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2010 News Archive

29
DEC

Larry Phillips wins public official of the year award
43rd District Democrats bestow honor on King County Councilmember

16
DEC

Board of Health approves electronic cigarette regulations
Regulations will limit sales to adults only, prohibit free samples, and restrict use in public places and places of employment

6
DEC

Council asks Congress to protect federal Clean Water Act from erosion
Recent Supreme Court rulings add confusion and uncertainty to clean water protections

6
DEC

Council signals support for Regional Transit Task Force recommendations
Legislation asks Executive to work collaboratively with Council to develop policy based on task force’s recommendations

6
DEC

Council adopts funding plan to support acquisition of Maury Island gravel site
Conservation Future funds to be directed toward creation of largest public holding of protected marine shoreline in all of Puget Sound

30
NOV

County Council approves updates to Shoreline Master Program
Updates include program’s inclusion in County Comprehensive Plan

24
NOV

Councilmember McDermott dedicated to meeting commitments, advocacy for his district
Newest member of the Council to build on legacy of “effective leadership in District 8”

22
NOV

King County Council pledges to “Eat Local for Thanksgiving”
Councilmembers encourage using local products for holiday meal

19
NOV

Phillips thanks transit operators for helping preserve bus service
ATU contract approval will reduce by 20 percent the amount of bus service cuts Metro will have to make by 2015

15
NOV

Council adopts 2011 King County Budget that reflects sacrifice, savings, and public safety
Employees forgoing cost of living adjustments provides savings directed toward basic services

15
NOV

Drago’s statement on Council’s adoption of 2011 King County Budget
Difficult choices reflect priority put on services that support people who have the least

15
NOV

Councilmembers vote against County Budget
Dunn and von Reichbauer cite concerns over public safety

12
NOV

Budget Committee presents budget striker that makes cuts, restores domestic violence and sexual assault services
Life saving programs preserved through County employees giving up cost of living adjustments

12
NOV

Councilmember Hague Recognizes Eastside Members of the Regional Transit Task Force
Panel created to provide a vision for the future of King County’s transit service

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