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2009 News Archive

Dec. 18
Dunn Applauds Senate action on Pratt River Wilderness Bill
Permanent preservation of open space “is in sight”  
Dec. 14
Council approves next step in acquisition of BNSF Eastside Rail Corridor
Executive given authority to negotiate additional county interest in transportation corridor  
Dec. 14
Council restores funding for County 4-H programs
Youth programs will continue through use of funds available in supplemental budget  
Dec. 14
Council approves funding to encourage green, sustainable technology in King County
Grants are backed by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 
Dec. 14
County Council adopts Juvenile Court facilities plan
Proposal to replace obsolete facility with center that consolidates County youth services under one roof 
Dec. 14
County provides funding for Ballard, Greenwood seniors
Funding helps keep senior centers’ doors open for seniors 
Dec. 14
Council adopts funding for King County Fair and 4-H in 4th Quarter Supplemental Budget
Dunn secures funds to help preserve rural programs for 2010 
Dec. 14
Council approves new life for “retired” vans
Vanpool vehicles will provide transportation options to organizations throughout King County  
Dec. 9
Councilmember Larry Phillips’ statement on Governor Gregoire’s budget proposal
Praises Gregoire’s efforts to help counties help themselves 
Dec. 7
County Council celebrates 40th Anniversary of King County’s “Constitution”
Members recognize adoption of King County Charter, acknowledge Freeholders who drafted proposal  
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