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June

27
JUN

County Council increases transparency and access of public records
Ordinance creates a “proactive” disclosure process

27
JUN

County Council celebrates Lake Forest Park’s Golden Anniversary
Recognition part of festivities recognizing 50 years as incorporated community

27
JUN

Hague applauds providing school districts financial flexibility on student bus passes
Another step encouraging students to become “lifetime” transit users

27
JUN

Council calls for federal review of toxic sealant used at Boeing Field
Applied to runways, runoff finds its way into water system

23
JUN

Ferguson: “We cannot afford to lose bus service”
Supports enacting congestion reduction fee

20
JUN

Safety on regional rivers: Council adopts requirement for personal flotation devices on major county rivers
Outreach as well as enforcement to encourage people to be safe in water.

20
JUN

South King County Annual Flag Day Celebration
Councilmember von Reichbauer served as Master of Ceremonies as fellow community members, and active and retired service-men and women gathered together for one of the most recognized community events of the year. Musical salutes from the Thomas Jefferson High School Band were also featured, as well as an invocation from Ted Werfelmann, pastor of Light of Christ Lutheran Church, and a special presentation of awards to local students for American Flag inspired essays.

16
JUN

Board of Health signals its commitment to Equity and Social Justice
Adopted resolution calls for applying “fair and just” principle to development of health policy

15
JUN

Regional leaders support new vision for public transportation in King County
Adopted plan provides clear guidelines and goals, revamps formula for allocation of transit service

13
JUN

Councilmembers advocate prevention of elder abuse
Elder Abuse Awareness Day proclaimed on June 15

13
JUN

No increase in sewer rates: Council approves keeping rates at 2011 level
Fiscal stability while ensuring that regional needs are met

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