What Happened at the Council
October 24, 2016
At today’s Council meeting, Councilmembers:
RECOGNITIONS AND PROCLAMATIONS:
--Councilmembers proclaimed October 24-31 as Search and Rescue Volunteer Recognition Week in King County.
--Councilmembers proclaimed October 23-29 as Pro Bono Week in King County.
PUBLIC COMMENT—Councilmembers heard from the public on issues related to county government.
• EMERGENCY RADIO NETWORK: Unanimously authorized a 25-year lease enabling the Puget Sound Emergency Radio Network Project to occupy and use a portion of Bothell’s Norway Hill Communications Site (Substitute Ordinance 2016-0337.2).
Introduction of ordinances and motions for Committee action:
• Fee and levy ordinances that will help support the 2017-2018 King County budget, including:
o PASSENGER FERRY: Relating to passenger ferry service, revising passenger ferry fares (Proposed Ordinance 2016-0481).
o SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT: Regarding surface water management; revising surface water management service charges (Proposed Ordinance 2016-0490).
The ordinances were sent to the Budget and Fiscal Management Committee for discussion and possible action.
Read more about this legislation on the King County Council’s LEGISEARCH system at
http://kingcounty.legistar.com and enter the item numbers above.