Yesterday, with little prior notice, Police Chief O’Toole hosted an online Town Hall on Nextdoor. Erica C. Barnett “attended” the Town Hall and posted a report on the conversation. And that’s when things got weird. Continue reading Nextdoor
No big stories today, but plenty of City Council news nonetheless.
Tomorrow morning, the Planning, Land Use and Zoning Committee hears an application from Swedish Health Services to approve a new master plan for their Cherry Hill campus that allows for significant expansion on the site — both horizontally and vertically. And the neighbors are not happy.
Council members Lisa Herbold and Rob Johnson today both announced information about their district offices — each taking a different approach.
With the ailing Pronto bikeshare system up for consideration again tomorrow, discussion has popped up in the news again. Also ongoing coverage of responses to the homelessness crisis.
The second public hearing on Larry Weis’s confirmation as CEO of Seattle City Light took place tonight. Continue reading Larry Weis confirmation hearing, round 2
Mayor Ed Murray’s State of the City address yesterday tops the news this morning.
This afternoon I walked the length of the 23rd Avenue road construction project that was the subject of the lengthy Council briefing this morning (and has been in the news). My photos are below.
At this afternoon’s full Council meeting, the nine Council members split on a vote for the first time, and there were many interesting insights into how the dynamics of the group are shaping up.
While she hasn’t explicitly said it yet, it’s now clear that Kshama Sawant opposes the appointment of Larry Weis as the new CEO of Seattle City Light.