The Presidents’ Day holiday has started this week off quietly in the news department, though it’s sure to pick up today.
The ongoing debate over police reform tops the news this morning.
In the run-up to this afternoon’s meeting, the city’s response to the homelessness crisis is dominating the news this morning. Plus a few other tidbits.
Last week the proposed 2016 work plan for Council member Gonzalez’s Gender Equity, Safe Communities and New Americans Committee was presented for review.
This morning, the Gender Equity, Safe Communities, and New Americans Committee heard from the Seattle Police Department about some key metrics they track on response times. Continue reading SPD data transparency: a complicated business
This morning Police Chief O’Toole briefed the City Council on last night’s shooting at the “jungle” homeless encampment.
Efforts to deal with the homelessness crisis in Seattle dominate the news this morning because of two events that happened yesterday.
Turn off the Bowie albums and the replays of that missed field-goal kick for a minute. This morning’s City Council news discusses the new lane for bicycles along Westlake, along with a plan to take a needle exchange program mobile. Continue reading News roundup: bicycles, needles, RV’s
Increasing scrutiny of the Seattle Police Department leads the news this morning.
The newly-elected City Council held their first session today. Taking their oath of office, speechifying, and picking teams were all on the agenda. Continue reading City Council takes oath of office, picks Harrell as President