This morning Council member Rob Johnson circulated a letter to his fellow Council members asking the Seattle School Board to delay its decision on closing on-site before and after school care programs next year.
This morning three Seattle city staff members had the unpleasant duty of briefing the City Council on the city’s approach to removing unauthorized homeless encampments.
This morning’s news coverage touches on expected announcements from the city about homeless encampments for people living in their vehicles, including RV’s.
Happy MLK Day! It’s a light news day, not surprisingly, but there is some coverage of the ongoing homelessness crisis. Continue reading News roundup: homeless encampments
Now that committees are starting to meet and the Council has dealt with most of the substantive holdover legislation from last year, the waiting game begins for new legislation to start appearing. But first, we’ll hear about the city’s sweeps of unauthorized homeless encampments.
Another day of “a little bit of everything.”
Council member Bagshaw’s Human Services and Public Health Committee kicked off their year with presentations from Catherine Lester, the Director of the Seattle Department of Human Services and Patty Hayes, the Director of Seattle-King County Public Health. Continue reading Public Health and Human Services