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2017

20
JUL

Statement on Veterans, Seniors and Human Service Levy going to voters in November
“Today’s action will allow voters the opportunity to decide whether to fund services so that vulnerable populations across our County can be connected to housing, services and evidence-based programming.”

20
JUL

King County Board of Health Approves New Rule for County’s Limited Service Pregnancy Centers
“Any delay in receiving pregnancy information can have adverse health impacts on both the woman and baby.”

20
JUL

Council Sends Veterans, Seniors and Human Services Levy to November Ballot
If approved by voters, it would set the levy rate at 10 cents per $1,000 of assessed value for six years.

18
JUL

2017 Federal Way/Auburn Boys and Girls Club Breakfast
Raises over $60,000 with University of Washington Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Hopkins

13
JUL

Voter information just a click away: Video Voters Guide on TV and online
The non-partisan video guide offers candidates on the ballot up to two minutes to issue a prepared statement that outlines the key planks of their platform.

13
JUL

Statement from King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove Calling for County Inquest in Fatal Police Shooting
Inquests provide transparency, and allow the public access to all of the facts established in court.

13
JUL

Royalty welcomes fairgoers to the 155th edition of the King County Fair
Councilmember Dunn, Enumclaw Mayor Reynolds join in presenting first tickets

26
JUN

Council approves sale of Convention Place Station for Convention Center expansion
Agreement includes funding for housing, schedule for buses to leave tunnel

26
JUN

Council celebrates Centennial of Ballard Locks
Recognizing one of the busiest waterways in the U.S.

26
JUN

Council adds $250,000 for legal assistance for immigrant and refugee communities
Additional appropriation brings King County investment to $1 million supporting the resilience of county’s immigrant and refugee communities

26
JUN
26
JUN

Dunn: Heroin injection sites only in cities that choose to establish the sites
“If we are to gamble with this experimental policy I am at least glad we are giving local jurisdictions the chance to decide whether the location of these sites would be right for their residents.”

19
JUN

Steps on combatting SADness: Lambert to Host Forum on impact of stress and ways to reduce it
Examining how stress can impact your life and discussing the tools available to help combat it

14
JUN

Bill focused on preventing newborn abandonment passes out of State Senate
The adopted bill requires the Washington Department of Social and Human Services to collect and compile info and publicly report it annually

13
JUN

County Council adopts steps to review operation of West Point Treatment Plant
50-year review and assessment of Strategic Management Plan

13
JUN

Get the popcorn ready! Dates set for King County’s Summer Family Movie Nights
There will be three movie nights in the unincorporated communities of Ravensdale, Fairwood, and the East Renton Highlands

12
JUN

County Council appoints Javier Valdez to State House
Valdez will serve as a Representative in the state’s 46th Legislative District and complete Farrell’s term, which runs through 2018.

12
JUN

County Council declares June “Immigrant Heritage Month”
Celebrating the new residents of our region, recognizing the work needed to help them

12
JUN
Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Fax:
206-296-0198