The Finance and Culture Committee covers the City's financial management and policies, including operating and capital budgets, levies, taxes, revenue and audits; public works projects; the City Employees' Retirement System; and culture, including arts activities, nightlife issues and public access television.
Complete Committee Description
To provide policy direction and oversight and to deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters relating to:
the financial management and policies of the City and its agents, including the operating and capital budgets, levies, taxes, revenue, audits, and judgments and claims against the City (the Finance and Culture Committee is the Finance Committee required by the Seattle City Charter);
oversight of the Cityâ€™s public works construction projects except as otherwise specified;
the City Employeesâ€™ Retirement System;
the City Auditor;
the Cityâ€™s fleets, facilities, and other administrative functions;
the Customer Service Bureau; and
the Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs and other arts and cultural activities, nightlife issues, and public access television (Seattle Community Media).