All posts by Kevin Schofield

Kevin Schofield is a freelance writer and the founder of Seattle City Council Insight, a web site providing independent news and analysis of the Seattle City Council. After graduating from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts degree, he worked for Microsoft Corporation for 26 years. That culminated in a term as Chief Operations Officer for Microsoft Research, the division of the company focused on advancing the state of the art in computing. Upon leaving Microsoft in 2014 he decided to embrace his love of writing. Kevin volunteers at the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, where he also serves on the Board of Directors. He is also Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. Beyond writing, his personal passions are his twin daughters, photography, cooking, and playing the guitar. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

News roundup: District Councils, 520, permit fees

Happy Monday!

Crosscut, Seattle Met, and West Seattle Blog continue the discussion in the wake of Mayor Murray’s announcement last week that his administration is cutting ties with the District Councils.

KING5 reports on the effect of the City Council’s restructuring of event permit fees.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog previews this morning’s presentation to the Council of the latest plans for the renovation of the Montlake end of the 520 bridge project.

Tri-City Herald ran an op-ed piece supporting the Columbia Generating Station.