Metropolitan King County
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.”
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.”
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.
2017 Federal Way/Auburn Boys and Girls Club Breakfast
Raises over $60,000 with University of Washington Men’s Basketball Coach Mike Hopkins
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.
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.
Royalty welcomes fairgoers to the 155th edition of the King County Fair
Councilmember Dunn, Enumclaw Mayor Reynolds join in presenting first tickets
Council approves sale of Convention Place Station for Convention Center expansion
Agreement includes funding for housing, schedule for buses to leave tunnel
Council celebrates Centennial of Ballard Locks
Recognizing one of the busiest waterways in the U.S.
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
County Council approves funds to increase emphasis patrols in unincorporated King County
Support for additional traffic enforcement by Sheriff
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.”
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
“Smokin’ on the Water” National Champion UW Women’s Crew Team Recognized by County Council
Team brings home rowing “Triple Crown”
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
County Council adopts steps to review operation of West Point Treatment Plant
50-year review and assessment of Strategic Management Plan
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
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.
County Council declares June “Immigrant Heritage Month”
Celebrating the new residents of our region, recognizing the work needed to help them
King County recognizes Todd Beamer Boys Soccer for bringing home 4A Title
First Championship in School’s History