The Seattle City Council has the responsibility to confirm or reject the nominee, Larry Weis - the former general manager of Austin Energy, chosen by the Mayor.
Seattle City Council unanimously adopted legislation that will give eligible drivers at taxi, for-hire, and companies like Uber and Lyft a voice on the job and the opportunity to negotiate for improved working conditions.
The Council unanimously passed two pieces of legislation to improve gun safety in Seattle. One establishes a gun violence tax on firearms and ammuniution and the other to requires mandatory reporting of lost or stolen firearms.
The Council has passed legislation to create more affordable housing throughout the city.
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Oil trains, which have resulted in death, injury, and substantial damage to property and the environment, regularly run through the heart of Seattle. The Council is doing everything in its power to ensure the safety of the city.
The following letters have been signed by at least two councilmembers
The Office of Professional Accountability Review Board (OPARB) provides community oversight and awareness of Seattle Police Department practices and its employee accountability system.