What Happened at the Council
Monday, May 23, 2016
At today’s Council meeting, Councilmembers:
--Honored Barbara Langdon for her service to aiding the survivors of domestic violence with the declaration of May 23, 2016 as Barbara Langdon Day in King County.
--Recognized the history, heritage and contribution of all county residents of Asian Pacific Islander descent with the declaration of May as Asian Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month in King County.
--Celebrated the importance of music education and the efforts of Music4Life in providing instruments to low-income students by declaring June as Music4Life Month in King County.
--Heard public comment on County-related issues.
• Unanimously approved legislation modifying the projects to be financed with the proceeds of the bonds authorized Ordinance 17794 to include the Conservation Futures projects and additional projects (Ordinance 2015-0189).
Introduction of ordinances and motions for Committee action:
• EASTSIDE RAIL—A motion approving the 2016 work plan for the Eastside Rail Corridor Program (Motion 2016-0221). The motion was sent to the Committee of the Whole 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.