Current Issues

PayUp Legislation
The PayUp policy package is a group of bills being drafted and introduced by Councilmembers Lisa Herbold and Andrew Lewis that work to address the many issues facing gig workers.
2021 Annual Report of the Seattle City Council
2021 Annual Report of the Seattle City Council
Creating Permanent Supportive Housing
Councilmember Andrew Lewis announced a proposal to create more Permanent Supportive Housing faster and at reduced costs.
Council's Balancing Package
The Council puts together its version of the City budget after receiving a proposal from the Mayor in late September. Each Councilmember offers amendments, and the budget chair - Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda - puts together a draft budget, or balancing package, that reflects the Council's shared values and priorities.
Seattle Rescue Plan
Councilmember Mosqueda, Council President Lorena González and Mayor Jenny Durkan announced the “Seattle Rescue Plan”, a $128.4 million package in federal recovery funds to aid Seattle’s recovery from the pandemic and COVID-related economic impacts.
The following letters have been signed by at least two councilmembers