Metropolitan King County
Increase of juvenile violence brings three police chiefs to “Good Eggs” breakfast meeting
Discussing methods to address growing juvenile gang and gun violence in our communities
National Recognition Highlights Filipino American History Month
Filipino Veterans to receive Congressional Gold Medal for their service during WWII
Voters Sent Alternative on I-27 Measure
By passing the ordinance today, the Council is giving the voters a choice if Initiative 27— which would place a countywide ban on CHELs—is put on the ballot.
Von Reichbauer Shredding Event Helps South King County Residents Prevent Identity Theft
“Events like this help inform our community about identity theft and prevent it from happening.”
I-27 Alternative Proposed for February Ballot
If the alternative legislation introduced by members is adopted by the Council, it along with I-27 would be on the February ballot
Kohl-Welles delivers former County employees into “Working Retirement”
Organizations to benefit from donation of surplus County vans
The Sophia Way Receives “Retired” Van from Councilmember Balducci
Councilmember Balducci donates retired King County Metro van to help transport The Sophia Way clients between facilities, to community events, and even to their new homes.
Agreement between Renton, King County on historic buildings is good news for taxpayers
Over 20 area cities now contract with the county for their landmark and historic designation needs.
Kohl-Welles acts to keep transit along First Avenue
Spring service package includes continued bus service into Northwest Belltown
Kohl-Welles: Contraceptive rollback “fiscally irresponsible, ineffective, and counterproductive”
“Creating cost barriers to contraceptives is not only an attack on basic rights, it's fiscally irresponsible, ineffective, and counterproductive. The ‘unintended’ consequences if this rule remains in effect, would be enormous.”
Three Councilmembers Release Joint Statement
In response to the tragedy in Las Vegas
Celebrating talent in all forms: County Council declares October Disability Awareness Month
Today’s proclamation recognizes local and national efforts to provide accommodations that allow those with physical, developmental and other disabilities to utilize their skills and talents and contribute to their workplaces and communities.
Councilmembers Call for Congressional Response to Tragedy
“Failure to act at the Federal level continues to put King County, and every community in America, at risk – and this remains simply unacceptable.”
Old Public Health Clinic to become new Renton Technical College Health Sciences Facility
Budget Committee sends proposal to the full Council
Dunn delivers retired Metro van to Enumclaw Senior Center, thanks staff and seniors for all they do
“It’s a relief for them, and it’s a way we can help the community overall”
Council adopts call for County to continue advancing the goals of Paris Climate Agreement
The adopted motion reiterates King County’s commitment to meet the goals set in the Paris Agreement regardless of the actions taken by the Administration.
Bottom Line: County Council recognizes Diaper Need Awareness Week
Lack of diapers is a comfort AND health issue
Dunn introduces legislation to preserve existing wetland
Cemetery Pond part of stewardship plan
Dunn presents retired Metro Van to Black Diamond Community Center
The Black Diamond Community Center provides a variety of programs to residents of the greater Black Diamond area including emergency assistance, senior social events, recreation, and before/after school care for children grades K-5.
State School Superintendent Chris Reykdal joins South King County leaders at “Good Eggs” breakfast meeting
Reykdal discussed changing accountability measures for our schools and the need to move beyond a traditional 9-month school year to compete in an international economy.