A potpourri of news and op-ed coverage of the Seattle City Council this morning. Continue reading Monday morning news roundup
Election coverage continues, and discussion of the 2016 city budget is ramping up. Continue reading Saturday morning news roundup: election, budget, parental leave, jail
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 ).
As expected, there has been much coverage of the Seattle City council election. Lots of speculation (but little consensus) about what the new look of the City Council will mean for Seattle. Here are links for your reading pleasure:
Seattle Times: Seattle City Council to be younger, more female, diverse
Seattle Times: Urbanists appear to be big winners in Seattle election
The Stranger: New Ballot Count Shows…
Counter Currents: Kshama Sawant re-elected: Seattle’s political revolution continues