Posts for 'Art and Culture'

CASA LATINA, VERA, AND FRESH BUCKS

June 11th, 2013

On Monday, June 10, the Council unanimously approved the First Quarter Supplemental to the 2013 Budget. As the title suggests, we amend the approved budget four times during the year, to correct errors, add expenditures for priorities that have emerged since the budget was approved, and/or make cuts if revenues are coming in below target. […]

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LEGISLATIVEPALOOZA APRIL 25: SODO ZONING – WAGE THEFT – CHIHULY

April 28th, 2011

On Monday, April 25, the City Council met for over two hours, and unanimously approved three major pieces of legislation – reflecting the wide range of issues that we deal with as a Council.  The SODO zoning legislation is designed to encourage good development while protecting the character of our South Downtown neighborhoods.  A new […]

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ORGANIC HOPS! A MODEST BUT MEANINGFUL VICTORY FOR HEALTHY LOCAL FOOD – AND BUSINESSES

November 9th, 2010

The US Dept of Agriculture has made a decision to require that organic beer be brewed with — organic hops!  Oddly, under the current rules, beer can be called organic even if it is brewed with non-organic hops. That’s because of a little-known procedure that allows some products to be labeled organic even if they […]

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MOHAI: THE CITY, THE STATE, AND THE MONEY

October 11th, 2010

On Monday, September 27, the Council unanimously adopted an ordinance approving an agreement with the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI).  MOHAI and the City have been working together to plan a relocation of this important cultural resource for many years, and that cooperation has resulted in a plan to relocate MOHAI to the South […]

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