Tag: Capital Improvement Program

This Week in Council Budget Deliberations; Delridge Grocery Co-op Groundbreaking

November 4th, 2019

This Week in Council Budget Deliberations Last week the Council’s Budget Committee considered Council Budget Actions proposed by individual Councilmembers. The next step in the Council’s budget deliberations will be for Budget Committee Chair Sally Bagshaw to propose an initial Council Budget Proposal, adjusted from the Mayor’s proposed budget to include Councilmember priorities, at the […]

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2020 Council Budget Schedule; Diaper Need Awareness Week; Five Bills Passed Full Council to Strengthen Tenant Protections; Amendments to Green New Deal Oversight Board/ Heating Oil Legislation

September 30th, 2019

2020 Council Budget Schedule On Monday, September 23rd Mayor Durkan submitted her Proposed 2020 City of Seattle Budget and Proposed 2020-2025 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) to the Council. With that, the Council, now meeting as the Budget Committee, begins its work on the 2020 budget.  We will continue through adoption of the budget on November […]

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Impact Fees; Delridge Day this Saturday; July Constituent Email Report; In-District Office Hours

August 9th, 2019

Impact Fees This week the Sustainability and Transportation Committee had a briefing on impact fees. Impact fees are charges to developers to address the needs for capacity improvements to transportation, parks, schools, and fire facilities. I last wrote about impact fees here and provided some history about the Council’s efforts to develop an impact fee […]

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Capital Projects Oversight Watch List Resolution; Seattle Office for Civil Rights seeks Women’s Commission Members; Improving Curbside Recycling; It’s All Happening at the Zoo

March 1st, 2019

Capital Projects Oversight Watch List Resolution As we’ve all seen, sometimes large capital projects run well over budget. Recent examples of City projects include the Seawall, the utility billing system, and now the potential Center City Streetcar. To address this, last year I introduced legislation to establish enhanced quarterly reporting requirements for the City’s Capital […]

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