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2009 News Archive

18
DEC

Dunn Applauds Senate action on Pratt River Wilderness Bill
Permanent preservation of open space “is in sight”

14
DEC

Council approves next step in acquisition of BNSF Eastside Rail Corridor
Executive given authority to negotiate additional county interest in transportation corridor

14
DEC

Council restores funding for County 4-H programs
Youth programs will continue through use of funds available in supplemental budget

14
DEC

Council approves funding to encourage green, sustainable technology in King County
Grants are backed by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

14
DEC

County Council adopts Juvenile Court facilities plan
Proposal to replace obsolete facility with center that consolidates County youth services under one roof

14
DEC

County provides funding for Ballard, Greenwood seniors
Funding helps keep senior centers’ doors open for seniors

14
DEC

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

14
DEC

Council approves new life for “retired” vans
Vanpool vehicles will provide transportation options to organizations throughout King County

9
DEC

Councilmember Larry Phillips’ statement on Governor Gregoire’s budget proposal
Praises Gregoire’s efforts to help counties help themselves

7
DEC

County Council celebrates 40th Anniversary of King County’s “Constitution”
Members recognize adoption of King County Charter, acknowledge Freeholders who drafted proposal

7
DEC

King County Charter Recognition
King County Charter Recognition

7
DEC

Council Committee interviews 4 candidates recommended for Constantine vacancy in District 8
Members discuss with Drago, Hudgins, McDermott and Nelson the challenges they face if appointed

7
DEC
3
DEC

Advisory Committee recommends four to fill Constantine vacancy in District 8
Committee of the Whole to interview recommended candidates next Monday

23
NOV

King County Council unanimously adopts 2010 Budget that keeps basic services on the streets, cuts costs, and increases efficiencies
Criminal justice and bus service preserved; does not use $15.6 million rainy-day reserve fund

23
NOV
23
NOV

Patterson: Adopted 2010 Budget prioritizes funding for critical services
Difficult deliberations result in spending plan that continues to protect the public, victims of abuse

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206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
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206-296-0198