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2017

23
MAR

State Agriculture Director leads panel in Auburn on state of agriculture in valley and region
Discussion on the important role agriculture plays in South King County

9
MAR

Council Budget Chair Statement on Executive’s Tax Increase Proposal
“This proposed sales tax increase would hit low income folks the hardest. Our state already has the most regressive tax system in the country, and this would make it even worse in King County.”

8
MAR

Jensen Reappointed to Harborview Board of Trustees
“Her work has helped Harborview Medical Center remain a national model for public health efforts, and I am grateful for her service.”

7
MAR

County Council Opposes Efforts to Privatize Federal Land
Adopts motion Resisting Efforts to Sell County’s Federal Public Lands

7
MAR

Public invited to meeting on repairs to the West Point Treatment Plant
“This is a chance for the public to hear what went wrong, what will be done to fix the problem and what's being done to make sure this never happens again.”

7
MAR

Council to Call for Third Party Investigation of West Point Disaster
“In light of questions raised and then unanswered by plant management at recent hearings, we believe it is our duty to get this information from an independent source.”

6
MAR

County Council joins in wishing “safe fishing” to crews preparing to head to Alaska
Council recognizes the annual “Blessing of the Fleet”

6
MAR

Effort to Honor Veterans on 100th Anniversary of America’s Entry into First World War
Seattle, King County restoring historic plaques to honor those who served

6
MAR

Dunn reappointed to County leadership for 2017
I take my job seriously and appreciate the confidence my colleagues placed in me while working for good solutions last year

6
MAR

County Council Women’s History Month proclamation recognizes, celebrates the challenges and contributions of women
Celebrating the historic contributions women of every race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic background have made, and continue to make,in the growth and strength of King County, Washington State, our nation, and the global community

1
MAR

Emergency action to speed repairs of West Point Treatment Plant
Kohl-Welles directs effort to extend waiver of contracting and procurement procedures

27
FEB

King County Council approves motion to direct the preservation of area around the North Hylebos Watershed
“It was George Weyerhaeuser who said that sometimes the recreational value exceeds the value of any other land use, and sites with historic interest should be preserved for the public to enjoy.”

24
FEB

Projects in unincorporated communities to receive county grants
Five community projects in unincorporated communities in District 9 will receive funding from the King County Community Service Area program.

22
FEB

Washington State Department of Agriculture Director Derek Sandison to Headline Panel Discussion
A conversation will be held on the important role agriculture plays in South King County.

22
FEB

Fairwood community projects to receive county grants
“We are pleased to partner with King County and accept this as an encouragement to continue developing strong communities.”

22
FEB

Mirrormont community project to receive county grant
“The Mirrormont community is grateful for King County’s CSA Grant Award enabling us to take on a project that would otherwise not happen”

22
FEB

Greater Renton Area community projects to receive county grants
“Thank you to the King County CSA Grant Program and Councilmember Dunn”

21
FEB

County Council remembers 75th Anniversary of Exec. Order 9066
Nearly 10,000 King County Residents Were Among the Incarcerated

Contact the Council
Main phone:
206-477-1000
TTY/TDD:
206-296-1024
Fax:
206-296-0198