There was an awful lot of speechifying today, given that this afternoon’s agenda only had three resolutions and no ordinances.
The new Council is getting up and running, committee meetings are scheduled, and things are starting to happen on the second floor of City Hall.
This afternoon, Council members Herbold, Morales, Pedersen, Juarez, Strauss and Lewis took their oath of office and deliver some prepared remarks (Sawant will take her oath of office next week, but addressed the audience today too). Also, Lorena Gonzalez was elected Council President by her peers. Here is a gallery of photos from this afternoon’s swearing-in ceremony and the new Council’s first meeting.
Here’s what the new Council got up to today.
Here’s what happened today in the last Council Briefing and full Council meeting of the year.
The Council finishes up its work for the year, before a two-week holiday recess.
This Council is definitely not slipping quietly into the night. Here’s what they got up to today.
Other than approving the 2020 budget, here’s what else happened today in Council Chambers.
It was a three-fer Monday: a Council Briefing, a full Council meeting, and a Parks District meeting. Here’s what went down.
Today’s full City Council meeting was brief and perfunctory, but three things happened at this morning’s Council Briefing that are worthy of note.