The Seattle City Council today announced their 2010 priorities for the city of Seattle in a full council session at City Hall. The council placed particular emphasis on economic recovery – including increased business financing and neighborhood business district revitalization – transportation choices, smart land use and development, clean energy and carbon neutrality, and education in the priorities announcement.
“These priorities reflect our commitment to the people of Seattle,” said Council President Richard Conlin. “Residents need to know what specific initiatives we plan to work on and what the Council should be helped accountable for accomplishing.”
The council also announced a goal of carbon neutrality for the city of Seattle. City Councilmember Mike O’Brien pledged that the council will present its target year for carbon neutrality by the end of 2010.