This afternoon Council members Herbold and Sawant joined with Mayor Ed Murray to announce their proposal for a city income tax on high-income households.
Here are my collected notes on the highlights from today’s Council Briefing and Full Council meetings.
All the news this morning is about income tax in Seattle.
This afternoon voted to adopt a resolution that affirms the city’s intent to “begin consideration of a progressive income tax ordinance by May 31, 2017, with the goal of Full Council passage by July 10, 2017.”
Monday, Council member Herbold will introduce a resolution affirming the city’s intention to pass an income tax ordinance by mid-July.