This week at Council Chamber

Monday morning, the Council Briefing will feature an annual report presentation on the Yesler Terrace  affordable housing project. Monday afternoon’s Full Council meeting will have the final vote on approving the sale of the Pacific Place Garage, and eleven appointments tot he Seattle Design Review Board. This week’s Introduction and Referral Calendar has two items of note: a Chief of Police Audit Report; an extension to the Seattle Opera’s lease of the Mercer Arena. Tuesday morning the Civil Rights. Utilities, Economic Development and Arts Committee meets, with a full agenda including: a review of the Economic Development and Arts & Culture elements …

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News roundup: guns, homeless, and the Jungle

  Crosscut has a great summary of the highlights from yesterday’s #SEAHomeless media-blitz. Q13, MyNorthwest and Guns.com cover the blowback on the Council’s decision this week to require SPD to destroy surplus guns rather than resell them. Q13 discusses the Jungle with Mayor Ed Murray. MyNorthwest reports on public comment from the joint Seattle/King County hearing on humans services, homelessness and the opioid addiction epidemic. SeattleMet reports on the dubious report delivered by an industry consultant to the Council last week on the topic of secure scheduling.

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