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July

26
JUL

A “PROMIS” for the future: County Council approves needed technology investment in Prosecutor’s Office
Allocates $1.5 million to replace outdated and inefficient case management system

25
JUL

County Council approves eligibility criteria for detention alternative for criminal defendants awaiting trial
New rules preclude criminal defendants with prior conviction and current charge of violent, sex, or domestic violence felony from day reporting

25
JUL

Council places proposed Congestion Reduction Charge
$20 charge on car tabs part of the formula to maintain transit service levels

25
JUL

Amendments to sale agreement allows major construction project on former Kingdome parking lot to move forward
Council adopts legislation maintaining construction of family wage housing on parcel

19
JUL

Patterson: “Transit services a critical lifeline for commuters”
Signals support for congestion relief charge

18
JUL

County Council honors outgoing Bellevue College President Jean Floten
Higher Education Leader recognized for two decades of service

13
JUL

Overflow audience calls for preservation of Metro service
700 attend committee meeting on service reduction

12
JUL

Making healthy choice the easy choice: Council calls for healthier fare in county vending machines
Providing nutritious options consistent with Board of Health Guidelines

11
JUL

Council approves objectives for development of the South Kirkland Park-and-Ride
New “Transit-Oriented-Development” significant achievement for Eastside regional cooperation

11
JUL

New vision for public transportation in King County with Council adoption of transit strategic plan
Plan provides clear guidelines and goals, revamps formula for allocation of transit service

11
JUL

Council agrees to a “new model” for unincorporated communities
Legislation creates new framework, implements broader outreach to unincorporated residents

5
JUL

Council approves lease for new East Precinct Command Center
Sammamish location key part of reorganization of King County Sheriff in East King County

1
JAN

District 7 hosts Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn
Update on public schools with south King County leaders

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Fax:
206-296-0198