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2012 News Archive

21
DEC

Teens invited to join Youth Advisory Council
Councilmember Lambert hosts session on January 5

10
DEC

Regional cooperation for a regional asset: County Council creates regional panel for Eastside Rail Corridor
Advisory Council part of adopted legislation for County to purchase portion of the corridor

10
DEC

Council adopts state legislative agenda that focuses on increasing revenue options, sustaining safety net
Federal agenda to concentrate on funding for programs that support County Strategic Plan

10
DEC

County Council acts to protect emergency services in city of Pacific
Unanimous approval of legislation providing critical services to city in case of loss of insurance

3
DEC

Strengthening protection of open space, integrating County Strategic Plan: Council adopts update of County land use policies
Council approves 2012 amendments to policies that manage growth in the unincorporated areas

3
DEC

Taking Action to Address Climate Change: Council adopts County Strategic Climate Action Plan
King County aims to reduce greenhouse emissions by at least 80 percent by 2050

30
NOV

Lambert to co-chair legislative committee
Appointment will lead statewide county policy panel

28
NOV

Sheriff’s truck benefits Search & Rescue
Retired vehicle donated to volunteer organization

21
NOV

Council to hear public testimony on 2012 King County Comprehensive Plan Update
Public’s opportunity to comment before final action in December

20
NOV

Phillips gets an up close look at crisis in Middle East
Visiting delegation in Jerusalem during rocket attacks

19
NOV

Community playgrounds receive King County grant funds
Youth Sports Facility Grant awards will fix up play areas in Fremont and Loyal Heights

16
NOV

Dunn and Gossett call on Pierce County Transit Board to join Anti-Human Trafficking campaign
Councilmembers request collaborative effort to combat growing problem

13
NOV

Meeting current needs, focusing on the future: County Council adopts 2013 King County Budget
Unanimous adoption of spending plan that preserves public safety and human services, maintains strong bond rating and County reserves

13
NOV

Phillips secures funding for Ballard Senior Center in King County’s 2013 budget
Funding allows center to provide programs for low-income seniors

13
NOV

Soup Ladies of Black Diamond Receive New Truck
Retired all-terrain vehicle will assist group in support of first responders

8
NOV

Budget Committee sends Council 2013 Budget that meets current needs with a focus on the future
Proposed spending plan maintains public safety and human services, while preserving strong bond rating and County reserves

5
NOV

Council calls for an accountable and integrated health and human services plan
Motion calls for County, community stakeholders to examine and recommend plan to incorporate, enhance and fund current health and human service program

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206-296-1024
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