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October

24
OCT
24
OCT

County Council recognizes those who “come and find you”
October 24-31 declared “Search and Rescue Volunteer Recognition Week”

20
OCT

Dembowski, Fain selected for national leadership fellowship
The Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellowships in Public Leadership program seeks to enhance democracy by identifying and bringing together the nation’s most promising young political leaders

20
OCT

Public presents their budget priorities at public meetings on 2017-2018 County Budget
“Every year, the budget town halls are an important way for citizens to share what is important to them about living in King County and this year was no exception”

17
OCT

Council declares October 2016 as Filipino American History Month in King County
Filipino American History Month provides an opportunity to promote the study of Filipino American history and culture and recognizes the contributions made by Filipino Americans

17
OCT

County Council focuses on cyber security
Proclamation promotes awareness in the month of October

17
OCT

Proclaiming October 16 Planned Parenthood Day in King County
Breakthroughs in women’s healthcare and family planning by Planned Parenthood are among the biggest economic and social advancements in the past 100 years, leading to cultural shifts such as enabling women to become nearly half the American workforce, the sole or primary breadwinners in 40 percent of American homes, and more than half of all American college students, and these advancements have transformed the fabric of American society for the better

12
OCT

von Reichbauer hosts meeting discussing long range plans for ST3 and interim solutions for traffic congestion with South King County civic leaders and King County Executive Dow Constantine
The meeting was an opportunity to review long range plans for Sound Transit (ST) 3 ballot measure and interim solutions for traffic congestion

10
OCT

Hobart Area resident Adrian Medved nominated for appointment to the King County Women’s Advisory Board
I am excited to be a part of the King County Women’s Advisory Board and look forward to bringing my background, personal experiences, and career experience to the table

5
OCT

Emergency Preparedness panel dialogue with neighbors and youth at von Reichbauer town hall
Students had the opportunity to provide their input concerning “Emergency Preparedness.”

5
OCT

King County honors indigent community members in memorial ceremony
The ceremony, which included burial rites, prayers from clergy, and memories shared by friends, was provided by the King County Indigent Remains Program.

4
OCT

Budget Committee to hear from separately elected officials on impact of proposed 2017-2018 budget
Sheriff, Prosecutor, Judges, Assessor and Elections break down the details of Executive Proposed Budget

4
OCT

Enumclaw Plateau Area Farms to Receive Funds for Flooding Concerns
By providing landowner outreach, cost share assistance to landowners for dredging, and project monitoring King County's Agricultural Drainage Assistance Program (ADAP) hopes to build on past efforts to develop and implement an expanded set of services for increased landowner participation

4
OCT

Cities of Maple Valley and Covington Receive Funds to Address Flooding Concerns
“This funding will assist the City of Covington to continue work on preventing future flooding along SE 256th and keep the road safe and usable for residents”

4
OCT

Newcastle to Receive Funds for Flooding Concerns
$90,000 will go towards the City of Newcastle’s Lake Boren Flooding Mitigation Project.

3
OCT

County recognizes and celebrates value of workers with disabilities
October proclaimed Disability Awareness Month

3
OCT
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