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June

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
12
JUN

Enumclaw receives funds to secure future of King County Fair
This year’s Fair will be held from July 13-16, 2017 at the Enumclaw Events Center

6
JUN

Dembowski, Upthegrove award MLK Medal of Distinguished Service to local Filipino leaders
Frank Irigon and Fred Mendoza recognized for decades of community involvement and human rights leadership

6
JUN
Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Fax:
206-296-0198