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October

26
OCT

Council votes to make major changes to Metro’s fare enforcement policy
County Code currently makes the non-payment of bus fare a potential misdemeanor offense for youth. The charge could also lead to the accused being banned from riding the bus, even if it is their only source of transportation. Now, fare evasion remains only a civil citation for youth and adults.

26
OCT

South Kirkland Park and Ride Partners Recognized with “Vision 2040 Award”
Puget Sound Regional Council Award Lauds Wise Growth Creating Quality of Life

26
OCT

King County Council celebrates Pro Bono Week
Recognizing the efforts of volunteer attorneys to increase access to justice

26
OCT

Video Voters’ Guide for November general election now available
King County and Seattle editions will run through November 2

21
OCT

Discussion of Metro's Future
Metro’s vision for future transportation needs

19
OCT

KidsQuest Children’s Museum Receives “Retired” County Van
Councilmembers Hague and Dunn replace vehicle lost in hit-and-run

19
OCT

Council approves transit route overhaul
Strong public comment restores two routes; March 2016 slated for largest service changes since 2009 in advance of new light rail

12
OCT

County Council celebrates and recognizes value of workers with disabilities
Disability Awareness Month proclaimed as America celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

12
OCT

Dick Thurnau Park: A living legacy to a lifetime of service to his community
County Council unanimously adopts renaming of Lakewood Park

5
OCT

A proud history recognized: County Council declared October Filipino American History Month
Washington state is home to the third largest Filipino population in the United States, and Filipino Americans are the largest Asian Pacific American population in the state, with the vast majority making King County their home

5
OCT

Proclamation--Search and Rescue Volunteer Recognition Week
The volunteers within King County Search and Rescue perform at least 100 rescue missions each year, with more than 5,000 rescue deployments since its inception

2
OCT

Covington Skate Park gets boost from County sports grant
$30,000 to go toward renovations of facility

1
OCT

Local Perspective: Hague joins in hosting meeting of nation’s largest counties
Vice Chair will participate in discussion on safe and secure counties

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206-296-1024
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