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May

31
MAY

Dunn calls on Olympia to adopt legislation that toughens penalties on juvenile gun crime
Urging Legislature to start intervening earlier with juveniles convicted of illegal use or possession of firearms

29
MAY

King County Council begins its review of SODO arena proposal
Budget Chair announces seven member independent panel to provide analysis of plan

29
MAY

Shedding light on the battle against Human Trafficking in King County
Councilmembers call for public awareness campaign to combat the issue

29
MAY

County Council creates new opportunity for public comment at Council meetings
Adopted legislation includes monthly public comment periods

21
MAY

Greater community access, engagement part of Council’s equity and justice goals for 2012
Adopted work plan focuses on greater involvement with underserved populations

14
MAY

County Council declares May 16 as Bastyr Day
Recognizes 100th anniversary of birth of Bastyr University’s namesake

14
MAY

King County Council declares May 13-19 National Police Week
Recognizing officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting their communities

7
MAY

Arrival of RapidRide service in Ballard and West Seattle highlight adopted September transit service changes
Council approves service changes that reflect the start of RapidRide routes C and D, continue reallocation of services hours to high priority corridors

3
MAY

Amnesty for unreported business personal property taxes
King County Council passes new ordinance aimed at increasing fairness and equity in personal property taxes; Penalties waived through July 1.

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