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February

25
FEB

Kathy Lambert to continue as Chair of County Council Law, Justice, Health and Human Services Committee
Completion on 2014 Council reorganization includes appointments to Budget and Transportation committees

24
FEB

Community to have stronger voice in implementation of low-income bus pass
Council approves creation of low-income transit fare task force

24
FEB

County Council unanimously supports funding mechanism for cultural programs
Adopts motion calling on state Legislature to allow creation of cultural access funds

24
FEB

County Council approves transit fare increase, creation of low-income fare program
Trying to maintain service while exploring option to help prevent low-income riders from being left behind

24
FEB

County Council approves agreement with Ravensdale Park Foundation
30-year agreement sets up paves way for construction of ballfields

24
FEB

Council adopts plan to place human trafficking information in key locations across King County
Working to ensure that those being exploited know where they can turn for help

24
FEB

County Council adopts Socially Responsible Banking Law
Unanimous support for requiring institutions to serve their communities as a minimum requirement for doing business with the County

21
FEB

Transportation District to hear public testimony on proposed ballot measure
Members may take action on proposal at first meeting of the district board

19
FEB
11
FEB

Dunn introduces motion to place human trafficking information in key locations across King County
Working to ensure that those being exploited know where they can turn for help

10
FEB

County Council prepared to partner with Executive on confronting inequities, climate change
Council receives State of the County Address from Executive Constantine

10
FEB

Council approves formation of Transportation Benefit District
Agency would administer funds generated to maintain transit service, support transportation infrastructure

6
FEB

King County Council starts work on “Living Wage” policy
Councilmember Dembowski sponsors legislation calling for establishment of a living wage policy for King County employees and County contractors

3
FEB

REMINDER: Council to take public testimony on potential ballot measure to fund transit and roads
Opportunity to discuss creation of Transportation Benefit District

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