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.
Sound Transit 3, the latest phase of planning for the regional mass transit system, is moving forward at an accelerated pace, as the City Council heard this morning.
This afternoon the full City Council will take up changes to marijuana zoning in the Seattle. This time they might actually pass an ordinance.
Turn off the Bowie albums and the replays of that missed field-goal kick for a minute. This morning’s City Council news discusses the new lane for bicycles along Westlake, along with a plan to take a needle exchange program mobile. Continue reading News roundup: bicycles, needles, RV’s
Tomorrow afternoon the Council will take up final approval of Amazon’s request for vacation of an alley in order to build a new office tower adjacent to its South Lake Union campus.