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2013 News Archive

16
DEC

Phillips, Hague and McDermott to lead Council in 2014
Annual reorganization begins with appointment of Council Leadership

16
DEC

County Council deeply concerned about establishment of new coal terminals in Washington and Oregon
Motion supports comprehensive review of environmental impacts of new coal export facilities

16
DEC

Employee innovation encouraged: taxpayers to benefit
Council adopts effort to commercialize ideas, programs developed by County employees

16
DEC

Council approves appointments for vacancies in state Legislature
Pedersen and Walkinshaw appointed to vacancies in 43rd District, Gregerson approved for House seat in 33rd District

16
DEC

Colleagues recognize, say goodbye to Councilmember Julia Patterson
Members celebrate Patterson’s 12 years at her last Council meeting

16
DEC

County Council honors second group of “HERO” graduates
Military veteran interns enhance their career skills during six-month internship with King County agencies

9
DEC

Stan McCall sworn in as Commissioner for King County Fire District 28
Top candidate selected by citizen advisory panel unanimously appointed by County Council

2
DEC

Council adopts legislation restricting detention of immigration detainees
Focus on holding immigrants with serious offenses

21
NOV
18
NOV

Discussing Race: Tough questions leading to lasting understanding
Special committee meeting start of meaningful dialogue on the impact of race in King County and society

18
NOV
18
NOV

Phillips recognizes Wallingford Farmers Market
Named Washington State’s “Farmers Market of the Year”

18
NOV

Council approves employee donations to Typhoon survivors
Unprecedented disaster brings out best in county employees

12
NOV

Services, stability highlight 2014 King County Budget
Last annual budget focuses on human services, preserving public safety, maintaining strong bond rating and County reserves

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206-477-1000
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206-296-1024
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206-296-0198