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2016

21
JUL

von Reichbauer proposes use of Civic Square property for temporary homeless shelter
Rather than continuing to allow this valuable public property to remain completely vacant with no benefit to the public, I urge you to evaluate its possible use for a temporary homeless shelter.

20
JUL

Newcastle Historical Society receives funding for Cemetery improvements
The cemetery has served Newcastle for more than a century, when it was a thriving coal mining town. However, damage from fire and vandals has left the cemetery in a state of disrepair and inaccessible to the public.

18
JUL

New ballot drop box locations in South King County offer voters convenience and accessibility
"The new ballot drop box locations will make it easier for South King County residents to have their voices heard."

18
JUL

Covington’s “Badges and Barbells” afterschool program receives funds from King County
Council approves funding for program that “builds muscle and relationships”

18
JUL

County Council recognizes math champ Edward Wan
Clyde Hill resident and Lakeside student wins 2016 MATHCOUNTS National Championship

14
JUL

Welcome to the Fair! 154th edition of the King County Fair underway
Councilmember Dunn and Enumclaw Mayor Liz Reynolds join in presenting first ticket

13
JUL
13
JUL

New Ballot Drop Box for Fairwood
One of Five New Drop Box Locations in King County Council District 9

11
JUL

Amendment to make King County Charter gender neutral sent to voters
The Council’s adoption of the legislation places the charter amendment on the November 8 general election ballot.

11
JUL

County Council to protect vulnerable lives
Safety of Newborn Public Awareness Campaign

8
JUL

The 2016 King County Fair starts next week
South County groups will join the festivities

7
JUL

The 2016 King County Fair starts next week
Vashon 4H groups to participate in festivities

7
JUL

The 2016 King County Fair starts next week
Four days of festivities begin July 14

5
JUL

County Council Unanimously Agrees to Sell Auburn Health Clinic Property to City of Auburn for Auburn Arts Center
The decision on the property, located in downtown Auburn at 100 Auburn Avenue NE, was reached after months of dialogue between the city and county.

27
JUN

King County honors refugees, immigrants
King County joins municipalities across the country to celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month and recognize generations of immigrants that build our country and region’s cultural and economic character.

22
JUN

Tom Messmer, Industrial Realty Group, met with South King County leaders to discuss future plans for the former Weyerhaeuser property in South King County
Participants discussed a range of potential options for the property, with the emphasis on creating more job opportunities

15
JUN

King County Welcomes New Director of Police Oversight
Seasoned advocate and Washington native Deborah Jacobs will lead OLEO

13
JUN

County Council recognizes “Justice for Janitors”
Recognition a reminder of the people who help keep offices comfortable and clean

13
JUN

Council Celebrates “Juneteenth”
Recognition of “African American Independence Day”

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