CIty Hall

Council Committee Passes Small-Lot Compromise

The council's land-use committee passes an amended version of controversial, and complicated, legislation restricting development on "undersized" single-family lots.

05/06/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Development

Anti-Density Group Invites Pollet to Speak

State Rep. Gerry Pollet, who's rumored to be mulling a run for city council, speaks this week to an anti-density group about his legislation requiring notice for single-family infill development.

04/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Opinion

Seattle City Council Common Denominator: Smothering Urban Innovation

There's a connection between the council's antipathy toward alternative transportation and alternative housing.

04/15/2014 By Roger Valdez

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Byzantine and Frankly Baffling

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring confusion at city hall and irony in state government and in the U.S. Congress.

04/02/2014 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Council's New Planning Chair Talks Small-Lot Housing

Mike O'Brien, the city council's new planning committee chair, talks about plans to regulate small-lot housing.

03/06/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Former Democratic House Member to Run as Republican

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring born-again Republicans, teacher evaluations, and moratoriums.

03/06/2014 By Morning Fizz

Morning FIzz

Morning Fizz: "A Way to Meet This Need"

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring oil, small-lot housing, new candidates, and learn to trust the Fizz.

02/04/2014 By Morning Fizz