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Metropolitan King County Council

Earning public trust, enhancing quality of life, protecting public health and safety
Metropolitan King County Council
516 Third Ave., Rm. 1200
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-296-1000
Toll Free: 800-325-6165
TTY/TDD: 206-296-1024
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What Happened at the Council

Monday, September 15, 2014

At today’s Council meeting, Councilmembers: 
--Recognized the King County Indigent Remains program.

• Unanimously adopted an ordinance relating to for-hire transportation, including taxicabs, for-hire vehicles and for-hire drivers and transportation network companies (Substitute ordinance 2014-0187.2).
• Unanimously approved a motion requesting 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). 

Read more about this legislation on the King County Council’s LEGISEARCH system at and enter the item numbers above.