A little bit of everything in the news this morning.
The fate of the Showbox is up for discussion.
Two department head confirmations, and lots of scheduling notes for stuff in the pipeline.
It sure seems like summer arrived early this year… but who’s complaining. Happy Monday!
A new month, a new Council member, same old calendar. But lots of new legislation coming up.
All Home trickles out the Point in Time homeless count results, and more.
City Council members are pondering the crane collapse; plus the 2019 One-night Count homeless numbers are released.
This afternoon, the Council advanced out of committee the appointment of Jesus Aguirre as Superintendent of the Department of Parks and Recreation. It will come up for final confirmation on Monday.
If there’s one thing that the Seattle Police Department has become quite good at, it’s churning out reports on its reform efforts. In the run-up to a pivotal hearing on May 15th with U.S. District Court Judge James Robart, the city has filed several reports on it recent work to continue and sustain its police reforms under its consent decree with the Department of Justice.
Yesterday the Washington State Supreme Court agreed to hear a review of an appeals court ruling that threw out the voter-approved Initiative 124. I-124 granted protections to hotel workers, and required hotel employers to either provide health insurance coverage to employees or pay them the equivalent cost.