More MHA, more election coverage. Plus library fines and bike lanes.
Last week, Mayor Durkan announced her proposal for a renewal of the 2012 Seattle Library Levy, which expires at the end of this year. Durkan is proposing a levy of $213.3 million over seven years, an increase from the $123 million raised by its predecessor.
Let’s dig into the numbers.
MHA passed, the election year continues, and more.
A lot went on today that wasn’t the MHA legislation. But that happened too.
This afternoon, after years of work, the City Council gave final approval to the “city-wide” MHA legislation, which upzoned and applied affordable-housing requirements in the city’s urban villages .
It’s MHA Day!
Five days of meetings this week for the Council, kicking off with the final vote on the citywide MHA legislation.
Friday was a bad day for Rentberry in Seattle. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Jones ruled against it in its lawsuit challenging the City of Seattle’s moratorium on rent-bidding web sites. And in a separate case, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals dealt a blow to Rentberry’s key argument — and its best hope of winning on appeal.
It’s going to be a beautiful weekend — get out there and enjoy it.
But first, the news.
A look at the MHA upzones, details on the libraries levy renewal, and more.