Crosscut, Seattle Met, and West Seattle Blog continue the discussion in the wake of Mayor Murray’s announcement last week that his administration is cutting ties with the District Councils.
KING5 reports on the effect of the City Council’s restructuring of event permit fees.
Capitol Hill Seattle Blog previews this morning’s presentation to the Council of the latest plans for the renovation of the Montlake end of the 520 bridge project.
Tri-City Herald ran an op-ed piece supporting the Columbia Generating Station.
Last Thursday the Council’s Select Committee on Seattle City Light Strategic Planning met for the third, and probably last, time to consider amendments to SCL’s biennial update to its master plan.
Continue reading Council tweaks Seattle City Light strategic plan
It’s all about the committees this week in Council Chamber, especially on Tuesday.
Continue reading This week: committee work
Wednesday the Council’s Gender Equity, Safe Communities, and New Americans Committee got to hear more details on the proposals for parental leave and paid family care leave for city employees — collectively “paid family leave.”
Continue reading Council briefed on paid family leave details
The Mayor announced yesterday that the city will retain the Myers Way parcels in Southwest Seattle that it had been looking to sell.
Continue reading Mayor decides to retain Myers Way properties
The Mayor’s big announcement yesterday that he’s cutting off the District Councils tops this morning’s news.
Continue reading News roundup: District Councils, Myers Way, and SPD
Late this afternoon, Mayor Murray dropped a bombshell on the District Councils — quite literally. He blew them up.
Continue reading Mayor moves to abolish District Councils
This morning’s news roundup covers yesterday’s busy news day related to police reform and changes in the leadership of the Seattle Police Officers’ Guild after some ill-advised social media posts.
Continue reading News roundup: SPOG and police reform, with a side of REI
This morning the Council heard a report on SPU’s recycling program and an update on the city’s plastic bag ban. There was much encouraging news.
Continue reading A look at Seattle’s recycling program and plastic bag ban