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Dow Constantine


October

30
OCT

New King County District Court in Auburn launches Nov. 1, with full services for the public on Nov. 5
The transition from Auburn Municipal Court to King County District Court takes place this Thursday, November 1 – expanding and improving access to justice for the residents of South King County.

23
OCT

Executive Constantine issues the first home building permit from new customer-friendly Snoqualmie office
To the applause of staff and customers, King County Executive Dow Constantine today issued the first single-family home building permit from the new Snoqualmie offices of the newly-renamed King County Department of Permitting and Environmental Review.

23
OCT

'Green Community Initiative' goal: Boost sustainability projects in King County
Community groups, nonprofit organizations and businesses would find easier access to low-interest financing for projects that conserve energy, water, and promote environmental sustainability, under legislation proposed today by King County Executive Dow Constantine for the first Green Communities Initiative in the state.

15
OCT

King County Executive Dow Constantine thanks elected officials on approval of arena legislation
King County Executive Dow Constantine thanks elected officials on approval of arena legislation

15
OCT

Second half of 2012 property taxes due
King County offers secure and convenient online payment system

15
OCT

Executive Constantine remembers former State Senate Majority Leader Sid Snyder
Executive Constantine remembers former State Senate Majority Leader Sid Snyder.

15
OCT

Homeless prevention programs, new housing units create stability for thousands of King County residents
More than 5,000 local residents received homeless prevention services making it possible for them to stay in their housing, and a total of 679 new units of housing opened in 2011 to house homeless individuals and families, according to the 2011 Annual Report of the Committee to End Homelessness (CEH) in King County transmitted by King County Executive Dow Constantine to the King County Council. In all, the region has created a total of 5,046 new units of housing (53% of the goal of 9,500 units) from 2005 through 2011.

2
OCT

Evergreen Apps Challenge winners announced
The State of Washington, King County, and City of Seattle announced the winners last night for the “Evergreen Apps Challenge,” from 20 finalists. These innovative mobile and web applications will connect residents to services and help people create useful experiences out of the data that government creates on a day to day basis.

2
OCT

HERO Program works for King County veterans
New internship initiative provides employment opportunities for servicemembers returning to civilian life

1
OCT

Early opening for homeless shelter in King County Administration Building
Salvation Army will operate shelter, now set to open tomorrow

King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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