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September

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February 2015 transit service changes sent back to committee
Possible action on the potential reduction in bus service after Council completes work on County Budget

29
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County Council recognizes emergency room excellence of Swedish/Ballard Hospital
One of 17 emergency departments honored for performance and innovative practice

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County considers expanding cost-effective transit options for local communities
Executive Constantine and Councilmember Dembowski say Alternative Services Program would use less-expensive shuttles, vans and other options to keep people moving

22
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Three panels will direct County Council’s review of Executive’s Proposed Biennial Budget
$8.9 Billion proposal will be assessed with goal of November adoption

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Recognizing the region’s maritime heritage: Council approves designation of certain shorelines as “County Maritime Heritage Area”
Recognizing the significance of Salt Water Shorelines, as well as the Ship Canal and Lake Union

22
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Future industrial use of isolated rural property prompts County Council to act on review of development in isolated areas
Adoption of moratorium to allow review of potential impacts of development on isolated industrial parcels

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Council Budget Committee to hold four special meetings on 2015-2016 King County Budget
Meetings in Fall City, Bellevue, Kent, and Seattle opportunity to provide input on Executive Proposed Budget

16
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Ordinance selling portion of Summit Pit to Tahoma School District heads to full Council
Budget Committee sends Dunn legislation with unanimous do pass recommendation

15
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Council adopts legislation establishing new regulatory system for Transportation Network Companies
Ordinance that sets standards for Lyft and Uber also streamlines regulatory system for taxis and for-hire vehicles

9
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Night Owl bus service preserved in Seattle neighborhoods
Riders can continue to get where they’re going in the wee hours

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