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King County Council Launches Project C.A.R.E

The County’s CARE Strategy is an attempt to identify options for service, donation and other types of support and to promote giving and volunteerism in a manner that doesn’t further spread COVID-19 or interfere with existing public health efforts. Read further for specific opportunities to contribute. 

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Resources for Financial Assistance During the COVID-19 Outbreak

If you or someone you may know is in need of assistance due to sickness, job layoffs, or business closures please use the resources below.

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Upcoming Virtual Council Meetings

King County Council will be holding Full Council & Committee of the Whole meetings on alternating Tuesdays. Click below for scheduling.  

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Effective 3/18/2020. Due to the recent COVID 19 cases linked to the King County downtown campus and until further notice, the King County Council Clerk is no longer accepting service of process against King County in person. Summons and complaints may be either emailed to the Clerk’s Office at or mailed to the attention of the King County Council Clerk at 516 3rd Ave, Room 1200, Seattle, WA 98104 by first-class USPS mail, postage prepaid. For tracking purposes, you may want to consider using USPS “Priority Service, ” which will allow you to track delivery. Claims for damages, which are accepted by Risk Management, should be emailed to or mailed to: King County Office of Risk Management Services, 500 Fourth Avenue, Room 320, Seattle, WA 98104. If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please call 206-477-1025 and leave a message.

Council News:


Councilmembers Dunn & von Reichbauer Issue Statements Opposing Sewer Rate Increase
King County Councilmembers Reagan Dunn and Pete von Reichbauer issued statements Tuesday in opposition to a 4.5% sewer rate and 3% capacity charge increase.


Dembowski: Wrong Time to Hike Sewer Rates on Struggling Residents and Businesses
King County Councilmember Rod Dembowski issued a statement in opposition to the council's vote to raise wholesale sewer rates in 2021.


Dunn Proposes New Plan for Property Tax Relief
Councilmember Reagan Dunn has introduced legislation to give property taxpayers more flexibility as they suffer impacts of the COVID-19 crisis.


Council Approves $60M for Continued COVID-19 Response
The King County Council on Tuesday approved $60 million in emergency funding to continue the county's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Dunn Calls for Creation of County-wide Pandemic Response Plans
King County Council Vice Chair Reagan Dunn introduced legislation to update county plans to include a pandemic response incorporating lessons learned from the COVID-19 outbreak.

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