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August 14-18, 2017

As the Council returns from its summer recess, it will consider an issue that has been a concern on a national level, the use of private prisons. Councilmembers will possibly act on an ordinance limiting contracting for secure detention, prohibiting the County from using private jails.

The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m.

At the Committee level:
For senior and disabled residents of King County, Access Vans are a vital transportation link. Our Transportation Economy and Environment (TrEE) Committee will receive a briefing on the next steps needed for this program
(Tuesday, August 15 at 9:30 a.m.).

The Health, Housing and Human Services Committee will hear from the Executive Director of the King County Housing Authority on housing programs (Tuesday, August 15 at 1:30 p.m.).


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Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are in the King County Council Chambers, Room 1001, King County Courthouse, 516 Third Ave, Seattle, WA

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