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Metropolitan King County Council

Earning public trust, enhancing quality of life, protecting public health and safety
Metropolitan King County Council
516 Third Ave., Rm. 1200
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-477-1000
Toll Free: 800-325-6165
TTY/TDD: 206-296-1024
Fax: 206-296-0198
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King County Council News

March 30
Council adopts rules for public testimony at meetings
Setting guidance for speaking, defining what constitutes prohibited, disruptive behavior   Learn more...
March 30
County Council calls for action on improving wage equity and promoting family friendly workplace policies
Motion calls for Executive review of recommendations from Women’s Advisory Board  Learn more...
March 16
Council adopts updated noise guidelines for Unincorporated King County
Simplifying and clarifying   Learn more...
March 10
Finding solutions to curb increase in youth domestic violence cases
Prosecutor briefs Council committee on program to curb violence against families  Learn more...
March 9
Staying prepared for disaster response: Council approves update to hazard mitigation plan
Regional collaboration key to preparations  Learn more...
March 9
Reviewing goals, costs, and effectiveness: Council approves legislation updating Mental Illness and Drug Dependency Plans
Setting requirements for a comprehensive review and potential modification of the MIDD strategies  Learn more...
March 9
Phillips, McDermott and Hague to lead County Council in 2015
Council completes 2015 reorganization with appointment of Council Chair, Vice Chairs and creation of two new committees   Learn more...
March 3
Council wants to see where county could use savings from lower fuel costs
Motion calls for report on how much was saved, which programs could benefit from additional revenues  Learn more...
March 2
Council sends measure to fund replacement of regional emergency radio system to the ballot
Proposed levy measure to be on April ballot  Learn more...
March 2
Council adopts updated goals, guidelines for County’s Strategic Plan
Showing what King County is doing to achieve its goals and how the county is directing the effort   Learn more...
March 2
Council confirms appointment of Lorinda Youngcourt as Director of the Department of Public Defense
Becomes first Public Defender since position was created by voters  Learn more...