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September

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Human Trafficking public awareness campaign to begin in January
Metro Transit ads, County websites, Helpline to be used to raise awareness of crisis and help victims

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Council Vice Chair Hague: This is not the time to raise rates beyond inflation
County Council passes increase of solid waste fee

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McDermott lauds the efforts toward reaching agreement on the revised arena proposal
Multijurisdictional work continues to reach final agreement

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County Council adopts motion calling for tougher penalties on juvenile gun crime
Appeal to Legislature to start intervening earlier with juveniles convicted of illegal use or possession of firearms

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Teens invited to join Youth Advisory Council
Councilmember Lambert hosts initial meeting Sept. 29

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Council Committee advances proposed King County Comprehensive Plan update to full council
Plan proposal balances environmental protection, economic development

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Council Budget Committee to hold three special meetings on 2013 King County Budget
Meetings in Kent, Bellevue and Seattle opportunity to provide input on Executive Proposed Budget

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County Council Celebrates 40 Years of Clean Water
Council also approves update to Combined Sewer Overflow Control Plan

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Buses and beyond: Council accepts report implementing transit alternatives
Delivering traditional transit service in new forms

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County Council approves action plan for Sheriff’s Office accountability reforms
Sheriff to present regular updates to Council on progress of report recommendations

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Council adopts legislation streamlining, renaming county’s permitting environmental review agency
New name for Department of Development and Environmental Services reflects shifting responsibilities of the department

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Studying ways to prevent cyberbullying in King County
County Council approves effort to ensure online safety of King County residents

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