Happy MLK Day! It’s a light news day, not surprisingly, but there is some coverage of the ongoing homelessness crisis. Continue reading News roundup: homeless encampments
Now that committees are starting to meet and the Council has dealt with most of the substantive holdover legislation from last year, the waiting game begins for new legislation to start appearing. But first, we’ll hear about the city’s sweeps of unauthorized homeless encampments.
Another day of “a little bit of everything.”
Today’s news has two features on Debora Juarez. Plus lots of other things going on as the City Council gets down to business.
It’s a fairly quiet news morning. Continue reading News roundup
Council member Bagshaw’s Human Services and Public Health Committee kicked off their year with presentations from Catherine Lester, the Director of the Seattle Department of Human Services and Patty Hayes, the Director of Seattle-King County Public Health. Continue reading Public Health and Human Services
Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant delivered the Socialist Alternative response to the State of the Union address last night.
This morning’s news coverages focuses on the big outcomes of yesterday’s Council meeting: updated marijuana zoning and approval of “Amazon alley.” Plus Sound Transit and Council members’ plans to meet their constituents.
This afternoon the City Council approved its pending update to the zoning rules for commercial marijuana activities in Seattle, after incorporating four amendments.
This afternoon the City Council the long-pending request from Amazon to vacate an alley in order to allow them to build a new office tower. But it provided an opportunity for several Council members to give Amazon a tongue-lashing over its labor practices.