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September

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Dunn delivers retired Metro van to Enumclaw Senior Center, thanks staff and seniors for all they do
“It’s a relief for them, and it’s a way we can help the community overall”

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Council adopts call for County to continue advancing the goals of Paris Climate Agreement
The adopted motion reiterates King County’s commitment to meet the goals set in the Paris Agreement regardless of the actions taken by the Administration.

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Bottom Line: County Council recognizes Diaper Need Awareness Week
Lack of diapers is a comfort AND health issue

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Dunn introduces legislation to preserve existing wetland
Cemetery Pond part of stewardship plan

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Dunn presents retired Metro Van to Black Diamond Community Center
The Black Diamond Community Center provides a variety of programs to residents of the greater Black Diamond area including emergency assistance, senior social events, recreation, and before/after school care for children grades K-5.

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State School Superintendent Chris Reykdal joins South King County leaders at “Good Eggs” breakfast meeting
Reykdal discussed changing accountability measures for our schools and the need to move beyond a traditional 9-month school year to compete in an international economy.

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New Fairwood open space approved by King County Council
I look forward to continuing to work with King County Conservation Futures to preserve these properties for both the local Fairwood community and for the larger Cedar River Watershed

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Council approves program honoring Ruth Woo’s commitment to the future
Unanimous support for creation of fellowship program to mentor future public leaders

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Dembowski: Mayor Harrell’s order on Children and Family Justice Center “Right Choice”
Here in Martin Luther King Jr. County, the time is always right to do what is right

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ID Theft and Financial Fraud Seminar Scheduled
The seminar will be taught by an FBI agent who is a regional expert in this field

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Dunn delivers retired Metro Van to Students of Tahoma School District’s Transition Program
“It is wonderful to know this van will continue to provide a valuable service and help students learn invaluable skills”

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Kent School District Teacher Nominated to Library System Board of Trustees
Trustees provide oversight and governance to one of the largest library systems in the U.S.

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Lambert presents keys of surplus vanpool van to Snoqualmie Valley Shelter Services
I am so delighted to support the mission of SVSS by facilitating the donation of a van so they can better serve their clients

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Statement on Hurricane Irma
With millions left without power across the southeastern United States and a trail of death and catastrophic destruction left across the Atlantic, Hurricane Irma has devastated an entire region

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Recognizing a shared history and heritage: County Council recognizes Mexico Week
“It was an honor to welcome our friends from the Mexican Consulate to celebrate Mexican independence, and the longstanding relationship between Mexico and King County”

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Council calls for Sheriff’s Office to report on steps to enhance training
Detail development of antibias, violence de-escalation, and crisis intervention training program

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Iraqi Community Center of Washington gets the keys for surplus van
Upthegrove delivers vehicle to “working retirement”

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Dunn to Congressman Reichert: “Thank you for your service”
“I commend my friend for working on our behalf during this unusually toxic time in Washington, D.C.”

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