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June

27
JUN

Charter amendment on the organization of public defense sent to County Council for final action
Council to act on sending to voters proposal for a new Department of Public Defense

24
JUN

King County honors first group of HERO Program graduates
Military veteran interns learned valuable civilian career skills in six-month "tours of duty" with King County agencies

21
JUN

Councilmember Patterson allocates “retired” van to New Futures
Non-profit organization receives van to assist local children and families

21
JUN

Councilmember Patterson provides “retired” van to Northwest Urban Ministries
Van will help Tukwila-based non-profit organization meet transportation needs in South King County

21
JUN

Councilmember Patterson awards “retired” van to Refugee Women’s Alliance
Non-profit organization will use van to assist immigrants and refugees in South King County

17
JUN

Liberty High students on hand to see County Council approve “Patriot Way”
Class project ends with new street name in front of school

14
JUN

Gossett, McDermott introduce legislation restricting detention of immigration detainees
Ordinance focuses on holding immigrants with violent, sex offenses

11
JUN

Council adopts legislation ensuring equity for all County employees serving in the military
Legislation provides differential pay, clarifies qualifications for leave of absence to serve, and specifies the duration of pay and benefits

11
JUN

von Reichbauer Town Hall meeting to focus on property valuations
County Assessor Hara to join Councilmember at meeting

10
JUN

Councilmembers advocate prevention of elder abuse
Elder Abuse Awareness Day proclaimed on June 15

10
JUN

Council approves 2014 sewer rate that maintains 2013 levels
Efficiencies, refinancing, improving economy protect current rate

4
JUN

Committee helps “pave the way” for renaming of street in front of Liberty High School
Full Council to act on proposal to create “Patriot Way”

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