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May

31
MAY

Community celebrates expansion of Smith Cove Park
King County, Port of Seattle, city of Seattle join neighbors, park advocates

28
MAY

Dembowski joins veterans at Memorial Day Ceremony
Recognizing Anniversary of Korean War Armistice

23
MAY

Hague, Lambert recognized for their efforts to aid survivors of domestic violence
Councilmembers honored at annual LifeWire Dinner with Norm Maleng Award

21
MAY

Council adopts Dembowski amendment on interim structure for King County’s Public Defense System
Providing ability to assign cases to outside counsel, establishing taskforce to preserve innovative thinking, promote efficiencies

20
MAY

King County Council Honors Congressman Norm Dicks
Long career in public service serving the people of Washington State

20
MAY

County Council adopts interim structure for new Department of Public Defense with four separate divisions
Defender staff working for the four existing public defense agencies will become county employees, stay in place while Council, Executive and agencies work on a long-term structure

15
MAY

Councilmembers disappointed by rejection of Hansen bid to purchase Sacramento Kings
Gossett, McDermott encouraged NBA knows Seattle is ready for return of Supersonics

14
MAY

Overflow audience calls for preservation of Metro service
More than 350 attend committee meeting on service reduction

13
MAY

County Council recognizes officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice
Council declares May 12-18 National Police Week

13
MAY

Snoqualmie Valley project, I-90 changes highlight September 2013 Metro Transit service changes
Council adopts effort to reduce overcrowding, increase productivity and implement RapidRide

8
MAY

Councilmember Dunn delivers “retired” County van to Enumclaw High School Transition Program
Vehicle will transport students working on post-secondary education

6
MAY

County Council approves blueprint for emergency medical service system
Unanimous support for King County Medic One/EMS strategic plan

6
MAY

Slowing the revolving door: Report shows mental illness and drug programs reducing jail, psychiatric stays
Council accepts annual report on mental illness and drug dependency funding

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