Council agenda and minutes
Regular meetings of the full Metropolitan King County Council are held Mondays starting at 1:30 p.m. (Tuesday if Monday is a holiday) in the Council Chambers on the 10th floor of the King County Courthouse, at 516 Third Avenue between James and Jefferson in Seattle.
Cable broadcast and online video archive
Meetings are carried live on King County Television on Cable Channel 22, and streamed live through the KCTV Web site. Council meetings are scheduled for replay on KCTV on Monday at 7:00 p.m, archived video of Council meetings are available anytime.
Committee staffing and Information
The County Council functions through the work of its standing committees and regional committees, which scrutinize proposed legislation for consideration by the full Council. Regional committees include elected officials from other jurisdictions. See each agenda for the time and place of specific committee meetings or call 206-296-1000. Watch archived Committee meetings.
- Committee of the Whole
- Budget and Fiscal Management
- Employment and Administration
- Government Accountability and Oversight
- Health, Housing and Human Services
- Law and Justice
- Transportation, Economy and Environment
Special purpose government
Under legislative authority to counties provided by the state Legislature, members of the King County Council also serve as ex-officio members of the Board of a special purpose government created to provide funding and policy oversight for flood protection projects and programs in King County.
External committees, boards, and commissions
Individual Councilmembers serve on a variety of external committees, boards, and commissions, such as the Board of Health and the Sound Transit Board. Some of these activities are listed on the Councilmember's website. Links to all Councilmember websites are available on the Councilmembers page.