City Council Committee Meeting in Ballard next Wednesday

By Joe Veyera

A trio of Seattle City Council members will be on hand for a committee meeting focused on housing affordability at the Ballard Community Center (6020 28th Ave NW) next Wednesday evening.

Councilmembers Sally J. Clark, Mike O’Brien, and Tom Rasmussen will be in attendance for a special meeting of the Committee on Housing Affordability, Human Services, and Economic Resiliency meeting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., which is slated to include presentations from the Office of Housing, the Tenants Union, and Ballard community members. Thirty minutes will also be allotted for public comment.

According to their website, the Committee’s role is to, “provide policy direction and oversight and to deliberate and make recommendations on legislative matters relating to:

  • housing policies and programs;
  • human services, homelessness, child care, aging, and disability services;
  • local and regional public health;
  • Major Institution Master Plans; and
  • economic development policies and programs.”

For more information on the Committee, click here. Regular Committee meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall.

Anyone with questions on the meeting is asked to contact Jesse Gilliam in Councilmember Clark’s office at 206-684-8802 or

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Mike o brien has his own agenda and does not listen to the people. Vote him out of office!


Will we be allowed to talk about the lack of parking requirements in the Ballard Urban Village?