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City of Seattle
Seattle City Council
NEWS ADVISORY
SUBJECT: City Council committee to begin discussing proposed towing industry regulations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
9/5/2012  4:15:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Newell Aldrich, Councilmember Nick Licata’s Office: 206-684-8803
Dana Robinson Slote  (206) 615-0061


Councilmember Nick Licata


EVENT DATE:

Sept. 6, 2012, 2 p.m.

 

City Council committee to begin discussing proposed towing industry regulations

Legislation to place a cap the fees towing companies can charge for impounds from private property will be presented before the Government Performance and Finance Committee tomorrow:  

WHAT:           Council discussion on towing fee legislation

WHEN:          Thursday, Sept. 6, 2 p.m.

WHERE:        Council Chambers, Seattle City Hall
                        600 Fourth Ave, second floor

Currently there are no limits on what towing companies can charge for private property impounds.

The legislation, Council Bill 117568, would also place a cap on charges for vehicle storage.

The bill will be presented at the September 6 meeting. View the agenda here. The Committee will not vote in tomorrow’s meeting, but will begin discussions on this topic.
 

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