A judge rules that UW can ignore local landmark ordinances, police inquests come under the microscope, and both the Mayor and the City Council claim to love small businesses.
Earlier this week the Office of the City Auditor released a report on the Seattle Police Department’s use of overtime. The report exposes just how much work SPD Chief O’Toole has in front of her in her efforts to get the police department straightened out.
News coverage is all over the map this morning.
This morning the Council introduced a new version of an ordinance that would restrict live narration on some tour buses, and liked it enough to move it out of committee and on to the full Council for approval.
Bertha’s upcoming dig under the Viaduct leads the news this morning.
The upcoming two-week closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct tops the news this morning.
This morning the Council got a briefing on the Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement project, including Bertha’s status and the planning around digging under the viaduct.
This morning the Council got a briefing on ST3 from the CEO of Sound Transit. Much of it was a repeat of what they’ve said and written before, but there was some interesting and useful color commentary that added to the ongoing discussion.
The Seattle Times’ weekend story about the dueling reports over Key Arena lead the news this morning.
It’s going to be a very busy week for the City Council.