Besides meeting as a full council,  the City Council has several committees that do the bulk of the work in formulating legislation. Each committee is chaired by one of the council members and has a subset of the full council as its membership.

Community Economic Development

Finance and Housing

Governance and Education

Land Use and Neighborhoods

Public Assets and Native Communities

Publi Safety and Human Services

Sustainability and Renters’ Rights

Transportation and Utilities


Seattle Park District

Seattle Transportation Benefit District

Select Committee on Central Waterfront, Seawall, and Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program

Select Committee on Labor Relations

Select Committee on Homelessness and Housing Affordability