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King County Executive
Dow Constantine


2015 Executive Office news releases

21
APR

King County makes it easier to live green, make sustainable choices
To commemorate Earth Day, Executive Constantine is encouraging residents to take advantage of the many resources King County offers to make sustainable, eco-friendly choices in homes and businesses. The Exec has proclaimed April 22 as "Earth Action Day" in King County.

20
APR

Executive Constantine honors 14 eco-friendly leaders with Green Globe Awards
From improving the local food system, to leadership in environmental and social justice, food waste prevention, open space preservation, earth-friendly building practices and more, King Countys' 2015 Green Globe Award winners are an inspiration to those working to protect the environment.

15
APR

Property taxes due for first half of 2015
King County offers a secure and efficient online payment system, among other options for property taxpayers.

14
APR

Executive Constantine supports House Transportation Committee proposal
King County Executive Dow Constantine tonight issued a statement in regard to the House Transportation Committee’s proposal.

8
APR

Inquest ordered into death of man following exchange of gunfire with Kent Police
Fact-finding hearing is customary to determine causes and circumstances of any death involving a member of law enforcement while in performance of duties.

6
APR

Innovative surface treatment will prevent skidding on King County’s busiest roads
King County identified 28 of the busiest roads in unincorporated areas to receive an innovative surface treatment that provides tires with better grip and additional guardrails. The projects will be paid for by a $3.2 million federal grant to improve road safety.

3
APR

Executive to provide grants that support local environmental projects in Lower Duwamish
Nonprofit and community organizations can apply for a King County Green Grant – worth up to $50,000 each – to support community-driven environmental projects in the Lower Duwamish Waterway. It’s part of the Green/Duwamish Watershed Strategy, a partnership created by Executive Constantine and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to improve the human and environmental health of the region.

1
APR

Executive thanks Council Chair Phillips for 'commendable legacy' in public service
Executive Constantine today responded to Metropolitan King County Council Chair Larry Phillips' announcement that he will not seek reelection.

31
MAR

King County takes action to root out racial disparity in juvenile justice system
While the number of youth in juvenile detention has dropped from a peak of 205 in 1999 to a low of 45 last year, racial disparity has grown. King County leaders announced new actions to end racial disproportionality, decriminalize homelessness and mental illness, and partner with schools and communities.

31
MAR

King County takes action to root out racial disparity in juvenile justice system
While the number of youth in juvenile detention has dropped from a peak of 205 in 1999 to a low of 45 last year, racial disparity has grown. King County leaders announced new actions to end racial disproportionality, decriminalize homelessness and mental illness, and partner with schools and communities.

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Seattle, WA 98104

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King County Executive
Dow Constantine


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