In non-Uber-related labor news today, the City Council updated the city’s labor laws. Continue reading Council updates labor laws and business licenses
Just some quick notes from the morning Council briefing as they prepare for this afternoon’s marathon meeting. Continue reading Council briefing: notes for this afternoon
Three are 52 items on the agenda for tomorrow’s weekly Full Council meeting — the last of the calendar year, and the last for this sitting Council before the newly elected members get sworn in on January 4th. Might as well get comfy; we’re going to be here a while. Continue reading Marathon City Council meeting tomorrow
WSDOT and Seattle Tunnel Partners gave an update to the Seattle City Council this morning on the Viaduct condition, the SR99 tunnel, and ground monitoring. Continue reading Viaduct, tunnel, SR99 updates
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!
The Comcast franchise renewal agreement, which was first presented last month in the Public Safety, Civil Rights and Technology Committee, was passed out of committee today to be approved by the full Council next Monday.
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
Kshama Sawant has a guest editorial in the Stranger this morning, in which she once again makes a case for the City Council to pass through the budget amendment she proposed related to offering 12 weeks of paid parental leave to city workers.
This morning’s news coverage focuses on homeless encampments, drivers unionizing, and whether Seattle and Tacoma might ever merge. Continue reading Friday morning news roundup: homeless encampments
The Seattle Public Utilities and Neighborhoods Committee met this afternoon to receive a report from the Director of SPU, to approve three historical landmarks, and to discuss changes to the Pike Place Market Historical Commission.