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2017

22
FEB

Fairwood community projects to receive county grants
“We are pleased to partner with King County and accept this as an encouragement to continue developing strong communities.”

22
FEB

Mirrormont community project to receive county grant
“The Mirrormont community is grateful for King County’s CSA Grant Award enabling us to take on a project that would otherwise not happen”

22
FEB

Greater Renton Area community projects to receive county grants
“Thank you to the King County CSA Grant Program and Councilmember Dunn”

21
FEB

County Council remembers 75th Anniversary of Exec. Order 9066
Nearly 10,000 King County Residents Were Among the Incarcerated

14
FEB

Upthegrove calls for free, expanded late night public transportation on Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve holidays
King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove introduced legislation to advocate for free and expanded public transportation service on the Fourth of July and New Year’s Eve holidays to reduce drunk driving.

13
FEB

Recognizing history, challenges, and contributions of African-Americans
King County Council honors Black History Month.

13
FEB

Lands that Doreen Johnson worked to protect will now carry her name
Council gives unanimous support to renaming parcels in Southeast King County in honor of community leader Doreen Johnson.

13
FEB

Council Adopts the Eastside Rail Corridor Trail Master Plan
When completed, the Eastside Rail Corridor is expected to be the most heavily used recreational corridor on the eastside of King County.

13
FEB

South King County soccer fans join others in saluting Decatur’s Sierra Shugarts as a nominee for “Seattle Female Athlete of the Year”
Decatur High School graduate Sierra Shugarts nominated for “Seattle Female Athlete of the Year.”

30
JAN

County Council recognizes Chess Champion Naomi Bashkansky
Bellevue resident preparing to become chess Grandmaster

30
JAN

Balducci Issues Statement on Unconstitutional Immigration Ban
Council Passes Motion Condemning Ban and Illegal Detentions

30
JAN

Upthegrove Issues Statement on Unconstitutional Immigration Ban
Council Passes Motion Condemning Ban and Illegal Detentions

30
JAN

Council Condemns Discriminatory, Offensive Immigration Ban
Council Passes Motion Officially Denouncing Ban, Illegal Detentions

30
JAN

Kohl-Welles Issues Statement on Unconstitutional Immigration Ban
Council Passes Motion Condemning Ban and Illegal Detentions

30
JAN

McDermott Issues Statement on Unconstitutional Immigration Ban
Council Passes Motion Condemning Ban and Illegal Detentions

30
JAN

Gossett Issues Statement on Unconstitutional Immigration Ban
Council Passes Motion Condemning Ban and Illegal Detentions

18
JAN

University of Washington President Dr. Ana Mari Cauce discusses UW’s impact with South King County Leaders
Auburn, Federal Way Mayors and South King County leaders attended breakfast meeting

17
JAN

“Enumclaw Fire Department” sent to County Council
Legislation would rename district to reflect the community

13
JAN

County joins effort to reduce prescription cost
Will become one of the largest Counties in U.S. to join Prescription Discounts Program covering families and pets

12
JAN

Electric Battery Bus Purchases Will Serve South County
This fleet of electric battery buses is an important step forward in achieving sustainable and clean transportation to protect our environment

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206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
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206-296-0198