Skip to main content
King County logo

News

Metropolitan King County
Council News


April

24
APR

Holiday Relief: Council calls for study on using Metro Transit after fireworks
Getting people out of cars on 4th of July and New Year’s Eve

24
APR

Protecting the rights of Juveniles in Custody
County Council adopts legislation prohibiting youths in incarceration from interrogation without having consulted an attorney

24
APR

King County Library Board to better represent diversity of region
The adopted bill adds two members increasing the membership to 7, the first increase in board membership in seven decades.

24
APR

Protecting the rights of Juveniles in Custody
County Council adopts legislation prohibiting youths in incarceration from interrogation without having consulted an attorney

21
APR

The County Line is Irrelevant When it Comes to Strengthening the South Sound Region
Councilmember von Reichbauer hosted the monthly breakfast meeting of civic, community and business leaders

18
APR

“Lost” glasses provide sight to new owners
von Reichbauer brings eyewear to Lions Club for vision program

17
APR

Council adopts review of Emergency Response Plans for Dams
Reevaluate, Improve Evacuation Plans

17
APR
17
APR

Council approves blueprint to implement voter-approved changes for civilian oversight of law enforcement
Under the adopted legislation, OLEO will increase its effectiveness by being able to review the overall complaint handling process from intake through findings and conclusions.

12
APR

Councilmembers Statement on Access for All
“By conducting a hearing on the measure in the Budget Committee this morning, the Council was able to have an open and honest discussion about priorities, opportunities, challenges and concerns.”

10
APR

County Council fills vacancies in District Court
York, Poydras appointed to Southeast Court

10
APR

Recognizing survivors and raising awareness to stop sexual violence
Council recognizes April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

6
APR

King County honors local service in the “War to End all Wars”
On the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. entering WWI, Councilmember Reagan Dunn, Councilmember Rod Dembowski, local veterans and family members of those who served, gathered at the King County Courthouse to unveil plaques honoring King County and City of Seattle employees who served in WWI. The plaques are located just outside of the 4th Avenue entrance to the Courthouse.

6
APR

Dunn recognizes Enumclaw resident’s service in the “War to End all Wars”
100 years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson sought a declaration of war to join our allies fighting in the Great War, now known as World War One. In recognition of this moment in history and in memory of the King County and City of Seattle employees who then left their families, jobs, and lives to serve our nation, King County Council Vice Chairs Reagan Dunn and Rod Dembowski unveiled two refurbished bronze plaques at the entrance of the King County Courthouse.

6
APR

Dunn recognizes local service in the “War to End all Wars”
In recognition of the 100th Anniversary of World War I and in memory of the King County and City of Seattle employees who then left their families, jobs, and lives to serve our nation, King County Council Vice Chairs Reagan Dunn and Rod Dembowski unveiled two refurbished bronze plaques at the entrance of the King County Courthouse.

4
APR

von Reichbauer, Lions Club team up for annual Helen Keller Basketball Challenge
This is the 9th celebration of competition between two “friendly” rivals

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