Levy Oversight Committee
The Levy Oversight Committee plays a key role in advising on and monitoring the Levy's implementation. Six members comprise the Levy Oversight Committee. Determined by Fire Levy legislation, the composition of the committee currently includes:
- A Seattle resident with financial expertise selected by the Seattle City Council: Albert Shen
- Two representatives from the Seattle City Council selected by the Council: Councilmember Bruce Harrell and Councilmember Nick Licata
- Two City employees selected by the Mayor: Beth Goldberg, City Budget Office Director, and TBD
- A Seattle firefighter selected by firefighters: Darren Schulberg, Seattle Fire Fighters Union, Local 27
The committee's quarterly meetings provide a venue for public comment, and the committee's activities promote communications with the broader community through, for example, online publication of the meeting record and relevant handouts. Finance and Administrative Services personnel staff the committee.