King County Council
Effective 3/18/2020. Due to the recent COVID 19 cases linked to the King County downtown campus and until further notice, the King County Council Clerk is no longer accepting service of process against King County in person. Summons and complaints may be either emailed to the Clerk’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the attention of the King County Council Clerk at 516 3rd Ave, Room 1200, Seattle, WA 98104 by first-class USPS mail, postage prepaid. For tracking purposes, you may want to consider using USPS “Priority Service, ” which will allow you to track delivery. Claims for damages, which are accepted by Risk Management, should be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to: King County Office of Risk Management Services, 500 Fourth Avenue, Room 320, Seattle, WA 98104. If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please call 206-477-1025 and leave a message.
Council approves more than $389 million for courts backlog, community supports, rental assistance, and more in latest round of emergency COVID funding
The King County Council on Tuesday approved its latest round of emergency COVID-19 funding, a supplemental budget totaling more than $389 million.
New Law Enforcement Oversight Director Appointed for King County
The King County Council has appointed Tamer Abouzeid, an attorney, mediator, community organizer and policy professional, to serve as the new director of the Office of Law Enforcement Oversight.
Council approves requirement for electric vehicle charging in new development
The King County Council on Tuesday approved legislation adding requirements for much of new development in unincorporated King County to include charging stations and dedicated parking for electric vehicles. The legislation pushes toward one of the key goals of the Council’s Strategic Climate Action Plan.
Kohl-Welles to transfer ‘retired’ vans to organizations serving District Four
King County Councilmember Jeanne Kohl-Welles has designated four local organizations that will receive retired Metro Transit Vanpool vans to provide transportation assistance to people with disabilities, low-income individuals, seniors, and young people.
‘Just cause,’ other transformative tenant protections approved by Council
The King County Council on Tuesday approved a transformative tenant protections package headlined by capped move-in fees and new ‘just cause’ eviction criteria.