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King County Council and Seattle City Council Green Light Regional Homelessness Authority 

A modified proposal was approved by the full King County Council on Wednesday, December 11 and approved by Seattle City Council on December 16. 

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Expansive Climate Change Legislation Proposed for County

Three members of the King County Council introduced proposals to expand King County's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help other cities do the same.

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Renters' Commission to be Established

King County renters will soon have a stronger voice with elected leaders and county departments. The King County Council on Wednesday approved an ordinance to establish a King County Renters’ Commission.

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Council News:


Board of Health Sends Requests on Key Issues to State Legislature
The Board of Health approved resolutions to make key requests of the state Legislature during its 2020 session.


King County Council Elects Claudia Balducci to Lead as Chair in 2020
King County Council Unanimously Elects Claudia Balducci as Chair; Dunn and McDermott elected as vice-chairs


Kohl-Welles Confirmed to Lead Budget Committee in 2020
Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles was confirmed to lead the budget committee during a year that will see the development and approval of the county's biennial budget.


Lambert to lead Community, Health and Housing Services Committee
Councilmember Lambert will lead a new committee in 2020, as well as vice chair several others.


South King County Leaders Meet with Port of Seattle Executive Director
At Councilmember von Reichbauer's January Good Eggs breakfast, he brought together South King County leaders with the Port of Seattle's executive director to discuss ongoing and upcoming issues.

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