What Happened at the Council
Monday, January 26, 2015
At today’s Council meeting, Councilmembers:
--Received public testimony during their monthly public comment period.
• Unanimously adopted a motion adopting the King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Legislative Agenda and King County 2015 (FY 2016) Federal Policy Interests (Motion 2014-0470).
• Unanimously approved an ordinance making an emergency appropriation of $59,000 from the general fund to the community services operating fund, and $111,000 from the general fund to the facilities management internal services fund to provide additional funds for operating the King County Men's Homeless Winter Shelter (Ordinance 2015-0043).
Introduction of ordinances and motions for Committee action:
• A motion confirming the appointment of Lorinda Youngcourt as the County Public Defender (Motion 2015-0001). The motion was sent to the Committee of the Whole for discussion and possible action.
• A motion approving the extension of the appointment of Patricia Hayes as Acting Director of Public Health-Seattle & King County (Motion 2015-0035). The motion was sent to the Law, Justice, Health and Human Services 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.