Coming Up at County Council: Meeting Highlights
May 22-26, 2017On Monday, May 22, the Council will vote on whether to adopt immigration guidelines written by Attorney General Bob Ferguson that allow the county’s continued assistance to immigrant and refugee populations in ways that still meet federal legal requirements.
They will also consider the creation of a region-wide task force on affordable housing will also be on the docket—if approved the commission will include Councilmembers, the County Exec, and mayors and councilmembers from Seattle and other cities across the region.
Councilmembers will also award nine constituents from across the County with the MLK Medal of Distinguished Service.
The meeting begins at 1:30pm.
At the committee level:
• There will be discussion in the Government Accountability and Oversight Committee on the contract the County has with cities and towns to help provide animal control services. (Tuesday 5/23 starting at 9:30 a.m.)
• Our Law and Justice Committee will hear from King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg as the members review the PAO’s Juvenile Justice System Data. Members will also learn about programs for At Risk or Criminal Justice System Involved Individuals paid for through the voter-adopted Veterans and Human Service Levy. (Tuesday 5/23 starting at 1:30 p.m.)
• And the Budget and Fiscal Management Committee will continue its review of the proposed sale of the Convention Place Transit Station and the Executive-proposed 2018 Sewage Rate and Capacity Charge. (Wednesday 5/24 starting at 9:30 a.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 http://kingcounty.legistar.com/Legislation.
Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers, Room 1001, King County Courthouse, 516 Third Ave, Seattle, WA