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2012 News Archive

Dec. 21
Teens invited to join Youth Advisory Council
Councilmember Lambert hosts session on January 5 
Dec. 10
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  
Dec. 10
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 
Dec. 10
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 
Dec. 3
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 
Dec. 3
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 
Nov. 30
Lambert to co-chair legislative committee
Appointment will lead statewide county policy panel 
Nov. 28
Sheriff’s truck benefits Search & Rescue
Retired vehicle donated to volunteer organization 
Nov. 21
Council to hear public testimony on 2012 King County Comprehensive Plan Update
Public’s opportunity to comment before final action in December  
Nov. 20
Phillips gets an up close look at crisis in Middle East
Visiting delegation in Jerusalem during rocket attacks  
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