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March

30
MAR

Council adopts rules for public testimony at meetings
Setting guidance for speaking, defining what constitutes prohibited, disruptive behavior

30
MAR

County Council calls for action on improving wage equity and promoting family friendly workplace policies
Motion calls for Executive review of recommendations from Women’s Advisory Board

18
MAR

Councilmember von Reichbauer hosts King County Assessor Lloyd Hara at monthly breakfast meeting
Discussing property values and the launch of Assessor’s new website for property owners to access property tax information quickly

10
MAR

Finding solutions to curb increase in youth domestic violence cases
Prosecutor briefs Council committee on program to curb violence against families

9
MAR

Reviewing goals, costs, and effectiveness: Council approves legislation updating Mental Illness and Drug Dependency Plans
Setting requirements for a comprehensive review and potential modification of the MIDD strategies

9
MAR

Phillips, McDermott and Hague to lead County Council in 2015
Council completes 2015 reorganization with appointment of Council Chair, Vice Chairs and creation of two new committees

3
MAR

Council wants to see where county could use savings from lower fuel costs
Motion calls for report on how much was saved, which programs could benefit from additional revenues

2
MAR

Council adopts updated goals, guidelines for County’s Strategic Plan
Showing what King County is doing to achieve its goals and how the county is directing the effort

2
MAR

Council confirms appointment of Lorinda Youngcourt as Director of the Department of Public Defense
Becomes first Public Defender since position was created by voters

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