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June

30
JUN
29
JUN

County renews commitment to community Sheriff’s Office in Fairwood
The Sheriff's Fairwood community storefront office will continue in its current location.

26
JUN

Statement from Councilmember Dave Upthegrove on the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Marriage Equality
Metropolitan King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove, who became the first openly gay Washington State legislator outside of Seattle in 2001, released this statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality.

26
JUN

Statement from Council Vice Chair Jane Hague on the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Marriage Equality
Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Jane Hague released this statement upon the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality.

26
JUN

Statement from Council Vice Chair Joe McDermott on the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Marriage Equality
Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Joe McDermott released this statement upon the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality.

26
JUN

Statement from Council Chair Larry Phillips on Supreme Court’s Ruling on Marriage Equality
Metropolitan King County Council Chair Larry Phillips released this statement upon the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality.

25
JUN

McDermott: Supreme Court action supports safe disposal of unused drugs
U.S. Supreme Court allows lower court decisions in support of a program similar to King County Secure Medicine Return Rule and Regulation to stand

23
JUN

Federal Way Street named “Pete von Reichbauer Way S” during Federal Way’s 25th Anniversary Celebration
“I feel sorry for the officer who has to write a traffic ticket listing the street, but am grateful to the city of Federal Way”

22
JUN

William Hobson recognized for decades of service on behalf of the homeless
Council honors Executive Director of the Downtown Emergency Services Center as he heads into retirement

22
JUN

County Council recognizes Grammy Award winning Seattle Symphony
Nationally recognized Orchestra wins first Grammy

17
JUN

King County Sheriff John Urquhart meets with South King County leaders at monthly Good Eggs Breakfast roundtable discussion
He discussed with South King County leaders the importance of building trust within the general community for law enforcement officials.

17
JUN

Metro’s Long-Range Plan focus of special council committee meeting
Regional Transit Committee holds workshop at Renton’s City Hall

15
JUN

County Councilmembers advocate increased awareness of elder abuse
Proclaim Elder Abuse Awareness Day in King County

15
JUN

Council adopts call for equity of services for homeless youth
Motion focuses on communities of color and LGBTQ youth

15
JUN

South King County’s 26th Annual Flag Day Celebration honors Korean General Nam Pyo Park
“On this day we recognize the meaning of the American Flag and all that it represents”

15
JUN

County Council approves 2016 sewer rate that maintains 2015 levels
Refinancing and growth elements help protect current rate

15
JUN

County Council approves new priorities for assisting children and youth
Unanimous support for recommendations from Youth Task Force

6
JUN

Councilmember Dunn joins celebration of National Trails Day at Cougar/Squak Corridor Park Grand Opening
Hiking on new Cougar/Squak Corridor Park trails marks the occasion

5
JUN

Councilmember Dunn takes part in new Tahoma High School Groundbreaking
The Tahoma School District is a rapidly growing district that needs space to expand and ease overcrowding.

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206-296-1024
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