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King County Editorial Style Manual

abbreviations, capitalization, grammar, numbers, punctuation, spelling, word usage

Translation resources

King County Executive Dow Constantine issued an executive order on written language translation in October 2010. The order outlines steps all departments should take to ensure that public communication materials and vital documents can be understood by the target audience—including people with limited English proficiency. On this page you will find the executive order and a number of resources to help you with the written translation process

Resource List

If you have resources you would like to share, or requests for additional items, please e-mail Webteam.

Questions and Contractor Feedback

For more information on the translation process, please contact or Matí

For more information about Procurement, or would like to provide feedback regarding Contractor performance, please contact one of the following: Janet Harjo at 206-263-9286 or Jordan Jungnitz at 206-263-9313.

If under $5,000, no work order is needed.

If between $5,000 and $25,000, follow instructions

If over $25,000, get bids from all vendors and fill out work order.