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February

26
FEB

Dunn: Beware Unintended Consequences of Decriminalizing Drug Possession
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn is issuing the following statement regarding the Washington Supreme Court’s Blake decision to decriminalize drug possession.

25
FEB

Dunn applauds Executive plan to protect West Point Treatment plant from further wastewater spills
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn issued a statement after Executive Dow Constantine on Thursday signed an emergency declaration and sought $65 million in funding to protect the West Point Wastewater Treatment plant from further power disruptions and ensuing bypasses of untreated wastewater.

24
FEB

Dunn: Wastewater must be kept out of waterways and off beaches
King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn issued a statement Wednesday after the Mobility and Environment Committee approved his legislation to require an extensive report and recommendations to prevent future wastewater spills like those on January 13.

23
FEB

Balducci condemns continued violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
King County Councilmember Claudia Balducci issued a statement Tuesday condemning violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

18
FEB

Board of Health to weigh how helmet laws may discriminate against homeless individuals
After a Crosscut story in December reported that data in Seattle showed nearly half of all helmet citations going to people experiencing homelessness, King County Board of Health member Jeanne Kohl-Welles pushed successfully on Thursday to include the issue in the 2021 board work plan.

17
FEB

Black Diamond Flood Reduction Project Passes Key Vote
The King County Flood Control District (FCD) Executive Committee approved an interlocal agreement (ILA) with the City of Black Diamond to replace three deteriorating culverts along Covington Creek with a bridge.

9
FEB

Auburn Resident Reappointed to the King County Priority Hire Advisory Committee
The Metropolitan King County Council on Tuesday confirmed the reappointment of Auburn resident Karen Dove to the Priority Hire Advisory Committee.

9
FEB

Federal Way Resident Reappointed to the King County Mental Illness and Drug Dependency Advisory Committee
The Metropolitan King County Council on Tuesday confirmed the reappointment of Federal Way resident Fartun Mohamed to the Mental Illness and Drug Dependency (MIDD) Advisory Committee.

9
FEB

Council Approves Partnership to Restore Mt. Peak Fire Lookout
The King County Council on Tuesday approved legislation to fund the reconstruction of a historic fire lookout on Mt. Peak.

4
FEB

Mobile COVID-19 vaccination team, local elected officials visit adult family home in Kent
King County Vice Chair Reagan Dunn, Kent Mayor Dana Ralph and Puget Sound Fire Chief Matt Morris all joined a King County mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Thursday as it visited Spring of Life Adult Family Home in Kent.

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Email:
council@kingcounty.gov