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August

31
AUG

Measures to prevent lead poisoning in King County
Council Committee sends motion to full Council for final action

31
AUG

Council committee adopts steps to keep pesticides out of cannabis
County would set up program to test for prohibited pesticides in marijuana stores

29
AUG

Gossett statement on the passing of Bob Santos
The strong and vibrant International District will be ‘Uncle Bob’s’ living legacy for the people of this region

29
AUG

Fairwood 50, celebrating community in one of King County’s incorporated areas
Since King County acts as the local government for Fairwood, I wanted to make sure this important community milestone did not go unnoticed.

29
AUG

County Council acknowledges achievements and challenges facing women
Council proclaims “Women’s Equality Day”

23
AUG

Citizens Vote With Their Feet, Support New Ballot Drop Box Locations
Nearly 36 percent of voters (more than 160,000 voters) cast their primary ballots via drop boxes. This is a substantial increase compared to the 2015 general election, in which 26 percent of ballots were returned via drop boxes.

17
AUG

Seattle Children’s CEO Dr. Jeff Sperring meets with South King County leaders
Sperring outlined their goal of providing more accessible healthcare opportunities for families in South King County

17
AUG

Revival of King County Fair continues
Council receives briefing on increased attendance of 2016 Fair

15
AUG

Unique donation will be used to purchase land
Council accept anonymous donation focused on open space

15
AUG

Landmark report presents recommendations on giving immigrants and refugees greater voice
Report result of 10 months of exploration, more than 20 community meetings

15
AUG

County Council celebrates Liberation Day of Korea
Recognition highlights bond between Korea and King County

15
AUG
Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Fax:
206-296-0198