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September 24-28, 2018

This week’s council meeting is the fourth meeting of the month, and the council invites the public to come provide comment to councilmembers on issues of County interest.

Councilmembers will also recognize the challenge some families face when they keep their children in soiled diapers to help ration their limited supply by declaring Sept. 24-30 Diaper Need Awareness Week in King County.

The council will consider and possible act on an ordinance and motions that focus on firearm safety:

• The ordinance will require the destruction of all forfeited firearms under the control of the King County Sheriff’s Office,

• A motion that will establish a firearm safety task force to develop strategies to reduce the impact of firearm injuries and deaths,

• And a motion requesting in collaboration with youth and young adults the development of a report assessing gun violence and steps to reduce that violence in these two groups.

The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, September 24.

At the Committee level:

Starting Monday, September 24, all council committees will stand down for consideration of the 2019-2020 King County Budget.

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 calendar 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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