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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 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 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 News:


Massive investments in public safety, transit, and housing headline approved 2023-2024 King County Budget
The King County Council on Tuesday approved a $16.2 billion budget to fund King County for the next two years. The 2023-2024 biennial budget includes funding for clean energy, affordable housing, public transit, protecting the environment, improving community safety, behavioral health and more.


Council makes major investments in economic recovery, community safety & public safety on Metro transit, adds inflation funding for human service providers
The King County Council’s budget proposal on Thursday cleared its last hurdle before final approval when the Budget & Fiscal Management Committee approved the $16.2 billion proposal.


Don’t Count Us Out: King County Launches Campaign to Fight Stigma of Addiction, Share Hope for Recovery
King County has launched an online campaign that aims to reduce the stigma that surrounds people who suffer from an active addiction or are in recovery.


Council chooses Amanda Dodd to fill Bothell City Council vacancy
The King County Council on Tuesday appointed Amanda Dodd to fill a vacant seat on the Bothell City Council by a unanimous vote.


Council honors Brad Finegood with 2022 Recovery Champion Award
The King County Council on Tuesday presented the Recovery Champion Award to Brad Finegood, a Behavioral Health Strategic Advisor with Public Health – Seattle & King County.

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