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October

29
OCT

King County Council voices support for improving mental health services for veterans
Council urges federal passage of the Mental Health ACCESS Act of 2012

29
OCT

Mary’s Place receives retired van from King County
Van will be used to transport homeless women and children to emergency shelter

29
OCT

Council adopts internship program for military “HEROS” in King County
Program will incorporate technical and leadership skills of veterans into county job pool

22
OCT

King County Council celebrates Pro Bono Week
Recognizes efforts of volunteer attorneys to increase access to justice

22
OCT

County recognizes value of work for disabled
October proclaimed Disability Employment Awareness Month

15
OCT

County Council adopts amended SODO arena plan
With City Council approval, Legislative action needed for facility is complete for now

15
OCT

County Council focuses on cyber security
Proclamation promotes awareness in the month of October

15
OCT

Council approves Vashon solar project
Panels to be set up at County transfer station

15
OCT

Council adopts increase in transit tickets available for homeless and low income populations
One-time increase will assist human service agencies in meeting growing demand

10
OCT

Lambert earns public official certification
Award presented by Washington State Association of Counties

8
OCT

Ensuring transportation access for all: Council creates advisory panel on transit mobility
Increasing options for low-income communities to ride the bus

5
OCT

Councilmember Patterson provides “retired” van to Maiwut South Sudanese Refugee Services
Local organization receives vehicle to meet transportation needs of clients

5
OCT

Councilmember Patterson allocates “retired” van to Skihawks Racing Team
King County non-profit organization receives vehicle to assist developmentally challenged athletes

4
OCT

Youth Advisory Council convened for District 3
Initial meeting raises issues of concern to teens

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