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January 15-19, 2018

On Jan. 15, County offices will be closed in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

The Council will meet on TUESDAY, JANUARY 16 and Councilmembers will act on reappointments to committees that provide oversight and advice to the Council and Executive on a wide number of issues:

Kathryn Obermeyer to the King County Behavioral Health Advisory Board,
Rob Howell to the King County Investment Pool Advisory Committee,
• And Andrew Schmid to the King County Conservation Futures Citizen Oversight Committee.

The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. on TUESDAY, JANUARY 16.


At the Committee level:

In 2016, the Council accepted the recommendations of King County’s Immigrant and Refugee Task Force that evaluated the challenges facing King County’s growing immigrant and refugee community. At our next Committee of the Whole meeting, committee members will take the next step in making those recommendations a reality by discussing the establishment of a King County Immigrant and Refugee Commission.

(Wednesday, January 17 at 9:30 a.m.)

The Regional Transit Committee will continue looking to the future of public transportation in the region when it discusses a motion accepting a report identifying near and long term policy needs identified as part of the METRO CONNECTS development program.

(Wednesday, January 17 at 3:00 p.m.)

At its first meeting of 2018, the King County Board of Health will consider a resolution supporting the delivery of healthcare—including reproductive healthcare—regardless of a patient’s citizenship status.

(Thursday, January 18 at 1:30 p.m.)


Coming Up at the Council is a summary of highlights for upcoming council and committee agendas. To read complete agendas and the full text of legislation, please visit the King County Council’s LEGISEARCH system at

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers, Room 1001, King County Courthouse, 516 Third Ave, Seattle, WA

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