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May

31
MAY

South King County’s 27th Annual Flag Day Celebration
“Join me as we salute the American Flag which remains the most recognized symbol of democracy in the world.”

31
MAY

Dunn nominates Chad Buechler to Regional Human Oversight Services Board
Buechler wants to use his diverse background and experiences in order to make King County a great place for everyone to live.

26
MAY

Washington Secretary of State recognizes 50 years of Fairwood Greens Homeowners’ Association
Fairwood Greens is one of the founding neighborhoods in Fairwood, built near the Fairwood Golf and Country Club, a mainstay organization of the community.

23
MAY

County Council recognizes Barbara Langdon for her work in supporting survivors of domestic violence
For over three decades, Barbara Langdon has served as a lifeline and advocate for women and families fleeing abusive relationships.

23
MAY

County Council recognizes effort to provide instruments to students
Members proclaim “Music4Life” Month in King County

16
MAY

County Council adopts fall transit updates that reflect community input
Adopted September changes support bus riders in vital transit corridor

16
MAY

County Council recognizes Police Week, remembers Fallen Law Enforcement Officers
4,000 men and women are in law enforcement in King County serving 39 cities, three Tribal Governments, the University of Washington, and nearly 250,000 residents living in unincorporated communities. Since King County Deputy Wesley Cherry’s death in 1853, 95 county-based officers have made the ultimate sacrifice, with 16 of those officers working in the King County Sheriff’s Office.

9
MAY

County Council fills vacancies in District Court
Gibson appointed to Southwest Court, Paglisotti and Hirakawa selected for West District Court

9
MAY

County Council to discuss emergency preparedness, county roads and public safety
Town Hall to look at the many ways you can “be ready”

9
MAY

County Council approves first program from Best Starts for Kids Levy
King County Council approves implementation plan for the Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative, working to prevent and divert children and their families from becoming homeless.

6
MAY

Council Chair McDermott meets with Congressman Denny Heck
They were part of a delegation of County officials advocating for federal action on priority issues, including transportation, affordable housing and homelessness, and mental health and substance abuse policies.

5
MAY

Councilmember Kohl-Welles meets with Senator Patty Murray
She was part of a delegation of County officials advocating for federal action on priority issues, including transportation, affordable housing and homelessness, and mental health and substance abuse policies.

4
MAY

Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to assist youth mentoring program in Kent
Glover EmpowerMentoring program will use the vehicle to drive youth to mentoring meetings and educational events

4
MAY

Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to World Relief
World Relief will use the vehicle to drive refugees to job interviews and medical appointments

3
MAY

County Council recognizes history and success of University of Washington Crew
From The Boys in the Boat to the current national champions

3
MAY

Lambert meets with Congressman Derek Kilmer
Lambert was part of a delegation of King County officials advocating for federal action on priority issues, including funding for County bridges and roads and policy changes to address the opioid epidemic

2
MAY

Council approves new ballot drop off boxes in District 1
New election ballot drop boxes approved by the King County Council will make it easier for voters in North King County to cast their ballots in future elections.

2
MAY

Council approves new ballot drop off boxes in District 2
New election ballot drop boxes approved by the King County Council will make it easier for voters in Council District 2 to cast their ballots in future elections.

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