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
News coverage today is dominated by the election results certification, and by the swearing in of Lorena Gonzalez. Continue reading Wednesday news roundup
This morning’s Budget Committee meeting — chair Lick Licata’s last — was largely routine, other than one speech by Council member Kshama Sawant.
News coverage continues to trickle in on the election earlier this month, and on Monday’s budget showdown. Continue reading Wednesday morning news roundup: election aftermath
KING5 has a story about a bizarre inquiry that the Mayor and council President Tim Burgess received about redeveloping Key Arena.
In the “media reporting on the media” category, MyNorthwest.com reports on local talk radio host Dori Monson’s rant about the proposal in front of the City Council to pilot municipal broadband.
Since yesterday was Veterans Day, no election ballot counting happened. Counting resumes today, with another update late this afternoon. Just a trickle of election news coverage in the last day. Seattle Times, Seattle Weekly, KING 5 Continue reading Thursday morning news roundup: election, housing, SPD
Last week’s election continues to dominate the news coverage of the City Council. The latest vote tally shows the District 1 race to be a dead-heat, with the candidates separated by only 6 votes. Seattle P-I, Cascadia Advocate.
There is still plenty of coverage of last week’s City Council election, particularly of positions 1 and 2 where the race has tightened while ballots continue to be counted. Seattle P-I, KIRO 7 , Crosscut, Seattle Globalist, KPLU,
Geek Wire has an article about the debate over whether Seattle should spend $5 million to pilot a municipal broadband program. This proposal generated a significant amount of discussion on Oct. 29th during the council’s budget review meetings (video – jump to 41:50 ).
This afternoon’s full Council meeting, as expected, was all about the two agenda items related to commercial and residential linkage fees.