Watershed, following the conservation plan;
  • Two ordinances following on the passage of the new Seattle Transportation Benefit District: one that imposes the .15% sales tax authorized by voters earlier this month; and one that authorizes SDOT to negotiate additional transit service with Metro using revenues from the tax.
  • an ordinance authorizing a stormwater facility construction and maintenance agreement with the State of Washington;
  • an ordinance updating the city’s water regulations.

On Tuesday afternoon, the Public Assets and Native Communities Committee meets. The agenda for the meeting includes:

  • several appointments to the Seattle Center Advisory Commission;
  • the previously-mentioned amendment to the Seattle Center’s agreement with the Seattle Rep;
  • an amendment to the Parks Department’s concession agreement with the Tennis Center at Sand Point.

On Wednesday morning, the Transportation and Utilities Committee meets. The agenda has not yet been published, but it likely to include some of the above items from the Introduction and Referral Calendar.



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