Tuesday news roundup

If you haven’t voted yet, please remember to do so by 8pm today.

Here’s the news.

PubliCola reports that with its 2022 budget moves the City Council is signaling that it wants to continue to have a big say over how the Regional Homeless Authority spends money on addressing homelessness.

MyNorthwest, The Stranger, and the Washington Examiner cover Mayor Durkan’s emergency executive order authorizing hiring bonuses for SPD and 911 dispatch employees.

Q13 covers the city’s announcement of $2 million in grants to support small businesses impacted by the vaccine mandate.

The Seattle Times and Seattle Bike Blog report that the SDOT has unveiled a new design for the Burke-Gilman Trail “missing link” in the hope of finally making progress on the project after years of legal delays and roadblocks.

The Kent Reporter says that Enumclaw is looking at whether it can leave King County.

The Puget Sound Business Journal interviews the Homestreet Bank CEO about public safety issues in Seattle.

KING (here and here), Crosscut, SeattleMet, Q13, MyNorthwest, The Independent, South Seattle Emerald, and The Urbanist bring us election news and discussion.

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