And once again the Council shows its uncanny ability to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
A lot was said, a few things were done.
Short and sweet today.
Here’s what happened today in Council Chambers.
Here’s the non-budget stuff that happened today.
There was a lot happening today. New department directors, new protections for domestic workers, support for dairy workers, discussion of the proposed Waterfront LID, and what SPD is doing about recent “shots fired” incidents in the Central District.
Here’s what was discussed and voted on at this morning’s Council Briefing and this afternoon’s full City Council meeting.
The big debates today were around Council member Sawant’s two bills that she introduced this afternoon. But here’s what else happened.
This afternoon Council member Kshama Sawant introduced two bills: a resolution related to EMT wages, and an ordinance to save the Showbox. She wanted to get the resolution passed this afternoon and the ordinance next Monday, but the her colleagues on the Council had other thoughts.