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January

28
JAN

Kohl-Welles to Chair Health, Housing and Human Services and Regional Water Quality
Will serve on three other County Council committees in 2016

27
JAN

Lambert to chair County Council’s Committee of the Whole
Additionally, new this year, Lambert plans to include a focus on the Council’s responsibility to King County’s unincorporated areas as their local government.

25
JAN

Council approves members of King County Children and Youth Advisory Board
The members of the King County Children and Youth Advisory Board (CYAB) consist of individuals from throughout the region with the experience, knowledge and information to aid county leaders as they consider policies, investments and outcomes related to children, families, youth and young adults.

20
JAN

Councilmember Upthegrove to write next County Budget
“We will have to make some tough choices but I am confident that we will find creative ways to keep the diverse communities of King County safe and healthy.”

19
JAN

McDermott, Dembowski and Dunn to lead County Council in 2016
Council reorganization includes appointments of Committee chairs and member committee assignments

13
JAN

Director of Economic and Revenue Forecast Council discusses Washington State’s economic growth with South King County leaders
South King County leaders met with Washington State Economic and Revenue Forecast Council Executive Director Dr. Steve Lerch to discuss Washington State’s Economic and Revenue outlook

12
JAN

Kohl-Welles joins in recognition of legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Dr. King’s legacy of promoting peace, freedom, equality and justice for all through peaceful demonstration and the principal of love is as important today as it was 50 years ago. I look forward to working with my colleagues, constituents and our community this coming year to uphold these values.”

12
JAN

Kohl-Welles’ swearing in touches on past, focuses on future
“I look forward to working collaboratively to achieve common-sense solutions on tough issues and to making a positive difference in our district and all of King County!”

11
JAN

County Council Recognizes the Refugee Forum of King County for its outstanding service
The organizations participating in the Refugee Forum of King County support and assist refugees to pursue freedom, hope, and security in their time of instability

11
JAN

County Council proclaims January Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Month in King County
“I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality…I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word,” should remind us all that Dr. King’s greatest tool in building his “Beloved Kingdom” was the power of love.

7
JAN

Council approves appointment of Carlyle and Frame to fill vacancies in the State Legislature
Carlyle will move from the state House to the state Senate while Frame will join the state House as a Representative for the 36th Legislative District, filling the vacancy created by Carlyle’s shift to the Senate.

4
JAN

2015 Top Ten Names for Dogs and Cats in King County
What do you think the top ten most popular names for dogs and cats in 2015 were in your community?

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