What Happened at the Council
Monday, May 20
At today’s Council meeting, Councilmembers:
--Proclaimed May 20, 2013 Congressman Norm Dicks Day in King County.
--Declared the week of May 19-25 Emergency Medical Services Week in King County.
• Approved an ordinance creating the Department of Public Defense within the Executive Branch (Substitute Ordinance 2013-0215.2).
Introduction of ordinances and motions for Committee action:
• A motion related to the transfer of retired vanpool vans to nonprofit organizations and local governments to meet the needs of low-income, elderly, disabled and young county citizens (Motion 2013-0246). The motion was sent to the Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee for consideration.
Read more about the legislation on the King County Council’s
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