King County Executive
25 cities renew contracts with Regional Animal Services of King County
County Executive Dow Constantine signs contracts with 25 cities to continue providing animal services through December 31, 2015
Executive congratulates King County Council for approving arena agreement
King County Executive Dow Constantine this afternoon thanked the Metropolitan King County Council for authorizing a memorandum of understanding with the city of Seattle and investor Chris Hansen for the proposed Sonics arena.
Executive and Mayor announce innovative partnership for rural protections and urban densities
King County Executive Dow Constantine and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn today proposed a new development incentive program that will invest millions of dollars in community infrastructure projects in the South Lake Union neighborhood, while preserving the working forests and farms that supply Seattle and its residents with fresh locally grown food.
Executive Constantine remembers J.P. Patches
King County Executive Dow Constantine tonight mourned the passing of Chris Wedes, creator of the beloved TV character, J.P. Patches:
Executive proposes boundaries for seven new Community Service Areas for better engagement with residents
King County Executive Dow Constantine today proposed the boundaries for seven new Community Service Areas that together cover all of unincorporated King County, as part of his reform measures to strengthen the access of residents to their County government.
Executive congratulates Information Technology staff for recognition of innovative programs that are making County government more efficient
King County Executive Dow Constantine today congratulated the staff of his Department of Information Technology for winning three prestigious Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties at a conference last Sunday.
High credit ratings lead to lower borrowing costs for King County
King County refinanced $94.6 million in bonds involving Harborview Medical Center. The refinancing will save the County an estimated $16.4 million over the life of the bonds.
Executive appoints experienced criminal defense lawyer to head Office of Public Defense
A well regarded local attorney with more than 30 years experience in the King and Pierce County justice systems has been named today by King County Executive Dow Constantine to head the County’s Office of Public Defense.