Coming Up at County Council: Meeting Highlights
June 26-30, 2017
The Council will celebrate the Centennial of the Ballard Locks (Officially known as the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks) at our Monday, June 26 Council meeting.
June 26 is also the 4th Monday of the month, so the public is invited to come speak to Councilmembers about County issues during the monthly comment period.
The Council will discuss and possibly act on the $275 million sale of the Convention Place Transit Station in the Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel to the Washington State Convention Center.
Councilmembers will also consider interlocal agreements for support service contracts that are part of the county’s regional animal services system.
The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m.
At the Committee level:
Voting and overtime in the King County Sheriff’s Office will be the focus of two briefings in the Government Accountability and Oversight Committee (Tuesday, June 27 at 9:30 a.m.):
• Committee members will hear from the King County Auditor on overtime in the Sheriff’s Office and how better strategies could reduce hidden costs and safety risks.
• Elections Director Julie Wise will brief the committee on the state mandated elections drop box expansion.
The Law and Justice Committee will continue a series of briefings on juveniles in the criminal justice system (Tuesday, June 27 at 1:30 p.m.):
• A panel will discuss with members King County’s work to address juvenile disproportionality in the criminal justice system
• And a second panel will brief the committee on alternative approaches to juvenile incarceration for young people already in the criminal justice system.
The members of the Budget and Fiscal Management Committee will discuss the proposed Veterans, Seniors, and Human Services Levy that if adopted by the full Council would go to voters in November (Wednesday, June 28 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