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April

30
APR

County Council approves new measure to assist small businesses and save taxpayer dollars
Making it easier to do business with multiple local government agencies

30
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Neighborhood, lacrosse group and County team up to create playfield at Big Finn Hill Park
Council approves 30-year agreement on construction, use of new field

23
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Councilmembers approve study on creating internship program for veterans
Exploring ways to incorporate technical and leadership skills in to county job pool

23
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Protecting workers from wage law violations
Council adopts ordinance that prohibits contracts with employers who willfully and unlawfully withhold pay

16
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Council sends proposed levy increase for construction of Children and Family Justice Center to August ballot
If approved, funds to be used for construction of facility to replace County Youth Center

10
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Proposed internship program for veterans sent to full Council
Exploring ways to incorporate technical and leadership skills into county job pool

9
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Dunn proposes new tools to combat gangs in King County
New measures will focus on areas suffering from high levels of criminal gang activity

4
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Budget Committee votes “Yes” to recommend Children and Family Justice Center Proposal
Proposed August ballot measure to replace the dilapidated Youth Services Center heads to full Council for final consideration

2
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Council honors Amalgamated Transit Union for 100 years of service to King County
The Amalgamated Transit Union, Local 587, representing more than 4,000 bus drivers and transit operators, was recognized today by the King County Council for 100 years of serving public transportation needs in King County.

2
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Largest service change ever proposed for Metro Transit meets demand for service by making system more efficient
Recommendations stress fair, equitable services that ease overcrowding on buses and provide service where it’s needed most

2
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County Council adopts incentive program to encourage use of public transportation
Renewing car tabs will get drivers eight free bus tickets for the next two years

2
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Council appoints Steve Strachan as King County Sheriff
Appointment effective until November election

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