This afternoon the City Council approved the Families, Education, Preschool and Promise Levy, sending it to the Mayor for her signature and ultimately to the November ballot.
A quiet start to a busy week…
This week Council member Teresa Mosqueda is introducing a “domestic workers’ bill of rights,” an ordinance that establishes several rights and protections for domestic workers in Seattle.
Late last week, a lawsuit was filed against the City of Seattle, alleging the City Council and the Mayor violated the Open Public Meetings Act when they pushed through a repeal of the controversial head tax last Tuesday.
Here’s what’s on the agenda this week for the City Council.
More on the head tax repeal, as well as short-term homeless response measures and traffic at Alki.
The Council repealed the head tax, and everyone’s talking about it.
As expected, this afternoon the City Council voted to repeal the employee hours tax, aka the “head tax,” that it enacted last month.