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May

26
MAY

County Council calls for collaboration, equity, and best technology in cleanup of Duwamish
Unanimous support for new recommendations to proposed cleanup plan

18
MAY

County Council approves members of advisory board for Economic Opportunity and Empowerment Program
Board will stimulate efforts to recruit workers and provide jobs in economically disadvantaged communities throughout King County

18
MAY

Upthegrove delivers “retired” van to assist seniors and youth to the City of Renton
The vehicle will be used for day trips and tours that include matching seniors with various countywide services, assisting the developmentally disabled with transportation to local programs, and connecting youth to various healthy initiatives throughout King County.

13
MAY

Senator Joe Fain, Sound Transit’s Mike Harbour special guests at Good Eggs Breakfast in Federal Way
“Looking toward the future, transportation needs in South King County is vital to our region’s economic development to recruit job-producing businesses to our communities, and also provide commuters a reliable mode of transportation to and from work.”

12
MAY

Dembowski statement on the retirement of Shoreline City Councilmember Chris Eggen
Shoreline City Councilmember Chris Eggen today announced that he will not seek re-election after having served two terms on the City Council.

11
MAY

Recognizing officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice
Council declares May 10-16 National Police Week

11
MAY

Recognizing officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice
County Council, Mayor of Newcastle celebrate National Police Week

7
MAY

Councilmember Rod Dembowski’s statement on Wayne Land preservation progress
A once in a generation opportunity that we cannot miss

6
MAY

Jim Zorn helps raise over $60,000 at the Federal Way/Auburn Boys & Girls Club Breakfast
The Federal Way/Auburn Boys & Girls Club holds its annual breakfast fundraiser each spring to raise money to benefit the clubs operations

5
MAY

Upthegrove delivers “retired” van to assist kids at the Southwest Youth & Family Services
Southwest Youth and Family Services operate programs in three King County Housing Authority apartment complexes, including Windsor Heights in SeaTac and Woodridge Park and Arbor Heights in Burien.

4
MAY

Celebrating the power of the arts in school: County Council recognizes May as Arts Education Month
Encouraging all communities to celebrate the arts with meaningful activities and programs for students, teachers, and the public

4
MAY

County Council calls for Executive to consider specific climate actions in Strategic Climate Action Plan
Motion calls for inclusion of twenty-four climate action activities and policies at work in other communities

1
MAY

Hague: Transit service receives financial boost from fuel savings
Metropolitan King County Council Vice Chair Jane Hague said today’s announcement that savings from reduced fuel cost will be used to increase transit service meets a goal she sought via a Council motion earlier this year.

1
MAY

Council honors civil rights “defender” Henry McGee
Law professor who defended “Freedom Summer” protestors recognized

1
MAY

Council adopts process for community to apply for water quality improvement project funding
Unanimous support for establishment of WaterWorks Grant Program

1
MAY

County Councilmembers call for release of King County resident Nestora Salgado from Mexican prison
Six members of the Metropolitan King County Council added their voices to citizens throughout the region calling for the release of Renton resident Nestora Salgado, a U.S. citizen who has been imprisoned in Mexico for close to two years without due process of law.

1
MAY

Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer receives Bill Kyle Service Award
Recognition for contributions to the Auburn area community

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