King County Executive Dow Constantine released the following statement after Governing announced that he is a recipient of this year's Public Officials of the Year award. He will receive the award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 30.
“Every day, I am privileged to do what I can, what I think is right for the place I have always called home. I thank the people of King County for the opportunity to serve.
“Yes, seeing the positive impact of one’s work is its own reward, but it is still nice when your work is noticed. I am honored to be recognized with this award, one which reflects the ideals of public service.
“I thank each of our dedicated county employees who work hard to ensure that we deliver on our commitment to improving the quality of life in our region. I also thank our community partners who have helped us achieve shared goals that have become successful models for other metropolitan regions.
“We are building a community where the promise of America can be realized – a place of hope, justice and prosperity where all have the full and fair opportunity to fulfill their potential.”
For more information, contact:
Chad Lewis, Executive Office, 206-263-1250