Action Summary of the Seattle City Council
Full Council Meeting
Monday, June 2, 2014
SELECT COMMITTEE ON MINIMUM WAGE AND INCOME INEQUALITY:
1. C.B. 118098 PASSED (9-0)
Relating to employment in Seattle; adding a new Chapter 14.19 to the Seattle Municipal Code; establishing minimum wage and minimum compensation rates for employees performing work in Seattle; and prescribing remedies and enforcement procedures.
2. Res. 31524 ADOPTED AS AMENDED (9-0)
Requesting that the Department of Finance and Administrative Services work with the City Council and other appropriate City departments and stakeholders to strengthen implementation of any local minimum wage ordinance.
FINANCE AND CULTURE COMMITTEE:
3. C.B. 118094 PASSED AS AMENDED (9-0)
Relating to the 2014 Budget; amending Ordinance 124349, which adopted the 2014 Budget, including the 2014- 2019 Capital Improvement Program (CIP); changing appropriations to various departments and budget control levels, and from various funds in the Budget; adding new projects; revising project allocations for certain projects in the 2014-2019 CIP; creating positions; modifying positions; lifting a proviso; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts; all by a 3/4 vote of the City Council.
4. Res. 31522 ADOPTED (9-0)
Of intention to modify the assessment rates and modify the boundaries for the West Seattle Junction Parking and Business Improvement Area.
PARKS, SEATTLE CENTER, LIBRARIES, AND GENDER PAY EQUITY COMMITTEE:
5. C.B. 118066 PASSED (8-1; Opposed: Harrell)
Relating to the Department of Parks and Recreation and Seattle Public Utilities; transferring partial jurisdiction of a portion of Seward Park, located beneath and adjacent to the tennis courts and adjacent parking lot, from the Department of Parks and Recreation to Seattle Public Utilities for maintenance, repair and operation of a combined sewer underground storage tank, associated underground pipes and electrical lines, and limited surface ancillary facilities; and superseding certain requirements of Ordinance 118477, which adopted Initiative 42.
6. C.F. 313666 GRANTED AS CONDITIONED (7-1-1; Opposed: Harrell; Absent: Sawant)
Council Concept Approval to allow the replacement and expansion of a utility service use (Seattle Public Utilities storm water facility) located at 5895 Lake Washington Boulevard S (Project No. 3015640, Type V).