A year ago today I launched Seattle City Council Insight. What a crazy ride it’s been.
The Mayor’s proposed budget quietly included an increase to the fee for a marijuana business license. Now the Council is looking at making that a much bigger increase, and people are now paying attention.
News coverage is starting to show up around Wednesday’s unveiling of the Council’s first set of changes to the Mayor’s proposed budget.
Perhaps everyone stayed up late watching the World Series, or we’re all just hiding in fear of next week’s election… either way, it’s a quiet Thursday morning.
This morning the City Council released its “initial balancing package,” the first collection of Council members’ modifications to the Mayor’s budget proposal.
One year ago today, the Mayor announced a State of Emergency related to homelessness in Seattle.
Have you come down from last night’s candy-binge-driven sugar high? If so, here’s some stuff for you to read…
This morning the Council got an update on the revenue side of the budget, and the news was good.
There aren’t a lot of meetings this week, but they ought to be informative.