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2018

21
FEB

Lands Commissioner Franz tells local leaders’ state spent $60 million in 2017 fighting forest fires
Franz’s department manages 3 million acres of state lands and 2.6 million acres of aquatic land, providing needed revenue to our state.

20
FEB

James Schunke Appointed to WaterWorks Grant Ranking Committee
The WaterWorks Grant Ranking Committee provides funding for projects that improve water quality in the service area for King County's regional wastewater system

7
FEB

District 7 Organizations Receive Funding through 2018 Community Service Grant Awards
“These volunteer-driven projects help strengthen our communities as neighbors engage with other neighbors.”

7
FEB

Unincorporated Issaquah area neighborhoods receive King County Grants
“These grants help to create more active and vibrant communities”

7
FEB

Maple Valley area neighborhoods receive King County Community Service Area Grants
The King County Community Service Areas (CSA) offer expanded ways for the County to engage with the over 252,000 county residents who live outside city boundaries.

7
FEB

Renton area neighborhoods receive King County Community Service Area Grants
“These grants help to create more active and vibrant communities”

5
FEB

Kohl-Welles to host joint Town Hall
Transit, public health, homelessness to be discussed

5
FEB

Auburn Area Organizations to Receive $327,000 in Grants for Youth and Amateur Sports Programs
The awards came after a competitive applications process in which King County Parks received 96 applications requesting nearly $11 million in funds.

5
FEB

Leann Krainick unanimously reappointed to the King County Agriculture Commission
Ms. Krainick brings to the Commission years of experience and knowledge of ecology, commercial dairy farming, and current challenges that face the Agricultural business.

30
JAN

South King County civic and community leaders assemble for annual leadership reception
Auburn youth advocates met with King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer and King County Executive Dow Constantine at the South King County leadership reception

29
JAN

Upthegrove joins celebration of new Metro Transit line
Route 635 will connect growing business district, light rail

29
JAN

Council approves creation of Immigrant and Refugee Commission
Developing central point of contact for growing communities

29
JAN

Council approves legal assistance for families during inquest process
Many of the procedures involved in the inquest process, including participating in the pre-inquest hearings, engaging in discovery or examining witnesses at the inquest, can only be done by legal counsel representing the family.

29
JAN

County Council recognizes ongoing work to end Human Trafficking
Council declares January Human Trafficking Awareness Month and recognizes efforts to highlight its impact

22
JAN

King County Council recognizes special relationship with Republic of Korea; supports 2018 Winter Olympics
Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer hosted a reception for new Korean Consul General, Hyung-jong Lee, who received the recognition on his nation’s behalf.

22
JAN

Maple Valley resident David Pilgrim reappointed to serve on King County Landmarks Commission
The Metropolitan King County Council today gave its unanimous approval to the reappointment of David Pilgrim to the King County Landmarks Commission, representing local heritage organizations, position 2.

18
JAN

Counties Representing 37 Million Americans Demand Dreamers Fix
“We are proud to act with what Dr. King called ‘the fierce urgency of now’ and submit this letter to Congress at this pivotal moment in this fight for justice.”

16
JAN

Statement from Councilmember Kathy Lambert on passing of Gov. John Spellman
“John Spellman was a statesman in the truest sense of the word.”

16
JAN

von Reichbauer statement on the passing of Gov. John Spellman
“John Spellman was not only my County Executive and Governor, he was my friend. We fished together, shared Irish stories, and cheered on our favorite teams.”

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206-477-1000
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206-296-1024
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206-296-0198