Just some quick notes from the morning Council briefing as they prepare for this afternoon’s marathon meeting. Continue reading Council briefing: notes for this afternoon
There is only one topic on people’s minds today: the City Council’s vote this afternoon on whether to allow Uber and Lyft drivers to form a union. Continue reading News roundup: Uber union vote (everyone’s watching).
Three are 52 items on the agenda for tomorrow’s weekly Full Council meeting — the last of the calendar year, and the last for this sitting Council before the newly elected members get sworn in on January 4th. Might as well get comfy; we’re going to be here a while. Continue reading Marathon City Council meeting tomorrow
Two stories dominate the morning news: Lisa Herbold officially won the District 1 race, and the Comcast franchise agreement renewal machinations. Continue reading Morning news: Herbold wins, Comcast on hold
This afternoon the City Council discussed the Comcast franchise agreement at great length but ultimately decided to hold the legislation until next Monday. Continue reading Comcast franchise agreement on hold for a week
This week the City Council will be very busy as it continues to catch up from the post-budget backlog and tie things up before the end of the year (and several Council members leave office). Several committee meetings are scheduled. Continue reading This week at the City Council: busy!
This afternoon the Council met in their usual Monday session. It was Council member Gonzalez’s first full Council meeting. Continue reading Full Council meeting recap
Now that the budget is done, things are getting busy for the City Council again — especially since there is only a month left before the end of several Council members’ terms (and only two weeks before they break for the holidays). Continue reading This week at the City Council – committee wrap-up
Today’s full council meeting is the final chapter in the writing of the City of Seattle’s 2016 budget. Continue reading Full council meeting: budget finale
With Thanksgiving this week, Wednesday through Friday are quiet at City Hall. But there will be enough action on Monday to make up for it as the Council finishes the 2016 budget. Continue reading This week: final budget, Thanksgiving