Labor issues and prison reform highlight the morning news.
Backyard cottages, also known as DADU’s, were the topic of a special lunchtime session of the Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee today. Continue reading Backyard cottages, aka DADU’s
The Council’s Transportation committee heard a presentation this morning on the proposed expansion to the Washington State Convention Center. Continue reading Convention Center Expansion Plans
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!
In this morning’s news: Lisa Herbold won the recount, the Council wants a better franchise deal from Comcast, the SODO arena politics get nasty, and Uber’s paid spokesperson says a union is unnecessary because working for them is a dream job.
City council new coverage this morning includes the continuing election aftermath punditry, plus reporting on outcomes of the 2016 budget and other Council actions this week.
This afternoon the Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee met to consider several items, including changes to zoning restrictions on marijuana commercial activities. Continue reading Marijuana zoning changes considered by council committee
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.