City Hall

Sally Bagshaw: "I Am In Favor" of 65-Foot Heights in Roosevelt

City council member Sally Bagshaw joins the chorus of support for higher density in Roosevelt.

12/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Burgess: 65 Feet in Roosevelt "Honors Core Values of the Neighborhood"4

Tim Burgess: Why I support rezoning the blocks adjacent to Roosevelt High School to 65 feet.

12/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Pioneer Square to Get Its Streetcar; Aloha Extension Still Up In the Air

A maxed-out budget for the Pioneer Square streetcar, combined with the failure of the $60 car-tab fee, leaves a north Capitol Hill streetcar extension up in the air.

12/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Voters Could Be Asked to Fund Libraries

The city could ask voters to help pay for libraries this coming August.

12/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Likely to Adopt 65-Foot Heights in Roosevelt

The city council appears ready to increase heights around the light-rail station in Roosevelt.

12/08/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Budget Could Cut Streetcar and Snow Response Money

The latest council budget proposals could cut some pet McGinn projects.

11/09/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Member O'Brien Joins Anti-Big Bank Protest

City council member Mike O'Brien joins National Bank Transfer Day.

11/04/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City May Create New Immigrant and Refugee Office, Restoring Funding for Commissions

The city council considers creating a new office dedicated to immigrants and refugees.

11/04/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Proposes Amping Funding for Homeless Families

The city council proposes boosting funds for homeless families in the 2012 city budget. Image via MyNorthwest.

11/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Council Considers More Flexible Rainy Day Fund Policy

The city adopts new policies requiring automatic contributions to its rainy-day fund, but gives the council more flexibility to use the fund in tough budget years.

11/01/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

No Funding in McGinn's Budget for Bike Plan Update

City Council members propose restoring funding for bike planning that would be eliminated under Mayor Mike McGinn's proposed 2012 budget. Image via Bike Portland.

10/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

A Look at Next Year's Transportation Budget: Less for Maintenance, More for Transit Planning

A look at the city's (grim) 2012 transportation budget.

10/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

PubliCola Candidate Ratings: Seattle City Council Position 1

Our take on the Seattle City Council candidates.

10/26/2011 By PublicolaPicks

News

Campaign Fizz: Eastsiders For Seattle School Incumbents

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

10/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Next Year's City Council Committee Assignments

A preview of next year's city council committee assignments.

10/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Campaign Fizz: Union Endorses Hague

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

10/20/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Campaign Finance Fizz: Big Spenders

Today's campaign-finance roundup. Image via Seattle Transit Blog.

10/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Licata Wants City to Look Into Its Own Banking Practices

In response to Occupy Seattle protests, city council member Licata wants the city to look more closely at its banking policies.

10/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Occupy Seattle Demonstrators May Move to City Hall Plaza

The City Council wants the Occupy Seattle protesters to come over to their house for a "protest sleepover."

10/06/2011 By Peter Johnson

Jolt

Thursday Jolt: McGinn's Proposed City Department Merger

The day's winners and losers.

10/06/2011 By Afternoon Jolt