King County Executive
Innovative reforms increase contract opportunities for small businesses
Annual report shows it’s getting easier for small firms to do business with King County.
Executive applauds the United States Supreme Court decision
King County Executive Dow Constantine today applauded the United States Supreme Court for upholding the Affordable Care Act
Executive’s innovative solution to replace North Lot parking approved by Council
King County Executive Dow Constantine today thanked the Metropolitan King County Council for unanimously approving his proposal for night and weekend use of a County-owned parking garage to replace existing parking in the long-awaited North Lot development next to CenturyLink Field. The development is key to revitalization of Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood.
Plan to control stormwater sewer overflows underscores King County’s commitment to water quality
King County Executive Dow Constantine today proposed a long-term plan to control combined sewer overflows – one that reaffirms King County’s commitment to water quality while at the same time calling for a new science-based study to be carried out in parallel with top-priority combined sewer overflow projects over the next three years.
Computer upgrade to improve DDES service will require permitting system to go off-line for one week
A computer upgrade that will enable King County to integrate all of its permitting services will require a one-week shutdown of the permitting system in the Department of Development and Environmental Services. From July 2 through July 8, the department will be unable to process permit applications.
King County Executive: Names of other arena investors underline credibility of Hansen arena proposal
King County Executive Dow Constantine today expressed his pleasure upon learning the names of Chris Hansen’s partners in the arena proposal.
“Sammamish Station” for King County Sheriff now open inside Sammamish City Hall
King County leaders joined today with the city of Sammamish to dedicate a new command center for the King County Sheriff inside Sammamish City Hall, and to launch a new model for service delivery that will increase patrol time on the streets.
King County tests disaster response with regional earthquake exercise
King County joined with federal, state, tribal, and local partners this week to drill earthquake disaster response plans.