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February

29
FEB

County Council joins in wishing “safe fishing” to crews preparing to head to Alaska
Council recognizes the annual “Blessing of the Fleet”

29
FEB

Black Diamond’s “Soup Ladies” honored for years of hot meals and public service
The Soup Ladies are known for their great home-cooked meals delivered to first responders and other emergency workers, bringing those on the front lines a little bit of home away from home

26
FEB

Organizations in Council District 3 to benefit from Community Service Area Grants
”I’m very pleased that these deserving organizations in the Redmond/Woodinville unincorporated areas of District 3 have been awarded grants.”

26
FEB

Organizations in Snoqualmie Valley receive Community Service Area Grants
“I know these grants will be used to improve our citizens’ quality of life in each of the organizations that are recipients. I appreciate all the groups that applied for the grants and know they will be well used.”

23
FEB

Conservation Funds, Park Levy to support Covington area trails projects
Council gives unanimous support to regional projects

23
FEB

Enumclaw VFW Hall and Foothills Trail to receive funds for renovation
The funds will preserve 155 acres east of Enumclaw for forestry and recreation and will help remodel the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) post hall, a community gathering place for a number of local organizations.

23
FEB

County Council approves funding for key link to connect May Creek to Cougar Mountain trail
Unanimous support for King County Conservation Futures Trust

22
FEB
16
FEB

County Council recognizes history and contributions of African-Americans
Black History Month celebration of “history of our nation”

16
FEB

King County Council Honors Kevin Desmond for Outstanding Public Service
Metro General Manager leaving for position in Canada

11
FEB

King County Grant funds projects designed for Safer Neighborhoods
The King County Community Service Areas (CSA) offer expanded ways for the County to engage with the over 252,000 county residents who live outside city boundaries.

11
FEB

Unincorporated Maple Valley and Cedar Area Neighborhoods Selected for Community Service Area Grants
The Greater Maple Valley Unincorporated Area Council (UAC), Save Habitat and Diversity of Wetlands (SHADOW), Hobart community Church, and Lake Desire community Club will each receive a grant award.

10
FEB

Voter access, juvenile justice alternatives among top priorities in Upthegrove budget proposal
“Increasing voter access, reducing youth violence, and addressing the racial disparities in the juvenile justice system are long-standing Council priorities,” said Dave Upthegrove, Chair of the Council’s Budget and Fiscal Management Committee. “It was important to me to ensure that these Council priorities were funded when I drafted this proposal and I was pleased to see it receive unanimous support.”

10
FEB

King County Partners with Forterra, Bothell Residents to Preserve Wayne Golf Course
Agreement Permanently Protects All 90 Acres for Public Use

10
FEB

Enumclaw Area Projects Funded by King County
“These Community Service Area Grants partner with local organizations to fund projects focused on safety, education, and providing opportunities for area residents to grow closer and together.”

10
FEB

Fairwood Neighborhood Projects Selected for Community Service Area Grants
Fairwood Greens and Woodside Homeowners Associations, organizations located in the Fairwood area, within the West King County/Fairwood Community Service Area, will receive King County Community Service Area grants.

6
FEB

Balducci: Senate’s action on Peterson “must be reversed”
“This kind of precipitous, partisan action is extremely disheartening”

6
FEB

McDermott: Peterson firing “politics at its absolute worst”
"Washingtonians deserve much better than this high school pettiness from policy makers"

3
FEB

AG Bob Ferguson speaks to South King County officials at monthly “Good Eggs” meeting
Consumer protection is a top priority for the Attorney General’s office in 2016

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206-296-1024
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