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Metropolitan King County Council
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Seattle, WA 98104
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This Week at the County Council: Meeting highlights 
September 15-19, 2014

Monday, September 15

King County Flood Control District Executive Committee – 9:00 a.m. ***Special meeting*** Si View Metropolitan Park District, 400 SE Orchard Drive, North Bend, WA 98045
- Public comment will be taken.

Briefing:

  • Presentation on Snoqualmie River corridor planning process

Executive Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full Board of Supervisors:

  • Motion establishing the 2015 state legislative agenda for the King County Flood Control Zone District.

Metropolitan King County Council – 1:30 p.m.
- Recognition of the King County Indigent Remains Program.

Councilmembers are scheduled to discuss and possibly act on:

  • A motion requesting that the executive utilize an existing task force convened to develop sustainable solutions to the psychiatric boarding crisis, to review and recommend short and long term sustainable solutions for prevention, early intervention and least restrictive alternatives for individuals in mental health and substance abuse crisis (Motion 2014-0383).

For introduction and referral:

  • A motion establishing a pilot project in the King County sheriff's office to evaluate the effectiveness and benefit of law enforcement vehicle and on‑officer video camera and recording systems (Motion 20140389).

Tuesday, September 16 

Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee – 9:30 a.m.
Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:

  • An ordinance adopting public transportation service reductions in the February 2015 scheduled service change (Ordinance 2014-0382).
  • An ordinance addressing income inequality through a requirement that a living wage be paid to county employees and to the employees of certain county contractors (Ordinance 2014-0299).

 Budget and Fiscal Management Committee– 1:30 p.m.
Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:

  • Ordinances approving the assignment, assumption and execution of a leases to support the operations and services of the department of public defense (Ordinances 2014-0367, 2014-0368, 2014-0369)
  • An ordinance approving the sale of surplus Metro transit division property located in council district six (Ordinance 2014-0128).

Briefing:

  • Performance Audit of the Facilities Management Division’s Major Maintenance Reserve Fund (Briefing 2014B0134).


Wednesday, September 17 

Committee of the Whole – 9:30 a.m.
Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:

  • A motion acknowledging receipt of a report on a countywide action plan to engage and increase access to King County government services and operations for limited English proficiency populations in compliance with the 2014 Annual Budget Ordinance (Motion 20140291).

Briefing:

  • 3rd Quarter Eastside Rail Corridor Trail Master Plan (Briefing 2014-B0168).

 Law, Justice and Health and Human Services Committee– 1:30 p.m. ***Special meeting***
Briefings:

  • County’s Domestic Violence Initiative Summit (Briefing 2014B0165).
  • Safe Harbors Progress Report (Briefing 2014B0160).
  • Committee to End Homelessness Update (Briefing 2014B0159).


 Regional Transit Committee – 3:00 p.m. ***Special meeting location*** The Committee will meet at Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Ave SE, Sammamish
- Public comment will be taken.

Briefing:

  • Status of Transit Service Cuts, Ad hoc Committee recommendations, and Related Developments (Briefing 2014-B0164).

Committee members are scheduled to discuss and possibly recommend to the full council:

  • A motion relating to public transportation, accepting the Alternative Passenger Crowding Measures Report (Motion 2014-0175).

Thursday, September 18

Board of Health – 1:30 p.m.
Briefings:

  • Healthy Housing - Policy Options (BOH Briefing 14-B19)
  • Briefing on the King County Local Food Initiative (BOH Briefing 14-B20)

 

Starting on September 19, to accommodate the review and adoption of the 2015-16 King County Budget, most standing committee meetings will be cancelled.

This Week at the Council” is a summary of highlights for upcoming council and committee agendas. To read complete agendas and the full text of legislation,  please visit the King County Council’s LEGISEARCH system athttp://kingcounty.legistar.com/Legislation.

Related Information

  • Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers,
    Room 1001, King County Courthouse, 516 Third Ave, Seattle, WA
  • To read complete meeting agendas, click on the meeting title. 
  • "This Week at the Council” is a summary of highlights for upcoming council and committee agendas.
  • To read the full text of legislation, please visit the King County Council’s LEGISEARCH system.